Bob Dylan is the first songwriter ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. His career spans nearly six decades and he’s still out there performing, writing and recording new music. … Full Article
The first retailer to focus solely on the sale of drones and aerial photography equipment in New York City has landed in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Drones NYC Inc. has signed a lease for 1,250 square feet of ground floor commercial space at 315 Fourth Ave. in Gowanus. … Full Article
“If you’re not here to take your pants off, then you’re in the wrong place!” Zach Linder declared to some 150 fearless Brooklynites mustered beneath a darkening sky in front of Park Slope’s Old Stone House in Washington Park on Sunday. … Full Article
You had to be there to believe it.While most Brooklynites retreated to the warmth of their homes around midnight following the ball drop and the firework shows this New Year’s Eve, thousands of young adults were just starting their evenings. … Full Article
A Brooklyn lawmaker says many film shoots in New York City get special parking permits for trucks, lifts, cranes, rest rooms and campers, sending residents down nearby streets to hunt for spaces. … Full Article
Scientists and veterinarians working for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) New York Aquarium in Coney Island have discovered something noteworthy in the near shore waters of Long Island’s Great South Bay: a nursery ground for the sand tiger shark, a fearsome-looking but non-aggressi … Full Article
Fine sights from Brooklyn Heights. Neighborhood residents and workers glimpsed this procession up the East River Wednesday of Coast Guard cutter Legare with two cherry-red tug boats following behind.
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Better than Christmas carols.
You might chance upon the strains of electropop filling the air when you make your seasonal visit to the famed holiday decorations of Dyker Heights this year. … Full Article