Arts and Fun

Foodies flocked to DUMBO Wednesday night to visit Brooklyn Bounty, a celebration of local food and spirits hosted by the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS). … Full Article

This Halloween, tour a haunted Heights

As Halloween approaches, Brooklyn-based company Boroughs of the Dead, founded by local author Andrea Janes, is offering fall tours through various New York neighborhoods, among them Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Black Tie Ball raises more than $625K for BBP programs

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy hosted the second annual Brooklyn Black Tie Ball in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Oct. 2. … Full Article

Neighbors gather for 36th annual Cranberry Street Fair in Brooklyn Heights

Neighbors came together on Sunday for the 36th annual Cranberry Street Fair, an easygoing Brooklyn Heights ritual that brings families out to the sun-dappled street to listen to live music, parade their pets, eat cranberry-themed goodies and paint pumpkins. … Full Article

Italian Opera Company to perform Neapolitan folk songs at library

Putting opera aside for an evening, members of the Italian Opera Company, a Brooklyn-based performance troupe, will entertain audiences with Neapolitan folk songs in a special concert at the Dyker Heights Library on Oct. 14. … Full Article

Crane’s ‘The Bridge’ inspires musical theatre production

Famed poet Hart Crane’s “The Bridge,” among the most celebrated, enduring tributes to the Brooklyn Bridge, has inspired a new piece of art that explores the building of the great landmark that has come to define and symbolize Brooklyn. From Oct. … Full Article

Cranberry Street Fair returns to Brooklyn Heights on Oct. 5

The annual Cranberry Street Fair takes place on Sunday, October 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Neighbors have converged for 36 years in the early fall to hold what has been called “the sweetest little street fair” in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Cabaret stars to open ‘Great American Songbook’ at Kingsborough

A cabaret legend, a Broadway veteran and a newcomer to the world of music will team up for a special show at Kingsborough Community College that will highlight great American songs. … Full Article

The Giulio Gari Foundation presents 2014 Vocal Award Winners

On the evening of Sept. 28 at the legendary New York Athletic Club on Central Park South, fresh voices rang out in song. … Full Article

Women’s Poetry Initiative at St. Francis continues new tradition of visiting authors

The St. Francis College Women's Poetry Initiative will welcome author Evie Shockley (“the new black,” “a half-red sea”) on Oct. 9 in the College’s Founders Hall. … Full Article

Tom Hanks lights up the night on Hicks Street

Tom Hanks was a hit on Hicks Street. The endearing Hollywood leading man brought his star power to the open-air Brooklyn Heights set of Steven Spielberg's film “St. James Place,” which is being shot throughout the neighborhood and in DUMBO. … Full Article

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