Arts and Fun

Hon. Patricia DiMango, star of the hit CBS show “Hot Bench,” came back home to Brooklyn to star as a grand marshal in the 34th annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade on Oct. … Full Article

On Stage at Kingsborough presents fall show line-up

Tap dancers, giant-sized puppets and a Russian jazz band will all be taking the stage at Kingsborough Community College this fall as part of a new season of performances for the school’s performing arts program On Stage at Kingsborough. … Full Article

Brooklyn Navy Yard's hospital hosts anti-war art installation by Bettina WitteVeen

War is hell. For the first time, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is opening its mysterious, decaying pre-Civil War hospital to an artist. … Full Article

TV hit ‘Gotham’ films in Brooklyn Heights

The hit Fox TV series “Gotham” filmed on location in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday and Thursday, using the suitably gothic St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church on Montague Street as a set. … Full Article

Virtual reality film festival coming to DUMBO

Roughly two dozen virtual reality films will be unveiled in DUMBO on Oct. 6 from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival. … Full Article

Cranberry Street Fair to return to Brooklyn Heights for 44th year

Brooklyn Heights will again be dancing in the street for the 44th annual Cranberry Street Fair this Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. … Full Article

Steeped in tradition, colorful energy, West Indian Parade struggles to shed heavy crown of violence

On Labor Day, a day dedicated to respite from work and school, some don their swim clothes and make a valedictory trip to the beach, desperately clinging to summer as it slips away. But for more than one million, the destination par excellence is as landlocked as one can imagine. … Full Article

‘Mary Poppins’ flies into Bay Ridge on Sept. 18

Mary Poppins, the British nanny with magical powers, will be flying into Brooklyn on Sept. 18. … Full Article

BAM to present tribute to legendary actress Ingrid Bergman, celebrating centennial of her birth

Marking the centennial of Ingrid Bergman’s birth, her daughter Isabella Rossellini will perform a theatrical tribute to one of the 20th century’s most iconic actresses. The event will be held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. … Full Article

Good Day Sunshine: Labor Day in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Ah, Labor Day — when Americans honor their belief in hard work by not working. Hordes of Brooklynites spent the Monday holiday beating the heat at Brooklyn Bridge Park, hanging out in the shade drinking Lizzmonade or eating ice cream. … Full Article

This way to Mannahatta

Calling Walt Whitman! Somebody out there riding the rails sure loves ya, baby. Perhaps there's a poetry-minded prankster out there thinking of you. … Full Article


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