The sneaker is a force in fashion, music and sports, but where did it all begin?
With the rubber tree, of course, and that's where senior curator Elizabeth Semmelhack ventured for a new exhibit, "The Rise of Sneaker Culture," at the Brooklyn Museum. … Full Article
On July 17 and 18, Arts in the Gardens — a series by New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) — will present a two-night run of The Dance Cartel’s “Wet Clutch.” … Full Article
Volunteers gathered at the Promenade Gardens in Brooklyn Heights on Tuesday morning to pack new plants into the dirt, trim the brush and help solve the modern problem of bringing WiFi to the Promenade. … Full Article
The Fox action-packed drama "Gotham" is filming for its second season, and it stopped near the archway in DUMBO on a humid Tuesday morning. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle was able to sneak in some up-close photos from the set. … Full Article
Comedian Colin Quinn has some sad news about his hometown: New York is dead.
The Brooklyn-born Irish-American comedian returns to the stage this month eulogizing the loss of loudmouth, opinionated New Yorkers in his one-man show "The New York Story" at The Cherry Lane Theatre. … Full Article
Thousands of New Yorkers of all ages will play original street and live-action games in the streets of DUMBO and fields of Governors Island on July 17 and 18 when the Come Out & Play Festival (COAP) celebrates its 10th year. … Full Article
Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, thwarting Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory. … Full Article