Arts and Fun

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) is presenting its inaugural “Off-Broadway in the Boros” event on Friday, July 29, featuring a free outdoor performance of award-winnin … Full Article

'Subway Sleepers' are the stars of an upcoming photo exhibit by Brooklyn Heights artist Linda Kessler

In the city that never sleeps, the ultimate act of vulnerability is slumbering on the subway. … Full Article

Thousands flock to Williamsburg, Greenpoint for Northside Festival

Although the first day of summer isn’t technically until June 20, roughly 100,000 individuals swarmed to Williamsburg and Greenpoint last week to celebrate the unofficial start of the season with the Northside Festival. … Full Article

‘Wild’ new mural dedicated at Atlantic Ave. entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Officials cut the ribbon on a “wild” new mural Monday at the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) underpass at the Atlantic Avenue entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP). … Full Article

Smith Street Stage delivers a spellbinding 'Tempest' in Carroll Park

Are we ready for a female president? That remains to be seen. Are we ready for a female Prospero? Absolutely. Especially when she's Kate Ross. … Full Article

Lemonade Coalition teams up to paint Bay Ridge benches

Bay Ridge residents who enjoy sitting on Shore Road and taking in the breathtaking view of New York Harbor that the shoreline offers now have comfortable, freshly painted benches to sit on, thanks to a group of local kids determined to do good things for their community. … Full Article

SummerStage's Brooklyn season begins June 13

City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing more than 115 free performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. With performances ranging from American pop, Yid … Full Article

Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue to celebrate five years with bash

Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue — a nonprofit, all-breed dog rescue composed of a network of fosters and volunteers — is celebrating its fifth birthday by hosting its second annual Badass Bash on Tuesday, June 14 at Littlefield Art Space (620 Deg … Full Article

Brooklyn goes to Williamstown

For the past 60 years, devoted theatre-goers have been making the hajj to the Mecca of summer theatre, the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The festival is located in Williamstown in the Berkshires on the stunning campus of Williams College. … Full Article

Liberty Weekend brings Revolutionary War back

Liberty Weekend was celebrated with a great flourish at the New Utrecht Reformed Church in Bensonhurst as Revolutionary War re-enactors set up camp on the grounds and fired their rifles, visitors took tours of the historic church and everyone got the chance to buy homemade cakes and cookies … Full Article

Geoffroy’s marmosets and Geoffroy’s tamarin born at Prospect Park Zoo

Three Geoffroy’s marmosets and a Geoffroy’s tamarin born at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo have made their public debut. … Full Article

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