The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy held its third annual Brooklyn Black Tie Ball and After Party Thursday night on Pier 2. The sold out event hosted over 1,000 guests and raised $1 million a new record for the Conservancy and an increase from $625,000 in 2014. … Full Article
The Rock 'n Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon, which takes place on Saturday, completely sold out a field of 17,500 runners from 50 states and 32 countries. It will be the largest inaugural half-marathon ever in the United States, race officials announced Thursday.
The dog owners of Brooklyn Heights are a hearty breed, showing their mettle at the 2015 Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) Dog Show on Saturday, despite wind gusts of up to 40 mph from the remnants of a passing nor’easter. … Full Article
Brooklyn-based filmmaker Spike Lee says he hasn't had time yet to plan what he'll say when he gets his honorary Oscar next month — he's busy trying to finish up his new movie "Chiraq" for a year-end release. But he promises he's "gonna try to keep positive." … Full Article
The skies were gray, there was a threat of rain and there was a chill in the air in Bay Ridge on Saturday afternoon, but that didn’t stop hundreds of children from braving the weather and marching in the Ragamuffin Parade. … Full Article