Arts and Fun

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

BPL hosts, develops new generation of leader donors

For the last two years, there has been a new kind of Brooklyn Eagle in town. The Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) Brooklyn Eagles – a group that has no affiliation with the newspaper – are young philanthropists determined to raise money for BPL’s youth programming. … Full Article

Michelin Guide knocks Daniel down to 2 stars

The Michelin Guide's latest roster of top New York City restaurants says Brooklyn and Queens are hot, but Daniel Boulud has lost a little sizzle. … Full Article

‘Soundtrack ’63’ presents millennial response to Civil Rights Movement

Brooklyn-based music production company Soul Science Lab, in partnership with Brooklyn performing arts organization 651 Arts and Elektric Breakfast, will present “Soundtrack ‘63” a millennial response to the Civil Rights Movement — on Oct. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber to kick off Italian Restaurant Week with sneak peek at Il Centro

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its Second Annual Italian Restaurant Week, which will take place Oct. 8 to 15, with a commencement party on Oct. 7 at Il Centro in Bensonhurst. … Full Article
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NYC’s biggest street festival, Atlantic Antic, celebrates 40 years

The Atlantic Antic celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday when the more-than-a-mile-long street festival showcased what makes Brooklyn so cool. … Full Article

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