Arts and Fun

‘The Beekeeper’ reveals competitive world of NYC Beekeeping

Honey bees have always been a part of New York City life, with beehives dotting the roofs of hospitals, orphanages and tenements. But as the city became more cosmopolitan, beekeeping gradually fell out of fashion, and it was banned outright in 1999. … Full Article

Last chance to see ‘Ai Weiwei: According to What?’ at Brooklyn Museum

"Ai Weiwei: According to What?" closes this Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Brooklyn Museum. … Full Article

Your handy guide to Summer Stroll on 3rd

Musical performances, a scavenger hunt and an outdoor art gallery will all be part of the next Summer Stroll on 3rd as the Bay Ridge event moves south for its next two dates. … Full Article

The Muppets take Coney Island to make two little girls’ wishes come true

When Avalon Mercado hooked up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, her options were wide open, but once she saw that her and her family could fly to New York and meet The Muppets there was no other choice in her mind. … Full Article

Fast food version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ a big hit

“Parting is such sweet sorrow.” Especially when you’re leaving Owl’s Head Park after getting a taste of Shakespeare! … Full Article

Martina Arroyo Foundation presents La Traviata at Hunter College

On the evening of Thursday, July 10, the Martina Arroyo Foundation celebrated the 10th anniversary of their Prelude to Performance series at the Sylvia Fine and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (where Arroyo was also a graduate) with a performance of La Traviata. … Full Article

Thousands enjoy Arab-American bazaar in Bay Ridge

Mira Serhan, 3, got her first tattoo in Shore Road Park on Sunday. But don’t worry. Little Mira wasn’t displaying a rebellious streak. Her mom, Mona Serhan, totally approved. In fact, Mira’s big sister, Leah, 6, also got a tattoo. … Full Article

‘Sopranos’ star brightens kids’ day at Sunrise Camp

Television, film and stage actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler, known to millions for her role as “Meadow Soprano” on the mega-hit HBO series “The Sopranos,” brought smiles and laughter to children fighting a serious disease when she visited Sunrise Day Camp-Long Island. … Full Article

Dragons, lions and drums in Downtown Brooklyn for Chinese-American walk-a-thon

Awesome dragons and fiery lions danced to the beat of ceremonial drums through Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Sunday as part of the annual Chinese-American Planning Council's (CPC) Walk-a-Thon an … Full Article

Body-paint artist blends models into NYC landmarks

New York City's streets are Trina Merry's studio, and the naked body is her canvas. … Full Article

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