Arts and Fun

As part of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s and New York Restoration Project’s Arts in the Gardens program, Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary arts organization LEIMAY is sponsoring an art installation, “ … Full Article

Hey Drea, welcome to Bay Ridge

"Sopranos" actress Drea de Matteo hit the streets of Bay Ridge Wednesday afternoon -- or more specifically, 68th Street. … Full Article

Live at BAM: "A Human Being Died That Night"

You don't have to watch or read much news to ascertain that America's unresolved racial problems have bubbled back to the surface of our collective social consciousness over the past year or so. … Full Article

Fulton Mall Remix brings urban music, art, dance to Downtown Brooklyn

Tonight and tomorrow evening, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and Ralph McDaniels, founder of Video Music Box, will host the Fulton Mall Remix. … Full Article

‘The Seed Experience’ eco-festival coming to Greenpoint

The Seed Experience 2015, a two-day festival that focuses on living a healthy, compassionate and eco-friendly lifestyle, will take place this year on June 21 and 22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St., Greenpoint. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Garden Club picks window box winners

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was on hand on Thursday for the announcement of the winners of the Window Box Contest, sponsored by the Brooklyn Heights Garden Club, and congratulated the organization, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary, for organizing the contest. … Full Article

Antique cars, trucks land at Floyd Bennett Field

On a sunny day, it's not unusual to see cars parked next to the old air traffic control tower at Floyd Bennett Field. But last weekend, the machines parked in gleaming rows before the historic building were also from another era. … Full Article

Narrows Community Theater encourages young performers’ show biz dreams

Christopher Saad and Laura Downey are both young but they have already built up impressive resumes in theater and each will now get the chance to continue their studies in the arts thanks to a Bay Ridge group whose mission is to encourage a love of the arts. … Full Article

Young runners participate in ‘Race for the Cure’

Hundreds of girls and boys from ages 4 to 16 competed in the annual Dyker Heights Athletic Association (DHAA)/ St. Bernadette Knights’ “Race for the Cure” mini marathon on June 6. … Full Article

Opera Night honors former president, showcases upcoming young singers

On the evening of Saturday, May 30, at the Columbus Citizens Foundation on East 69th Street in the city, Stephen De Maio, artistic director of the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, presented a special Opera Night. … Full Article

Sing for Hope pianos find homes all over Brooklyn

Brooklynites looking to channel their inner Chopin probably won’t be able to resist. Pianos have been placed in parks all across the borough, from Bay Ridge to DUMBO, and are just standing there, waiting for someone to play them. The Sing for Hope pianos are back! … Full Article

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