Arts and Fun

The construction of a new exhibit at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) New York Aquarium, “Ocean Wonders: Sharks!” has risen high above the Coney Island Boardwalk. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Flower Power takes over Bay Ridge

The skies are smiling in Brooklyn, and blossoms are bursting forth all over the borough. We hear the famous cherry blossoms in Brooklyn Botanic Garden are looking absolutely spectacular these days. … Full Article
On Set Of Alec Baldwin's New Film Back In The Day

VIDEO: On the set of 'Back In The Day,' starring Alec Baldwin

William DeMeo fondly recalls the days when growing up in Brooklyn meant playing stickball in the streets, sitting out on the stoop until late at night and entire neighborhoods coming together for block parties in the summer. … Full Article

Fiasco Theater troupe brings enchanting ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ to Polonsky Shakespeare Center

I'm in love with a dog named Crab. You'll fall for him, too. Just you wait and see. His master says Crab is “the sourest-natured dog that lives,” but don't you believe it. … Full Article

Susan Sarandon hosts play at City Tech

Starting on May 2, City Tech’s Theatreworks and Entertainment Technology Department presents “Forged in Fire,” at the Voorhees Theatre at 186 Jay St. in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Jodie Foster in DUMBO directing "Money Monster"

It was a star-studded Thursday on Jay Street in DUMBO, where Jodie Foster was on set directing the upcoming film "Money Monster" starring George Clooney, Julia Roberts and others. … Full Article

FDNY holding free firehouse tours to celebrate 150 years

Red, orange and yellow banners are flying from hundreds of New York City Fire Department firehouses across the city to invite the public to help celebrate FDNY’s 150 years of service. … Full Article

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Gala raises $250K for education, therapy

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music’s (BCM) 2015 Spring Gala: Music Moves, held on Tuesday, April 21 at the Brooklyn Museum, raised $250,000 to support the Conservatory’s programming goals for 2015, according to a BCM spokesperson. … Full Article

BAM’s Karen Gala Was A Moveable Feast In Historic Settings: Navy Yard to Opera House

For the Brooklyn Academy of Music, led by Executive Producer Joseph Melillo, the gala honoring Karen Brooks Hopkins Tuesday night was an "all hands on deck" affair. Every department, from Development and Marketing to Stage Crew and Production, worked to make it happen. … Full Article

City gives Bay Ridge go-ahead for Summer Stroll on 3rd

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has approved plans by the Merchants of Third Avenue business group to host another series of Summer Stroll events this July and August. … Full Article

Storefront Art Walk matches artists with merchants

Organizers of the Storefront Art Walk in Bay Ridge recently played the role of matchmaker, bringing together talented artists and savvy local merchants for a special exhibition. … Full Article

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