Arts and Fun

The second event in the Summer Stroll on 3rd series the Merchants of Third Avenue group is presenting in Bay Ridge this year went off without a hitch on July 22, despite a heat wave that caus … Full Article

Only in Brooklyn: Vacant lot transformed into radio station and café

It doesn’t get more Brooklyn than this. For more than 20 years, an abandoned, triangular lot, snugly situated between Nassau Avenue, Banker Street and North 15th Street on the Williamsburg-Greenpoint border, was left to the elements. … Full Article

Oyster Lovers, Rejoice: Billion Oyster Party coming to Red Hook

Get ready for the ultimate oyster experience. … Full Article

Bay Ridge's Norwegian Day Parade set for May 15

The Vikings are coming! The 64th Annual 17th of May Parade, one of Bay Ridge’s most beloved traditions, is coming this weekend. … Full Article

Lineup announced for 38th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

BRIC has announced the lineup for its 38th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, which returns this year under a new name and will comprise 30 performances, from June 8 to Aug. 13. … Full Article

Third Avenue sidewalk fair aims to entice senior citizens

An outdoor casino, free hair washings, wine tastings, Frank Sinatra impersonators and dancing to Motown music. These are just some of the delights awaiting senior citizens who come to Third Avenue in Bay Ridge for “Welcome to the 60s,” a sidewalk social taking place on May 17. … Full Article

Brooklyn SummerStage programs begin June 13

City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing more than 115 free performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. … Full Article

2,000 LED-tagged pigeons stage show in Brooklyn sky

Brooklyn is staging a show with 2,000 pigeons tagged with LED lights illuminating the city's night sky. … Full Article

Irwin Meyer American Legion Headquarters Band in concert

On Sunday, May 22 at 2:30 p.m., the Irwin Meyer American Legion Headquarters Band, conducted by Sean King, will perform a concert in the Parish House of the New Utrecht Reformed Church at 18th Avenue and 84th Street in Bensonhurst. The eve … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library gears up for fourth annual Bike the Branches

Brooklyn bicyclists and bibliophiles can register now for Bike the Branches, a daylong bike ride through Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) 60-branch system, the library announced Tuesday. … Full Article

300 films to be screened at 2016 ‘Movies Under the Stars’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin and Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver have announced a major expansion of the “Movies Under the Stars” series, doubling last year’s total number of film screenings. … Full Article

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