Arts and Fun

Brooklyn goes to Williamstown

For the past 60 years, devoted theatre-goers have been making the hajj to the Mecca of summer theatre, the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The festival is located in Williamstown in the Berkshires on the stunning campus of Williams College. … Full Article

Liberty Weekend brings Revolutionary War back

Liberty Weekend was celebrated with a great flourish at the New Utrecht Reformed Church in Bensonhurst as Revolutionary War re-enactors set up camp on the grounds and fired their rifles, visitors took tours of the historic church and everyone got the chance to buy homemade cakes and cookies … Full Article

Geoffroy’s marmosets and Geoffroy’s tamarin born at Prospect Park Zoo

Three Geoffroy’s marmosets and a Geoffroy’s tamarin born at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo have made their public debut. … Full Article

Atlantic Cup races in New York Harbor, leaves mark on Brooklyn

It was a tough day at the office for the Brooklyn Eagle on Thursday afternoon. … Full Article

Sunset Park hosts 12th annual Brooklyn Waterfront Tastes benefit

The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) took another step in its march to the sea by assembling an impressive roster of vendors for its 12th annual Brooklyn Waterfront Tastes benefit. … Full Article

9th annual Gretsch Day celebrates iconic guitar born in Brooklyn

As always, great music made the 9th annual Gretsch Day celebration at Street Sounds in Brooklyn a bona fide success.  Musicians and music lovers alike came to Bay Ridge on Saturday, June 4 for a full day of music, ranging from rock and rockabilly to bluegrass, jazz and the blues. … Full Article

Rain doesn’t dampen Fifth Avenue Festival fun

It rained an hour before the start of the Fifth Avenue Spring Festival and it poured during the last hour of the event. … Full Article

Stargazing, soccer-playing robots come to Brooklyn for World Science Festival

The World Science Festival — which will include dozens of events throughout New York City — is set to return to Brooklyn this weekend. The annual festival allows participants to mix it up with leading scientists, thinkers and artists. … Full Article

Brooklyn, rejoice! Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks returning to East River once again

The Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will once again illuminate the skies over Brooklyn this year, with rockets blasting off from two locations in the East River, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday. … Full Article

Elliott Gould: Son of Brooklyn, lion in winter

For Brooklyn-born Jewish men of a certain age, there are three totemic heroes: Sandy Koufax, Woody Allen and Elliott Gould. … Full Article

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