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Historic exhibition of St. Francis of Assisi manuscripts coming to Brooklyn Borough Hall

Historic 12th and 13th century manuscripts relating to St. Francis of Assisi are going on display starting Dec. 17 at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Borough President Eric Adams announced on Wednesday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus presents winter concert

Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus’ 2014 winter concert will be held on Dec. 14 in Park Slope. The event will include performances of Vivaldi “Gloria,” Poulenc “Gloria” and Rutter “Gloria,” as well as favorite holiday songs, including Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs. … Full Article
 

Tourist gets community service for scaling Brooklyn Bridge

A French tourist will have to spend 240 hours cleaning a Manhattan jail for scaling the Brooklyn Bridge to take photos. … Full Article
 

Best Friends Animal Society presents adoption event at Brooklyn Expo Center

For the first time ever, Best Friends Animal Society’s bi-annual three-day Super Adoption event will be held in New York City at the Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin St. in Greenpoint.  … Full Article
 

Philip Glass performs NY premiere of his complete Etudes at BAM

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) hosted Philip Glass and a group of other piano virtuosi over the weekend for a performance of Glass' 20 Etudes. … Full Article
 

Bidding war for Concord Street development site

Ka-Ching! There was a bidding war for 180 Concord St. — one of the last development sites in a corner of Downtown Brooklyn that's in the midst of a construction boom.  … Full Article
 

Home Sweet Home: Concord Street cutie is shutterbugs' favorite

Say Cheese! The most photogenic house in Downtown Brooklyn, 167 Concord St., is a favorite with shutterbugs in search of picturesque properties. But they have to find the place first. … Full Article
 

The Top Ten Coolest Places in Vinegar Hill

Branch out beyond DUMBO. There's eye candy aplenty right next door in Vinegar Hill. Walk a few extra blocks on the cobblestone streets and see it. … Full Article
 

The Commandant's House is the sweetest landmark in Vinegar Hill

What other Brooklyn neighborhood can boast of having an 1806-vintage mansion that may have been designed by the venerable Charles Bulfinch, architect of part of the U.S. Capitol Building? It's none other than Vinegar Hill, the waterfront neighborhood that's DUMBO's kissing cousin. … Full Article
 

Dikembe Mutombo gets computer science lesson from Brooklyn students

Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo got a lesson in computer science from some bright Brooklyn middle schoolers on Monday. … Full Article
 

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