“This book is like being at the best dinner party in the world,” comedian Chelsea Handler said, referring to “Of All the Gin Joints” — a new book written by Mark Bailey and illustrated by Edward Hemingway. … Full Article
Soon, on Oct. 1, the Transit Museum will unearth a time capsule at 370 Jay St., the former MTA New York City Transit Headquarters, that was installed before the building was opened in 1950. … Full Article
A Brooklyn judge dismissed a lawsuit by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) on Monday, allowing NYU-Langone to take over the walk-in emergency department at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) without rehiring LICH nurses. … Full Article
A public performance piece by artist Dread Scott, “On the Impossibility of Freedom in a Country Founded on Slavery and Genocide” is coming to DUMBO for a one-time only performance on Oct. 7. … Full Article
Groundbreaking filmmaker David Cronenberg, known for “History of Violence,” “The Fly” and “Crash,” is coming to St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights for the release party for his first novel, “Consumed,” on Oct. 2. … Full Article
Thousands of art lovers and fun-seekers have been packing DUMBO’s streets, studios and galleries for this weekend’s DUMBO Arts Festival 2014, which continues on Sunday, Sept. 28 from noon to 6 p.m.
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Bushwick artist Mary Mihelic is in the process of creating 53 artworks inspired by the courage of the 53 girls who escaped the Boko Haram by running for their lives during an attack at their school. … Full Article