Arts and Entertainment

Get your hot dogs here! Brooklynites won't have to travel to Nathan's in Coney Island to get delicious (yet dangerously greasy) hot dogs this summer. … Full Article

Actress arrested in sex trafficking in ‘Guru to Stars' case

Federal prosecutors say a television actress best known for playing a young Superman's close friend has been charged with sex trafficking for helping recruit women to be slaves of a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru. … Full Article

Royal Shakespeare Company's King Lear at BAM whittles humanity to its essence

Go ahead and start a conversation about a powerful leader who makes impulsive decisions based upon which of his subordinates flatters him best, but don't specify who it is. Who instantly pops into people's minds? … Full Article

Edible Art: A Hot Dog Bus is coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park this summer

Get your hot dogs here! Brooklynites won't have to travel to Nathan's in Coney Island to get delicious (yet dangerously greasy) hot dogs this summer. … Full Article

BRIC takes home five New York Emmy Awards

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, won five awards at the 61st annual New York Emmy Awards on Saturday. … Full Article

Gorgeous Greenpoint mural brings life to otherwise dour corner

Peter Kirchhausen had a building and a dream. And the owner of 903 Manhattan Avenue spent tens of thousands of dollars to realize it: cover an entire side of the four-story building with a glorious, colorful mural by Swedish artist Ola Kalnins. … Full Article

‘Good Day New York’ co-host Stokes wins HeartShare award

HeartShare Human Services, a Brooklyn-based, nonprofit social services agency that provides assistance to the developmentally disabled, foster children and the elderly, celebrated a year of accomplishments at its annual gala dinner on April 11. … Full Article

Women speak truth to power in TFANA's ‘Winter's Tale’

A bear that dances like a sports team mascot, a Broadway actor who steals wallets from the audience and folk-singing actors are all on the menu in Arin Arbus's direction of “The Winter's Tale” at the Theater for a New Audience (TFANA). … Full Article

Heights Players perform Neil Simon’s ‘The Gingerbread Lady’

At the time of the creation of “The Gingerbread Lady,” Neil Simon, its writer, was the hottest, funniest writer on Broadway. He wrote this play to prove that under all that “Odd Couple” comedy, he had serious balls.  … Full Article

‘Cosi fan tutte’ melds Coney Island sideshow and Mozart at Met Opera

Coney Island has risen in the arts in recent months. The Woody Allen film “Wonder Wheel,” set on Coney’s beach and boardwalk, opened to mixed reviews. Then, in March, the Metropolitan Opera offered a Mozart favorite transposed from bayside Italy to the amusements by the Atlantic. … Full Article

Mozart meets Coney Island

If there's a theme behind the Metropolitan Opera's latest rendition of “Così fan tutte,” it's "don't worry … Full Article

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