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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Middle Schoolers Bring Poems to Life on Fourth Street

PARK SLOPE - Thursday, April 18, was National Poem in Your Pocket Day, but one group of seventh graders took their poems out of their pockets and onto the streets. Class 705 at M.S. 51...

Weekend Art Events: April 19-21 (Rorschach, Music Of Curiosities, Morbid Anatomy & More)

It's Easter weekend and the start of spring break. There's lots to do if you're staying in town including the return of Morbid Anatomy at Green-Wood Cemetery and an immigrant heritage walking tour at Coney...

Fashion Week Brooklyn – F/W 2019’s Inclusive Designer Showcase

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - Fashion Week Brooklyn (FWBK)’s F/W 2019 Collections designer showcase was a sartorial mix of high and low fashion for the season. Five brands took the runway on Friday night at the 630...

Brooklyn Bridge Park Announces 20th Spring/Summer Lineup

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK - Marking its 20th anniversary hosting free programs at Brooklyn Bridge Park, on Monday the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy announced its Spring/Summer 2019 schedule. The Conservancy launched the Movies With A View outdoor...

Nerdy Burlesque Reigns in Coney Island

CONEY ISLAND - Burlesque can be creative, sexually expressive and at times, gender fluid. In some cases, cartoon characters and pop culture icons become something totally unexpected as the performers release themselves from social...

Coney Island Luna Park celebrates with traditional egg cream christening of Cyclone (PHOTOS)

CONEY ISLAND - Yes, the Luna Park and the Cyclone opened last week to huge crowds, but this past Sunday was the traditional Brooklyn egg cream christening of the famed roller coaster, the bottle...

Weekend Art Events: April 12-14 (Barricade Boys, Record Store Day, Game of Thrones Watch...

The temperature's starting to heat up and so are the events around Brooklyn! Celebrate Record Store Day with live musical performances at Rough Trade NYC or spend the day outside ringing in the Bengali...

3rd Annual Preservation Film Fest To Screen ‘Battle For Brooklyn’ & ‘Little Fugitive’

DOWNTOWN/CONEY ISLAND - The New York Preservation Archive Project is hosting its third annual Preservation Film Festival April 2nd to May 3rd, screening contemporary documentaries and historic classics across the five boroughs. The selected films address current themes...

Springtime on Fifth: Shopping Edition

The spring wardrobe, the most delicate of seasonal wardrobes to put together. With the often unpredictable and uncooperative winter season still lingering on, some might have reservations about when, where, and what clothing to...

Ask A Native New Yorker: Am I A Terrible Gentrifier?

Jake Dobkin of Gothamist has a book of advice out (read our interview here) and offered to share his thoughts on the topic that has been driving Brooklyn residents mad over at least the...

JUST ASK JAKE: Park Slope Neighbor Has Advice For Everyone

PARK SLOPE - Park Slope native Jake Dobkin has been sharing advice for newcomers to this city in true native New Yorker fashion since forever. The co-founder of the popular New York online news site...

All That Jazz In PLG

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS — There’s a burgeoning new music corridor growing and it’s in Central Brooklyn. PLG, a commercial/residential-mix, which sits just East of Prospect Park, is turning into Brooklyn’s Jazz corridor. Starting in 2014, venues...

100 Most Jewish Foods – A Conversation With Tablet’s Alana Newhouse

BROOKLYN - The 100 Most Jewish Foods, a book by Tablet’s editor in chief Alana Newhouse, is a perfect gift for this Passover — gorgeous and funny and well written. It is, if you...

RetroFret: Go West For New Home Of Vintage Guitars

CARROLL GARDENS - After 35 years at the historic ASPCA building at 233 Butler Street in Gowanus, the vintage guitar repair shop and showroom RetroFret has moved west to Carroll Gardens. The business's new home...

Word. Sound. Power. Celebrating 15 Years of Spoken Word and Hip Hop

FORT GREENE - This weekend the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will present the 15th annual celebration of spoken word and hip hop with Word. Sound. Power. BAM’s springtime performance will take place on Friday,...
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