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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Nightlife Is Thriving In Brooklyn, But Pay Is Less Than In Queens

Old-timers may lament the death of New York nightlife, however, those reports are, perhaps, just a bit, exaggerated. While Manhattan still dominates the industry, Brooklyn and Queens are growing into destinations of their own,...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Colson Patisserie

There’s a word that comes up a lot in speaking with the people who run businesses operating out of Industry City: community. It’s no different with Colson Patisserie. “There are times when it’s like our...
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Surf’s Up: 5 Beaches In Brooklyn To Help You Beat The Heat

With temperatures skyrocketing and July 4th coming up, it's time to hit the beach! All NYC beaches officially opened to the public on Memorial Day weekend and will remain open until September 9 (the...

Coney Island Summer: Astro Tower, Parties, Events

CONEY ISLAND - Memorial Day Weekend marks the official start of the summer at Coney Island. The rides and attractions will be open every day of the week, and late into the evenings. This year...

Landmarks Commission Votes To Approve Coney Island’s Reigelmann Boardwalk As Scenic Landmark

CONEY ISLAND - Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Committee voted unanimously to approve Coney Island's Reigelmann Boardwalk as a scenic landmark, furthering the cause of preservation of the historic destination. Built in 1923, the...

For one night only – Brahms’ 1st Symphony and Radiohead’s OK Computer

AN EPIC MUSICAL EVENT FEATURING A 55-PIECE ORCHESTRA & VOCALISTS PERFORMING A BREATHTAKING SYNTHESIS OF BRAHMS’ 1ST SYMPHONY AND RADIOHEAD’S OK COMPUTER Kings Theatre, Brooklyn, in association with the Catskill Jazz Factory, will play host to...

Will Landmarking Preserve Coney Island’s Boardwalk In Wood?

CONEY ISLAND - Last week, the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission moved forward with the next step to recognize the Riegelmann Boardwalk (Coney Island Boardwalk) as a scenic landmark. Landmarking status would ensure the boardwalk is...

Lott House History Series Starts This Sunday

MARINE PARK - This Sunday, April 15th (@2pm), kicks off the first of three free Sunday lectures at the Hendrick I. Lott House. As recently as 120 years ago, most of current day Brooklyn was...

There’s Going To Be A New Jewish History Escape Room In Midwood And It’s...

MIDWOOD - The news of a Jewish-themed escape room opening in Midwood has been met with a good bit of snark lately on social media. That’s not really surprising – for fairly obvious reasons...

Spring Events Come to Bushwick’s Evergreens Cemetery

BUSHWICK - Heading down to the cemetery on the weekend isn't exactly something the average Brooklynite thinks about. To most, a trip to the cemetery is the last thing they'd like to do—literally. But the...

New Bed-Stuy Bar And Restaurant Mama Fox Serves Up “Global Comfort Food” In Historic...

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - A long-vacant space that years ago welcomed the likes of Shirley Chisholm and Miles Davis will soon get new life when Mama Fox, a bar and restaurant serving up “global comfort food,”...

A Break From Your Usual Break Is Just A Car Share Away

The New York City public school system serves 1.1 million children and all of them will be on break between December 25 and January 2. It’s cold. Maybe snowy. Gets dark earlier. What’s a...

New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Prospect Park

Join Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Prospect Park Alliance Ring in the New Year with Brooklyn’s Most Spectacular Fireworks Display. On December 31, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance will present...

Easy Holiday Travel Is This Year’s Must-Have Gift

  Thanksgiving is behind us and odds are that you did a little traveling last week. And even if you didn’t, you’re probably planning some later in December. You’re certainly not alone. I mean, check...

Confectionately Yours – Conversation With The Son-Of-A-Son-Of-A-Candymaker

MARINE PARK - I pull in front of an unpretentious ‘60s modern storefront at 2917 Avenue R, and enter what I momentarily mistake for a toy store, because of the explosion of color and...
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