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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Weekend Art Events: May 24-26 (DanceAfrica 2019, Coney Island History Project, Memorial Day Concert...

There are a handful of indoor and outdoor events throughout Brooklyn this Memorial Day weekend. Dance the night away at a silent disco at The Well or celebrate Memorial Day with a concert featuring The...

‘Live At The Archway’ Series Returns For 5th Season In DUMBO

DUMBO - Live At The Archway, the performance and art series staged under the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO, returns for a fifth season presenting free programming on Thursday nights for 11 weeks throughout the...

‘Fireside Feasts: Flatlands Edition’ At Historic Farmhouses

FLATLANDS / MARINE PARK - Farming was a way of life in much what is now known as Brooklyn until about 150 years ago. A few of those farms, all located in southern Brooklyn,...

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall: Learn What’s Next In The Clean-up, May 29

GOWANUS - The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) will host a town hall on Wednesday, May 29 to update the public on the Gowanus Canal Superfund clean-up. Designated a Superfund site by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Myrtle Avenue Summer Series: Outdoor Fun All Season Long

CLINTON HILL - Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership will present a packed schedule of outdoor programs this summer including lunchtime concerts, fitness classes, kids' activities, and more. All of the events in the 2019 Myrtle Avenue...

Park Slope Neighbor Runs For President

PARK SLOPE - Amid much anticipation, Mayor Bill de Blasio, our Park Slope neighbor, finally announced his bid to become the 46th president of the United States and some Brooklyn electeds think the idea...
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Weekend Art Events: May 17-19 (Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair, Craft in Focus, Old First...

This is the perfect weekend to spend exploring Brooklyn! With great weather and even greater events, there's something going on this weekend that the entire family can enjoy. Catch a special screening of Paris...

I Migration: New Play Asks What It Means To Be American

RED HOOK - Falconworks Theater Company will debut a new original production, I Migration, at Red Hook's Waterfront Museum on Thursday, May 16. Using music and stories culled from historical sources as well as current narratives, the play...

Brooklyn Bombshells Lose To Bronx Gridlock In A Tough Roller Derby Match

The Brooklyn Bombshells are not your stereotypical women. They are tough roller derby skaters who have built themselves into a rough and tumble team, empowering women with that Brooklyn swagger that says, “don’t mess...

Prospect Park Alliance Hosts Spring Fling, May 17-19

PROSPECT PARK - Join the Prospect Park Alliance in welcoming spring this weekend with a full schedule of special events and activities. The Prospect Park Spring Fling kicks off on Friday, May 17 with a Beverly...

Celebrate Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial In Brooklyn

Several events are planned across the borough in the coming weeks to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth (May 31, 1819). Whitman lived in Brooklyn for 28 years, working as a printer, teacher,  journalist,...

Craft In Focus Festival: Learn How To Make Spoons, Violins, Stained Glass & More

SUNSET PARK - A three-day crafts festival is taking place this weekend at Industry City featuring demonstrations and hands-on workshops as well as master classes led by experienced artisans. The Craft In Focus Festival will...

‘Tradeswomen’ Get a Yoga Class of Their Own at Crown Heights Studio

CROWN HEIGHTS - On May 19, Jyll Hubbard-Salk will host her latest monthly yoga class specifically for tradeswomen at her Sterling Place yoga studio in Crown Heights, Urban Asanas. The hour-long classes, which are...

‘Willoughby Walks’ Returns For 3 Wednesdays In May

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The "Willoughby Walks" series returns next week, temporarily transforming the blocks surrounding the intersection of Willoughby and Lawrence Streets into a car-free public playground. The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) and the New York City Department...

The Future of Housing Affordability in New York City

Like many other regions across the United States, New York City is in the midst of a housing crisis, in which one-third of the city’s residents spend more than half of their income on...