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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Sunset Park: The Fear Was Visible This Weekend

SUNSET PARK - After reports of ICE knocking on doors on Saturday, July 13, in Sunset Park, the neighborhood and its main park, a place usually packed with people, was eerily empty this Sunday. https://twitter.com/djlavoie/status/1150497405646843905 On...

A Touch of France in Brooklyn on Bastille Day

BOERUM HILL - Smith Street was transformed into a small French heaven on Sunday, July 14, in celebration of Bastille Day, the day heroic French men and women stormed the fortress in Paris 230 years...

More Summer Movies: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Prospect Park, Washington Park

DUMBO/PARK SLOPE - Last week we mentioned two upcoming free outdoor movie events in Bed-Stuy and Coney Island. With the mercury continuing to rise, there are even more opportunities to get outside and enjoy...

Weekend Art Events: July 12-14 (City of Water Day, The Tempest, Stickball & More)

Take advantage of the long summer days with a variety of events throughout Brooklyn this weekend! Take a musical history walk at the Old Stone House or kayak at the Brooklyn Bridge Boathouse as...

15 Cyclists Have Died In 2019, ‘Mayor de Blasio, Do Your Job!’

WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK - About a thousand cyclists lay down on the ground next to their bikes and loved ones Tuesday evening for a die-in to protest the 15 preventable bicycling deaths in NYC just...

Summer Movies: Cinema Block Party And Flicks On The Beach

BED-STUY/CONEY ISLAND - The Luminal Theater will merge the festivities of a classic Bed-Stuy block party with film and art later this month in the organization's first ever Cinema Block Party. During the 9th annual TAMA Summerfest...

Piper Theatre Premieres ‘The Lincoln Dress’ July 8-10

PARK SLOPE - Piper Theatre presents the world premiere of a haunting original work, The Lincoln Dress, in three intimate performances at The Old Stone House. Written and directed by Piper's Artistic Director, John McEneny, the play...

Chestnut, Sudo Defend Titles at July 4th Nathan’s Hot Dog-Eating Competition

CONEY ISLAND - Joey Chestnut ate 71 hot dogs to win his 12th title at Nathan's Famous annual July 4th Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island—a few dogs less than last year. In front of...

Fourth Of July Road Closures In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - Happy almost Fourth of July! With fireworks come many, many road closures. Here's a heads up. Plan your commutes wisely and stay safe! Here's a list of road closures (at the discretion of...

‘Max Rose—Do Your Job, Close The Camps’

BAY RIDGE - People across the nation gathered in their neighborhoods to protest against the border camps on Tuesday. The hashtag #CloseTheCamps was created and in Brooklyn, about 200 neighbors gathered outside Congressman Max...

Opera On Tap Presents Musical History Walk At Old Stone House

PARK SLOPE - Opera On Tap will present an interactive, musical walk "through America's volatile political history" in twelve performances over four nights at The Old Stone House. "It really focuses on American music looking at violence...

July 4th Events In Brooklyn

The 4th of July is just around the corner! Catch the fireworks, spend the day with the family in Prospect Park, or enjoy some music. Plus, this year the Macy's 4th of July fireworks...

Knuffle Bunny Hops Into New Home At Park Slope Library

PARK SLOPE - After years of planning, a statue of the beloved children's book character, Knuffle Bunny, was finally unveiled Thursday morning at the Park Slope Library's Reading Circle And Storytelling Garden. "There are fewer joys...

Weekend Art Events: June 28-30 (Book and Music Fair, Everybooty 2019, Pan Is Sweet...

Happy Pride weekend! Celebrate with a variety of Pride events throughout Brooklyn such as BAM's Everybooty 2019 party or a live performance by Spencer Ludwig at Freehold. Plus, this is the last weekend to check...

Democratic Primary Debate Watch Parties in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN—On Wednesday at 9p.m., half of the Democratic presidential candidates will in Miami take the stage for the first debate, and some Brooklyn venues will of course be holding watch parties.   Wednesday’s lineup includes New...
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