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Friday, September 20, 2019

Yoni Katz Can Take You on a ‘Messianic’ Tour of Hasidic Crown Heights  

CROWN HEIGHTS—It all started with a fight over bike lanes. Rabbi Yoni Katz, 40, almost 10 years ago noticed “tension” between “hipsters” and Hasidic people in Williamsburg centered around them. “They had their bike lanes running...

Brooklyn Suya, a Nigerian Fast-Casual Spot in Crown Heights, is Here to Stay

CROWN HEIGHTS—On Franklin Ave., a Nigerian fast-casual restaurant that began as a pop-up will soon begin its sixth month in the neighborhood, where it serves traditional Nigerian cuisine with a twist to make it...

ROOFTOP FILMS’ Summer Series Now Through August 25

Summer means the return of Rooftop films, a series of screenings of the work of emerging filmmakers in unique outdoor locations with live musical performances, after-parties, and special enhancements throughout the summer, almost always accompanied...

Find Your Summer Flavor with Cinch

Discover a new summer cocktail or cuisine, update your wardrobe for the warm weather, or sweat off your stress - and get an extra 10% off. Just use code SUMMER when you pay with...

Imagining Life Inside The New Rentals In Brooklyn – Conversation With Interior Designer...

FORT GREENE - When one thinks rental in Brooklyn, one rarely thinks of getting to rent at a building that offers amenities akin to luxury hotels. However, that seems to be the trend for...

Mondays at Pratt Institute: Weekly Openings of New Work by Graduating MFA Artists

Discover the bold work of emerging fine arts talent at Pratt Shows. New exhibits open every Monday from 5-8 PM on the Brooklyn campus through mid-May. Every Monday night Pratt opens its doors and invites you...

A Toast to Park Slope

There are so many amazing places around Park Slope to grab a drink, chill with friends, or find a fantastic new wine you’ve never heard of. Cinch is a neighborhood exploration app that helps...

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...

Gowanus Landmarking Coalition Releases Map Of Historic Neighborhood Sites

GOWANUS - The Gowanus Landmarking Coalition has collaborated with the Gowanus Souvenir Shop in creating a map of significant historic buildings and structures across the neighborhood. Featuring illustrations by artist Vivian Baumann, the map details the sites—from...

Year Of The Pig: Celebrate The Lunar New Year In Brooklyn

Happy Year of the Pig! February 5 marks the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, a time for celebration, which includes family dinners, dragon and lion dances, lantern festivals, firecrackers, and lucky red...

An Extraordinary Neighbor: Nowshin Ali is 100% Present

DITMAS PARK - Nowshin Ali came to live in the United States five years ago with her son. Things weren't going well for her in India, so she left everything behind to start a new...
Artist Nitzan Bartov and journalist Miriam Kramer discuss what cultural and religious observances could look like for Jews in space at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. (Photo congress: Mushka Lightstone/Tech Tribe)

Can Jewish Life Thrive In Space?

CROWN HEIGHTS — NASA is working on sending humans to Mars as early as 2030 and some people are already planning for the trip. Space was the theme for a couple of dozen people that came out...

Gone Fishing, On The Gowanus Bay

GOWANUS - When two Brooklyn-based clubs known for venturing into the local waterways —Brooklyn Fishing Club and Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club—announced a joint fishing expedition on Saturday morning, I set an early alarm to meet...

Open House New York: 65 Sites To See In Brooklyn

Open House New York (OHNY) released its 2018 schedule today and it features 65 sites in Brooklyn to check out! Taking place Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14 the annual event opens the doors...

Don’t miss out:  Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! Is coming to Brooklyn

Everyone’s invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration in Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! The inaugural production under Feld Entertainment’s new partnership with the non-profit educational organization, Sesame Workshop features favorite Sesame Street pals...
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