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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Food News: Beer, Bagels, Empanadas & More

Big aLICe Brewing 52 34th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues), Sunset Park Kyle Hurst and Scott Berger, owners of the Big aLICe Brewing taproom in Long Island City,  recently debuted a new barrel room at Industry...

Vote For Your Favorite POPS Logo Design

Earlier this year, the city announced an international design competition seeking a new logo for more than 550 POPS—Privately Owned Public Spaces—across New York City. Starting Wednesday, March 20, the public is invited to...

‘Women Trailblazers in Tech’ Panel Hosted By Flatiron School

Join Flatiron School as we celebrate women trailblazers in tech and look to inspire the next wave of women poised to shake up the tech world in this celebratory Women’s History Month panel on March 26th at...

Henry Street Park III Update

COBBLE HILL - Representatives for Fortis and MPFP Landscape Architecture & Urban Design presented the most recent plans for Henry Street Park III Wednesday evening at the Brooklyn Community Board 6 Parks Committee meeting. Located...

Weekend Art Events: March 22-24 (Pan Asia Sounding Festival, SuperSymmetry, “Under the Gun” Screening...

There are a handful of musical events happening this weekend that you won't want to miss out on! From performances at the Pan Asia Sounding Festival to Jonathan Toubin's 12th anniversary of Sound Clap and...

Kids Rock For Kids: Local Youth Perform To Help Children In Need

GOWANUS - For the third year in a row, dozens of talented Brooklyn kids will perform—music, dance, comedy—at the Kids Rock For Kids 2019 Benefit Show to raise money for two non-profit groups. It all...

Fake Firearm Recovered Following Incident That Closed Off Court Street On Tuesday

BOERUM HILL/COBBLE HILL - A 47-year-old man was taken into custody and an "imitation pistol" was recovered following a police investigation Tuesday morning that closed down the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Court Street,...

Save The Date: First Annual Tastes Of Gowanus Food & Drink Crawl, April 13

GOWANUS - The first Tastes of Gowanus Food & Drink Crawl will debut next month, inviting locals to sample the array of culinary options the "industrial, artistic and historic" neighborhood has to offer. Presented by...

Purim Is Here!

BROOKLYN — It's that time of the year. Purim's here! Coined the most "joyous date on the Jewish calendar," festivities start just after 7:30 pm on Wednesday, March 20 when many will break a day-long fast....

One Person In Custody Following Incident That Closed Atlantic Avenue & Court Street For...

COBBLE HILL/BOERUM HILL - The NYPD closed the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Court Street to pedestrians and drivers Tuesday morning after receiving reports of an armed individual in the vicinity. According to a tweet...

Pieces Of Poetry: Artwork Honoring Literary Icons Coming To Fort Greene Park

FORT GREENE - A new public artwork honoring three literary greats will be installed in Fort Greene Park next month. Elizabeth Masella, Public Art Coordinator for NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, presented plans for Pieces...
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Specialized High School Acceptance Letters Show No Improvement In Diversity

As admissions controversy roils, data shows New York City’s specialized high schools continue to accept few black and Hispanic students.  By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat NY As New York City is engulfed in a debate over efforts...

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...

Police Searching For 4 Men Involved In Violent Robbery On Fulton Street

CLINTON HILL - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance in identifying four men who violently beat and robbed a 30-year-old man last week. https://youtu.be/VHbsTm661HA At approximately 12:40am on Tuesday, March 12, four men followed the...

BAM Strong: Expanded Arts Venues To Debut On Fulton Street In Fall

FORT GREENE - The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) revealed last week its plans for a group of expanded arts spaces on Fulton Street. Scheduled to debut in October 2019, BAM Strong will unite BAM venues along...
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