Popcorn and cocktail at Nitehawk Cinema Williamsburg. Courtesy of Nitehawk Cinema.Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to reform antiquated prohibition-era laws and support New York’s growing craft beverage industry by allowing booze in cinemas that don’t serve food. The proposed amendment to the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) law would
BUSHWICK – Thursday marks the start of the 10th Annual Bushwick Film Festival [http://bushwickfilmfestival.com/], which promises to deliver a host of exciting new films and documentaries from a diverse set of voices and viewpoints. Last year, the festival welcomed more than 2,700 guests to take in feature-length documentaries,
Still from The French ConnectionSeasoned reporter, blogger [http://thickblog.blogspot.com/], and author of the recently published crime novel Born Speaking Lies [http://www.robertlenihan.com/about-the-book], Bay Ridge native Rob Lenihan wrote up this quiz in conjunction with the release of his book. The quiz proves Lenihan to be
(Photo courtesy Friends of Greenwood Playground / Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/223014854379847/photos/a.224896474191685.73559.223014854379847/1401616413186346/?type=3&theater] )The weekend is finally here, and we’d like to help you have a great one blocks from your home. Whether you’re looking to roller-skate to Prince tunes,
Fort Greene Park (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons/David Shankbone)WINE TASTINGS: here’s a list of seven [/blog/2015/10/14/seven-places-to-enjoy-wine-tastings-in-fort-greene-clinton-hill/] weekly options! Myrtle Avenue’s KIDS GUIDE [http://myrtleavenue.org/kids-guide-to-myrtle-avenue/] also has great listings. Submit your event listing [/calendar/] to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR [/calendar/] or by emailing editor@
Green Acres Community Garden (Courtesy Instagram/greeneacrescommunitygarden [https://www.instagram.com/p/uTK-USgL1h/])Community gardens are a place for gardening, getting to know your neighbors, and, it turns out, filmgoing. BAM [/?s=bam] and the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are bringing the arts to community gardens [/blog/2016/03/
Be a cool cat and take a free bike ride this weekend. (Courtesy Brooklyn Bridge Animal Rescue Coalition.and Who’s Your Doggy)WINE TASTINGS: here’s a list of seven [/blog/2015/10/14/seven-places-to-enjoy-wine-tastings-in-fort-greene-clinton-hill/] weekly options! Myrtle Avenue’s KIDS GUIDE [http://myrtleavenue.org/kids-guide-to-myrtle-avenue/] also has great
Photo via Coney Island [https://www.facebook.com/coneyislandfun?fref=photo] on Facebook.Ready your beach towels, coolers and folding chairs. Flicks on the Beach [http://media.wix.com/ugd/feddcd_5a7a870b6a64413199ee09cfc091a2dc.pdf] returns to Coney Island next month — and the organizers have a pretty sweet lineup prepared for the
Gray skies threatened but no Goblin Kings appeared. (Courtesy Fort Greene Focus/Justin Fox)Through dangers untold and hardships unnumbered, I fought my way to the screening of “Labyrinth” in Fort Greene Park [/?s=fort+greene+park] on Saturday night. The screening of the cult classic, originally planned for Friday,
Fort Greene Park is going to the dogs for “Best In Show”. (Courtesy Flickr/cisc1970 [https://www.flickr.com/photos/franciscodaum/21121366093/in/photolist-ybqwhn-6SXS-6SXQ-dhg9dW-64pJDi-6AJbAB-64tTEY-6SXP-7bSSyJ-7bSTNL-64tVJS-64pAZM-7bP6Dv-wJyMay-tc18Ey-ALEo6x-DomThw-AHnXAA-DomA1h-A7GZXd-DE4iPj-Hj5hp-yQMTRF-yQGGtQ-ybh4Kw-yQG7by-z98ti2-z5ZPaW-Aa2AJa-zjCMuC-mN8YPg-6sieKV-3pYEKf-a7iqBZ-6SXY-6SY2-6SXW-6SXZ-6SY8-AHw3A-6SXF-6SXK-q8z8vm-6SY3-qq4u2w-6SXX-AJtZKd-5DCoMr-7A7obu-6SXV] )Fort Greene Park [/?s
(Courtesy Flickr/Matt Stabile [https://www.flickr.com/photos/mattstabile/9321957560/in/photolist-ctEhns-ctEik7-fcKtdd-8ypDu1-8ypBKJ-a1Ee6d-fsz2jR-8ymxxF-ctEhUC-8ymAXv-3j7fe-6Wzo2q-8hmeLe-6VMFRo-6VMwHC-6VHv9t-53RdEU-6VHFM4-aqyv3e-8m6Umm-8wd9S8-6VMECj-6VHMVR-6VHyeg-6VMtLh-6VHp5g-6VHHmX-6VHAr2-6VMTSW-6MccK7-6VHwLv-6VMCxG-6EuqhX-9dsPvL-6VMvjN-6VMSjU-8rAnsp-cFex61-6VMQ5N-kszqr-4FCNE1-zR11L-6VMr2m-6mKKLy-6VMV7L-8rAmJi-6VMMNU-cxszk-6VHEbB-6VMNXu/] )We don’t know about you, but we’re ready for summer. S
Photo by José BayonaBelow you’ll find information on events through the week in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Check back Thursday to see what’s scheduled this weekend! Submit your event listing [/calendar/] to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR [/calendar/]. TUESDAY, MAY 17 Clara Bow ‘s charisma will blow you away.
The last time we spoke to Bensonhurst-bred actor and film producer William Demeo, he was telling us about his documentary about cruising 86th Street [/cruisin-86th-street-with-actor-filmmaker-william-demeo/#.VzoqiqODGkq] back in the day that he had just cobbled together “on a whim.” This morning, Demeo was on Good Day New York [http://www.
Photo by José BayonaBelow you’ll find information on events through the week in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Check back Thursday to see what’s scheduled this weekend! Submit your event listing [/calendar/] to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR [/calendar/]. WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 Courtesy Flickr/BEN MURPHY ONLINE [https://www.flickr.
Photo courtesy the Flatbush Development CorporationThe Flatbush Development Corporation [http://www.fdconline.org/] will be showing outdoors movies in our neighborhood on July 11 and July 18 — and they want your help deciding which films they should be. To cast your vote for a movie, go to the FDC’s
From left to right, Rainn Wilson, Elijah Wood, David Morse, Daniel Noah, Clay McLeod Chapman, and Craig Macneill embrace the selfie during an interview for ‘The Boy’ at SXSW in Austin. Photo courtesy Clay McLeod Chapman.Ditmas Park writer Clay McLeod Chapman’s [http://claymcleodchapman.com/] career may be about
A still from “My Australia.” Source: Film Society of Lincoln CenterAs part of the Beth El Jewish Center of Flatbush’s fall movie series, the synagogue invites all to a showing of “My Australia,” a fascinating drama about Polish Holocaust survivors. The film will be screened this Saturday, December 6,