Tomorrow (Monday, August 15) evening at 7:00, at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, in partnership with BookCourt will present Eowyn Ivey reading from her latest novel, To the Bright Edge of the World. The event is free; books will be available for purchase and signing. Perhaps this Alaskan writer can bring some cool northern breezes with her. More information here.
On Tuesday evening, August 16 at 6:00 on the Nantucket lightship ( since moved from Pier 5 to the north side of Pier 6), your correspondent’s friend Will Van Dorp, whose blog Tugster is a delight, and Gary Kane will present a free screening of Gary’s film The Graves of Arthur Kill, followed by discussion. More information here.
On Wednesday evening, August 17, from 6:30 to 7:30, starting at the park entrance near the foot of Old Fulton Street, the latest in the series of Wednesday Night Tours will explore “Over and Back: How Ferries Built South Brooklyn.” Admission is $10, or free for Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy members. More information and purchase tickets here.
For more information about upcoming events at Brooklyn Bridge Park, see here.