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Mark Morris Dance Group Performs at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This coming Saturday, September 25, the Mark Morris Dance Group (photo) will perform at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1, Harbor View Lawn. There will be two dance performances: 2:00 to 2:45 PM and 4:00 to 4:45 PM; between them, from 3:00 to 3:45 PM will be “an all-ages family-friendly workshop.” The events are free and no registration is […]

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Kid Friendly Weekend Roundup

In addition to this weekend’s Montague BID Sunday Social, several additional family-friendly events are happening in and around Brooklyn Heights. So get out there while the gettin’ is good! Thursday, September 16th – Sunday, September 19th Brooklyn Americana Music Festival: When bands have names like The Wild Goats, Bobtown, and The Dang-It Bobbys you KNOW you’re in for […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Presents “Sounds of Sunset” Next Three Thursdays

For the next three Thursdays – September 16, 23, and 30 – the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present chamber groups of musicians from the American Symphony Orchestra, including, on September 30, the Visions Trio (a woodwind group; photo). Concerts will take place starting at 6:00 PM on the Greenway Terrace at Pier 3. The concerts are […]

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Brooklyn Americana Music Festival Coming September 16-19

The Brooklyn Americana Music Festival will be back starting Thursday, September 16, with an opening night event at the Jalopy Theatre in Red Hook. Tickets are $25. Another event on Friday evening at the DUMBO Archway has tickets for $10. There are many free events, including two at Pier Six, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Both start […]

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Aarti, Hindu Lamp Ceremony, at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

Aarti is a Hindu ceremony that is celebrated in many ways, most involving lighting a small oil lamp. In one version, which will be performed at Brooklyn Bridge Park this coming Saturday, August 7, tiny lamps are placed on palm leaves and floated on water (see photo). This will happen between 4:00 and 7:30 PM […]

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“Night Out” Presented by 84th Precinct Community Council Tuesday

This coming Tuesday evening, August 3, starting at 4:30 PM, the 84th Precinct Community Council will present “National Night Out” at Pier Five’s Picnic Peninsula featuring free: Food, beverages, snacks, ice cream. Cell Phone, Bicycle & scooter registration. Live music, games, and more! Performances by The Gowanus Wildcats and P.S 307 Brooklyn Diamonds Drill Teams. […]

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Three Public Art Installations at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park has three public art installations, two already in place and lasting into September, and one about to open and in place until April of next year. All are in the former Empire Fulton Ferry State Park section, a short walk down the hill. We, Women (photo) is “the largest social impact photography […]

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Movies With A View + Smorgasburg! Every Thursday in August at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Movies With A View is officially back! Thursdays, August 5–August 26, 6:00 PM, Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for a 4-week limited run on Thursday evenings this August 2021! This season will return for its 21st season with the theme “Grit,” featuring heartwarming, irreverent, hilarious, and uplifting underdog stories that celebrate human perseverance […]

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Brass Bands Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park Sunday

This coming Sunday, June 13 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present a Brass Bands Festival, featuring the L Train Brass Band, the Hot Hand Band, the Brass Queens (photo), LowBeatBrass, and Slavic Soul Party. There’s more information here, including times and locations of performances.

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Heather Wolf’s On Line Birding Course This Thursday Evening

Your correspondent has enjoyed several birding walks led by Heather Wolf, author of Birding at the Bridge, in which she describes over 150 bird species she’s seen in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This Thursday evening, May 13, from 7:00 to 8:30, she will, in conjunction with Brooklyn Brainery, present an on line class, “Birding in NYC […]

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