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Renowned Artist Fred Wilson’s Sculpture Installed at Columbus Park, Opening Reception on Tuesday, June 28 at 6:00 pm

This past week, a structure being installed smack center in Columbus Park stopped pedestrians in their tracks, curious about what was going up. Shown in the photo above, as a work still in process, is Mind Forged Manacles/Manacle Forged Minds by Fred Wilson, an acclaimed artist whose work has exhibited in museums around the world. […]

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Brooklyn Americana Music Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Weekend

From Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy: The Brooklyn Americana Music Festival’s Women’s Stage returns on June 25 and 26 at Pier 6 Liberty View Lawn! Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for the 8th Brooklyn Americana Music Festival on the weekend of  Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26, for two days of free live music. The 8th Brooklyn Americana Music Festival (BKAMF) […]

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Art Walk on Atlantic Avenue Returns Offering Culture and Return to Normalcy

As reported by News 12 Brooklyn, Arts Gowanus’ Artwalk on Atlantic Avenue  is back by popular demand. The FREE, self-guided tour kicked off this past weekend and features over 100 local artists at 70+ businesses in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, and Cobble Hill. Simply take a stroll on the 1.5-mile Atlantic Avenue route from 4th Avenue down […]

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EEK! IT’S A GHOST… Kitchen

DoorDash, the food delivery service, opened a “Ghost Kitchen” in Downtown Brooklyn that will be used by a number of restaurants for dine-in, delivery and pickup in the area. What’s a “Ghost Kitchen“? It’s basically a shared kitchen facility that is used by multiple restaurant brands to make their food without having to set up […]

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“Jane’s Carousel Day” This Saturday, May 7

(Click on “Read full story” to see video.) The Friends of Jane’s Carousel have declared Saturday, May 7 to be “Jane’s Carousel Day” celebrating the Carousel’s 100th anniversary since its construction by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company for Idora Park in Youngstown, Ohio. When Idora Park closed and sold off its rides, Developer David Walentas and […]

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DUMBO Open Studios Saturday and Sunday, April 23 & 24

After two years in which DUMBO Open Studios was held only virtually, this year you can enjoy a visit, either in person or virtually, to the studios of artists in DUMBO. Studios will be open from noon until 6:00 PM Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 34. There is no admission charge. The event is […]

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Koren Volk Becomes President of Brooklyn Heights Association

The Eagle reports that Koren Volk has become the new president of the Brooklyn Heights Association, succeeding Erika Belsey Worth, who led the community efforts to organize an alternative BQE plan and supported initiatives such as the ‘Brooklyn Heights Together’ fund which supported workers in need during the COVID lockdown in 2020. Ms. Volk and […]

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Court Street Regal Cinema Movie Theater CLOSED

It’s official: Court Street Regal Cinema at the corner of State Street is closed. According to the Brooklyn Paper, signs were posted on the doors indicating it is closed (with the nearest theater in Sheepshead Bay!), and there are no showtimes listed on the Court Street Regal Cinema. It’s still not clear if this location […]

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Local Chanukah Celebrations

Chanukah, or Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on sundown Sunday, November 28. Two local ceremonies will note its beginning. On Wednesday, December 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Chabad of DUMBO will carve an ice menorah, with lighting at 5:30. There will also be “arts and […]

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PS8 And Jeweler Alexis Bittar Holiday Fundraising Sale This Saturday!

Hey, looking to do some early holiday shopping but worried about those supply chains? Or, (and purely hypothetical here) just looking to get something nice for your wife’s birthday? World famous jewelry designer (and local yocal) Alexis Bittar is hosting a PS8 fundraising/shopping event this Saturday, November 20, from 3pm to 7pm, at his newly […]

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