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Photoville Now Open

Photoville, “NYC’s premier photo destination,” is here for its eighth year, with galleries occupying repurposed shipping containers located in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Brooklyn Bridge Plaza, on Water Street just below the Brooklyn Bridge and in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. This year’s Photoville includes over eighty exhibitions, all accessible. In addition to exhibitions in and […]

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Hip Hop Festival Finale Tomorrow Under Brooklyn Bridge

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival will conclude with a final performance in the Brooklyn Bridge Park space under the Brooklyn Bridge on Water Street in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. The show will run from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. and feature performances by Nas, with special guests The Soul Rebels; Fabulous; […]

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Karl’s Video History of Brooklyn Ferry

We’re approaching the 200th anniversary of the beginning of steam powered ferry service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Karl Junkersfeld has made a video (see it after the jump) marking the occasion, and giving the history of ferry service, and of the Brooklyn neighborhood (now the Fulton Ferry Historic District and, to its north, DUMBO) that […]

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Nice Weather This Weekend; Anything to Do?

The weather forecast is encouraging, but with so many institutions, like Bargemisic, which is in good physical shape but still lacks Con Ed power, coping with the aftermath of the Sandy/nor’easter one-two punch, what is there to do if you’re in town? There’s the penultimate Smorgasburg of the season this Sunday, November 11 from 11:00 […]

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Washington’s Escape from Brooklyn Heights to be Commemorated Saturday

Most Americans know about Washington’s crossing of the Delaware, preparatory to the young Continental Army’s victories at Trenton and Princeton. Lesser known is his crossing of the East River four months before, done under cover of night, allowing his troops to leave their position on Brooklyn Heights where, with their backs to the water, they […]

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Venue for Tomorrow’s Tropical Dance Party Changed to Tobacco Warehouse

The rain accompanying the low pressure system parked over our area like Joe Btfsplk’s cloud has made BRIC Arts Media relocate tomorrow (Thursday, May 19) evening’s Tropical Dance Party, with music by La Excelencia and Que Bajo?!, and featuring DJs Uproot Andy and Geko Jones, from Pier 1 to the Tobacco Warehouse, Water Street at […]

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Park Service Approves Transfer of Tobacco Warehouse to St. Ann’s, but BHA Vows to Continue Fight

The National Park Service, having been told by the U.S. Justice Department to review its earlier decision to “de-park” the area occupied by the 19th century Tobacco Warehouse in the Fulton Ferry Historic District, has now reaffirmed its approval of the move.

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