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Brooklyn Bridge Park Summer Film Series Announced

Brooklyn Bridge Park has announced its 13th-annual “Movies With A View” SyFy summer series of free films, running from the beginning of July, every Thursday through the end of August, on Pier 1. Ditch Plains and Calexio will offer food at the series, although visitors are allowed to bring their own snacks and beverages (sneer: […]

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Bark If You Like Hot Dogs

This just in: In addition to weekends, Bark Hot Dogs will now be available Thursdays at Pier 6. Also, tonight’s film on Pier 1 will be Basquiat starring Jeffrey Wright, Claire Forlani and Christopher Walken.

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Advocacy Organization Calls for Boycott of “Movies with a View”

The social change advocacy organization change.org is circulating a petition to boycott Syfy Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park because of the screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s scheduled for Thursday, August 11. As we previously noted, the 1961 Blake Edwards movie, starring Audrey Hepburn, is controversial because of Mickey Rooney’s “yellowface” portrayal of […]

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Mr. J. Goes to Movie with a View

Mommy and baby duck, Dodger the muskrat, ships and boats, the Statue of Liberty rising from the mist, tasty treats, a Gershwin score, Marty, and Woody. All for free. Such a deal! Video after the jump.

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Is Rooney’s “Racist” Turn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s Appropriate for Park Film Fest?

Audrey Hepburn in a “classic” film adapted from a novella written by former 70 Willow Street resident Truman Capote surely seems appropriate for this year’s Movies with a View in  Brooklyn Bridge Park.  That is, unless you’ve seen Breakfast at Tiffany’s — which topped Complex Magazine’s list of the 50 Most Racist Movies ever made.

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“Movies With A View” Schedule Released

The schedule for this summer’s Movies With A View at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, is now available. Join us for the 12th season of our movie series on Thursdays this summer! Shorts curated by BAMcinématek, DJs from Brooklyn Radio kick off the evening and bike valet provided by Transportation Alternatives, sponsored by Bike and […]

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Park Conservancy Cocktail Party Monday

The Junior Committee of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is hosting a cocktail party at Superfine, 126 Front Street in DUMBO, this coming Monday evening, March 28, beginning at 7:00. The Conservancy is a privately funded organization that promotes Brooklyn Bridge Park and presents events in the Park such as Movies with a View, and […]

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Dude Abides at BBP’s Movies with a View

It was really crowded at Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1 last night for the latest in the Movies with a View series The Big Lebowski. I swung by for about 5 minutes and noticed a couple of things – the movie volume seemed very low and the flora and fauna smelled really funny.  TK Small […]

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The Dude Abides Thursday at Pier 1, Will Brooklyn Heights Take Comfort in That?

This Thursday Movies with a View returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 with one of the greatest movies of all time The Big Lebowski.  Last week, noise complaints prompted the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy and Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation to send a letter to residents asking for their “patience” while kinks are worked out […]

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Mr. J. Goes to Movie With a View

Our man with a cam checks out yesterday evening’s action on Pier 1 as Hizzoner makes a surprise appearance and everyone dons 3-D specs to watch Monsters vs. Aliens.

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