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World Science Festival Returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday Evening

The World Science Festival will return to Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, this Saturday evening, June 3 from 7:00 to 11:00. There will be telescopes for viewing celestial objects (the weather forecast is for clear skies), Bill Nye the Science Guy will be there for Q&A and book signing, and you can meet astronauts Yvonne […]

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Comet “Lands” at Brooklyn Bridge Park

What you see in the photo is a 1/1,000 scale replica of the head of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (there will be a quiz) that sits at the northwest corner of Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, through this coming weekend. Comet C-G (yes, there’s a cheat version) is the target of the European Space Agency’s probe Rosetta, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Step out into the cool(er) evening air and do some stargazing this Saturday (June 1) evening at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, starting at 8:00. Feel like making some music? The Sing For Hope pianos will be available this Saturday through Sunday, June 16. In our area, pianos can be found at Pier 1, Brooklyn […]

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Saturday in the Nabe, Through Mr. J’s Lens

It was a perfect weekend day, and Karl has the best of what Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and the Fulton Ferry Historic District had to offer: The P.S. 8 Paddlewheeler Festival! The secrets of compost tea! Gran Electrica’s backyard garden! Red admiral butterflies! See it all on his video after the jump.

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Kites Fly, Tea Brews at World Science Festival on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park

Red and white kites soared over Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park today for the World Science Festival–Science on Site. More photos and text after the jump.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Tomorrow evening (Friday, June 1) the Brooklyn Film Festival starts at the Brooklyn Heights Cinema with screenings of Brooklyn Castle (8:00 p.m., Cinema 2, sold out) and Rose (photo) (8:30 p.m., Cinema 1, tickets available through the Festival website linked above). The Festival continues through the weekend, the following week and weekend, finishing on Sunday, […]

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Stargazing Party at Pier 1 Friday Night

This Friday evening, from 8:30 to midnight, there will be a party under the stars to remember: worldsciencefestival.com: Join professional and amateur astronomers for a free evening of urban stargazing. An outdoor party beneath the Brooklyn Bridge and the twinkling canvas of the night sky, it will be a night to explore and discover the […]

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