Eighty years after it was founded in the heart of the Bronx, The Hub at 149th St. and Third Ave., and three decades after arriving in Brooklyn, Gleason’s Gym is thriving in new quarters in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge.
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The seventh edition of Photoville, which officially opens to the public today, September 13, 2018, includes some heartrending looks into the Refugee experience and spectacular photography within shipping container galleries under the Brooklyn Bridge.
The Brooklyn Historical Society presents a FREE Screening and Talkback of Rock Rubber 45s on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 7pm featuring Bobbito Garcia and Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival founder Wes Jackson.
The Brooklyn Historical Society and Power For Puerto Rico present a panel discussion on the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria with Puerto Rico’s Reckoning, One Year Later on Thursday, September 13, 2018, from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.
Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival: Discover the District is coming to The Plaza at 300 Ashland from September 21 to 23, 2018, presenting a host of free programming including theater, poetry, dance, music, along with a dramatic reading of Martin Luther King’s final sermon by actor Samira Wiley of The Handmaid’s Tale.
The Brooklyn Historical Society brings Ron Chernow to Brooklyn Heights for a special night on Thursday, October 11, 2018, as he presents a Book Talk on Ulysses S. Grant, his peerless approach to the complicated figure of Ulysses S. Grant in this exploration of the story behind the larger-than-life general and president.
Photoville, the festival celebrating and showcasing photographers and organizations from New York and around the world in a rare open setting, returns for a seventh year from September 13 to 23, 2018, in the magical setting under the Brooklyn Bridge in shipping containers repurposed into galleries.
Join a Walking Tour of The FENCE 2018 on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6:30pm, FREE and open to the public for a stroll along the outdoor exhibition, and hear from many of the featured photographers about their work. Following the tour, talk with the artists at a happy hour at the Brooklyn Heights Social Club at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge to mingle and enjoy panoramic views of the waterfront. First drink is FREE for those who joined the tour.
The first trailer for Tim Burton's live action version of DUMBO is out. How about premiering the movie in the archway of the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO? Just saying, it's the coolest place and would give the movie an even bigger public relations bounce
Set on the beautiful greenery of Governors Island, Porch Stomp invites over 70 bands, artists, and performing arts organizations to use the historic porches of Nolan Park as a platform for performance and education on Sunday, June 24, 2018.