Brooklyn Heights

Book Talk: "The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn" at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Thousands of Americans suffered on the HMS Jersey, a British prison ship moored in Wallabout Bay off the coast of Brooklyn, during the Revolutionary War. Author and award-winning historian Robert Watson presents Book Talk: "The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn" at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

Remembering Sam Shepard

Books are Magic presents Remembering Sam Shepard with Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Tony Shanahan at St Ann's Church in Brooklyn Heights on Tuesday December 5, 2017, from 7:00PM to 8:00PM.

Mikaela Shiffrin rules
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Weeks before the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Shiffrin scored a first-place finish so commanding, so seemingly effortless on the unforgivingly icy slope in the FIS World CACup slalom races in Killington, she brought the hometown crowd to deafening cheers.

Victoria Rebensburg of Germany
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom race at Killington ended in light rain and tears for the local crowd as the US' Mikaela Shiffrin finished second behind Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany.

Big Bad Brooklyn

Free Fridays returns to the Brooklyn Historical Society on Friday, November 17, 2017, with Big Bad Brooklyn, exploring the notorious history of organized crime in Brooklyn.

IMAGINARIUM: The Process Behind the Pictures By Claire Rosen

To celebrate her recently published book, "IMAGINARIUM", United Photo Industries present artist Claire Rosen at the DUMBO gallery with an opening reception and book signing on Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 6PM to 9PM, with the exhibiton continuing through January 27, 2018.

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IMAGINARIUM: The Process Behind the Pictures By Claire Rosen

Claire Rosen's IMAGINARIUM

To celebrate her recently published book, "IMAGINARIUM", United Photo Industries present artist Claire Rosen at the DUMBO gallery with an opening reception and book signing on Thursday, December 7, 2017, with the exhibiton continuing through January 27, 2018.

John Grisham at St Ann's Church in Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill

Author John Grisham is one of the world's best selling authors, having written 39 books from The Pelican Brief to his newest, The Rooster Bar. And he can't stop talking about how lazy he is. The event was sponsored by local independent Carroll Gardens bookseller, Books Are Magic.

Brooklyn Historical Society presents Women's Suffrage Turns 100!

The Brooklyn Historical Society presents Women's Suffrage Turns 100!, a three-part series celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State beginning on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.

Books Are Magic Presents: John Grisham, Amor Towles, and Emma Straub

Books Are Magic presents a special celebration of New York Times #1 bestselling author John Grisham's new novel, THE ROOSTER BAR, on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 7:00pm at St. Ann's Church in Brooklyn Heights.

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