Brooklyn Heights

Explore the history of Brooklyn's WATERFRONT

Beginning January 20, the Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn’s coastline through stories of workers, artists, industries, activists, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems with WATERFRONT.

the Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn’s coastline
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

Beginning January 20, the Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn’s coastline through stories of workers, artists, industries, activists, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems with WATERFRONT.

Books Are Magic will be hosting Zadie Smith in conversation with Wesley Morris at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn Heights

Books Are Magic will be hosting Zadie Smith in conversation with Wesley Morris at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at 7:00 pm.

Best Images of 2017 on The South Brooklyn Network
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Choose your TOP THREE favorite images from 2017 on our site and enter YOUR EMAIL below for a drawing to win a free 13" x 19" framed, signed copy of your top choice from The South Brooklyn Network.

The 10th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival April 6th - 8th, 2018 St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church

Curated by folklorist and musician Eli Smith, produced in partnership with Jalopy Theatre, the 10th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival is the nation’s largest folk festival set in an urban area; right here in the heart of New York City. With the phenomenal St.

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.

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