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2nd annual Dance on the Greenway ©Mark D Phillips
Red Hook

Red Hook marked the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy with a festival of site-specific dances created by five diverse choreographers whose works explored the architecture, artifacts, vistas, nooks and crannies

David Bowie is Celebrates an artist's full life
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

The critically-acclaimed exhibition David Bowie is makes its final stop at the Brooklyn Museum on March 2 through July 15 with an amazing selection of public programs to celebrate the late artist's creative process and cultural impact.

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.

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.

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall - Takeaways from a Keen Observer by Brad Vogel
Gowanus

On Thursday, November 16, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez keynoted a town hall meeting on the state of the Gowanus Canal Superfund clean-up. A crowd of over 200 packed the Wyckoff Gardens Community Center for this classic civic exercise: a chance for citizens to interact directly with elected and appointed government representatives.

the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Power Station to become Powerhouse Workshop
Gowanus

The Powerhouse Workshop will be a contemporary industrial fabrication center established to serve the working needs of artists in the former Brooklyn Rapid Transit Power Station on the Gowanus Canal. Site prep is underway.

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.

Dredging and Capping Pilot Study
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope

The large crane pulled into the Fourt Street Basin of the Gowanus Canal in late Otober 2017 and is a part of the Dredging and Capping Pilot Study to rebuild the bulkheads along the canal with metal prior to the dredging of the canal.

David Bowie is comes to Brooklyn
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

David Bowie is comes to The Brooklyn Museum for the final stop on its world tour, on view from March 2 to July 15, 2018, and will include never-before-seen objects and exclusive items only on display during the Brooklyn presentation.

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