News and Stories from Boerum Hill

The South Brooklyn Network is proud to launch its ETSY Store featuring the artwork of Mark D Phillips.
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The South Brooklyn Network is proud to launch its ETSY Store featuring the artwork of Mark D Phillips.

Christopher Swain swims in the Gowanus Canal for Earth Day, April 22, 2015. The activist made the journey to bring attention to the Brooklyn Superfund site.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus

Earth Day brings out some of the stupidest ideas, and an an environmental activist took it to a new level by swimming in the disgustingly toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.

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Is your local library the place that is changing your life? Now is your opportunity to trumpet about the best public libraries in New York City by nominating your branch to win $20,000!

No one could have predicted the magnitude of impact that the Invisible Dog Art Center would have on Bergen Street, on the careers of the artists it has supported and presented, or on the NYC artistic community when Lucien Zayan first noticed 51 Bergen Street
Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill

I can't understand how people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.  
John Cage

Brooklyn Public Libraries Hours as of October 4, 2014
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Libraries are coming back to life!

The Beat Festival provides more than 15 amazing performances around South Brooklyn
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

On September 11-20, 2014, the third annual Brooklyn Emerging Artists in Theater (BEAT) Festival will take place, showcasing Brooklyn's most current crop of local theater, dance, and voice talent, performing in intrig

Creating the Petanque Courts on Smith Street is a sight to behold. ©Mark D Phillips
Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill

It's that time of year once more when the French conquer Smith Street and turn it into one of the biggest Patanque courts around.

The Invisible Dog is bringing French director and choreographer Thierry Niang to Brooklyn for two weeks to create a production of SPRING
Boerum Hill

The Invisible Dog is bringing French director and choreographer Thierry Niang to Brooklyn for two weeks to create a production of SPRING, inspired by “The Rite of Spring” by Stravinsky.

Annual Open House and Spring Exhibitions Opening at the Invisible Dog featured on The South Brooklyn Network.
Boerum Hill

The Invisible Dog strives to fill its space with work in all disciplines that demands this unique, cavernous location.

The Ant by Xavier Roux at The Invisible Dog in Brooklyn on opening night January 23, 2010. ©Mark D Phillips
Boerum Hill

When the Invisible Dog first opened five years ago, the concept of an art mecca on Bergen Street was mind boggling. Bergen Street was the home of the Cheese factory, the Ironworks, and Montessori.

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Beyond Brooklyn

New York at Its Core is a major, multi-media exhibition on New York City’s sweeping 400-year history of growth and transformation opening November 18, 2016, at the Museum of the City of New York.

What made New York New York? Follow the story of the city’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World,” and consider its future in our changing world.