News and Stories from Boerum Hill

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

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 intrigu

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.

Boerum Hill

NY Islanders coming to Barclays Center in 2015! In another big announcement for Brooklyn, the NY Islanders are making Barclays Center their home arena beginning with the 2015 season.


Beyond Brooklyn

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

The Museum of the City of New York presents Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, as part of its second season of the nonfiction film series, Smile, It’s Your Close Up: New York's Documentaries, which zooms in on key moments, individuals, and communities to pose the question: “What makes New Yor