News and Stories from Brooklyn Heights

New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, beginning May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn

For the first time in history, New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, opening to the public on May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.

WHY should we care about this stupid story???? Emma Watson's Tits?
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

We are starting a new feature here at SouthBrooklyn.com because the Internet makes so many stories so blown out of proportion. Many of them are just so ridiculous that we can't help commenting on them. Our first is today's rant against Emma Watson's Feminism!

Showtime's HOMELAND television show's plans for a huge gun battle, exploding SUVs, soldiers and presidential motorcade on Sunday, February 19, in the heart of Brooklyn Heights.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

The Brooklyn Heights Association put out a notice about Showtime's HOMELAND television show's plans for a huge gun battle, exploding SUVs, soldiers and presidential motorcade on Sunday, February 19, in the heart of Brooklyn Heights. This is just a TV show and IS NOT REAL!

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.
Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.

Ski for MS combines skiing and fundraising to empower people with MS with stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ski for MS stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.

The blanket Executive Order signed by President Trump has caused respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed to cancel her plans to serve as a judge of the prestigious World Photo competition in Amsterdam.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed canceled her plans to serve as a judge at the World Photo competition in Amsterdam because of the Executive Order signed by President Trump.

Spark, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s first expansion, opens on October 15, 2016, at One John Street in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s DUMBO section.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Spark, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s first expansion outside of its flagship location in Crown Heights, opens on October 15, 2016, in a new 1,850-square foot annex space located in the One John Str

The Squibb Park Bridge is just another example of a poorly run Brooklyn Bridge Park - South Brooklyn editorial by Mark D Phillips
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

The shortcut route to Brooklyn Bridge Park through Squibb Park has been closed for more than two years.

Photoville 2016 kicks off in Brooklyn Bridge Park for its fifth year of showcasing photography in shipping container galleries and outdoor exhibitions now through Sunday, September 25, 2016.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Photoville kicked off on a hot Wednesday afternoon in a new location in Brooklyn Bridge Park directly underneath the Brooklyn Bridge and is running through Sunday, September 25, 2016.

Photoville, Brooklyn's premier Photography event, turns FIVE this year and moves to an amazing new location in Brooklyn Bridge Park, directly underneath the iconic Brooklyn Bridge from September 21 to 25, 2016.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Photoville, Brooklyn's premier Photography event, turns FIVE this year and moves to an amazing new location in Brooklyn Bridge Park, directly underneath the iconic Brooklyn Bridge from September 21 to 25, 2016.

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As we followed the directions to Southwick's Zoo, turning on a country lane in Mendon, MA, I couldn't resist saying, "I feel like we are in the movie 'We Bought A Zoo'."

As we followed the directions to Southwick's Zoo, turning on a country lane in Mendon, MA, I couldn't resist saying, "I feel like we are in the movie 'We Bought A Zoo'."