News and Stories from Brooklyn Heights

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 2016 kicked off on a hot Wednesday afternoon in a new location in Brooklyn Bridge Park directly underneath the Brooklyn Bridge.

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.

Is it really goodbye to the Pop Up Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park?
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

Is it really goodbye to the Pop Up Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park?

BRIC is pleased to announce programming for its fall 2016 season at BRIC Arts | Media House (BRIC House), the organization’s 40,000SF home in Downtown Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Heights, Beyond South Brooklyn

As the 2016 edition of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) is excited to welcome back the gifted students of the Rush Summer Session to 99 Plymouth for the second year.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) is excited to welcome back the gifted students of the Rush Summer Session to 99 Plymouth for the second year.  Summer Session is one of the Rush Education Programs

Macy's Fireworks celebrate 240 Years of Freedom ©Mark D Phillips
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill

Macy's brought the fireworks to the East River and presented a show that will be long remembered.

Registration is now open for The 8th annual Epic Ride, presented by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), a 30-45-mile bike ride from Greenpoint to Riis Park Beach which will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2016
Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Registration is now open for The 8th annual Epic Ride, presented by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), a 30-45-mile bike ride from Greenpoint to Riis Park Beach which will take place on Saturday, Jul

THE FENCE 2016, featuring 40 international photographers, will open June 16th in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

THE FENCE is an outdoor photography exhibition series with an annual audience of more than 3 million visitors.

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Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler Hamilton are interred in Trinity Church cemetery in lower Manhattan

When we walked into Trinity Church Wall Street and asked the greeter at the door, "Where do  we find Alexander Hamilton's grave?", he immediately replied, "You know we have Angelica as well!"