News and Stories from Brooklyn Heights

From August 22 to 30, 2015,  a week of events and activities commemorating the 238th anniversary of America's drive for independence as BATTLE WEEK returns to historic sites around Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

From August 22 to 30, 2015,  a week of events and activities commemorating the 238th anniversary of America's drive for independence as BATTLE WEEK returns to historic sites around Brooklyn.

Photoville, on the waterfront in Brooklyn Bridge Park has become the premier photography event in the United States. ©Mark D Phillips
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

UPDATE: UNITED PHOTO INDUSTRIES ADDS A DAY TO PHOTOVILLE 2015 DUE TO RECORD ATTENDANCE AND RAIN DELAYS

Come Out & Play brings play back to the real-world with regular events and an annual festival showcasing the best new street and live-action games from around the world with events in DUMBO, Governors Island, Metrotech, NYU and Kickstarter.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

Come Out & Play brings play back to the real-world with regular events and an annual festival showcasing the best new street and live-action games from around the world with events in DUMBO, Governors Island, Metr

PHOTOVILLE will be returning to its premiere location along the New York waterfront from September 10-20, 2015
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

Once again, PHOTOVILLE will be returning to its premiere location along the New York waterfront from September 10-20, 2015, so mark your calendars to visit Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5 Uplands to walk amongst 60+ shi

Our favorite movie organization, Rooftop Films, is back with a full schedule of free movies for the summer of 2015.
Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus, Beyond South Brooklyn

Our favorite movie organization, Rooftop Films, is back with a full schedule of free movies for the summer of 2015.

The 1250ft Photo Exhibition, THE FENCE, has been installed along the Greenway of the picturesque Brooklyn Bridge Park for it's 4th year and is projected to attract over 1.5 million visitors this summer!
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

The 1250ft Photo Exhibition, THE FENCE, has been installed along the Greenway of the picturesque Brooklyn Bridge Park for it's 4th year and is projected to attract over 1.5 million visitors this summe

SUMMERSTAGE In Brooklyn
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

In June of 1986 Sun Ra and the Omniverse Jet Set Arkestra performed a free concert in the Naumberg Bandshell in Central Park, and the summer music landscape in New York City changed forever.

Public Art Fund announces Please Touch the Art, a major new exhibition by Danish artist Jeppe Hein featuring 18 playful sculptures designed specifically for public interaction at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

Just in time for warm weather, Public Art Fund announces Please Touch the Art, a major new exhibition by Danish artist Jeppe Hein featuring 18 playful sculptures designed specifically for public inter

Want to go kayaking with amazing views of the Brooklyn Bridge & more — for free? June 6th is the date for the start of Kayak season in Brooklyn's premier waterfront location.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

Want to go kayaking with amazing views of the Brooklyn Bridge & more — for free? June 6th is the date for the start of Kayak season in Brooklyn's premier waterfront location.

This year's CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015, “Where Jazz Lives,” runs from April 17 thru May 17, 2015 with locations throughout Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

This year's CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015, “Where Jazz Lives,” runs from April 17 thru May 17, 2015.

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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!"