News and Stories from Brooklyn Heights

In Pursuit of Freedom is a multifaceted public history initiative that explores the everyday heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement in collaboration by the Brooklyn Historical Society, Weeksville Heritage Center & Irondale Ensemble.
Brooklyn Heights

In Pursuit of Freedom is a multifaceted public history initiative that explores the everyday heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement.

The Gallery Players began The Peanut Gallery in the summer of 2005, a musical theater performance workshop for kids and teens. Early registration is now available for the 2014 summer camp.
Brooklyn Heights

The Gallery Players began The Peanut Gallery in the summer of 2005, a musical theater performance workshop for kids and teens. Taught by professional theater artists, The Peanut Gallery is devoted to Musical Theater.

A ferry passes through the ice which filled the catch basin and into New York Harbor at Brooklyn Bridge Park. ©Mark D Phillips
Brooklyn Heights

Winter is creating a wonderland in New York City as ice flows into New York Harbor from the East and Hudson Rivers. With temperatures still in the teens and lower overnight, the amounts will continue to grow.

Construction on the Brooklyn Bridge until 2014 ©Mark D Phillips
Brooklyn Heights

After 135 years, and millions of vehicles, the Brooklyn Bridge is going through one of its most thorough rebuilding projects.

Brooklyn Heights

The crystal blue sky today was just like 9/11. Each year as the date approaches, the September skies bring the memories back.

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AAIUH's Marilyn Fraser with honorees Dr Robert Gore, Kathy Chin, and Soledad O'Brien

SportsBall 2017, the 23rd Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH), took place on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.