News and Stories from Cobble Hill

Brooklyn Literary Prize
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Each year the Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Eagles, recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with the Brooklyn Literary Prize given in the fall. This year's shortlist includes a novel, a book-length poem, a collection of short stories, and three works of nonfiction.

The Great American Eclipse with Jupiter
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What an amazing experience in North Carolina with my entire family watching the hole-in-the-sky on a perfect day in the perfect location.

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

Looking for summer reading? Check out the long list for the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. Each year the Brooklyn Public Library recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with a prize given in the fall.

Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author, opens Books Are Magic in Cobble Hill, bringing independant book selling back to South Brooklyn.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus

Emma Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Modern Lovers, The Vacationers and Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married - and now the proprietor of Books Are Magic in Cobble Hill.

Best from Macy's 2017 Fireworks
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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY FROM SOUTHBROOKYN.COM! The 41st Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks for 2017 were spectacular. We got up high in South Brooklyn and it was quite a different view.

Alan Alda and Tina Fey come together to show the importance of communication in the sciences as part of the World Science Festival in New York, making science fun in the process.
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Alan Alda and Tina Fey come together to show the importance of communication in the sciences as part of the World Science Festival in New York, making science fun in the process.

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 Tilt Kids Festival multidisciplinary festival presents five world premieres and four U.S. debuts throughout New York City from March 4 through April 16, including Hervé Tullet at the Invisible Dog in Boerum Hill.
Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Tilt Kids Festival multidisciplinary festival presents five world premieres and four U.S. debuts from artists spanning the globe at venues throughout New York City from March 4 through April 16, including Hervé Tullet at the Invisible Dog in Boerum Hill.

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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.