News and Stories from Cobble Hill

On October 8, 2015 Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will host its third annual BROOKLYN BLACK TIE BALL honoring Michael R. Bloomberg
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

On October 8, 2015 Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) will host its third annual BROOKLYN BLACK TIE BALL. The Conservancy is pleased to announce that it will be honoring Michael R.

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

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

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

Christopher Swain swims in the Gowanus Canal for Earth Day, April 22, 2015. The activist made the journey to bring attention to the Brooklyn Superfund site.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus

Earth Day brings out some of the stupidest ideas, and an an environmental activist took it to a new level by swimming in the disgustingly toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.

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.

Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill

There is nothing like a three mile walk through Brookyn into Brooklyn Bridge Park on a snow day, and the second day of spring.

 

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With all the hype, everyone expected thousands of people traveling everywhere for the Total Solar Eclipse. No matter what, the eclipse was a smashing success for anyone who had the opportunity to view it.