News and Stories from DUMBO

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

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.

Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Red Hook

The 3rd Annual Brooklyn Americana Music Festival encompasses seven stages along the spectacular waterfront from Superfine in Dumbo to Sunny’s in Red Hook, with outdoor stages in The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge, and in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

The Great American Eclipse with Jupiter
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

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.

Best from Macy's 2017 Fireworks
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

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.

Movies With A View begins July 6, and runs weekly on Thursdays through August 24.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Now in its 18th year, Movies With A View attracts thousands of people each summer to Brooklyn Bridge Park and this year's series begins July 6, and runs weekly on Thursdays through August 24.

Pop-Up Pool will open for the season on Thursday, June 29, 2017
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Make a splash beneath the breathtaking skyline at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s ultimate spot for beating the heat, the Pop-Up Pool, will open for the season on Thursday, June 29, 2017.

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.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

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.

The World Science Festival announces complete programming for their 10th anniversary from May 30 to June 4, 2017
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

The World Science Festival announces complete programming for their 10th anniversary from May 30 to June 4, 2017, which will bring science across the five boroughs of New York City, including the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and several amazing events centered in Brooklyn.

Descension, the Public Art Fund's installation of Anish Kapoor’s art, is a bathtub drain in Brooklyn Bridge Park on display until September 10, 2017.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

When you receive a press release that describes its art subject as the "most viscerally arresting installations" in the first sentence, you definitely feel like you should go see it.

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Beyond Brooklyn

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

The Museum of the City of New York presents Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, as part of its second season of the nonfiction film series, Smile, It’s Your Close Up: New York's Documentaries, which zooms in on key moments, individuals, and communities to pose the question: “What makes New Yor

Alison Hall

unannounced, an exhibition of new paintings by Alison Hall, opens October 11th at TOTAH and runs through December 17, 2017, with an opening reception on October 11th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the gallery on Manhattan's Lower East Side.