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Rooftop Films' 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV features 45 outdoor screenings in 10 spectacular venues
Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films' 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV features 45 outdoor screenings in 10 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world.

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!

Ski for MS combines skiing and fundraising to empower people with MS with stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ski for MS stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.

The blanket Executive Order signed by President Trump has caused respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed to cancel her plans to serve as a judge of the prestigious World Photo competition in Amsterdam.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed canceled her plans to serve as a judge at the World Photo competition in Amsterdam because of the Executive Order signed by President Trump.

The Gowanus Canal is the biggest photographic project of my life in Brooklyn. Gowanus Open Studios 2016 is October 14th through 16th.
Gowanus

For those of you wandering the canal area for the Gowanus Open Studios 2016, the Gowanus Canal is a unique destination.

The Brooklyn Comedy Festival begins its new season from August 22 to 28th (2016) all around the borough with shows included at South Brooklyn's The Bell House during the run.
Gowanus, Beyond South Brooklyn

Brooklyn comedy is setting the precedent for the rest of the world right now. Comedy spans all of NYC, but its heart is in Brooklyn. It’s where new performers become great and the greats become better.

Rooftop Films announces the 20th Annual Summer Series featuring more than 50 outdoor screenings in more than 13 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world.
Gowanus, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films is proud and excited to announce the Opening Weekend lineup and the first batch of feature film programming for the 20th Annual Summer Series.

Gowanus Canal after Winter Storm Jonas; ©Mark D Phillips
Gowanus

Everytime I walk to the Gowanus Canal, I see something unique. It is amazing to me that this Superfund site can have such beauty in its dusgusting-ness.

Ask Me Another presents George Takei live at The Bell House in Gowanus on Monday, January 11, 2016.
Gowanus

This is one of those events at The Bell House that we love and saw SELL OUT faster than we could get a ticket!

©Mark D Phillips Empire Stores in DUMBO lit for the holidays in December 2006 is still our favorite holiday image!
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Merry Christmas from The South Brooklyn Network!

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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!"