News and Stories from Gowanus

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!

The Best Images on The South Brooklyn Network from 2015
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

HAPPY 2016 from The South Brooklyn Network!

2015 was a great year in Brooklyn.

The South Brooklyn Network is proud to launch its ETSY Store featuring the artwork of Mark D Phillips.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The South Brooklyn Network is proud to launch its ETSY Store featuring the artwork of Mark D Phillips.

Rooftop Films has awarded thirteen cash and service grants to alumni filmmakers, including The Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Garbo NYC Feature Film Grants, which were awarded to directors Kitty Green and Sebastian Silva.
Gowanus, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films has awarded thirteen cash and service grants to alumni filmmakers, including The Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Garbo NYC Feature Film Grants, which were awarded to directors Kitty Green and Sebastian Silva.

This year, the 19th consecutive year of Gowanus Open Studios, over 300 artists will invite the public into their studios on October 17-18, from noon to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Gowanus

These days “Gowanus” is a neighborhood synonymous with wedding halls, artisanal foods, and social scenes.

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.

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Horse Pull at the Middlefield Fair

When my friend Sarah Foley asked me to judge the photo contest at the Middlefield Fair, I immediately said yes. Not only did I want to see the types of photographs that would be entered, I really wanted to see the fair itself.