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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.

Akim Funk Buddha's Urban Tea Ceremony at Sakura Matsuri in Brooklyn ©Mark D Phillips
Park Slope

UPDATED: Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s (BBG) cherry blossom festival, Sakura Matsuri—popularly considered New York City’s rite of spring and the largest annual event in a U.S.

Starting this weekend, Lakeside roller skating season is officially open at the Lefrak Center in Prospect Park.
Park Slope

Starting this weekend just in time for Easter and Passover, Lakeside roller skating season is officially open at the Lefrak Center in Prospect Park.

Brooklyn Public Library and the Museum of Science Fiction team up to present screenwriter Morgan Gendel, author of the Hugo Award-winning episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, “The Inner Light" on April 21 at 7pm.
Park Slope

Brooklyn Public Library and the Museum of Science Fiction team up to present screenwriter Morgan Gendel, author of the Hugo Award-winning episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, “The Inner Light" on April 21 at 7pm

This year's CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015, “Where Jazz Lives,” runs from April 17 thru May 17, 2015 with locations throughout Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

This year's CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015, “Where Jazz Lives,” runs from April 17 thru May 17, 2015.

Kristin Andreassen celebrates the release of her new album ‘Gondolier’ with the release of a new music video for the song "Lookout" filmed in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

I'm not really sure when folk music became such a hot scene in Brooklyn. My connection with folk music began a long, long time ago in the mountains of North Carolina.

BRIC announces its Opening Night Gala to kick off the 37th season of the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival including a free concert by Chaka Khan.
Park Slope

BRIC announces its Opening Night Gala to kick off the 37th season of the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival.

Exploring ideas of femininity, empowerment, and multiplicity, Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time draws inspiration from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

Exploring ideas of femininity, empowerment, and multiplicity, Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time draws inspiration from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection, including representations of the goddess Kali, to cre

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

Is your local library the place that is changing your life? Now is your opportunity to trumpet about the best public libraries in New York City by nominating your branch to win $20,000!

Park Slope

The LeFrak Center at Lakeside is crafted to provide visitors of all ages with the ultimate winter experience.

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Thanksgiving weekend brings Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn to Killington during the return of the Audi FIS Women's Ski World Cup for Thanksgiving weekend

With American standouts Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn’s courageous return to the circuit, the 2017 Thanksgiving weekend will be a phenomenal repeat of last year’s inaugural World Cup race on Killington’s Superstar Trail.