News and Stories from Park Slope

Experience a week of events and activities honoring the opening chapter in America's drive for independence, as the annual Battle Week celebration begins, celebrating Brooklyn's role in the battle for America's independence.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope

Experience a week of events and activities honoring the opening chapter in America's drive for independence, as the annual Battle Week celebration begins on August 17 to August 24, celebrating Brooklyn's role in the b

The Beat Festival provides more than 15 amazing performances around South Brooklyn
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

On September 11-20, 2014, the third annual Brooklyn Emerging Artists in Theater (BEAT) Festival will take place, showcasing Brooklyn's most current crop of local theater, dance, and voice talent, performing in intrigu

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, an exhibit opening in September at the Brooklyn Museum, will explore fashion’s most provocative accessory.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

My wife is a "Sex in the City" addict so I have heard my share of high-heel adoration. One thing New York City is famous for is its shoes.

Project EATS to Run a Farm Stand in Front of Brooklyn Museum Thursdays Starting July 17 Related to Exhibition of Brooklyn Artists Opening Fall 2014
Park Slope

Fresh produce will be sold from a farm stand in front of the Brooklyn Museum's glass front entrance beginning Thursday, July 17 from 3:30 p.m.

The Gallery Players has created OVERTURES: A New Musical Reading Series offering staged readings of six new musicals in Park Slope.
Park Slope

The Gallery Players has often successfully produced new musicals as part of their season, such as Yank (2007) and Like You Like It (2008).  To further this idea, The Gallery Players h

The Brooklyn Museum today announces a call to musicians and producers of all genres-from classical to calypso, brass band to bossa nova-to create an original score to accompany the Jane and David Walentas Fountain in front of the Museum.
Park Slope

The Brooklyn Museum today announces a call to musicians and producers of all genres-from classical to calypso, brass band to bossa nova-to create an original score to accompany the Jane and David Walentas Fountain in

Rachel B. Joyce, Stage Manager in Our Town, rests among gravestones during the first act of the performance at Green-Wood on June 10, 2014.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rachel B. Joyce entered into character as she sat in the front seat of the shuttle taking us from the front gate of Green-Wood to the Currier monument.

Green-Wood invites you this fall to its wonderful exhibition on amusement park genius William F. Mangels.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

You did it! After Green-Wood Cemetery's 30-day fundraising campaign on Kickstarter, more than a few emails, and some real nail-biting, Green-Wood reached its goal!

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in June 2014 including artist talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

So now that schools and Colleges are already winding down, many events are piling up to keep all of us busy during the summer months.

Ingersoll Community Center and BRIC present Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company Community Dance Classes Summer/Fall 2014 featured on The South Brooklyn Network.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ingersoll Community Center and BRIC present Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company Community Dance Classes Summer/Fall 2014

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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.