News and Stories from Red Hook

2nd annual Dance on the Greenway ©Mark D Phillips
Red Hook

Red Hook marked the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy with a festival of site-specific dances created by five diverse choreographers whose works explored the architecture, artifacts, vistas, nooks and crannies

Seventh annual Banjo Toss of the Brooklyn Folk Festival
Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus, Red Hook

The 7th annual Banjo Toss into the Gowanus Canal is one of my favorite events sponsored by Jalopy Theater as part of the Brooklyn Folk Festival!

The Red Hook Criterium returns to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal for the 11th edition on April 28, 2018
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The Red Hook Criterium returns to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal for the 11th edition on April 28, 2018, with 900 cyclists expected to compete in the 2018 edition. This spectacular event is free for everyone to come watch and enjoy the festival atmosphere.

Liquid Assets: New York's Watersheds & Waterways
Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan looks at water during Liquid Assets: New York's Watersheds & Waterways, a conversation with an esteemed panel of environmentalists discussing what New York can do to protect its drinking and recreational water supply in a changing climate.

Super Blue Blood Moon and the Lunar Eclipse CR Mark D Phillips
Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

On a super cold Wednesday morning on January 31, 2018, a large group of photographers stood in a parking lot in Red Hook, Brooklyn, to try to capture the Super Blue Blood Moon and the Lunar Eclipse with the Statue of Liberty. It did not disappoint.

Premiere of A Brooklyn Symphony in Six Variations
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra premieres “A Brooklyn Symphony in Six Variations,” a short film directed and produced by musician and Emmy-nominated filmmaker, Susan Abdulezer, on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Downtown Brooklyn as a fundraiser for the organization.

Great American Eclipse wins viewers' vote as top image of 2017
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The top three images of 2017 were picked by our viewers. The results are in.......

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

Weeks before the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Shiffrin scored a first-place finish so commanding, so seemingly effortless on the unforgivingly icy slope in the FIS World CACup slalom races in Killington, she brought the hometown crowd to deafening cheers.

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

The FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom race at Killington ended in light rain and tears for the local crowd as the US' Mikaela Shiffrin finished second behind Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany.

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.

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