News and Stories from Red Hook

2nd annual Dance on the Greenway ©Mark D Phillips
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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

Rooftop Films is back in Sunset Park, celebrating and exploring film, music, and art as part of Friday Nights at IC beginning March 29, 2019, and FREE Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club on Saturday's beginning Saturday, March 30, 2019
Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films is back in Sunset Park with the final FREE Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club screening of FROZEN on Saturday, April 20, 2019!

The S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse was damaged by fire last summer. ©Mark D Phillips, markdphillips.com
Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook

Members of the Gowanus Landmarking Coalition, PortSide New York, and community members in Red Hook and Gowanus will hold a press conference on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, opposing demolition of the historic S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse along the Gowanus Canal, which dates to 1886.

The Red Hook Criterium, the iconic race that popularized cycling’s fixed-gear criterium format which began on the streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn, will suspend its series in 2019.
Red Hook

The Red Hook Criterium, the iconic race that popularized cycling’s fixed-gear criterium format which began on the streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn, will suspend its series in 2019.

Lunar Eclipse coming on January 20, 2019.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend on Sunday, January 20, 2019, beginning at 10:34 p.m. EST, for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. Hope for clear skies and bundle up to watch it.

Tabla Rasa Gallery presents BROOKLYN BEFORE, an exhibit of 18 South Brooklyn photographs from the 126 images in Larry Racioppo’s new book of the same name.
Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Tabla Rasa Gallery presents BROOKLYN BEFORE, an exhibit of 18 South Brooklyn photographs from the 126 images in Larry Racioppo’s new book of the same name. The exhibition opens Saturday, September, 29, 2018, with a reception from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm.

World Championship racing to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook, Brooklyn
Red Hook

For the second year running, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship brings World Championship racing to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook, Brooklyn for the double-header season finale 2018 Qatar Airways New York City E-Prix, on July 14 & 15, 2018.

As the Gowanus Dredgers bring hundreds of canoers and spectators to the Gowanus Canal area for the Gowanus Challenge, there is a battle brewing to save the character of the neighborhood.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook

As the Gowanus Dredgers bring hundreds of canoers and spectators to the Gowanus Canal area for the Gowanus Challenge, there is a battle brewing to save the character of the neighborhood.

MARY Month of May celebrates 80 years of Maritime History
Gowanus, Red Hook

Come enjoy the May festival of diverse FREE maritime programs—the “MARY Month of May"—in honor of the 80th birthday on May 21 of the historic ship, the tanker MARY A.

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!

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On Saturday, May 18, Brooklynites will see the entire D-Day Squadron fly in formation from Oxford, CT and around the Statue of Liberty. ©Mark D Phillips

It’s been 75-years since the skies were filled with C-47s on their way to France to begin the D-Day invasion.