News and Stories from Red Hook

The Waterfront Museum and Lehigh Valley Barge No 79 surrounded by ice on February 27, 2015, at its homeport in Red Hook, Brooklyn
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Sometimes nature is just awe-inspiring.

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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!

Portside New York promises a rollicking good time with smokey BBQ from Hometown Bar-B-Que and sizzling music from Brooklyn's premier Dixieland band, the Red Hook Ramblers, during a fundraising party fon Tuesday, October 28th.
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Portside New York promises a rollicking good time with smokey BBQ from Hometown Bar-B-Que and sizzling music from Brooklyn's premier Dixieland band, the Red Hook Ramblers, during a fundraising party fon Tuesday, Octob

Brooklyn Public Libraries Hours as of October 4, 2014
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Libraries are coming back to life!

Red Hook’s antique wooden barge, The Waterfront Museum, is celebrating its 100th birthday with old-time family entertainment by DeadPan Alley and PIRATE SCHOOL!.
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This year, Red Hook’s antique wooden barge is celebrating its 100th birthday with old-time family entertainment.

Out of the Box tells the story of this bustling era in NYC history before bridges and tunnels, with performances on Saturday & Sunday, July 12,13,19 & 20, at 3 pm.
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The Waterfront Museum in Red Hook is one of those places that just stand out in its uniqueness. The next two weekends feature a performance that solidifies that standing.

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Destination Red Hook Ferry is back!

VH1 and Republic Records invited southbrooklyn.com into the crowd at its 24-hour livestream competition, "Make A Band Famous." Meet FANCY REAGAN, the winners of MABF!
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And the winner of VH1's Make A Band Famous is Fancy Reagan (#fancyreagan), hailing from New York City.

The Waterfront Museum will be leaving Red Hook for Tribeca and the North River Historic Ship Festival at Hudson River Park's Pier 25 in Tribeca from June 20 - 22. ©Mark D Phillips
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Family entertainment aboard the historic Waterfront Museum & Showboat Barge One-day Only. Sunday, June 22 at 1 & 4 pm. First Come, First Served.

USS New York sails past the Statue of Liberty during the 2011 Fleet Week Parade of Ships. ©Mark D Phillips
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It's Fleet Week in New York City and Brooklyn is the place to be for the Parade of Ships in the harbor on their way to berths around the waterfront.

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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.