News and Stories from Red Hook

USS New York sails past the Statue of Liberty during the 2011 Fleet Week Parade of Ships. ©Mark D Phillips
Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

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.

Registration for the Tour de Brooklyn presented by Jamis will open on Wednesday, May 14th, for the 20 mile ride through Brooklyn on June 1 beginning from Erie Basin Park in Red Hook.
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The 2014 Tour de Brooklyn, presented by Jamis, will start on June 1, 2014, in beautiful Erie Basin Park, alongside Ikea Red Hook.

The 4th Annual Bayou 'n Brooklyn Music Festival at Jalopy Theater features some of the best names in the genre beginning Friday May 9th and continues through Sunday May 11th.
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The 4th Annual Bayou 'n Brooklyn Music Festival at Jalopy Theater features some of the best names in the genre with Joel Savoy, Wilson Savoy, Kelli Savoy, Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew, Church Point Riot, Li'l Mo &

Dance Theatre Etcetera Seeks to Raise $15,000 to Offer Summer Program,  Summer Digital Boot Camp, for Red Hook Youth, featured on The South Brooklyn Network.
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Dance Theatre Etcetera Seeks to Raise $15,000 to Offer Summer Program for Red Hook Youth.

Dance Theatre Etcetera Presents the 21st Annual Red Hook Fest from Thursday, June 5, 2014 to Saturday, June 7, 2014 with Live Music & Dance on the Beautiful Brooklyn Waterfront.
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Dance Theatre Etcetera Presents the 21st Annual Red Hook Fest from Thursday, June 5, 2014 to Saturday, June 7, 2014 with Live Music & Dance on the Beautiful Brooklyn Waterfront.

Red Hook Crit 7 brings World-Class Cyclists and Runners to Red Hook
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What is the Red Hook Crit? I had never heard of it and I thought I knew everything happening around Red Hook. Now that I have read about it, I can't wait to go see this event!

LHVRR #79, home of The Waterfront Museum and the best views of the Statue of Liberty anywhere in New York City. ©Mark D Phillips
Red Hook

2014 marks an amazing year for David Sharps and The Waterfront Museum.

Down Home Radio Show and The Jalopy Theatre are proud to announce the 6th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival taking place Friday, April 18th through Sunday, April 20th, 2014!
Gowanus, Red Hook

Down Home Radio Show and The Jalopy Theatre are proud to announce the 6th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival taking place Friday, April 18th through Sunday, April 20th, 2014!

Sunny Balzanno (in Red) celebrates as Sunny's Bar is reopened 10 months after Hurricane Sandy
Red Hook

Sunny's Bar has always been in Red Hook. So it seemed, until along came Sandy, almost destroying the beloved waterfront bar.

Lehigh Valley No 79: The Waterfront Museum
Red Hook

The Lehigh Valley No. 79 is going to be 100 years old! All thanks to one man.

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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

The Museum of the City of New York presents Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, as part of its second season of the nonfiction film series, Smile, It’s Your Close Up: New York's Documentaries, which zooms in on key moments, individuals, and communities to pose the question: “What makes New Yor