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Mandela campaigned against F.W. de Klerk
Cobble Hill

By Mark D Phillips

In the 1990's as a working photojournalist, I had the opportunity to travel to South Africa two times, spending a substantial amount of time learning about a diverse and beautiful land.

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!

Gallery Players celebrate their 47th Season
Park Slope

Since 1967, The Gallery Players have been producing classic and contemporary plays and musicals, as well as premiering new works.

St. Ann's Warehouse breaks ground at the Tobacco Warehouse. Credit:Marvel Architects PLLC
DUMBO

This morning, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, St. Ann's Warehouse Founder and Artistic Director Susan Feldman, St. Ann's Warehouse Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson, St.

The Great China Skywalk by Jay Cochrane, the greatest highwire walk ever. ©Mark D Phillips
Cobble Hill

BY Mark D Phillips:
Jay Cochrane lost his battle with cancer. I have lost my friend. The world has lost a gleaming light.

Cobble Hill

For years, Cobble Hill has enjoyed (and been a little horrified by) the impaled pumpkins of Jane Greengold.

Park Slope

President Obama is scheduled to visit Pathways in Technology Early College High School, which is located two miles from Prospect Park in Crown Heights.

From Brooklyn to Cooperstown: Baseball History Ties the Two Together
Park Slope

Green-Wood Cemetery and SABR-NYC Invite You on a One-Time Only Private Tour To See Early Baseball Graves and Rare Baseball Items from Green-Wood’s Archives To Help Raise Money to Restore the Creighton Monument

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

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Beyond Brooklyn

The best players in college baseball hone their skills during the summer months in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL).

Vandy Boys. The name is synonymous with college baseball players.

It is baseball in its purest form with athletes who are playing for the love of the game, with the slim possibility of advancing to a Major League Baseball career.