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The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.
Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.

The Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces from May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan including the BRIC House in Fort Greene.
Beyond South Brooklyn

The Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces from May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan including the BRIC House in Fort Greene.

WHY should we care about this stupid story???? Emma Watson's Tits?
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

We are starting a new feature here at SouthBrooklyn.com because the Internet makes so many stories so blown out of proportion. Many of them are just so ridiculous that we can't help commenting on them. Our first is today's rant against Emma Watson's Feminism!

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, received 19 nominations for the 60th Annual New York Emmy® Awards.
Beyond South Brooklyn

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, received 19 nominations for the 60th Annual New York Emmy Awards including 13 for BRIC TV and six for shows produced through BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech public access initiative.

Showtime's HOMELAND television show's plans for a huge gun battle, exploding SUVs, soldiers and presidential motorcade on Sunday, February 19, in the heart of Brooklyn Heights.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

The Brooklyn Heights Association put out a notice about Showtime's HOMELAND television show's plans for a huge gun battle, exploding SUVs, soldiers and presidential motorcade on Sunday, February 19, in the heart of Brooklyn Heights. This is just a TV show and IS NOT REAL!

The Tilt Kids Festival multidisciplinary festival presents five world premieres and four U.S. debuts throughout New York City from March 4 through April 16, including Hervé Tullet at the Invisible Dog in Boerum Hill.
Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Tilt Kids Festival multidisciplinary festival presents five world premieres and four U.S. debuts from artists spanning the globe at venues throughout New York City from March 4 through April 16, including Hervé Tullet at the Invisible Dog in Boerum Hill.

For the third consecutive year, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair will return to New York from May 5th to 7th, 2017, at Brooklyn’s Pioneer Works in Red Hook.
Red Hook

For the third consecutive year, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, a reference to fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent, will return to New York from May 5th to 7th, 2017, at Brooklyn’s Pioneer Works in Red Hook.

Ski for MS combines skiing and fundraising to empower people with MS with stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ski for MS stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.

The blanket Executive Order signed by President Trump has caused respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed to cancel her plans to serve as a judge of the prestigious World Photo competition in Amsterdam.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed canceled her plans to serve as a judge at the World Photo competition in Amsterdam because of the Executive Order signed by President Trump.

From December through March, 2017, BBG presents its First Sundays series of activities and FREE winter weekday admission through February 2017!
Park Slope

From December through March, 2017, BBG presents its First Sundays series of activities and FREE winter weekday admission through February 2017!

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Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler Hamilton are interred in Trinity Church cemetery in lower Manhattan

When we walked into Trinity Church Wall Street and asked the greeter at the door, "Where do  we find Alexander Hamilton's grave?", he immediately replied, "You know we have Angelica as well!"