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Creekers Jamboree, Roots and Americana music, beginning Saturday, June 16
Gowanus

The Gowanus Dredgers present Creekers Jamboree, celebrating Roots and Americana music, beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 5 pm to 8 pm, and continuing on the third Saturday of every month this Summer!

The first trailer for Tim Burton's live action version of DUMBO is out. How about premiering the movie in the archway of the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO?
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

The first trailer for Tim Burton's live action version of DUMBO is out. How about premiering the movie in the archway of the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO? Just saying, it's the coolest place and would give the movie an even bigger public relations bounce

2018 marks the 14th installation of the acclaimed Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF)
DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

2018 marks the 14th installation of the acclaimed Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF), returning July 10th through the 14th with a week of lectures, workshops, exhibitions screenings and of course the world famous Finale concert.

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.

2018 MEN’S WORLD CUP IS COMING TO DUMBO
DUMBO

The DUMBO Improvement District brings back their epic World Cup Viewing Parties to the Dumbo Archway where hundreds of soccer fans filled the space in 2010 and 2014 to cheer on the men, and in 2015 to cheer on the women. Two last games! SEMI FINAL:ENGLAND V CROATIA | JULY 11 @2PM with the FINAL | JULY 15 @2PM

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.

Mel’s Rink Governors Island
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ice skate in the summer sunshine! Mel’s Rink Governors Island will give New Yorkers the rare opportunity to skate during the summer months and is the first outdoor skating opportunity on Governors Island beginning Saturday, May 26, 2018.

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.

Success Academy (SA) sixth-grader Nura Baalla, who lives on the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill border last weekend became the national champion at the 15th Annual All-Girls Chess Championships in Chicago, in the Under 12 division.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn

Success Academy (SA) sixth-grader Nura Baalla, who lives on the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill border, became the national champion at the 15th Annual All-Girls Chess Championships in Chicago last weekend, in the Under 12 division.

Trestle Gallery presents Liminal Worlds with work by Ashley Hope, Elizabeth Insogna, Anne Polashenski and Greg Thielker through  June 6, 2018.
Beyond South Brooklyn

Trestle Gallery presents Liminal Worlds with work by Ashley Hope, Elizabeth Insogna, Anne Polashenski and Greg Thielker with an opening reception on Friday, April 27, from 7pm to 9pm, continuing through  June 6, 2018.

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Frank Manzi's Magical Mystery Tour at Wayne & Tonja Smith's Magical Backyard Forest in Morganton, NC. ©Mark D Phillips

There’s nothing like a magical night under the stars listening to music. When that experience includes one of my favorite artists appearing in one of my favorite places in the world, it’s at the top of my bucket list.

It all came to be with a simple Facebook post.