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BRIC presents Brooklyn Youth Media Festival: Concrete Stories, a two-day showcase of media produced by Brooklyn-affiliated youth under the age of 20
Park Slope

A unique opportunity for young filmmakers in Brooklyn!

Featured on The South Brooklyn Network, Congratulations to Brooklyn Independent Media on receiving nominations for two New York Emmy Awards this year.
Park Slope

Congratulations to Brooklyn Independent Media on receiving nominations for two New York Emmy Awards this year.

The Gallery Players began The Peanut Gallery in the summer of 2005, a musical theater performance workshop for kids and teens. Early registration is now available for the 2014 summer camp.
Brooklyn Heights

The Gallery Players began The Peanut Gallery in the summer of 2005, a musical theater performance workshop for kids and teens. Taught by professional theater artists, The Peanut Gallery is devoted to Musical Theater.

A ferry passes through the ice which filled the catch basin and into New York Harbor at Brooklyn Bridge Park. ©Mark D Phillips
Brooklyn Heights

Winter is creating a wonderland in New York City as ice flows into New York Harbor from the East and Hudson Rivers. With temperatures still in the teens and lower overnight, the amounts will continue to grow.

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.

109th New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ©Mark D Phillips
Park Slope

2014 begins with a new moyor in New York City.

Whole Foods opens at Third and Third in Gowanus, Brooklyn. ©Mark D Phillips
Gowanus

A new era has come to Gowanus.

After a decade in the making, Whole Foods Market celebrated the grand opening of its much-anticipated and first Brooklyn, New York, store on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013.

Lakeside, the largest and most ambitious project in Prospect Park  since the Park’s completion, will open this month, December 2013.  The $74 million restoration and redesign features a public skating  facility with amenities including a café.
Park Slope

Lakeside, the largest and most ambitious project in Prospect Park since the Park’s completion, will open this month, December 20, 2013.

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.

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Horse Pull at the Middlefield Fair

When my friend Sarah Foley asked me to judge the photo contest at the Middlefield Fair, I immediately said yes. Not only did I want to see the types of photographs that would be entered, I really wanted to see the fair itself.