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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.

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.

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Beyond Brooklyn

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