So all the politicians came to celebrate the opening and the cleanup of the Red Hook Fields closed in 2014 due to Lead contamination. The reality was that all our children were playing on fields where they found that the top six inches of ballfields 5-8 were so highly contaminated that they could not stay open.
Month: April 2022
Covid-19 unleashed a dystopian opportunity for developers to change the landscape in the Gowanus neighborhood at a frightening pace. Many unique buildings and urban artscapes vanished in the silence of the pandemic.
Fotografiska New York is presenting a major retrospective, Memoria, which includes 77 photographs arranged in narrative sequences including many of James Nachtwey’s most prominent bodies of work.
Brooklyn Utopias: Along the Canal consists of an indoor exhibition at The Old Stone House (OSH) and two public outdoor art exhibitions of artwork printed on banners hung on the fences surrounding J.J. Byrne Playground and Coffey Park.