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.
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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.
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.
During the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Red Hook, Jaguar Racing’s Sam Bird drove to a dominant win around the challenging Brooklyn street circuit. The competition returns to Red Hook on July 10-11, 2022.
He was more than just soup cans. The deep influence of his roots is plain in Andy Warhol:Revelation, a new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, that marries the Warhol we know with the one hiding in plain sight. The show examines no less than the concepts of life and death, […]
Satan in the Smoke was one of the first electronic viral images. Sent over email before social media, the image appeared in millions of inboxes across the country. My website crashed from the million hits it received. The image was vilified as fake by major news organizations, I had to […]
The Obama portraits debut this summer at the Brooklyn Museum, the second stop on a nationwide tour. Opening August 27, Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of President Barack Obama and Amy Sherald’s portrait of Mrs. Michelle Obama have inspired an unprecedented response from the public.
The Prospect Park Bandshell is coming back to life on Saturday, July 31, 2012, with the opening night of the BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! FESTIVAL featuring Ari Lenox.
Japan Village (Location: 934 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232) is presenting a live music event, “Re: Open JAM at Japan Village.” for 13 days: July 11th (Sun) – August 1st (Sun), 2021. The event will celebrate and support the restart of Japanese musicians who suffered from the pandemic.
The Red Hook Fest, a waterfront favorite featuring Valentino Park and local talent, returns Friday, June 4, 2021, with 3 nights of live performances, family-friendly activities, vital resources, and much-needed celebration.