Imagine enjoying all the cultural bells and whistles of the Borscht Belt – without driving all the way to the Catskills. The mountain vibe rings loud and clear at the new Watermark at Brooklyn Heights, a high-end senior-living destination set to open this summer.
News & Stories
Brooklyn and New York City will forever be changed by Covid-19. Photographs and story from Saturday, May 30, 2020, by Mark D Phillips
The Brooklyn Historical Society is actively collecting material related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which is impacting daily life in ways no one could predict. The organization is asking for all of our help. The goal is to document and preserve the collective experiences of our community during the crisis, […]
BRIC announces the cancellation of the annual Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival for 2020. The outdoor concerts draw over 200,000 people to the Prospect Park Bandshell. This year’s season was to on June 9 with Brittany Howard, frontwoman and guitarist for the chart-topping, GRAMMY Award-winning band Alabama Shakes.
We all know the story: Despite their 1955 World Series win, in 1957 Dodgers owner Walter O’Malley uprooted Brooklyn’s beloved team, moving “Dem Bums” to the sun and palm trees in LA. But what was the impact on their adopted city? While the doors may be closed for the time […]
Our friend Bello Nock is trying to add a little levity into the world. And we need it more than ever in today’s world. Check out Bello’s video and follow him on social media. It’s worth it!
Now that nothing is happening around Brooklyn, how about some videos to make you smile? Staying home is our new norm for now and many of us don’t even have views to entertain us. How about fellow Brooklynite Patrick Stewart reading Shakespeare? Or my favorite drummer Mark Ehrhardt and the Last Throes rocking out?
1917 was one of the best movies I have ever seen. The “one take” format was intense, making you feel like you were a part of the story.
Continuing our tradition of photography on our website, we present our top ten photographs produced for our site by Mark D Phillips. From skiing to airplanes, it was an interesting year. And nature provided several opportunities for special photographs. Here is our selection:
The singular face of evil comes to Manhattan as the Museum of Jewish Heritage presents Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust in detail.