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.
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Red Hook Fest Livestream
The 27th Annual Red Hook Fest will be LIVESTREAMED on Saturday, June 27th at 2:00 PM via RedHookFest.com featuring powerful performances by The Resistance Revival Chorus, Illustrious Blacks, Taína Asili, and Martha Redbone, with special tributes to Red Hook’s young artists and local coronavirus relief efforts.
New York Covid City
Brooklyn and New York City will forever be changed by Covid-19. Photographs and story from Saturday, May 30, 2020, by Mark D Phillips
COVID-19 Project documents our new Brooklyn reality
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, […]
Bite Size History from BHS
The Brooklyn Historical Society presents their new 5-part weekly series, Bite-Size History, starting Friday, May 22, with BHS historian Nalleli Guillen providing in-depth looks at intriguing objects in the museum’s collection.
The Bandshell goes silent
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.
For Want of a Stadium
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 […]
Comic Daredevil, Bello Nock, takes social distancing to a whole new level
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!
Videos to make you Smile
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?
Brittany Howard opens Celebrate Brooklyn
BRIC presents Brittany Howard, frontwoman and guitarist for the chart-topping, GRAMMY Award-winning band Alabama Shakes, to open the 42nd annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival with a free concert on June 9 at the Prospect Park Bandshell.