Red Hook Fest 2017 Dates Announced!

We were very excited to receive an email from Dance Theatre Etcetera informing us that the dates for Red Hook Fest have been set! This not only reminds us that the huge weekend long festival, which “features a lineup of professional bands and dance companies, plus free activities for all ages like kayak rides in […]

Bell House hosts Women’s History Variety Show Tonight.

This event not only sounds like a lot of fun but it’s perfect timing after International Women’s Day and the “A Day Without Women” strike yesterday.  Time After Time is a variety show about movies and women’s history. So plan on seeing amazingly tough women on screen throughout the years. There is more or a […]

Campfire Conversations in Prospect Park.

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library for this fun and free event on Saturday, March 4th from 5pm-6pm. Campfire Conversations is “a series of themed community conversations set around an outdoor campfire at the Lefferts Historic House, complete with music, refreshments and mulled wine. This month’s conversation will focus on the theme of […]

Winter Break at Carroll Gardens Library!

This week is winter break for New York City schools and parents and caregivers may be trying to figure out activities for their little ones. The library is always a a haven for people wanting to save their money while enjoying the unique and fun programs for their kids.  Tomorrow, at Carroll Gardens Library, you can […]

Neighboring Walls Art Exhibit.

We love our Brooklyn art communities. Art is a major factor when we talk about the vitality and energy within our infamous borough.  The idea of opening up artists studios and the community being invited to view their work is not a new one.  Open Studios has been around for a while in several different […]

Brooklyn Paramount Theater Restoration Underway.

Did you know the Brooklyn Paramount Theater is being restored after decades of serving as a basketball court for Long Island University? Following the lead of Kings Theatre, which reopened 2015, the Paramount will be used once again for concerts and other live events. The Paramount, built it 1928, was designed by the architectural firm […]

Black Jacks: African American Sailors in the 19th Century

  Here’s a fascinating and informative lecture coming up the first weekend of February that we wanted to share with you all. There are two opportunities to attend this free talk, Friday February 3rd at Borough Hall and Saturday February 4th at The Noble Maritime Collection.  More about this below. The critical historic role played […]

Carroll Gardens Library Events and News.

Our local libraries are always a nice warm haven in the winter months, especially for parents and caregivers.  The Carroll Gardens Library, on Union and Clinton, always has wonderful programs for all ages.  Some include yoga, crafts and story times for the little ones and memoir workshops or knitting groups for adults.  They even have […]

Nutcracker Rouge Through January 7th.

Nutcracker Rouge will be playing in Fort Greene until January 7th. “A sexy take on the classical ballet, featuring opera, circus, vaudeville, burlesque” is a good way to describe what to expect at this show but we would add that it’s also mesmerizing with both moments of ethereal beauty and hilarity. Everyone we know who has […]

Morbid Anatomy Krampus Party.

This annual party will take place on December 16th, 8pm at The Bell House. Morbid Anatomy members can get tickets fo $15 and all others are $20. The only way to describe this holiday party is that it feels like a Halloween and Christmas combo.  Odd, dark and so much fun! A better description copied for The […]