Labor Day West Indian Carnival and More.

Labor Day along Eastern Parkway becomes a sea of colorfully-dressed West Indian American parade goers celebrating and dancing down the street.  Also known as the New York Caribbean Carnival, this event is amazingly vibrant. It’s a wonderful experience to feel so much joy and pride surrounding you and it’s hard not to get wrapped up […]

Ample Hills Creamery Classes.

Ample Hills Creamery opened up their first shop in Prospect Heights Brooklyn only six years ago.  Their large two-story space in Gowanus followed a few years later and since then they have expanded pretty quickly with a few more permanent stores in Manhattan and Brooklyn and two seasonal shops in Brooklyn Bridge Park and Jacob […]

July Classes for Brooklyn Brainery.

We wanted to share the Brainery’s July schedule and remind you of all the wonderful  and unique courses they offer, such as a moisturizer and lip balm workshop being offered on July 2nd or a course on birding on July 6th.  One class on June 29th at their Prospect Heights location is entitled “The Long and Fascinating History […]

Calling all Organizers and Artists for Post-Election Help.

On December 3rd from 6pm-8pm, Brooklyn museum will be holding a community resource fair as part of their Target First Saturday program.  This particular fair will focus on post election advocacy.  If you want to learn what you can do to make a difference in your community then attending this event is a first step. […]

Brooklyn Brainery Opens in Windsor Terrace!

It’s no secret that we are fans of Brooklyn Brainery.  We blogged about this community education storefront years ago when they opened their first shop on Court Street in Carroll Gardens and we occasionally share info on classes they are hosting.  That space on Court has since closed and they are now housed at 190 […]

A Translucent Sculpture Turns Invisible by Arthur Mallett

  Nicholas Papadakis’ sculpture of a translucent child that had been hovering on Prospect Park Lake was reported missing on Sunday.  It had been installed as part of the Art Slope festival, a multi-arts festival in Park Slope. Luckily, the sculpture was recovered by two teenagers who discovered it in the woods.  It appears to be […]