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News & Stories

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall - Takeaways from a Keen Observer by Brad Vogel
Gowanus

On Thursday, November 16, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez keynoted a town hall meeting on the state of the Gowanus Canal Superfund clean-up. A crowd of over 200 packed the Wyckoff Gardens Community Center for this classic civic exercise: a chance for citizens to interact directly with elected and appointed government representatives.

Dredging and Capping Pilot Study
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope

The large crane pulled into the Fourt Street Basin of the Gowanus Canal in late Otober 2017 and is a part of the Dredging and Capping Pilot Study to rebuild the bulkheads along the canal with metal prior to the dredging of the canal.

the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Power Station to become Powerhouse Workshop
Gowanus

The Powerhouse Workshop will be a contemporary industrial fabrication center established to serve the working needs of artists in the former Brooklyn Rapid Transit Power Station on the Gowanus Canal. Site prep is underway.

John Grisham at St Ann's Church in Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill

Author John Grisham is one of the world's best selling authors, having written 39 books from The Pelican Brief to his newest, The Rooster Bar. And he can't stop talking about how lazy he is. The event was sponsored by local independent Carroll Gardens bookseller, Books Are Magic.

Photography Reviews & Events

Front Room Gallery presents a solo exhibition of photographs by Paul Raphaelson, entitled "Sweet Ruin

Front Room Gallery presents a solo exhibition of photographs by Paul Raphaelson, entitled "Sweet Ruin," opening December 8, 2017, and running through January 14, 2018, on Manhattan's Lower East Side.

Richard Avedon's Nothing Personal, denounced at the time of publication, is now considered a masterwork. Published in 1964, its message remains relevant more than a half-century later. Now is your chance to see why.

Richard Avedon's Nothing Personal, denounced at the time of publication, is now considered a masterwork. Published in 1964, its message remains relevant more than a half-century later. Now is your chance to see why.

IMAGINARIUM: The Process Behind the Pictures By Claire Rosen

To celebrate her recently published book, "IMAGINARIUM", United Photo Industries present artist Claire Rosen at the DUMBO gallery with an opening reception and book signing on Thursday, December 7, 2017, with the exhibiton continuing through January 27, 2018.

The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys from December 1, 2017, to April 8, 2018

The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys from December 1, 2017, to April 8, 2018, by one of the most significant cultural voices documenting the realities of the iconic city, featuring large-scale photographs as well as intimate images of its diverse inhabitants.

Beyond Brooklyn

Thanksgiving weekend brings Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn to Killington during the return of the Audi FIS Women's Ski World Cup for Thanksgiving weekend

With American standouts Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn’s courageous return to the circuit, the 2017 Thanksgiving weekend will be a phenomenal repeat of last year’s inaugural World Cup race on Killington’s Superstar Trail. The best female skiers in the world will blaze down the slope during the return of the Audi FIS Women's Ski World Cup to Killington, Vermont, on November 25 and 26, 2017.

In Shelter in Place, Patricia Smith brings her fifth solo exhibition to the Front Room Gallery on the lower East Side with an opening reception on November 3, 2017, from  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, continuing through December 3, 2017.

In Shelter in Place, Patricia Smith brings her fifth solo exhibition to the Front Room Gallery on the lower East Side with an opening reception on November 3, 2017, from  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, continuing through December 3, 2017.