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Kidseclipse, SouthBrooklyn and the Great American Eclipse
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

In 1998, I launched kidseclipse.com for my trip to Aruba to witness my first Total Solar Eclipse. Fast forward to 2017 and the Great American Eclipse to take place on August 21, 2017, and I return to my childhood home to witness history.

Heartland Passage Tour at Waterfront Museum in Red Hook
Red Hook

The Heartland Passage Tour brings troubadours and storytellers plus a documentary about the Erie Canal by an Academy Award winning filmmaker to Brooklyn’s Waterfront Museum on September 3 in Red Hook.

Wearable tech hits the compression sleeve market with the Zguards SmartSleeve
Beyond South Brooklyn

Wearable tech hits the compression sleeve market, opening an all new method for athletes to connect with their fans with Zguards SmartSleeve, introduced this week at an event in New York City.

Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Looking for summer reading? Check out the long list for the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. Each year the Brooklyn Public Library recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with a prize given in the fall.

Photography Reviews & Events

PHOTOPLUS EXPO ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

The second annual PhotoPlus Expo Photography Contest gives the opportunity to be featured in the international traveling “Perspectives” exhibition on the expo floor of PhotoPlus Expo in October 2017 and Photokina in September 2018.

GRIT AND GLAMOUR: The Photographs of ALLAN TANNENBAUM

I first met Allan while working for the Associated Press in the early 1990s. It wasn't till much later that I discovered his catalog of some of Rock 'N Roll's greatest bands, and celebrities showing their true selves in his portraits. One of my favorites has Jack Nicholson relaxed on a coach with his arms stretched out in a setting that mirrors "The Shining."

THE FENCE 2017 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, © Mark D Phillips

THE FENCE, now on display in Brooklyn Bridge Park, features a diverse roster of 41 photographers, including the Juror's Choice grand prize winner Joshua Rashaad McFadden's "Come to Selfhood" which explores African American male identity.

Stan Honda brings his expertise to two free events at Adorama Camera in Manhattan with Night Sky Landscapes on July 16, 2017, and Solar Eclipse Photography on August 6, 2017.

Astronomy photographer extraordinaire, Stan Honda, brings his expertise to a free event at Adorama Camera in Manhattan with "Solar Eclipse Photography" on August 6, 2017.

Beyond Brooklyn

Horse Pull at the Middlefield Fair

BEYOND BROOKLYN: Step back in time at the Middlefield Fair in Massachusetts where 150 years of history is condensed into three days of horse pulls, fiddle contests, and the joys of country life.

Summer Streets 2017

On three consecutive Saturdays in August - the 5th, 12th, and 19th - nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened for people to play, run, walk and bike during the tenth annual Summer Streets.