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News & Stories

The S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse was damaged by fire last summer. ©Mark D Phillips, markdphillips.com
Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook

Members of the Gowanus Landmarking Coalition, PortSide New York, and community members in Red Hook and Gowanus will hold a press conference on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, opposing demolition of the historic S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse along the Gowanus Canal, which dates to 1886.

The Red Hook Criterium, the iconic race that popularized cycling’s fixed-gear criterium format which began on the streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn, will suspend its series in 2019.
Red Hook

The Red Hook Criterium, the iconic race that popularized cycling’s fixed-gear criterium format which began on the streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn, will suspend its series in 2019.

Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn Heights presents On the (Queer) Waterfront, the first exhibition to focus explicitly on LGBTQ history of Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Heights

On the (Queer) Waterfront is the first exhibition ever to focus explicitly on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history of Brooklyn. Join author Hugh Ryan (When Brooklyn Was Queer, St. Martin’s Press, March 2019) for the release party and opening reception on March 5, 2019 at the Brooklyn Historical Society.

Gowanus Landmarking Coalition Launches Website Ahead of Rezoning
Gowanus

The Gowanus Landmarking Coalition unveiled its new website highlighting the priority list of fifteen sites and small districts in Gowanus that warrant official designation by the City of New York in its rezoning plan.

Photography Reviews & Events

Hasselblad is hosting a pop-up experience at its New York Experience Studio celebrating Contact High: A Visual History of Hip Hop by culture and entertainment journalist Vikki Tobak

Hasselblad is hosting a pop-up experience at its New York Experience Studio celebrating Contact High: A Visual History of Hip Hop by culture and entertainment journalist Vikki Tobak, a recently published book that documents hip hop’s key influencers over a 40 year span.

It's time to enter The Fence 2019

ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 27, 2019! Here's your chance to have your photography project displayed on the wall under the Brooklyn Bridge. The FENCE is a large-scale traveling photography exhibition reaching over 8 million visitors annually through open-air exhibitions in 8 cities across North America.

Aunty!, opening on November 15 at the United Photo Industries Gallery in DUMBO, Brooklyn

EXTENDED TILL FEBRUARY 7, 2019....Aunty!, opening on November 15 at the United Photo Industries Gallery in DUMBO, Brooklyn, brings the historical context of the honorific through photographs from The McKinley Collection, a repository of rare, original images from the 1890s to now.

PhotoPlus Expo  2018 opens today, October 25

PhotoPlus Expo  2018 opens today, October 25, with a slew of topics that are bringing the problems in the photography business to the forefront.

Beyond Brooklyn

Ski Blandford is back in operation under new management and it is a jewel.

It's President Week and there are lots of families deciding what to do during the time off. How about a Massachusetts ski trip? Ski Blandford is back in operation under new management and it is a jewel.

Village of kids turn out to build giant snowman in Cobble Hill

Every once in a while, someplace out in the rest of the world from New York City pops up with something fun. And the fact that this one is from Cobble Hill is pretty cool. The fact that it is Canada shows how much alike we all are.