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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.

Shot in the Dark and Red Hook Flicks Napolean Dynamite
Red Hook

Check out "Shot in the Dark," a video uploaded by Badlands on Vimeo and then go see tonight's Red Hook Flicks showing of Napolean Dynamite at Valentino Pier on the Red Hook waterfront.

the 2017 BRIC JazzFest, returns to Fort Greene
Beyond South Brooklyn

The third annual edition of the celebrated Brooklyn jazz festival, the 2017 BRIC JazzFest, returns to Fort Greene with multiple shows over the course of a week throughout the various spaces of BRIC House.

Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author, opens Books Are Magic in Cobble Hill, bringing independant book selling back to South Brooklyn.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus

Emma Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Modern Lovers, The Vacationers and Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married - and now the proprietor of Books Are Magic in Cobble Hill.

Best from Macy's 2017 Fireworks
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY FROM SOUTHBROOKYN.COM! The 41st Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks for 2017 were spectacular. We got up high in South Brooklyn and it was quite a different view.

Movies With A View begins July 6, and runs weekly on Thursdays through August 24.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Now in its 18th year, Movies With A View attracts thousands of people each summer to Brooklyn Bridge Park and this year's series begins July 6, and runs weekly on Thursdays through August 24.

Sex and the Bard: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure
Boerum Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn

LAST DAYS! “Measure for Measure" at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn brings the bards tale to a new level of intrigue, death, love, deception – and, amazingly after all this time, surprises. New Videos!

Pop-Up Pool will open for the season on Thursday, June 29, 2017
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Make a splash beneath the breathtaking skyline at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s ultimate spot for beating the heat, the Pop-Up Pool, will open for the season on Thursday, June 29, 2017.

The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival has presented celebrated global music icons, legendary jazz, indie bands, dance troupes, FREE in Prospect Park.
Park Slope

During its nearly 40-year run, the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival has presented celebrated global music icons, legendary jazz artists, chart-topping indie bands, gravity-defying dance troupes, large-scale film projects and even a virtual reality performance.

Rooftop Films' 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV features 45 outdoor screenings in 10 spectacular venues
Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films' 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV features 45 outdoor screenings in 10 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world.

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Beyond Brooklyn

EARTH POTENTIAL is an exhibition of new works by artist Katja Novitskova.

Sometimes an exhibit just captures your imagination and makes you think and ponder the universe. The fact that it is right outside of New York City Hall in one of the few public park spaces in a sea of concrete makes it even a little more special.