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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.

Lunar Eclipse coming on January 20, 2019.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend on Sunday, January 20, 2019, beginning at 10:34 p.m. EST, for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. Hope for clear skies and bundle up to watch it.

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving comes to the Brooklyn Museum from February 8, 2019, to May 12, 2019.
Park Slope

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving comes to the Brooklyn Museum from February 8, 2019, to May 12, 2019. 

Urban Bush Women (UBW) newest Artists-in-Residence at BRIC
Beyond South Brooklyn

For their 40th Anniversary season, BRIC welcomes Urban Bush Women (UBW) as their newest Artists-in-Residence.

Legendary Gleason's Gym Debuts in New DUMBO Home
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

Eighty years after it was founded in the heart of the Bronx, The Hub at 149th St. and Third Ave., and three decades after arriving in Brooklyn, Gleason’s Gym is thriving in new quarters in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge.

Tabla Rasa Gallery presents BROOKLYN BEFORE, an exhibit of 18 South Brooklyn photographs from the 126 images in Larry Racioppo’s new book of the same name.
Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Tabla Rasa Gallery presents BROOKLYN BEFORE, an exhibit of 18 South Brooklyn photographs from the 126 images in Larry Racioppo’s new book of the same name. The exhibition opens Saturday, September, 29, 2018, with a reception from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm.

Brooklyn Museum presents Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

Featuring over 150 works by more than 60 artists, Brooklyn Museum presents Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power offering a sweeping view of the remarkable art made by Black artists during one of the most crucial periods in American history.

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AJ Hurt skis in parallel slalom at the US Nationals in Alpine Skiing at Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, on March 23, 2019.

The White Mountains of New Hampshire are some of the most beautiful outdoor scenery across the country. There was a time when the world came to Waterville Valley for some of the best skiiers and skiing in the United States.