News and Stories from Brooklyn Heights

The World Science Festival announces complete programming for their 10th anniversary from May 30 to June 4, 2017
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

The World Science Festival announces complete programming for their 10th anniversary from May 30 to June 4, 2017, which will bring science across the five boroughs of New York City, including the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and several amazing events centered in Brooklyn.

Descension, the Public Art Fund's installation of Anish Kapoor’s art, is a bathtub drain in Brooklyn Bridge Park on display until September 10, 2017.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

When you receive a press release that describes its art subject as the "most viscerally arresting installations" in the first sentence, you definitely feel like you should go see it.

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.

New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, beginning May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn

For the first time in history, New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, opening to the public on May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.

WHY should we care about this stupid story???? Emma Watson's Tits?
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

We are starting a new feature here at SouthBrooklyn.com because the Internet makes so many stories so blown out of proportion. Many of them are just so ridiculous that we can't help commenting on them. Our first is today's rant against Emma Watson's Feminism!

Showtime's HOMELAND television show's plans for a huge gun battle, exploding SUVs, soldiers and presidential motorcade on Sunday, February 19, in the heart of Brooklyn Heights.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

The Brooklyn Heights Association put out a notice about Showtime's HOMELAND television show's plans for a huge gun battle, exploding SUVs, soldiers and presidential motorcade on Sunday, February 19, in the heart of Brooklyn Heights. This is just a TV show and IS NOT REAL!

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.
Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.

Ski for MS combines skiing and fundraising to empower people with MS with stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ski for MS stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.

The blanket Executive Order signed by President Trump has caused respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed to cancel her plans to serve as a judge of the prestigious World Photo competition in Amsterdam.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed canceled her plans to serve as a judge at the World Photo competition in Amsterdam because of the Executive Order signed by President Trump.

Spark, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s first expansion, opens on October 15, 2016, at One John Street in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s DUMBO section.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Spark, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s first expansion outside of its flagship location in Crown Heights, opens on October 15, 2016, in a new 1,850-square foot annex space located in the One John Str

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Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler Hamilton are interred in Trinity Church cemetery in lower Manhattan

When we walked into Trinity Church Wall Street and asked the greeter at the door, "Where do  we find Alexander Hamilton's grave?", he immediately replied, "You know we have Angelica as well!"