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2nd annual Dance on the Greenway ©Mark D Phillips
Red Hook

Red Hook marked the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy with a festival of site-specific dances created by five diverse choreographers whose works explored the architecture, artifacts, vistas, nooks and crannies

Patti LaBelle will open BRIC’s 41st season with a free concert on June 4, 2019, to begin the annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Park Slope.
Park Slope

Iconic GRAMMY Award-winning entertainer Patti LaBelle will open BRIC’s 41st season with a free concert on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, to begin the annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell in Park Slope.

A summer full of childhood memories... Comics, Disney classics and The Beatles!
Beyond South Brooklyn

It's looking like a great summer for movies. What are you looking forward to this year? Disney blew it with DUMBO but The Lion King and Aladdin look like winners. The ten picture saga of The Avengers comes to fruition in Avengers: Endgame and will Star Wars give us a better feeling than the last movie?

Rooftop Films is back in Sunset Park, celebrating and exploring film, music, and art as part of Friday Nights at IC beginning March 29, 2019, and FREE Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club on Saturday's beginning Saturday, March 30, 2019
Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films is back in Sunset Park with the final FREE Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club screening of FROZEN on Saturday, April 20, 2019!

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.

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