News and Stories from Brooklyn Heights

Want to go kayaking with amazing views of the Brooklyn Bridge & more — for free? June 6th is the date for the start of Kayak season in Brooklyn's premier waterfront location.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

Want to go kayaking with amazing views of the Brooklyn Bridge & more — for free? June 6th is the date for the start of Kayak season in Brooklyn's premier waterfront location.

This year's CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015, “Where Jazz Lives,” runs from April 17 thru May 17, 2015 with locations throughout Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

This year's CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015, “Where Jazz Lives,” runs from April 17 thru May 17, 2015.

Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill

There is nothing like a three mile walk through Brookyn into Brooklyn Bridge Park on a snow day, and the second day of spring.

 

A 19th Century boat anchor that has been in front of 76 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights since 1981 is the subject of a campaign by local residents to save it by moving it to a new location nearby.
Brooklyn Heights

A 19th Century boat anchor that has been in front of 76 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights since 1981 is the subject of a campaign by local residents to save it by moving it to a new location nearby.

This summer, BRIC will hold its second annual Visual Artist Residency program at BRIC House.
Brooklyn Heights, Beyond South Brooklyn

This summer, BRIC will hold its second annual Visual Artist Residency program at BRIC House.

Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill

Brooklyn Bridge Park's Environmental Education Center, opening in spring 2015, will house a marine aquarium and a Discovery Station.

Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Is your local library the place that is changing your life? Now is your opportunity to trumpet about the best public libraries in New York City by nominating your branch to win $20,000!

Chris Hondros tribute at Photoville
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Chris Hondros was lost to us much too soon.

James Nachtwey, Doug Menuez: Photoville brings the leaders of the industry to Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Heights

Photoville is the showcase of photography that is set in a unique presentation - shipping containers arranged on the waterfront in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Brooklyn Public Libraries Hours as of October 4, 2014
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Libraries are coming back to life!

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Mikaela Shiffrin wins her third straight Killington Cup in slalom.  ©Mark D Phillips

Today was Mikaela's day to shine during a dreary day at Killington. The weather really was opposite of the excitement as she competed for her third straight Killington Cup slalom podium.