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A full list of free events and activities for summer 2014 in Brooklyn Bridge Park featured on The South Brooklyn Network.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (BBPC) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) have a full lineup of free events and activities for summer of 2014.

Syfy Movies With A View FREE! On the Harbor View Lawn of Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park throughout the summer
Brooklyn Heights

First Ever Outdoor Screening of Pop Culture Sensation Sharknado on Thursday, July 17 will Highlight Syfy Movies With A View in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Brooklyn Bodega, producers of The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival are proud to announce the headliners for the 10th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival happening July 9th-12th, under the Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival announces Headliners Raekwon, Jay Electronica and CJ Fly of Pro Era.

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy and Brooklyn Bridge Park announce May events including Celebrate Brooklyn! Bridge Dance Parties, Wednesday Night Tours series, a senior fitness class, and free skate sessions.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy and Brooklyn Bridge Park announced a diverse and dynamic May 2014 programming schedule with an array of cultural, educational, and recreational events.
 

The Macy’s annual fireworks show will be set off from the Brooklyn Bridge and barges on the East River this year, the first time the bridge will be used since the 2008 125th Birthday Anniversary celebration.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

After a five-year drought, the Macy’s annual fireworks show will be set off from the Brooklyn Bridge and barges on the East River this year, bringing the extravaganza back to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and the bor

Brooklyn Bridge Park is recruiting 2014 volunteers
Brooklyn Heights

Volunteers assist all over Brooklyn Bridge Park and are critical to the success of the park and its programs.

In Pursuit of Freedom is a multifaceted public history initiative that explores the everyday heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement in collaboration by the Brooklyn Historical Society, Weeksville Heritage Center & Irondale Ensemble.
Brooklyn Heights

In Pursuit of Freedom is a multifaceted public history initiative that explores the everyday heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement.

The Gallery Players began The Peanut Gallery in the summer of 2005, a musical theater performance workshop for kids and teens. Early registration is now available for the 2014 summer camp.
Brooklyn Heights

The Gallery Players began The Peanut Gallery in the summer of 2005, a musical theater performance workshop for kids and teens. Taught by professional theater artists, The Peanut Gallery is devoted to Musical Theater.

A ferry passes through the ice which filled the catch basin and into New York Harbor at Brooklyn Bridge Park. ©Mark D Phillips
Brooklyn Heights

Winter is creating a wonderland in New York City as ice flows into New York Harbor from the East and Hudson Rivers. With temperatures still in the teens and lower overnight, the amounts will continue to grow.

Construction on the Brooklyn Bridge until 2014 ©Mark D Phillips
Brooklyn Heights

After 135 years, and millions of vehicles, the Brooklyn Bridge is going through one of its most thorough rebuilding projects.

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Frank Manzi's Magical Mystery Tour at Wayne & Tonja Smith's Magical Backyard Forest in Morganton, NC. ©Mark D Phillips

There’s nothing like a magical night under the stars listening to music. When that experience includes one of my favorite artists appearing in one of my favorite places in the world, it’s at the top of my bucket list.

It all came to be with a simple Facebook post.