News and Stories from Cobble Hill

The 1250ft Photo Exhibition, THE FENCE, has been installed along the Greenway of the picturesque Brooklyn Bridge Park for it's 4th year and is projected to attract over 1.5 million visitors this summer!
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

The 1250ft Photo Exhibition, THE FENCE, has been installed along the Greenway of the picturesque Brooklyn Bridge Park for it's 4th year and is projected to attract over 1.5 million visitors this summe

SUMMERSTAGE In Brooklyn
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

In June of 1986 Sun Ra and the Omniverse Jet Set Arkestra performed a free concert in the Naumberg Bandshell in Central Park, and the summer music landscape in New York City changed forever.

Public Art Fund announces Please Touch the Art, a major new exhibition by Danish artist Jeppe Hein featuring 18 playful sculptures designed specifically for public interaction at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

Just in time for warm weather, Public Art Fund announces Please Touch the Art, a major new exhibition by Danish artist Jeppe Hein featuring 18 playful sculptures designed specifically for public inter

Christopher Swain swims in the Gowanus Canal for Earth Day, April 22, 2015. The activist made the journey to bring attention to the Brooklyn Superfund site.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus

Earth Day brings out some of the stupidest ideas, and an an environmental activist took it to a new level by swimming in the disgustingly toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.

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.

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.

 

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!

No one could have predicted the magnitude of impact that the Invisible Dog Art Center would have on Bergen Street, on the careers of the artists it has supported and presented, or on the NYC artistic community when Lucien Zayan first noticed 51 Bergen Street
Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill

I can't understand how people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.  
John Cage

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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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.