News and Stories from Park Slope

As the Gowanus Dredgers bring hundreds of canoers and spectators to the Gowanus Canal area for the Gowanus Challenge, there is a battle brewing to save the character of the neighborhood.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook

As the Gowanus Dredgers bring hundreds of canoers and spectators to the Gowanus Canal area for the Gowanus Challenge, there is a battle brewing to save the character of the neighborhood.

Common opens the 40th BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
Park Slope

BRIC KICKS OFF THE YEARLONG 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WITH A FREE CONCERT BY COMMON ON JUNE 5 ALONG WITH ANNUAL OPENING NIGHT GALA HONORING OUTGOING BRIC PRESIDENT LESLIE SCHULTZ FOR HER 13-YEAR LEADERSHIP TO BEGIN THE 2018 BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! FESTIVAL.

Premiere of A Brooklyn Symphony in Six Variations
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra premieres “A Brooklyn Symphony in Six Variations,” a short film directed and produced by musician and Emmy-nominated filmmaker, Susan Abdulezer, on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Downtown Brooklyn as a fundraiser for the organization.

David Bowie is Celebrates an artist's full life
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

The critically-acclaimed exhibition David Bowie is makes its final stop at the Brooklyn Museum on March 2 through July 15 with an amazing selection of public programs to celebrate the late artist's creative process and cultural impact.

Great American Eclipse wins viewers' vote as top image of 2017
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The top three images of 2017 were picked by our viewers. The results are in.......

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

Weeks before the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Shiffrin scored a first-place finish so commanding, so seemingly effortless on the unforgivingly icy slope in the FIS World CACup slalom races in Killington, she brought the hometown crowd to deafening cheers.

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

The FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom race at Killington ended in light rain and tears for the local crowd as the US' Mikaela Shiffrin finished second behind Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany.

Dredging and Capping Pilot Study
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope

The large crane pulled into the Fourt Street Basin of the Gowanus Canal in late Otober 2017 and is a part of the Dredging and Capping Pilot Study to rebuild the bulkheads along the canal with metal prior to the dredging of the canal.

David Bowie is comes to Brooklyn
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

David Bowie is comes to The Brooklyn Museum for the final stop on its world tour, on view from March 2 to July 15, 2018, and will include never-before-seen objects and exclusive items only on display during the Brooklyn presentation.

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

Each year the Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Eagles, recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with the Brooklyn Literary Prize given in the fall. This year's shortlist includes a novel, a book-length poem, a collection of short stories, and three works of nonfiction.

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