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World Championship racing to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook, Brooklyn
Red Hook

For the second year running, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship brings World Championship racing to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook, Brooklyn for the double-header season finale 2018 Qatar Airways New York City E-Prix, on July 14 & 15, 2018.

2018 MEN’S WORLD CUP IS COMING TO DUMBO
DUMBO

The DUMBO Improvement District brings back their epic World Cup Viewing Parties to the Dumbo Archway where hundreds of soccer fans filled the space in 2010 and 2014 to cheer on the men, and in 2015 to cheer on the women. Two last games! SEMI FINAL:ENGLAND V CROATIA | JULY 11 @2PM with the FINAL | JULY 15 @2PM

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.

Mel’s Rink Governors Island
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ice skate in the summer sunshine! Mel’s Rink Governors Island will give New Yorkers the rare opportunity to skate during the summer months and is the first outdoor skating opportunity on Governors Island beginning Saturday, May 26, 2018.

MARY Month of May celebrates 80 years of Maritime History
Gowanus, Red Hook

Come enjoy the May festival of diverse FREE maritime programs—the “MARY Month of May"—in honor of the 80th birthday on May 21 of the historic ship, the tanker MARY A.

Success Academy (SA) sixth-grader Nura Baalla, who lives on the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill border last weekend became the national champion at the 15th Annual All-Girls Chess Championships in Chicago, in the Under 12 division.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn

Success Academy (SA) sixth-grader Nura Baalla, who lives on the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill border, became the national champion at the 15th Annual All-Girls Chess Championships in Chicago last weekend, in the Under 12 division.

Trestle Gallery presents Liminal Worlds with work by Ashley Hope, Elizabeth Insogna, Anne Polashenski and Greg Thielker through  June 6, 2018.
Beyond South Brooklyn

Trestle Gallery presents Liminal Worlds with work by Ashley Hope, Elizabeth Insogna, Anne Polashenski and Greg Thielker with an opening reception on Friday, April 27, from 7pm to 9pm, continuing through  June 6, 2018.

Seventh annual Banjo Toss of the Brooklyn Folk Festival
Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus, Red Hook

The 7th annual Banjo Toss into the Gowanus Canal is one of my favorite events sponsored by Jalopy Theater as part of the Brooklyn Folk Festival!

The Red Hook Criterium returns to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal for the 11th edition on April 28, 2018
Red Hook

The Red Hook Criterium returns to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal for the 11th edition on April 28, 2018, with 900 cyclists expected to compete in the 2018 edition. This spectacular event is free for everyone to come watch and enjoy the festival atmosphere.

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.

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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.