Arts and Fun

After 11 years of touring the world under the blue and yellow Big Top, Cirque du Soleil’s “Varekai” began a new adventure this past December performing in arenas worldwide and in some markets … Full Article

Bastille Day in Brooklyn: Pétanque, pastis and the World Cup

Boerum Hill
Thousands came to Smith Street in Boerum Hill on Sunday for the largest -- and most convivial -- Bastille Day celebration in the U.S. … Full Article

Support Brooklyn's youth soccer: Vote Elisabeth Cardiello!

Brooklyn Boro
There is an online voting opportunity to help Brooklynite Elisabeth Cardiello, daughter of the late Peter Cardiello, soccer legend in his youth and community, and Bay Ridge businessman for many yea
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Summer Stroll promises fun for everyone

Bay Ridge
Go ahead, take a summer stroll up Third Avenue! You can even walk in the middle of the street without worrying about a car hitting you. Cars? Forget about them! They’re banned from the avenue so that the entire street can be turned over to you for your enjoyment. … Full Article

City of Water Day comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park

DUMBO
The Metropolitan Water Alliance’s City of Water Day will make its way to Brooklyn Bridge Park July 12. Kayaking and “Seining the River Wild” are both free, public events that are a part of the annual “celebration of the world-class potential of the water that surrounds us.” … Full Article

New Borough Park playground knows no handicap

Borough Park
Children with physical disabilities deserve to have as much fun on a playground as their more able-bodied peers, according to two Borough Park lawmakers, who are the key figures behind the construciton of a new recreation area that includes amenities for youngsters in wheelchairs. … Full Article

Brooklyn students apprentice at Museum of Jewish Heritage

Brooklyn Boro
Fifteen public high school students, including several from Brooklyn, and many different ethnic groups and religions,  were chosen to participate in the High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) at the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in … Full Article

NYRP, BAM present Arts in the Gardens series

Brooklyn Boro
New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) have partnered to present a season of free arts programming in select NYRP community gardens in Brooklyn. NYRP gardens are available for anyone to volunteer in, grow produce and host their own events. … Full Article

Parks are alive with the sound of music

Bay Ridge
“Summertime and the living is easy,” George Gershwin wrote. Well, the music is easy, too, especially if you live in southwest Brooklyn. … Full Article

Chestnut proposes to girlfriend before winning hot dog contest

Coney Island
In a moment that he'll relish forever, Joey "Jaws" Chestnut got down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend before he roasted the competition in the annual Nathan's Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island last Friday. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Thousands celebrate Brooklyn color run

Marine Park
Welcome to the world's happiest 5K. More than 10,000 people were doused in color at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn last Saturday and Sunday as part of "The Happiest 5K On The Planet." … Full Article

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