Arts and Fun

Children’s Chorus to donate concert proceeds to Haitian kids

Bay Ridge
A group of socially conscious kids will raise their voices in song to help children in Haiti still recovering from a devastating 2010 earthquake. … Full Article

Top pols tapped as Grand Marshals for Brooklyn Pride

Brooklyn Boro
Four top city officials have been confirmed as Grand Marshals for this year’s Brooklyn Pride Parade. … Full Article

Doggie flash mob hits Marine Park on Saturday

Marine Park
You and your dogs are invited to join the pup party on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. to support the American Cancer Society at the Marine Park parking lot at Avenue U. Donate $10 to the ACS and receive a Bark For Life bandana for your dog and celebrate your canine companion.  … Full Article

NYC artists find half the battle is studio rent

New York City
For artists in New York — one of the world's most expensive cities — finding stable, affordable places to create and showcase their work can be challenging. A growing number of programs are offering solutions. … Full Article

Brooklynites in the opera world

Brooklyn Boro
On the evening of Wednesday, May 7 at the New York Athletic Club in New York City, The Gerda Lissner Foundation showcased their 2014 winners and honored internationally acclaimed soprano Diana Soviero.
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Wedding planning tips for 2 grooms

Brooklyn Boro
Who pays for a wedding when two grooms are involved? Who walks whom down the aisle? While same-sex weddings are more prevalent than ever, two grooms navigating the wedding planning process might need some extra help. … Full Article

Dante and Chiara de Blasio: King Neptune and Queen Mermaid at Coney Island’s 2014 Mermaid Parade

Coney Island
The funky, only-in-Brooklyn Mermaid Parade in Coney Island will have a new King and Queen this year. … Full Article

Personal letters read at Boerum Hill adoption event

Boerum Hill
Members of the adoption community gathered in Boerum Hill on Wednesday for a special event. … Full Article

Fifth Avenue Spring Festival expected to attract large crowds

Bay Ridge
There will be lots of fun on Bay Ridge’s Fifth Avenue on Sunday! Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to turn out for the 2014 Fifth Avenue Spring Festival, a giant street fair sponsored by the Bay Ridge Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (BID). … Full Article

Opera Index presents ‘Brigadoon’ at The Paley Center

On Saturday, May 17, Opera Index presented the 1966 rare televised color production of “Brigadoon” at The Paley Center in New York. “Brigadoon” won five Emmy's and was part of a series of Broadway shows sponsored by the Armstrong Circle Th … Full Article

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