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“Williamsburg Mural” by artist Katie Merz. Photo courtesy of Industry City

Creatives flee Manhattan for Brooklyn’s, uh, cheaper rents

November 4 | Alex Williamson

New York City has a longstanding reputation as a mecca for creative types, but runaway costs of living make it hard to live here on an artist’s salary. In a new report, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office has confirmed a trend you’ve probably already noticed — that rising rents have pushed creative professionals […]

BAM takes it to the street with new film installation

October 30 | Alex Williamson

If you’re passing by BAM’s Peter Jay Sharp Building some evening this week, you might notice a colorful display projected onto the building’s side. That’s not a rezoning protest, that’s an art installation — a comedic mini-opera by Irish filmmakers Brian Irvine and John McIlduff — so stop and check it out. “He Did What?” […]

Here's one half of Snoopy and the Red Baron, the winning costume. Eagle photos by Paul Frangipane

Photos: Fort Greene dog costume contest

October 28 | Paul Frangipane

More than 100 dogs presented their best Halloween costumes to hundreds of spectators in Fort Greene Park on Saturday for the 21st annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest. At the bottom of the Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument stairs, a record 120 dogs ran around to the delight of Brooklynites witnessing the cutest thing they’d seen […]

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