The 17th Craic Festival, a celebration of Irish arts, music and culture, will take place in Manhattan from March 5-7.
Doors open at 6:30 PM on the Gala Opening Night on … Read more
DNA Info reports that, according to an alert from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, tuberculosis has broken out among young Chinese immigrants in Sunset Park. According to … Read more
From 1-3 PM on Monday, March 2, State Senator Marty Golden's district office, at 7408 5th Avenue in Bay Ridge, will host the MTA MetroCard Van.
Local residents can take care … Read more
From 2-5 PM on Sunday, March 1 at New Utrecht High School, 1601 80th Street in Bensonhurst, State Senator Marty Golden and the Chinese-American Partnership will co-host a free Lunar … Read more
Commodore Barry's Birthday Celebration in Wallabout
As you already know, March is a month-long St. Patrick's celebration in Bay Ridge, but what's happening, you ask, other than the Bay Ridge St. … Read more
In a media release, State Senator Marty Golden has announced that bullying is the theme of his 2015 “State Senator for a Day” essay contest.
Golden has invited local students in … Read more
As we here know, St. Patrick's Day in Southern Brooklyn isn't just a one-day affair: it's a month-long observation.
Because St. Patrick's is a season here, it's no surprise that Irish … Read more
As reported by Right Wing Watch, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), responded to a question about how he would deal with Islamic … Read more
In a statement issued today, City Council Member Vinnie Gentile accepted the Democratic nomination in NY's 11th CD for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Special Election scheduled for … Read more
Verrazano Winter Trees
From 6:30 to 8:30 PM On Friday, February 27, Caffe Cafe, at the corner of 84th Street and 3rd Avenue, will host an artist's reception for James Rose.
Raised … Read more
According to a media release from the Brooklyn Public Library, it is one of six New York institutions shortlisted by The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for the … Read more
At a hearing in Albany yesterday covered by Streetsblog, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio jousted with State Senator Marty Golden (R/C-22nd District) over a new local law making … Read more
Brooklyn Daily reports that the city Department of Transportation, as part of its Vision Zero Pedestrian Action Safety Plan for Brooklyn, will bring back a traffic phasing system known as … Read more
Metrocard fares are going up again for the fifth time in seven years, and according to an email blast from Riders Alliance director John Raskin, there isn't enough money allocated … Read more
The Longbow Pub and Pantry, at 7316 Third Avenue in Bay Ridge -- an official "pub partner" of the new NYC Football Club -- will celebrate the inaugural season … Read more
According to a media release from State Senator Marty Golden, the New York State Senate Coalition is poised to pass new legislation endorsing local laws that restrict where sex offenders … Read more
On Saturday, February 28, the Soap Box Gallery, 636 Dean Street (between Vanderbilt and Carlton) in downtown Brooklyn, will present Famoro Dioubate's Kakande, with Missia Saran Dioubate, playing a double … Read more
On Saturday, February 28, at the Soap Box Gallery, 636 Dean Street (between Vanderbilt and Carlton), Famoro Dioubate's Kakande, with Missia Saran Dioubate, will play a double bill with Ugandan … Read more
Meet "The Toddler Whisperer", Tovah Klein, from 7 - 8:30 PM on Thursday, March 19 at the Bookmark Shoppe, at 8415 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge, at the launch of … Read more
A newly-released TD Bank survey of New York City small business owners (SBOs) found that fewer say they've been hurt by the U.S. economy over the past year.
TD bank's second … Read more
Unlike many other countries, the United States has not recognized Internet access as a public utility. Americans may think of bridges, roads, sewers, and power grids as "infrastructure", but not, … Read more
The World Music Institute "World to Brooklyn" series continues with "Colombia to Brooklyn: Gregorio Uribe Big Band", at 8 PM on Saturday, March 14, at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave in … Read more
A letter posted on 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge, invites residents of Community Board District 10 to a "very important meeting" on February 25. (Initially, I mis-remembered the location of … Read more
At Noon on Tuesday, February 24, at the Brooklyn entrance of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (92nd Street and Gatling Place in Bay Ridge), State Senator Marty Golden will host a
press conference, … Read more
As ordered by federal judge Jack Weinstein in a lawsuit filed by the Staten Island Republican Party, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has set a date for the special election to replace … Read more
Starting February 26, Doggie Academy, at Brooklyn Dog Training Center, at 213 21st Street (between 4th and 5th Avenues) in Brooklyn's South Slope, will offer "Trick Training for Dogs", a … Read more
At 3 PM on Sunday, March 15, arts ministry Art on the Corner will present "Harmonica Harmony," a concert of new and familiar works by harmonica virtuoso Jiayi He, at … Read more
Take an affirmative action approach to the winter blahs this year at the 3rd Annual "Embrace Winter" Festival, a celebration of local arts and culture co-hosted by the Bay Ridge … Read more