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  • Young Brooklyn Filmmakers Toasted by BP Adams Read more >

    Young Brooklyn Filmmakers Toasted by BP Adams

    Filmmakers selected to showcase their work during the 8th iteration of the Bushwick Film Festival, this October, received a special welcoming ceremony courtesy of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Thursday night, at his offices in Downtown Brooklyn. Over the course of the evening, Adams spoke about the growth of arts in the borough and how […] Read More >

  • Greenpoint Mommies Unite To Get Their Kids and Themselves More Social Read more >

    Greenpoint Mommies Unite To Get Their Kids and Themselves More Social

    A group of Greenpoint mommies has banded together to create a closer-knit parent community in North Brooklyn and to ensure that their children are able to avail themselves of a variety of kiddie activities. SocialPants Brooklyn is a newly launched community forum and events listings platform designed to foster better communication between North Brooklyn parents […] Read More >

  • Happy Birthday to a Greenpoint Icon Read more >

    Happy Birthday to a Greenpoint Icon

    August 17th is the birthday of the most famous woman born in Greenpoint: Mae West, or as she was also known, The Queen of Curves. West is known as a Hollywood star and possibly America’s first sex symbol, but she was also a Broadway star, playwright and director. Born in 1893, on Herbert Street, West […] Read More >

  • By Brooklyn Capitalizes on Rising Williamsburg Tourism Read more >

    By Brooklyn Capitalizes on Rising Williamsburg Tourism

    Popular Brooklyn-only goods store, By Brooklyn, recently expanded to Williamsburg, and is already attracting large crowds at its new location. By Brooklyn sells a variety of products like food, skincare, home decorations, apparel, books, jewelry, and stationery goods, all of which are exclusively produced in Brooklyn and sold by Brooklyn-based business owners. Gaia DiLoreto opened […] Read More >

  • North Brooklyn Marks National Night Out 2015 Read more >

    North Brooklyn Marks National Night Out 2015

    On Tuesday night, hundreds of North Brooklyn residents turned out to be part of this year’s celebration of National Night Out Against Crime. The event is an annual tradition hosted by police precincts across the country to foster better cooperation between police departments and their local communities. Although it is sponsored by the National Association […] Read More >

  • From Circus in Moscow to Sketch Comedy: A Greenpointer’s Immigrant Journey Read more >

    From Circus in Moscow to Sketch Comedy: A Greenpointer’s Immigrant Journey

    After years of regaling American audiences with productions of the Moscow Circus, a Greenpoint resident is returning to his roots in sketch comedy shop. Sasha Vosk has lived in the neighborhood for over two decades and runs entertainment company Global Entertainment Productions. With wife Lena, he spent much of the nineties and the 2000’s introducing […] Read More >

  • Gay-Friendly Salsa Band Sonido Amante Plays Tenth Annual Bushwick Pride Parade Read more >

    Gay-Friendly Salsa Band Sonido Amante Plays Tenth Annual Bushwick Pride Parade

    By performing at Saturday’s tenth annual Bushwick Pride block party on Grove Street, New York’s only outspokenly gay-friendly salsa band, Sonido Amante, accomplished one of its goals. “Our dream is to play at Pride parades in Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn,” said Tony Maracas, the founder of Sonido Amante, during a break between sets. His nine-piece […] Read More >

  • One Day Only – Enjoy Smorgasburg Treats in the Comfort of Your Couch Read more >

    One Day Only – Enjoy Smorgasburg Treats in the Comfort of Your Couch

    Disgusted by the exhaustive lines crowding the Williamsburg waterfront every Saturday, but salivating for the inventive foods at Smorgasburg? Seamless is about to save you the trip. The online food delivery service is running a one-day only special – having food from Smorgasburg vendors delivered to doorsteps in North Brooklyn, and in Astoria and Long […] Read More >

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