Few urban pleasures are more satisfying than a practical shortcut. Measuring just 450 feet, the Squibb Park Bridge, which re-opened on Wednesday, April 19, not only deftly links Brooklyn Bridge Park to the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood, it also boasts some of the most stunning views in all of New York City. But that relatively small … Continue reading Bridge Wars: The ‘Inherently Flawed’ Pedestrian Zigzag Bounces Back!
Five years goes by fast. Creative Director Kate Ladenheim and her contemporary dance company The People Movers haven't wasted a moment of it. The company's crisp and precise aesthetic was on display earlier this month as they celebrated their fifth anniversary at The Gowanus Loft. Both elegant and earthy, the dancers and their supporters gathered … Continue reading With Precision And Sustenance, The People Movers Celebrate Their 5th Anniversary
Visiting the Open Source Gallery (306 17th Street near 6th Avenue) can be disorienting the first time. Unless you've been there before, it's hard to recognize it as a gallery at all. There are no big windows or signs -- only two large wooden garage doors painted with a mural that reads: "Spread/Love." The mural is … Continue reading Exhibition Review: Liinu Grönlund: ‘It Could Have Been’ at Open Source Gallery
The greatest challenge to writing about Brooklyn is deciding which of the countless stories happening right this moment should be covered. We bet you could help. With a borough this fascinating and complex, you may very well have a uniquely powerful story that hasn't been published yet. We're interested in hearing from you. While we do cover … Continue reading Brooklyn Pulp Announces Call For Contributors
A sterling, serene Sunday afternoon in Prospect Park was interrupted by a brush fire, with fire trucks rolling into the 150-year-old bucolic gem. So Prospect Park is on fire pic.twitter.com/XYE1ztkhru — Ashley Semrick (@HelloSemrick) April 9, 2017 A spokesperson confirmed the FDNY received a call at approximately 3:19 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. Firefighters rushed … Continue reading Brush Fire In Prospect Park Quickly Quashed By FDNY
After a marathon 37-hour meeting which took place between the Gowanus Alliance and Prospect Park Alliance, the two organizations held a press conference this morning at The Boathouse on the Lullwater of the Lake in Prospect Park to announce their surprising collaborative. Flanked by Gowanus and Park Slope residents alike, Gowanus Alliance President Paul Basile … Continue reading BREAKING: Iconic Kentile Floors Sign Will Rise Above Prospect Park In Striking Community Collaborative
Daft Punk better damn well play at my house. Because thanks to the epic fail of the AXS ticket sales site today, I -- like half of New York City -- didn't even have a fighting chance to score LCD Soundsystem tickets for their five-show residency that will open the brand spankin' new Brooklyn Steel concert … Continue reading Yr City’s A Sucker: LCD Soundsystem Ticket Sale Vendor System Crash Infuriates Fans