Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photo by Julienne Schaer

The continuing fight over the luxury residential buildings planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park—the latest installment of which will be the two towers planned for the Pier 6 area, as covered in an article in this paper yesterday—is sort of missing the point. Among the contentious items, as Brooklyn Eagle reporter Mary Frost has pointed out, are the Read More →

The BEAT Festival for emerging Brooklyn theater artists will bring a number of performances to the Commons in September. Photo courtesy of the BEAT Festival

Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC) has announced the return of Summer@MetroTech, a summer-long cultural and entertainment festival, bringing free music, movies, activities and televised sporting events to Downtown Brooklyn’s MetroTech Commons. This year’s programming will feature an outdoor movie series from Rooftop Films, the return of the BEAT Festival, Bastille Day celebrations, broadcasts of premier sporting Read More →