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Brooklyn BookBeat From restaurants and bars to landmarks and museums, “Subway Adventure Guide: New York City” explores more than three dozen end-of-the-line destinations spread throughout the five boroughs and all 30 subway lines. Authors Kyle Knoke (Allen/James Design) and Amy Plitt (TimeOut NY, Conde Nast Traveler) will take part in a book launch and discussion at Downtown Brooklyn’s New Read More →

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Eighteen cultural institutions in New York City have received $200,000 each from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The nonprofit said Thursday that the $3.6 million in grants will fund the organizations’ programs in the arts and sciences for children in kindergarten through 12th grade. Museums, libraries and performing arts and science centers are among the recipients. Read More →

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The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) will hold its 31st Annual Landmark House and Garden Tour this Saturday, May 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. The tour will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law and historic district designation of Brooklyn Heights. The go-at-your-own-pace, self-guided tour will allow visitors a rare opportunity to experience the architecture and decoration of Read More →