What does it take to get a world-class, regulation size playing field built on the Brooklyn waterfront? Students at Brooklyn Friends School (BFS) learned on Monday that it takes peaceful cooperation, collaboration and perseverance – core Quaker values. Councilmember Stephen Levin honored BFS Headmaster Dr. Larry Weiss and Athletic Director David Gardella with proclamations on Read More →


Community members met at Brooklyn Law School on Monday night to discuss ideas for the Brooklyn Strand — a plan to connect and reinvigorate a swath of unconnected parks, plazas and underutilized sites running from Borough Hall to Brooklyn Bridge Park. The meeting was hosted by the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Community Board 2’s Parks Committee Read More →


Coney Island Brewing Co.’s New Beers Honor Brooklyn’s Storied Past Two new beers, created by Coney Island Brewing Company, pay homage to Coney Island’s past and to the legacy of Brooklyn as a haven for artists. 1609 is a deep amber ale with a full malt, slightly nutty character and strong citrus hop nose. Coney Read More →


Piper Theatre Productions Cocktails and Cabaret Sunday, March 8. Reception at 6:45 pm; performance at 7:15 pm The Powerhouse Arena 37 Main Street, Dumbo, Bklyn General Admission: $40 “Angel” – $100 Since 2000, Piper Theatre Productions has been committed to producing innovative, risk-taking free theatre for Brooklyn’s diverse communities, introducing youth to the theatrical arts Read More →