Sitar Master Anoushka Shankar and an International Fireworks Documentary at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival This Week


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By Lucas Perez Head to the Prospect Park Bandshell this weekend to enjoy several free performances as part of the summer-long BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, including the first Music & Movies presentation of the summer. Melding Indian raga with other world music influences and electronica beats, the sitar master Anoushka Shankar’s sound honors tradition while […]

July 16, 2018

The NYRR Brooklyn R-U-N 5K


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Take a new spin on your typical summer happy hour with a 3.1-mile loop in Prospect Park at the NYRR Brooklyn R-U-N 5K on Monday, July 16. Bring your friends, bring your coworkers—this unique weeknight race is something you won’t want to miss. Picture yourself running through the park to the beat of on-course live […]

June 20, 2018

Brooklyn Phoenix: La Slowteria rises again


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Photo: Kara Zuaro “I can’t believe you’re open again. I’m just so happy!” a woman wearing serious-looking glasses nearly squealed as she walked into La Slowteria, a beachy Mexican spot on Court Street in Carroll Gardens, last night. When you’ve lived in Brooklyn long enough, it’s inevitable that some of your favorite restaurants are going to […]

May 24, 2018

The internet is not happy with ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s cancellation


Entertainment

The Twitterverse is exploding with reaction following the cancellation of cult comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” on Fox. Cast members, producers and famous fans including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Seth Meyers and Mark Hamill are sharing their sadness on “Brooklyn’s” ending after five seasons. Co-creator/executive producer Dan Goor thanked fans for their “incredible outpouring of support.” Cast member Melissa… […]

May 11, 2018

Where to get high (legally and naturally) in Brooklyn


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Photo: @maharosenyc Everyone I know wants to chill the f- out. Since the election or maybe since rents got so expensive, Brooklyn is more stressed out than ever. Marijuana isn’t legal without a prescription (yet), and a meditation practice is hard to dive into. Luckily, there are legal ways to de-stress, recharge and escape reality […]

May 6, 2018

Our 2018 Immersion season with Brooklyn Brewery


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This spring and summer, our Immersion series with Brooklyn Brewery returns for its eighth season! Every year since 2011, we’ve organized these neighborhood beer, food and shopping crawls to make it easy to explore a part of Brooklyn you rarely visit, or to lure friends to your favorite haunts, all while drinking beer, often outdoors! […]

May 5, 2018

Life After Brooklyn: Austin edition


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Photo: Jeffrey Zeldmar After more than 11 years of living in Brooklyn, last month I moved to Austin, Texas, a city which up until now I’d only visited for events like the Texas Book Festival and SXSW. I know that Austin is a blast when you show up for a big festival, when it seems […]

April 25, 2018
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