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Brooklyn: Get Ready to Rock, Skate, Roll, Bounce!

How many of you have lived in Brooklyn long enough not only to remember but also to have skated at the old Empire Roller Rink in Crown Heights? More than 60 years old, the rink in Central Brooklyn was known across New York City as the true birthplace
Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Kicks Off!

Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Kicks Off!

Established in 2005, The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF) is New York City's largest Hip-Hop cultural event that showcases the positive aspects of Hip-Hop culture by highlighting Hip-Hop's legacy as an agent of artistic progression, community building

Central Brooklyn: Top 12 Things to do this 4th of July Weekend!

Photo: CNN.comBroo It's a 4 th of July 3-day weekend! Woo hoo!! But with all that NYC has to offer, in the event you somehow still black out and can't figure out a single thing to do, the Brooklyn Reader has done the work for you.
What do Katie Perry, Dinosaurs and John Legend Have in Common?

What do Katie Perry, Dinosaurs and John Legend Have in Common?

Barclays, of course!! July and August Barclays Center Events Walking with Dinosaurs — The Arena Spectacular Dates: July 16-20, 2014 Times: July 16 & 17: 7 p.m.; July 18: 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; July 19: 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Shaggy to Kick Off ‘Summer Music Series’ at Borough Hall Plaza

Shaggy Photo: Brooklyn Borough President on Monday Eric L. Adams announced the "Summer Music Series at Borough Hall Plaza," featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Shaggy.

A Call to Import Brooklyn Artists for the Queens Art Intervention

Queens Arts Intervention needs Brooklynites! The Rego Park Green Alliance is hosting Queens Art Intervention and is looking to import Brooklyn artists, residents, organizations, and everyday people to Queens for an all day arts intervention.
The Selebrasyon! Finale Weekend is Here!

The Selebrasyon! Finale Weekend is Here!

Join Haiti Cultural Exchange for the blowout finale of Selebrasyon! Friday, June 27, 6:30pm - 9:00pm The Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave, Bklyn Haiti Cultural Exchange & Oyasound Productions present "Lakay Se Lakay: Home Is Home".

Elizabeth Sackler Named Brooklyn Museum's New Chair

Elizabeth Sackler Photo: Adam Husted The Brooklyn Museum has announced that the museum's current chairman, John S. Tamagni, will be retiring from his role and succeeded by Dr. Elizabeth A. Sackler. Dr.

At Restoration, 'The Man from Essence' Tells All

Monique Greenwood (l) served as moderator at a book signing for Essence Co-founder Ed Lewis and his new book, "Man Behind Essence" A lively energy filled the Skylight Gallery of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza on Wednesday evening.
Open Call to Musicians: "Score the Fountain" at the Brooklyn Museum

Open Call to Musicians: "Score the Fountain" at the Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum on Monday announced a call to musicians and producers of all genres-- from classical to calypso, brass band to bossa nova-- to create an original score to accompany the Jane and David Walentas Fountain in front of the Museum.