We’re still eagerly awaiting announcement of the schedules for the free concerts at Prospect Park and free movies at Brooklyn Bridge Park, which truly herald the coming of another beautiful Brooklyn summer. But for now we’ll take a teaser of some other free summer fun: Celebrate Brooklyn announced today it will hold three huge, free dance parties in Brooklyn Bridge Park this spring, the first of which is on May 10, less than a month away! The three events promise a beer garden, dance lessons, a bike valet and the always-sweeping views of BK Bridge Park that will make these probably the most scenic dance parties in Brooklyn. That first one is a Funk Party features the godfather of Go-Go himself, Chuck Brown; the second is a Brazilian dance party featuring a hip-shakin’ dance lesson; the final one is Zydeco party featuring some Creole classics and dance lessons provided by Jalopy.
It’s always refreshing to see a nonwhite male making waves in the entertainment industry — even more refreshing to see a nonwhite female, but we’ll save that for another post —and Aziz Ansari has been killing the game. The lovable Parks and Recreation charmer and author of Modern Romance got even more romantic with his Netflix series Master of None, which […]
Cozy up and celebrate this Fall season, Urban Spookfest style, with warm libations, food, live music, FREE fun activities, while discovering unique locally crafted items this Sunday (Oct. 30th) from 1-7pm at the Greenpoint Loft. Wind down from the weekend’s Halloween festivities or warm up before Trick or Treating by hanging out in one of Greenpoint’s most beautiful historic spaces, restored […]
Last week, a Huffington Post contributor by the name of Cori Carl penned an article telling New Yorkers to abdicate the city that never sleeps for a city that actually sleeps just fine: Toronto. To Carl’s surprise, I imagine, the post drew guffaws not from New Yorkers but from Torontonians themselves — so much so, in fact, that Carl published a followup essay […]