07/16/15 8:46am
BAM R&B Festival

You’ve got bookings on the mothership. via George Clinton

Here it is, you’ve made it to Thursday, look at you! We understand your excitement, because especially in the summer time, Thursday is the last day of the week anyone really tries at work. So while you’re hastily trying to do today’s and Friday’s work so you can just dick around taking personality quizzes tomorrow, take a moment to familiarize yourself with the best things happening in Brooklyn tonight, courtesy of the Brokelyn Events Calendar. (more…)

06/04/15 3:40pm

BAM R&B Festival

Put your hands up if you want to see a free funk show. via George Clinton

It seems like you can’t spit without hitting someone who’s really excited about the Clinton news in Downtown Brooklyn this summer. Which we get, since even jaded New Yorkers who’ve seen it all get a little thrill up their leg when they hear about a genuine icon setting up in these parts. Anyway, in case you haven’t heard, the rumors are true and funk legends George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic are playing at the BAM R&B Festival this summer at a free show at MetroTech. (more…)

05/19/14 1:31pm

Hey, if it was good enough for last summer, it’s good enough for this one. via Facebook

It was touch and go there for a little while as to whether it would ever show up, but it now looks like we’ll get a summer. Which is nice. So, since we’re having that season, it means we get another edition of Summer@MetroTech, the Downtown festival/carnival of fun thing that includes free movies, free sports, free music, free theater and also a putting challenge. Oh! And The Ohio Players will be there too! (more…)

05/03/13 9:52am
Nice place to watch a movie

Nice place to watch a movie

We know what you’re thinking (we can read minds): “Enough with the free summer events already. We want to go out and spend money!” Well, sorry, because a whole new program of free summer events has landed, this time in Downtown Brooklyn’s Summer@MetroTech, and just like every other free summer programming, it looks great. (more…)