2. The Franklin Park reading series hosts a number of their favorite authors, according to them, one of whom is a carpenter. Maybe he can tell you how to fix that janky shelf after he reads his story (Monday)
Sandy took a lot of things from us. Our sense we were safe from nature’s horrible whims. Fort Tilden. The R train. But, as much damage as the storm did to Red Hook, that’s a neighborhood made up of some resilient mother- Shut your mouth. So of course they weren’t going to let Sandy take away the excellent Red Hook Flicks, which has just released their summer schedule. Those of you who hate gophers and love complicated men only understood by their women, well, get excited. (more…)
Wall-E on the pier last year. Photo by Brendan McCarthy.
Are you sitting there frothing at the mouth yet in anticipation of full-on summer, straining against your cubicle walls with the thoughts of skipping work early on Fridays to hit the beach, itching to rip off your boring khakis and wear nothing but jorts jorts jorts for the next three months? Let us throw some more ants into your pants: the Red Hook Flicks free summer movie series released its schedule last night, which starts July 10 on the Valentino Pier. Not only is the series a great reason to check out the oft-overlooked nabe, the theme is “Scary Monsters and Super Freaks,” which includes movies ranging from Alien (way better than Prometheus, fyi) to Young Frankenstein (widely known as one of the best movies ever made). The full list below: (more…)