For or against Atlantic Yards, the one thing that is certain is the public commentary period is far from over. The debate over the proposed 22-acre redevelopment in Prospect Heights has fueled blogs and newspaper articles and community meetings and coffee shops since Forest City Ratner made its plans public in 2002. This month, the..
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Jim Keller, a longtime figure in the Brooklyn music scene, is ready to release a new record with The Jim Keller Band, “Sunshine in My Pocket.” “Sunshine,” Keller’s first album in over 10 years, “marks a natural evolution of Keller’s talent for writing indelible hooks and tunes, creating a sound that is impossible to date,”..
Thousands of people gathered in Prospect Park on Saturday to celebrate the late Michael Jackson, on what would have been the singer’s 51st birthday. Spike Lee hosted the tribute/dance party, and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz was there to read a proclamation declaring August 29th “Michael ‘King of Pop’ Jackson Memorial Day” in Brooklyn.
Glenn Phillips Speaking of things to do in Brooklyn, this weekend is a perfect opportunity to experience Prospect Park’s acclaimed environmental education programs. The Park’s Audubon Center (the country’s first urban Audubon Center) and the Lefferts Historic House are hosting “Fall in Love with Prospect Park” this Saturday and Sunday. Forget Pale Male—you can learn..