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New Exhibit From Russell Simmons' Brother Opens in Bed-Stuy

Danny Simmons' "Noisy in the Next Room" opens on Sunday.

Flatiron »

Free Wi-Fi Coming to 10 More Hubs in City

Cadman Plaza, the East River waterfront, the area near BAM and the Flatiron Building are getting Wi-Fi.

Fort Greene »

MTV Moonman Designer KAWS and David Byrne to Transform Empty Ft. Greene Lot

An empty lot across from BAM will soon be home to murals and David Byrne-designed bike racks.

Williamsburg »

This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands

Mumford & Sons, Haim and Alicia Keys are all playing New York Aug. 28 through Sept. 3.

Fort Greene »

BAM Salutes 50th Anniversary of March on Washington with 40 Films

The film series will present documentaries and dramas related to the civil rights movement.

Gramercy »

Inside Gramercy Park with Rufus Wainwright

The singer-songwriter hits Chelsea for his "gym-age" and finds stinky ginkgo trees annoying.

Bed-Stuy »

Why Singer-Songwriter Martha Wainwright Calls Bed-Stuy Home

This member of folk-singing royalty prefers the spacious Brooklyn digs to a Manhattan shoebox.

Fort Greene »

'Wrapped Future' Explores Closed Public Spaces at Shuttered Park Near BAM

The long-shuttered Triangle Park's new art exhibit is made of orange mesh wrapped around park surfaces.

Fort Greene »

Brooklyn Brewery's 'Ghost Bottles' Emerge From the Dead at BAM Music Fest

The public has a chance to taste Brooklyn Brewery's experimental beers at Crossing Bklyn Ferry.

Bed-Stuy »

Arts Group Teaches African Drumming and Dance in Bedford-Stuyvesant

Asase Yaa teaches African dance and drums alongside other forms of dance to kids in Bed-Stuy.

Carroll Gardens »

Parents Search for Smaller Classes in Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens

As coveted schools become crowded, more parents are preferring places with smaller class sizes.

Fort Greene »

Erykah Badu, Mos Def Team with Brooklyn Philharmonic in New Season

The Brooklyn Phil's new season features Badu and Mos Def in "You're Causing Quite a Disturbance."

Fort Greene »

Virtual Auction House Sells Sherman, Arbus, Cartier-Bresson to benefit BAM

Virtual auction house, Paddle 8's, newest sale offers famous works to benefit Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Fort Greene »

David Byrne to Face Off With Design Commission Over Ft. Greene Bike Racks

Byrne's bike racks will be reviewed by Brooklyn's CB2 for recommendation to the Public Design Commission.