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'Empire' Actor to Judge Teens at Apollo's Anti-Violence Dance Competition

110 young dancers have prepared dance performances to speak out against violence in their communities.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Brooklyn Chefs Battle Over Grilled Sandwiches to Benefit Local Garden

The Amazing Garden will host its fourth annual grilled sandwich competition on Saturday.

Cobble Hill »

Pie Competition Raises Money for Cobble Hill's P.S. 29

The "Eat Pie and Shop" event will also feature an artisanal gift market and activities for kids.

Crown Heights »

Test Kitchen Space at 1000 Dean in Limbo After 3rd Ward Closure in Bushwick

Sources close to 1000 Dean say there's anxiety but few answers about anchor tenant 3rd Ward. 

Coney Island »

Castles and Creatures Take Shape at the Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest

Coney Island hosted the 23rd annual sand sculpture competition, drawing huge crowds to the beach.

Chelsea »

Barbecue Battle to Smoke Up Pier 57 in September

The International Chefs Congress is holding its first barbecue competition, featuring 10 teams.

East Village »

Extreme Pogo Competition Bounces in NYC All Weekend

Competitors in Pogopolooza X are leaps and bounds beyond the average pogo stick rider.

Carroll Gardens »

Brooklyn's Best Young String Musicians Perform in Carroll Gardens

The winners of the first Brooklyn String Competition will perform June 30 at St. Paul's Church.

Flushing »

Arm Wrestlers to Flex Their Muscles in Flushing Showdown

The April 27 championships in Flushing are expected to draw 100 athletes from around the world.

Fort Greene »

Ft. Greene's Favorite Restaurants Face Off in Cocktail Creation Competition

Dino, Cornerstone, Chez Oskar, Madiba and Roman’s compete to create the nabe's signature cocktail.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Coffee Shop Hosts 'Thursday Night Throwdown' Latte Art Competition

The Daily Press is hosting this month's "Thursday Night Throwdown," a traveling latte art competition.

Cobble Hill »

Shepherd's Pie Cook-Off at Irish Pub to Benefit City's Food Bank

Ceol Pub will host their first annual shepherd's pie cook-off on Sunday.

New York City »

Competitive Yogis to Contort in Times Square Contest

Hundreds of yogis will compete in New York this week.

Chelsea »

Snow Sculptures Wow Crowds at Annual High Line Competition

The annual High Line Snow Sculpt-Off brought icy artistry to Chelsea.

New York City »

Garodnick Drops Out of Comptroller Race

City Councilman Dan Garodnick will run for re-election in his East Side district.