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Cross pollination is so hot right now, with all sorts of unlikely birds-and-bees happenings brewing in Brooklyn. Adding to the tradition of temporary rock and pop matchmaking events like the Brooklyn Rock Lottery, HYPNOCRAFT (aka Rachael Pazdan) has put together the Hum Series which is forging collaborations between up-and-coming and established musicians alike. Since the beginning of April, the series has been doing its thing every Monday at Manhattan Inn, a Greenpoint piano bar with about as...
On Tuesday the Stop Mass Incarceration Network organized a protest in New York City (one that turned violent on the Brooklyn Bridge), as well as several more across the nation calling for an end to police violence. Carl Dix, co-founder of the organization along with Cornel West, said that "what it came down to is that the declaration for the movement that’s calling for an end to police being given a green light to...
It's hard to pin down just one theme for the fifth annual Artist's Ball, the sold out event hosted by the Brooklyn Museum happening tomorrow evening, a sparkly fundraising gala and fantastical immersive experience. This year, the ball coincides with the retirement of Arnold Lehman, who's served as director of the museum for nearly two decades. The Brooklyn Eagle got the inside scoop on preparations by participating artists; props include yarn-bombed chandeliers, giant papier-mâché delectables, and...
If Berg'n and Smorgasburg and Brooklyn Night Bazaar weren't enough—and actually, now that we think about it, maybe they aren't?—next year our humble borough is getting yet another big ol' food vendor market, DeKalb Market Hall in Downtown Brooklyn. As part of the development's 1.8 million square feet of mixed-use space, which includes residential, retail, and office zones, DeKalb Market Hall will bring in tons of established purveyors of deliciousness including Katz's (yes, that Katz's—the one and only), Forcella, Fletcher's...

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