The Scandinavian East Coast Museum held its 10th annual Santa Lucia Day celebration on Friday — honoring the blinded Sicilian-born martyr who became a symbol of brightness in the Nordic nations. Comment.
Christmas cheer was on the playbill when Brooklyn Real Property kicked off Yuletide festivities with a children’s party at its Boerum Hill office, and an employee awards ceremony at Greenhouse Cafe in Bay Ridge. Comment.
Frank Seddio flipped the switch on his annual Christmas light display on Dec. 8, giving life to a $350,000 collection of lights and animatronics that hasn’t stopped growing. See our slideshow for the festive fun. Comment.
Throngs of cute youngsters dressed up like lions, cats, foxes, and even superheroes and princesses at the Prospect Park Zoo “Boo at the Zoo” Halloween bash on Oct. 26 and 27. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment.
Thousands of runners from across the world upheld the memory of tragic 9-11 fireman Steven Siller on Sunday. The Squad One smokeeater ran through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel to the burning World Trade Center, never to return home. Comment.
The annual West Indian Day Parade wasn’t just a jubilant celebration of Caribbean culture this year, it was also one last major chance for New York City politicians to campaign one more time before the upcoming primary election. Comment.
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty gave out more than 700 packages of kosher food at the Bensonhurst Council of Jewish Organizations on Aug. 22, ahead of the Jewish New Year next week. Comment.
It comes as no surprise that Pinebox Rock Shop, Bushwick’s diveiest bar that serves only vegan drinks, is also the Big Buck Hunter capital of New York — racking up 285 more games in a month than its closest competition. Comment.
Huey Lewis and the News performed in Coney on Thursday, entertaining the crowd with hits off the album “The Heart of Rock and Roll,” and the well-known song from the ’80s hit “Back To The Future.” Comments (2).
MCU hosted a game of celebrity softball on July 12, featuring New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck, heavy-weight boxing champ Evander Holyfield, singer Nelly, and “Jersey Shore” star Vinny Guadagnino. Comment.
Brooklyn’s most patriotic neighborhood rang in the 237th anniversary of America’s birth with its sixth annual Fourth of July picnic in Shore Road Park. See our slideshow for all the patriotic fun. Comment.
Furry friends dressed in their most wag-nificient getups in hopes of taking top prize in Saturday’s annual Pet Day and Costume Contest at the Wonder Wheel. See our slideshow for the cute costumes. Comment.
Hundreds of marine-themed floats, half-naked revelers, and cavorting dance crews flooded Coney Island to see the annual Mermaid Parade on June 22. See our slideshow for all the fun of the swimsuit-clad spectacle. Comment.
The nation’s oldest Memorial Day parade marched for the 146th time just blocks away from where the British invaded the Narrows in 1776, and started the first major battle of the Revolutionary War. Comment.
About 22,000 joggers — including New Zealand Olympian Kim Smith — pounded 13-plus miles of pavement between Prospect Park and Coney Island on May 18, wrapping up in front of Ruby’s Bar on the Boardwalk. It was all part of the Brooklyn Half, an increasingly popular run designed to boost business in the most populous borough. Comment.
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes and his wife joined the ranks of Brooklyn’s couples married for more than 50 years — and celebrated at the annual Brooklyn Sweethearts Celebration on Feb. 14. Comment.