If you didn’t know there was a Food Hall inside Industry City, the sprawling warehouse turned creative and small manufacturing space in Sunset Park, this is your chance to go and check out the latest iteration of Vertical Urban Factory. The exhibition, curated by Nina Rappaport, first launched at The Skyscarper Museum in 2011. Since then it …More
The Summer of 2015 has been an exciting year for outdoor art installations within the five boroughs of New York City. With the Summer coming to an end, we’ve highlighted 35 that you may not want to miss.More
Decommissioned in 1964, the Brooklyn Army Terminal has garnered many secrets even after a multi-decade renovation and reactivation under by the NYCEDCMore
OHNY released some (not all) exclusive tours during their 2014 OHNY Weekend October 11 and 12. Here are some of our favorites tour locations and some new this year.More
We’re partnered with Chashama to offer 4 lucky readers a chance to win a free tour of the historic Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park on Saturday September 20More
With female wrestling banned throughout NYC for 50 years until 1972, Brooklyn’s VALKYRIE fight made history as city’s first all-female pro wrestling event.More
The most important thing to know about today’s Banksy piece is that Sunset Park is really awesome. Hopefully the throngs of people going to check out this latest piece with the title “Alternative bumper sticker” and the tagline “The grumpier you are, the most assholes you meet,” don’t mess up its vibe. Or, act like …More
Who knew salt sheds could be architecture porn? Next year, the $10 million salt shed on Spring Street and West Street will be completed.More
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We’re used to the once-sacred becoming commercialized (Christmas in America, anyone?), but occasionally, roles are reversed. The commercial has become holy in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park district, where a former movie theater was repurposed as a Turkish mosque.
Berkshire Theater, once standing on 8th Avenue, opened in 1926. Its design was …More
A look behind the scenes at Industry City Distillery where a team of entrepreneurs are building vodka from scratch.More
An inside look into some of the select tombs and catacombs featured on the OHNY Green-Wood tour.More
A neighborhood infinitely more nuanced than its namesake, Sunset Park repeatedly defies expectation. Once hailed as the “New Williamsburg,” Sunset Park residents have fought to keep industry in as a means to keep gentrification out. A widely diverse area where the term “minority” is misleading, upwards of 75% of the population is Hispanic or Chinese, with a rich history of Irish, Polish and Norwegian immigration dating back to the 1800s.More