Brooklyn

  1. Squarespace to be Presenting Sponsor of Celebrate Brooklyn!

    April 21, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Non-profit arts organization BRIC has announced that web design company Squarespace will be the presenting sponsor of the 36th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! Arts Festival, which returns to Prospect Park this summer beginning with a concert by Janell ...

  2. Can Brooklyn Bowl Be Exported To Las Vegas?

    November 28, 2012 9:30 AM EST A Tale of Two Bowls: The original Brooklyn Bowl (left) and an artist rendering of LINQ (right), the Las Vegas entertainment complex where Brooklyn Bowl plans to open in 2014. (Photo: Courtesy of Brooklyn Bowl; Caesar's Entertainment) Within t ...

  3. Jay-Z To Stream Final Barclays Concert Live On New YouTube Channel Saturday Night

    October 05, 2012 10:01 AM EDT Jay-Z is live-streaming the last of his eight concerts at New York City's Barclays Center for the launch of his new YouTube channel. Backbeat: Jay-Z, Lyor Cohen, Julie Greenwald, Island Def Jam Execs at Barclays Center's 40/40 Club Launc ...

  4. Backbeat: Jay-Z Wows A Sold Out Barclays Center On Opening Night

    September 29, 2012 10:17 AM EDT The Barclays Center looms over Brooklyn. (Photo: Steven J. Horowitz) Jay-Z doesn't just put on shows -- he stages events. After invading Philadelphia last month for his first annual "Made in America" festival, Hov returned to his na ...

  5. Barclays Center Developer Bruce Ratner Talks Brooklyn, Jay-Z, And New Arena's Cultural Impact

    September 26, 2012 7:05 AM EDT Bruce Ratner is chairman/CEO of Forest City Ratner Cos., developer of Brooklyn's new Barclays Center and the 22-acre Atlantic Yards development planned around the venue. He's also a minority owner in the Brooklyn Nets, the arena's a ...

  6. Brooklyn's New Barclays Center Opens Friday: Will It Give Madison Square Garden A Run For Its Money?

    September 24, 2012 7:00 AM EDT The Barclays Center rises up at the junction of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues in Brooklyn looking, in the eyes of this visitor, like it was always meant to be there. And, with its blend of gritty, weathered steel evoking the shade of Brooklyn brow ...

  7. Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark on the Brooklyn Brand, Jay-Z, $1 Billion Building

    September 11, 2012 4:19 PM EDT Brett Yormark, CEO, Brooklyn Nets/Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, which owns and operates the Barclays Center, is a self-proclaimed "brand guy," and as such he knows a great brand when he says one. That would be Brooklyn. Since join ...

  8. Barclays Builder Celebrates

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Bruce Ratner says it's the "right time" for the new arena. Bruce Ratner is chairman/CEO of Forest City Ratner Cos., developer of Brooklyn's new Barclays Center and the 22-acre Atlantic Yards development planned around the venue ...

  9. Brooklyn Rises

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Jay-Z to open Barclays Center As New York welcomes its new world-class arena. The Barclays Center rises up at the junction of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues in Brooklyn looking, in the eyes of this visitor, like it was always meant to be there. And ...

  10. Northside Fest CEO Scott Stedman: 'Brooklyn Has Become An Adjective For What's Next...'

    June 14, 2012 8:02 AM EDT The fourth edition of Brooklyn's Northside Festival, the independent music, art, film, and now, entrepreneurial confab, kicks off today (June, 14) with over 400 bands (from GZA to Kitty Pryde), 200 artists, 30 venues, 50 films, 1,500 entrepre ...

  11. Jay-Z's New Logo Ignites Brooklyn Nets Merch, Ticket Sales

    May 02, 2012 4:09 PM EDT A new logo for the Brooklyn Nets, designed by co-owner Jay-Z , is already breaking business records for the team. The Brooklyn Nets announced Wednesday that Brooklyn Nets-related merchandise featuring the new black-and-white logo has been the top- ...

  12. Jay-Z Designs New Brooklyn Nets Logo

    April 30, 2012 2:22 PM EDT As part owner of the Nets, Jay-Z has taken it upon himself to handle a very important part of the team's relocation from New Jersey to Brooklyn: the design of the squad's new logo. Jay-Z Stars in First Rocawear Commercial 'From Marc ...

  13. Great GoogaMooga Festival Comes To Brooklyn

    March 08, 2012 11:00 AM EST Superfly Presents, the organization behind the Bonnaroo and Outside Lands music and arts festivals, is branching out to Brooklyn to bring a new food, drink and music festival to Prospect Park. Called The Great GoogaMooga, the festival will feature ...

  14. Jimmy Cliff To Celebrate Brooklyn! in June

    February 28, 2012 3:52 PM EST Reggae pioneer Jimmy Cliff will open the 34th season of the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Series, one the nation's longest-running free summer festivals, on June 5 in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Jimmy Cliff, 'Sacred Fire': ...

  15. Backbeat: Twin Shadow, Chelsea Kills, Apollo Run, Friends, Nick Catchdubs Rock 'Converse's Hello Brooklyn'

    October 31, 2011 11:48 PM EDT Apollo Run perform at the Converse Presents Hello Brooklyn event. Last Thursday night and with the annual CMJ Music Marathon in full swing, Converse, in conjunction with Cornerstone, put the call out to New York tastemakers in an attempt to pull t ...

  16. Jay-Z to Headline Concert Series at Brooklyn Nets Arena

    September 26, 2011 2:51 PM EDT Rap superstar and part owner of the NBA's Nets, Jay-Z, will head back to Brooklyn next fall, just in time for the opening of his team's new arena. The Barclays Center is scheduled to officially open on Sept. 28, 2012, but before the New ...

  17. Bowery Presents, Brooklyn Bowl Team For Music Events

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT New York-based independent concert promoter the Bowery Presents has partnered with Brooklyn Bowl to bring free and ticketed events to the Brooklyn-based bowling alley and music venue. In addition to his booking duties at New York's Music Hall ...

  18. JDub Records To Host Free Anniversary Concerts

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nonprofit record label and even production company JDub Records will celebrate its five-year anniversary with free concerts this summer in New York, Denver, Cleveland and Los Angeles. The first free show will be held July 20 at Celebrate Brooklyn ...

  19. New York's Dancetracks To Close

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Dancetracks record store will close its physical location in New York City's East Village this Friday, November 30. The store has been open since the early nineties. The store's online counterpart, Dancetracks Digital, will remain live o ...

  20. Words & Music

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mark Shoenfeld and Barri McPherson fuse their talents into a theatrical creation, "Brooklyn the Musical." Read Jim Bessman's column. Mark Shoenfeld and Barri McPherson fuse their talents into a theatrical creation, "Brooklyn th ...

  21. Celebrate Brooklyn To Honor Davis

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clive Davis is going home -- to Brooklyn. Celebrate Brooklyn, one of the nation's oldest free performing arts festivals, will honor Davis, chairman of BMG North America and a Brooklyn native, at a gal Clive Davis is going home -- to Brooklyn. ...

  22. Celebrate Brooklyn To Honor Davis

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clive Davis is going home -- to Brooklyn. Celebrate Brooklyn, one of the nation's oldest free performing arts festivals, will honor Davis, chairman of BMG North America and a Brooklyn native, at a gal Clive Davis is going home -- to Brooklyn. ...

  23. SpinART Secures Ryko Distribution

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA News ...