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Protesters Stage Massive 'Die-In' Amid NBA Game In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.09.2014 | Black Voices

While Britain's royal couple exchanged pleasantries with superstars Beyonce and Jay Z inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Monday night, players o...

Brooklyn and the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Henry Miller | Posted 08.09.2014 | New York
Henry Miller

By offering Barclays Center as the principal venue, Mayor de Blasio made a bold political statement - both to his Brooklyn base and to the Democratic Party.

The Myth of the Brooklyn Nets Fan: 5 Notes From Game 4

Zach Wasser | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

When I see people wearing Nets apparel, I figure they're just reppin Brooklyn. That leaves the Nets in a potentially unique situation: everyone loves their brand, but not many people actually follow the team.

Nirvana, Kiss And The E Street Band Join Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Str...

All Aboard the Smile Train: Organization Brightens One Million Young Lives

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

We've all seen the ads on the subway depicting children with cleft lips. Yes, they're hard to look at, but what's even harder to digest is the truth about what life looks like for these kids. What people may not realize is that they aren't just suffering from a cosmetic deformity.

Atlantic Yards 'Grows in Brooklyn': The World's Tallest Modular Building

James Grundvig | Posted 05.13.2014 | Business
James Grundvig

Atlantic Yards development wasn't the first to use the modular approach in construction. But they are the first in the vertical residential space, whi...

Madonna And Pussy Riot Join Forces For Human Rights Concert

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of singing, Madonna and Pussy Riot spoke with passion about human rights issues at a concert for Amnesty International. Mad...

Network Shutout in Russia Casts Shadow Over Pussy Riot's Tour

Sven Carlsson | Posted 04.07.2014 | Media
Sven Carlsson

The independent TV network Dozhd -- where the band's two jailed members held a press conference after their release -- might be taken off air throughout Russia anytime soon.

Seeing Is Believing

Lydia Denworth | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Lydia Denworth

My husband and I tell Alex regularly to go for his dreams. But the power of seeing a string of successful deaf athletes in action has done more to drive that message home than anything we could say.

Pussy Riot To Make First U.S. Appearance

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Weeks after Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were released from prison, the Russian women are set to make their first U.S....

Queens of the Stone Age Roar at Barclays Center

Salvatore Bono | Posted 02.15.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

To celebrate the triumph of success that their new album brought on, they staged their very first headlining arena tour, which landed at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Saturday night.

Ross Luippold

How Russell Peters Got The Last Laugh

HuffingtonPost.com | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.24.2013 | Comedy

If Forbes is to be believed, Russell Peters made $21 million doing stand-up comedy this year. That sum puts him ahead of acts arguably more fa...

Pearl Jam Ride High At Barclays Center

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.23.2013 | Arts
Salvatore Bono

You can say seeing Pearl Jam in concert is like surfing. Sometimes it starts off bombastic and free-falling. Other times it will feel like it is a gradual build and ebbs and flows through various cycles on your journey.

Nine Inch Nails Bring Tension to Brooklyn

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

As giant screens, lighting grids, altered for each song and surrounded the band, it was as if there was enough special effects that James Cameron would envy and would want to use for one of his blockbuster films.

How to Spark Urban Renewal Through Sport

Richard Attias | Posted 12.10.2013 | Sports
Richard Attias

What the Olympics and other mega-events have shown is that the significant investment required to host an international games successfully has the power to transform a region, and even a nation. What they have also demonstrated, of course, is just how thorough the preparations need to be.

Depeche Mode's Delta Machine Lands in Brooklyn

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.09.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

For the last 33 years, Depeche Mode have managed to usher in a new era of music with their electronic, new-wave and later cold-wave/industrial sound, sustain their popularity and return to America more popular each time they tour.

On the Culture Front: Summer Culture Recap

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.04.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

There are many good reasons to leave the city in the summer, but the past few months have provided great reasons to stay. And to give summer a proper send-off, there's Pig Island where a ticket gets you unlimited dishes using local pigs.

Lead-Footed Suburbanites vs. Park Slope Stroller Moms: A Modest Proposal

Jay Michaelson | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York
Jay Michaelson

Thousands of Brooklyn residents can now confirm that the Barclay's Center has indeed impacted our lives -- often far too literally. Cars speed through our side streets, causing traffic and accidents, not to mention a complete absence of parking spaces. The empty promises that fans would ride the rails are now broken promises.

Greening of Sports Venues in New York City: The Green Sports Alliance

James Grundvig | Posted 08.21.2013 | New York
James Grundvig

New York City has long been a mecca for media, entertainment, culture, and, yes, sports. With two teams for each major sport -- football, baseball, ho...

The ROMEOWS Is Part Seinfeld, Part My Dinner With Andre

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 09.18.2013 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

Not a single one of them could have imagined that they would one day all star in a movie, over fifty years later, that pays tribute to their long-lasting friendship, and how they simply refused to abandon Brooklyn, that borough that so lovingly made them.

Can Manhattan Get Its Groove Back?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York
Gregg S. Lipman

Brooklyn shouldn't get too comfy with its current cool status; it's just a matter of time before the borough suffers a backlash as well, and the cool hunters go in search of the next big thing.

Sir Paul Makes Big Announcement

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.18.2013 | Entertainment

A Beatle is heading to Brooklyn. Paul McCartney will play Brooklyn's Barclays Center this summer with shows scheduled for June 8 and 10 as part of...

Ron Dicker

Unbeaten Boxer Wrestles With His Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2013 | Latino Voices

Boxer Frank Galarza of Brooklyn is what the media calls a feel-good story. But it took a lot of feeling bad to get there. Galarza lost his parents ...

Ron Dicker

Separate Seating For Men And Women At Barclays?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.20.2013 | New York

The home of the Brooklyn Nets is courting a new crowd. In what is believed to be a first for a major sports and entertainment venue, Barclays Cent...

Bloomberg's FINAL State Of The City Speech

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- His 12 years in office may be winding down, but New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday signaled that he has plenty of business ...