Coney Island’s 1st Annual Pet Day

 Despite the drizzly conditions, a few brave dogs turned out for the first Coney Island pet parade this afternoon, with the lady above taking first place. Her assistant took care of the winner’s paperwork—a season pass to Deno’s Wonderwheel amusement park plus a whole lotta dog food.

Brooklyn At Eye Level: Opening Night

  Last night the Lyceum was full to capacity for the first public performance of the Atlantic Yards inspired production. UPDATE: At the show I met Norman Oder from Atlantic Yards Report. who this morning wrote: “it’s well worth seeing”. The image above was taken at the rehearsal earlier in the day.

Atlantics Yards on Stage

 Drawing inspiration from interviews conducted around the Atlantic Yards footprint, Brooklyn at Eye Level is a take on the Atlantic Yards story through theater, dance and music. The Civilians Theater Company will be performing the show at the Brooklyn Lyceum this week. I got to sit in on an early rehearsal to shoot it, and […]


  Last night we attended the first-ever Freaktoberfest down in Coney Island. We got introduced to some great drinks; the Albino Python from the Shmaltz Brewing Company (He’Brew) was our favourite.

Coney Island Film Festival

  Sideshows by the Seashore is hosting a launch party tonight for the huge line up of films playing down at Coney over the weekend. Photo: Tim Douglas

DUMBO: Art Under the Bridge

  The 12th Art Under the Bridge Festival takes place this weekend in DUMBO. It tends to be a very photogenic affair, and it’s free.

End of Summer

  Fall officially started at 11:44 this morning. Yesterday, as the sun set on the last full day of summer, the Coney Island Tattoo & Motorcycle Show came to life. It felt like a ritual celebration of the seasonal change. 

Last Day of Astroland: Afternoon Edition

  It is a beautiful afternoon down at Coney Island for the last day of Astroland. I highly recommend a last minute visit if you have the chance — I am about to jump on the Q train to head back down there.

Dance at Governors Island

    The Battery Dance Company brought the Downtown Dance Festival over to Governors Island today. There will be more free performances tomorrow, Sunday August 17th.

Dreamland Roller Rink Returns to Coney Island

 This Friday 25th July, Lola Staar opens the Dreamland Roller Rink once again. It’s a great chance to see the historic Child’s restaurant bought back to life, with Dreamland running there weekly. A launch party will take place on August 2nd. Fri 7PM- 12AM • Sat 12PM- 12AM • Sun 12PM- 9PM General admission $10Skate rentals […]