Comfort Inn Brooklyn - Downtown
279 Butler Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: (718) 855-9600
Fax: (347) 436-1953
This art space and performance venue operates in a 6,200-square-foot warehouse, the building's industrial past reemerging as an eco-friendly and environmentally conscious production space. The flexible design of the building allows for a variety of entertainment over the state-of-the-art sound system that can accommodate live performances as well as screenings. A lush courtyard allows for the sociability of a bar, serving cocktails on evenings of special art exhibitions or eclectic performing arts. Check the website for details on productions throughout the week.
The Royal Palm Shuffleboard Club on the Union Street offers well-maintained courts which people of all ages can enjoy. Apart from the 10 well-maintained shuffleboard courts, the place hosts local musicians and bands that provide refreshing entertainment. The club also features an excellent cocktail bar that churns out fabulous tropical cocktails.
501 Union is an event space housed in a building that was erected in 1916. It hosts all kinds of events, from networking parties and cocktail gatherings to fundraisers and wedding ceremonies. Since its debut as a rental space 501 Union has been the venue of choice for a number of trendsetters, for example the Brooklyn Magazine. The space is located in the Gowanus neighborhood.
The Green Building is an event space that is ideal for just about every kind of event. This 4000 square foot (371.6 square meter) space has the capacity to accommodate over 250 guests, making it a good choice for anything from a fundraiser, concert, exhibition, and even weddings. The venue also includes a kitchen and bathrooms, and a thoroughly professional staff that will make sure your event sails through without any glitches. They also have a beautiful outdoor space available for rental as well.
Brooklyn Lyceum, is one of the place where theatrical works are created to leave an lasting impression on ones mind. All this is done while meeting the nuances of theater. The lyceum includes a black box theater, Geloscopic, apart from two other spaces spanning around 4000 square feet each. The lyceum also has a restaurant, a garden and a gift shop. The Brooklyn Lyceum is available for rental purposes.
The Yard has a bit of raw appeal to its atmosphere—well, that's what you would call a music venue that is rolled inside a warehouse! But the fact that The Yard is located at a place that stands overlooking the Gowanus Canal, makes up a bit for all the roughness that the place exudes otherwise. The Yard also serves as a common place for social gatherings and mini-parties. Whenever you visit this place, The Yard promises loads of fun in store for each one of you.
Grumpy Bert is a shop and gallery located in the heart of Brooklyn. As opposed to its name, the owner Bert ensures friendly service. On sale are contemporary artwork, plush toys, books, magazines, signature merchandise and home accessories like mugs, pillows and lamps. A selection from their artsy collection makes for great gifts, or purchase a gift card if you’re spoiled for choice. They also organize weekly workshops, exhibitions and art events that are popular among patrons.
The Union Hall is a former warehouse that has been transformed into a chic nightclub, restaurant, bar and concert venue. Garden seating, a fireplace and two bocce courts give this place a whole new effect. Brunch is offered on the weekends as well as a bar menu served daily. Also, every first Wednesday of the month is Secret Science Club where scientists show off their musical abilities.
A premier sporting arena and entertainment center in Brooklyn, Barclays Center opened with much fanfare in September 2012 with their very first event, a deafening Jay-Z concert, being a sold out affair. It's not surprising though, as Brooklyn has never been short on enthusiasm in terms of mega sports and entertainment. The gigantic venue boasts of a capacity of 19,000 fans and can host basketball and ice hockey as well as concerts with equal aplomb. Designed by the experts responsible for such stellar venues as TD Garden and Time Warner Cable Arena, Barclays Center boasts of excellent facilities for fans. There are VIP as well as party suites catering to those looking for a bit of privacy. There are no less than 37 food options as well as a few shopping outlets. The arena is home to the Brooklyn Nets.
Mark Morris is a well-known name in the world of dance, and his dance group has given some wonderful performances both in the United States and Europe. The Mark Morris Dance Center was established in 2001, and since then has been the permanent home of the company. Dance and music classes for people of all ages are also held here. The seven studios can also be rented by other dance companies.
A space that is dedicated to bridging the gap between artists and the community, the ISSUE Project Room at the Old American Can Factory presents art by local, national, or international artists. Started in 2003, ISSUE has been instrumental in enriching the culture and arts scene in Brooklyn. Playing host to the various facets of art, ISSUE Project Room plays host to art shows, video installations, concerts, dance shows and more. See the website or call to know more.
One of New York City's true gems, the Brooklyn Academy of Music is a world class performing arts center. Located at the edge of the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, it offers some of the city's finest concerts and theatrical events. From opera and classical music to African dance and modern theater, the packed schedule offers something for everyone's taste. The complex is also home to Bam Rose Cinemas.