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Located across Columbia Street, the Jalopy theater is a popular event venue. This venue has a casual ambiance and focus is always on the performance and events featured here. The simple space stages live music concerts and open MIC nights on a regular basis; Bluegrass being the local favorite, you will always come across a country band playing here. Its on-site bar ensures that you are never short of your favorite drink. And, if the artists inspire you to take up music, Jalopy conducts musical classes (learn to play musical instruments) and workshops. For complete details, call ahead or simply visit the website.
New Amsterdam Records is not only a indie classical record label but also a performing space for touring musicians. Only those in the know are aware of its concerts since it doesn't regularly host one as they are more music presenters in other venues. Equipped with a great sound system, it is a nice spot to enjoy cool music by talented artists.
Cobble Hill Cinemas has seen good and bad times since its opening. It's been closed down quite a few times, taken over by different owners and has gone through several renovations. At present it has six screens, which show the best of Hollywood flicks plus a number of independent films too. The place is a favorite hangout of the local crowd. For film times, ticket prices and further information simply call.
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.
Located on Governor's Island, The Play Lawn includes two natural turf ball fields designed for Little League Baseball and adult softball games which can be rented out by members of Youth League and Official School League. Bleachers are also stationed on the fields and provide seating for upto 84 people. These play fields are accessible by ferry from Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn during the summer.
Minigolf Course by Figment Project is a uniquely designed project that offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy a game of golf while appreciating art. Modern technology is used in an amazing manner to offer an enjoyable mini-golf experience. Harddrive Manor, Third Dimension, Matrix, Tablets, Tar Beach are the various designs of mini golf landscapes that can be explored in Governor's Island. Impressive and complex mini-golf designs challenge players physically and are also mentally stimulating.
The Bell House is situated in a historic warehouse dating back to the 1920s. It has emerged as one of Brooklyn's finest entertainment hubs, which boasts a fully stocked bar serving a range of eclectic bourbons and cocktails. Open seven days a week, events can be held either in the very intimate front lounge area or in the performance space, which has a stage that is mostly used for concerts. The logistics and facilities are par excellence and perhaps this explains the immense popularity which this venue enjoys. Check their website for all upcoming events that include some of the finest live gigs and DJ acts in the 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.
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.
Opened in October 2009, The Invisible Dog Art Center is well on its way to becoming one of Brooklyn's most prized entertainment venues. Housed within an old factory, the industrial vibe is unmistakable and does much to provide an ambient backdrop to concerts, dances, recitals, exhibitions, film screenings, poetry slams and community events hosted here. This space can also be hired for corporate events, birthday parties, anniversaries, film shoots, record releases, product launches, charity galas and much more. Check website for details.
The South Island Field is an open-air entertainment venue that enjoys a prestigious location on New York's Governor Island. Getting here is quite easy, and is a mere fifteen minute walk from the ferry that lands at the island. Perfect to host picnics, team recreational activities, parades, music & art festivals, and community events, a visit here is recommended. Please call for more details on events.
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.