On and off the market for years, the firehouse sits on a prominent corner in Fort Greene and was used by Spike Lee as a production office.
The 14,000-square-foot triangular park bordered by Fulton Street, Lafayette Avenue and St. Felix Street has been padlocked since 2005.
Crowds of people in festive attire packed into a few blocks to listen to music, hang out on stoops, and buy barbecue from neighbors and church groups Saturday.
Mark the birth of the pop music king Brooklyn style, with a Bed Stuy block party.
As quickly as it opened, Fort Greene's BAM Park has closed once again.
'A Look Back at Colorism: A Screening Series,' opens on Sunday, April 8 with Brooklyn native Spike Lee's 1988 film 'School Daze.'
For eight weeks in 1988, Spike Lee took over an entire block of Stuyvesant Avenue in Bed Stuy. St. Clair Bourne was there to film it all.
You may see more than the usual number of people sporting afros, bell bottoms and other '70s fashions in the Heights this week.
Spike Lee, the director of classic Brooklyn films 'Do the Right Thing' and 'Crooklyn' and borough brand entrepreneur, is hosting his sixth annual Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson block party this weekend, honoring the pop music king, who passed away six years ago this June.
This post courtesy of Explore Brooklyn, an all-inclusive guide to the businesses, neighborhoods, and attractions that make Brooklyn great.
7 Arlington Place | via PropertyShark
No image of Brooklyn is more iconic than that of a family or a group of friends hanging out on their front stoop on a sunny day. In a borough full of front stoops, here are five of the most historic.
7 Arlington Place, Bedford Stuyvesant
7 Arlington Place is the famed Bed Stuy townhouse where Spike Lee shot Crooklyn in 1994. The film takes place during the summer of 1974 and centers around a family living in the neighborhood. The theatrical release poster features the family all gathered on the brownstone stoop. But the neighborhood has dramatically changed since Spike Lee lived here: this Bed Stuy brownstone last sold for $1,700,000.