TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Community Board 10′s Traffic and Transportation Committee will hold a meeting on the traffic-calming alterations Department of Transportation officials recently suggested for Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge.
This is just a reminder that Coney Island USA artist-in-residence Marie Roberts will be showcasing 15 years of her colorful side show images at the Art Room [8710 3rd Ave] this coming Saturday.
On Saturday, August 4, from 6 to 9 p.m., attendees can expect to be treated to a piece of living Southern Brooklyn history in the form of Roberts’ art, as well as an appearance by magician, strongman, and world-famous sideshow performer Adam Real Man.
After opening night, private showings of Marie Roberts’ work will be available by appointment only through August 24.
Salumerias were once as ubiquitous to Southern Brooklyn as double parked cars. But over the years, tastes changed, new groups moved in, and the younger generation increasingly bought their cold cuts from a supermarket instead of the old fashioned pork store. Remember that scene from Pope of Greenwich Village where Eric Roberts’ character visits three [...]