Embroidered love stories

Iviva Olenick was walking home to Boerum Hill one night when she came up with a creative idea for telling Brooklyn love stories, which soon became The Brooklyn Love Exchange. Olenick, who teaches embroidery at the Pratt Institute and at Etsy at 3rd Ward, began documenting love stories gathered from all over the borough in … Continue reading

Before I Die in Brooklyn

The people behind the new Shake Shack in Downtown Brooklyn turned their construction site into a public art project. The “Before I Die…” project was started in New Orleans and has been popping up all over the world since. We think it has a nice presence at the corner of Adams Street and the Fulton … Continue reading

Filmmaker uses personal experiences to break abuse cycle

Being a dad is hard. Being a dad in a family that has suffered from generations of domestic abuse is even harder. What does it take to address the issue and look for ways to change? In his autobiographical film, House Devil, Street Angel, Fivel Rothberg takes a deep look at his relationships with his … Continue reading