Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

A cracking show: ‘The Nutcracker’ gets a modern makeover

Dance: Vertical Aerial Arts’ “The Nutcracker Circus Suite” takes the classic seasonal ballet, and adds breakdancing mice, burlesque performers, aerial acts, and trip-hop. Comment
Theater: This sketch comedy group may sound sweet — but do not let the name fool you. Comments (1)

Brooklyn remembers Mandela

Mandela admirers, including some activists who knew him, gathered at Boerum Hill’s House of the Lord Church on Sunday to pay tribute to the beloved leader of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle. Comment

Keri Russell gets a rude awakening from B’klyn Heights burglars

Keri Russell — the star of the television drama “Felicity” — could not have been happy when she discovered burglars rummaging around in her Brooklyn Heights house on Hicks Street early Wednesday morning. Comments (8)

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