Browsing: bayfest 2011

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With BayFest 2012 — Sheepshead Bay’s preeminent waterfront festival — a mere four months away (slated for May 20), the Bay Improvement Group (BIG), which organizes the event, will be holding its next BayFest planning meeting at 8:00 p.m., January 10 in the meeting room of the Comfort Inn, 3218 Emmons Avenue at Brigham Street.…

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The Bay Improvement Group (BIG) and its president, Steve Barrison… want YOU to join them at 8:00 p.m., November 16 for a volunteer meeting to help organize BayFest 2012 (slated for May 20, 2012). The planning get-together for the 21st Annual BayFest — Sheepshead Bay’s preeminent waterfront festival and neighborhood institution, enjoyed by thousands — will…

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BayFest 2011 is just around the corner, and with the Seaside Concert Series potentially cancelled, and the Siren Fest moving to Jerk-hattan, BayFest could be poised to be the premiere music festival in Southern Brooklyn this year! Organizers have followed through with their plans to kick it up a notch, featuring 24 performers spread out…

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So before we were New York City, we were Brooklyn. And before we were Brooklyn, we were Gravesend. You see, back in the old days, we were the only English chartered town in the Dutch colony of New Netherland, founded by this badass boo named Lady Moody. As a widow, she rebelled against Puritan mores…

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While so many popular commercial enterprises in Sheepshead Bay seem to be going belly up, one civic group is gearing up to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its annual waterfront festival — touted as Brooklyn’s biggest — and organizers need your help. There will be a planning and volunteer meeting for BayFest — the “all-day,…

Arts & Culture
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Out with the old, in with the new – that’s the direction for this year’s BayFest. Bay Improvement Group has announced the headlining performer for its 20th edition of BayFest, with Sheepshead Bay native Robert Santa to take the main stage before thousands of residents and visitors at the neighborhood’s largest street festival. The Robert…

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Do you know of a Brooklyn-based band with a sizable following? Tell them to get in touch with Sheepshead Bites as soon as possible! The Bay Improvement Group (BIG) is looking for a Brooklyn act to play in BayFest 2011, and they’ve asked Sheepshead Bites to aid their search. The problem is, we need to…

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Preparations for BayFest 2011 will be held in the Comfort Inn meeting room at 3218 Emmons Avenue tonight, April 6, at 8:00 p.m. Help Bay Improvement Group prepare for this year’s 20th Annual BayFest this May, where they hope to rock out with a ton of bands never before seen at the event. They need volunteers,…

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Preparations for the next BayFest will be held in the Comfort Inn meeting room at 3218 Emmons Avenue this Wednesday March 16 at 8:20 p.m. This meeting will provide the opportunity to help prepare for this year’s 20th Annual BayFest this May, and President Steve Barrison said he expects to make some big announcements this…

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Bay Improvement Group is holding a BayFest planning meeting tonight, and they’re hoping you’ll come down to give some ideas and volunteer for the 20th edition of this annual event. They write: Help plan and volunteer for the eight block annual waterfront celebration of the unique and beautiful harbor Sheepshead Bay, the third Sunday in…

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