Browsing: venues

Business
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CBS News’ Marketwatch blog put together a roundup of “unusual, creative locations” for business meetings, breaking away from the conventions of stuffy boardrooms and restaurants where you try to make your pitch in between shoveling sustenance into your pie-hole. They queried a handful of corporate executives, including one who shared this anecdote about a business…

News
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Oceana Hall, a Brighton Beach venue whose late-night events have spurred complaints from neighbors, has been illegally hosting parties without a cabaret license, Sheepshead Bites has learned. The Department of Consumer Affairs – which issues cabaret licenses – has confirmed that it does not have a license on record for the venue’s listed address at…

Police & Fire
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It’s not often we at Sheepshead Bites need to publish a correction, and it’s even less often when the correction merits its own post. However, we had one heck of a blunder yesterday, and we thank our readers for catching it and pointing it out. In our story about the two women shot in Brighton…

Police & Fire
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Two women were left wounded after a gunman opened fire in front of Millenium Theatre, the same building that houses Oceana Hall, at 1029 Brighton Beach Avenue. The shootings happened early Sunday morning and the victims were taken to Lutheran Medical Center. They were in stable condition, according to News 12. Coincidentally, we received an…

Events
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Musicians Nelson F. Ferrer, Ralph Favilla, Frank Diorio and Mike Kisto will take over Wheeler’s Bar and Restaurant tonight with a free show by locals, for locals. Sheepshead Bay native and BCAT producer Ralph Favilla is, of course, the well-known organizer of the annual rock showcase at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club. Nelson F. was the first guest on his BCAT show,…

Events
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Musicians Nelson F. Ferrer, Ralph Favilla, Frank Diorio and Mike Kisto will take over Wheeler’s Bar and Restaurant on Saturday, May 21, with a free show by locals, for locals. Sheepshead Bay native and BCAT producer Ralph Favilla is, of course, the well-known organizer of the annual rock showcase at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club. Nelson F.…

Events
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A set of about a half dozen bands will be rocking out at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club this Saturday for the 18th Annual Holiday Reunion. The show is put together every first Saturday after New Years by Sheepshead Bay native and BCAT producer Ralph Favilla. The concerts are a big hit with the community,…

Arts & Music
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We got this photo of the Rainbow Bandshell, circa 1930, from Michael Goldstein, the director of Alumni Relations at Kingsborough Community College. Don’t know what the Rainbow Bandshell was? Neither did I. But many of the area’s older residents remember hearing stories about the fabled shows at the world famous venue. “The shell was designed…

Events
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Perhaps one of the most under-appreciated venues in Southern Brooklyn, Kingsborough Community College’s Performing Arts Center cobbles together a slew of beautiful and family friendly shows every year. They’ve just announced their Fall 2010 season schedule, so be sure to review the list and check out at least one show in their fine facility.

Events
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So you think you and your hubby are the next Jack and Meg White? Or maybe you want to assault strangers with your best Dead Kennedys impersonation. But, hey, you never got on stage ’cause there were no open mics in the area. Well, now’s your chance. It’s been years since we’ve had a local…

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