About Downtown Brooklyn
If you've ever visited Downtown Brooklyn New York, then you are aware of the plethora of dining, entertainment, culture, and recreation choices the amazing city has to offer. Downtown Brooklyn is located in the Northwestern part of Brooklyn. You won't have any trouble finding your way around the area, because the transportation system is amazing. You can take the metro buses, or the subway system to get where you want to go, or just walk the streets to find just about anything you can imagine. Some of the popular sites of Downtown Brooklyn are its buildings, such as the Williamsburg Savings Bank Tower. It is just one of the many buildings that make the Brooklyn skyline as beautiful as it is. Cadman Plaza Park is one of the most popular parks in the area and is 10 acres in size. This park was named after a local Pastor, and has a massive memorial worth seeing right in the middle of the park. For great shopping, visit the Borough Hall Greenmarket, which is open three days a week. You can also find lots of street vendor in Downtown Brooklyn just about wherever you go. They are also usually ready to negotiate, so get ready for some great deals. Downtown Brooklyn is also full of culture, and there is no lack of museums, art galleries, and theatres. All you have to do is choose where you want to go. And, when you are ready for some great eats, you have to try the famous Brooklyn pizza pie. After you've done that you can check out some of the other selections. As you can imagine, in Downtown Brooklyn, you can find anything from Italian to Chinese. Brooklyn has it all.
Events in Downtown Brooklyn
Flutter Echo: David Toop & Tania Caroline Chen
Wednesday, September 18th, ISSUE is pleased to present a conversation and performance from renowned musician and author David Toop alongside free improviser and composer Tania Caroline Chen -- both artists’ debut appearance at ISSUE.
Lindsay Packer: Transposition with Anaïs Maviel
Saturday, September 21st, light and color improviser Lindsay Packer premieres TRANSPOSITION, her second commissioned work as a 2019 ISSUE Artist-In-Residence.
NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off with The Detroit Cobras
Saturday, Sept 21st ~ NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off with The Detroit Cobras and Miranda and The Beat
Forklift // The Pleasure of your Company by Brittain Ashford
The Pleasure of Your Company, a new immersive musical created by Brittain Ashford with Matt Bauer, joins a Brooklyn couple and a handful of their friends for their penultimate New Year’s Eve party in their long-time home.
Moor Mother / Jerusalem In My Heart
Saturday, September 28th, ISSUE is pleased to present Moor Mother, the viscerally charged output of Philadelphia-based musician, poet, visual artist, and activist Camae Ayewa.
Rooftop Reds Presents: Hocus Pocus
Join us for the highly anticipated movie night on the rooftop and eat some delicious pizza with us! Offerings for the night: 2 pieces of pizza from IL Porto Pizzeria (meat and vegetarian pie options available)
Crossing the Line Festival 2019: The Sun Too Close to the Earth
at Issue Project Room
In this Crossing the Line commission, Rhys Chatham draws on 30 years of composing for electric guitar ensembles, recent experiences in playing wind instruments, as well as the minimalism and free jazz that grew out of NYC's downtown music scene.
Forklift // Hippolytus Defragged By Sofia Levitsky-Weitz
It is 2004. Phaedra is afflicted with longing, filtered through the digital fragmentation of Web 2.0. Her beloved Hippolytus, her stepson, lives on a DSL modem, in a trippy iTunes visualization, in the sounds between the sounds of AOL Instant Messenger.
Suzanne Fiol: Mothers of Creation - Conversation + Performance
Thursday, October 10th, ISSUE is honored to present an evening in celebration of the organization’s beloved late founder Suzanne Fiol. The event is an open showcase of Suzanne Fiol: