Five things to do in Brooklyn, June 21–27
Magic meadow: Elderflower liqueur producer St. Germain has teamed up with a Brooklyn gardening group to create a hanging garden in a Greenpoint warehouse, open to the public June 21-23.
Wander in a glamorous garden without taking the risk of a sunburn! St. Germain (the French elderflower liqueur) has teamed up with Brooklyn landscape designers Manscapers to create a magical floating garden inside a Greenpoint warehouse. You can explore any day this weekend, and then snag a token for a St. Germain Spritz at a nearby bar.
11 a.m.–7 p.m. at Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse (73 West St. at Milton Street in Greenpoint). Free.
The boys in Blue
Dream pop band the Ocean Blue, still best known for its 1991 album “Cerulean” — which this editor loved, for the record — is still touring, and will bring its jangly guitar sound to Williamsburg tonight in support of its first album since 2013, “Kings and Queens and Knaves and Thieves.”
7 p.m. at Rough Trade NYC [64 N. Ninth St. between Kent and Wythe avenues in Williamsburg, (718) 388–4111, www.roughtradenyc.com]. $20.
Brooklyn’s black gay nightlife is bumping, and you can get all the details at “The Tea on Brooklyn’s LGBTQ Nightlife,” featuring clips from “We Came to Sweat,” a documentary about the now-closed Crown Heights club Starlite Lounge, followed by a panel discussion between some of the current scene’s movers and shakers.
6:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont St. between Henry and Clinton streets in Brooklyn Heights, www.brooklynhistory.org). $10.
New documentary “The Cat Rescuers” screens tonight only at the Alamo City Drafthouse. The film follows four Brooklyn cat lovers who devote their lives to controlling the borough’s feral cat population, catching kitties, and fostering strays at their own homes.
7 p.m. at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema [445 Albee Square West between Fulton and Willoughby streets Downtown, (718) 513–2547, www.drafthouse.com/nyc]. $16.
Proud and loud
Brooklyn transgender rapper Uncle Meg will wave the rainbow freak flag at Coney Island’s Sideshow stage for “Uncle Meg’s Pride Extravaganza.” The night features hip-hop and performance art from artists who bust the gender binary, including Ratchet by Nature, Soup, and KikiRiki Live Poultry.
9 p.m. at Coney Island USA (1208 Surf Ave. at W. 12th St. in Coney Island, www.coneyisland.com). $20.
Updated 8:46 am, June 21, 2019