On Sunday, September 8, 2019, over 3,000 residents and visitors attended the 2019 BAT Block Party to celebrate the iconic Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park. World-renowned artists JoJo and New Orleans-based band The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli headlined the celebration with performances that brought fanfare and excitement, and had the audience on their feet.
In addition to the standout performances, attendees enjoyed an array of activities including a yoga class led by Council Member Carlos Menchaca and the NYC Yoga Project, special art exhibits by local and resident artists of ArtBuilt and ChaShaMa, as well as fun product demos curated by BAT-based companies like FABSCRAP, Uncommon Goods, We Are the New Farmers, Direct Promos, and SPark Workshop. Families participated in carnival rides, kite making and crafts, face-painting, and a book making for kids workshop from BAT’s Purgatory Pie Press.[Read more]