Eric Adams’ Dine In Brooklyn Showcases Borough Eateries

Borough President Eric Adams has launched Dine In Brooklyn a restaurant-week style program featuring $28 Prix Fixe dinners, $15 two-course lunches and $12 brunches at eateries throughout Brooklyn. The program launched on March 20th and runs through Thursday, March 30th. Dine in Brooklyn celebrates the five-star flavors that make Brooklyn a ‘must-taste’ destination. Our restaurants […]

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Subway Service Alerts; Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Post-Sandy repair work on the A/C tunnel continues this weekend, so the diversion of A and C trains to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street, meaning no service in either direction at High Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 24 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 27. Repair work on the […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 24, at 8:00, Bargemusic presents violinist Giora Schmidt and pianist Victor Santiago Asuncion playing works by Beethoven, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Respighi. On Saturday evening, March 25, at 8:00 the Dorian Wind Quintet will perform works by Arturo Marquez, Amanda Harberg, Bruce Adolphe, Lalo Schifrin, Billy Childs, and Karl Kramer. On Sunday afternoon, […]

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Now We Know What’s Replacing Housing Works

Just what we all wanted and needed: another real estate office. The words above “Halstead” in the large window are “The new home of”…

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Update: Sanitation Town Hall Postponed

We’ve just been advised by City Council Member Stephen Levin (photo) that, because of a scheduling conflict, the Sanitation Town Hall meeting, originally scheduled for this evening, has been postponed until Thursday evening, April 13 from 6:00 to 8:00, at St. Francis College auditorium, 180 Remsen Street. According to Council Member Levin: The Department of […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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View of Brooklyn Bridge from Promenade Blighted Again

As if the Pierhouse’s blotting out of the full view of the arc of the Brooklyn Bridge, which had been visible (apart from two small interruptions caused by rooftop equipment) from the southern portion of the Promenade when the National Cold Storage Warehouse buildings were there (see here), wasn’t enough, a high rise building in […]

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Pier Six Lawsuit Hearing Postponed Again

We’ve just received word from the Brooklyn Heights Association that the hearing on the BHA’s lawsuit to enjoin construction of two high rise residential buildings on the uplands of Pier Six in Brooklyn Bridge Park has been postponed for a second time. The hearing was originally scheduled for March 7, then postponed to tomorrow (Wednesday, […]

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Sanitation Town Hall at St. Francis Tomorrow Evening

Update: the Town Hall has been postponed to April 13 (see above). The Brooklyn Heights Association has advised us that there will be a Sanitation Department Town Hall Meeting tomorrow evening, Wednesday, March 22, starting at 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street. Let the Department of Sanitation know your issues with litter […]

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Weekend Activities for Animal Lovers

Atlantic Avenue is Animal Central this weekend, with three events for folks of all ages, starting tonight. This evening at the Cat Cafe, enjoy a screening of Harry and Tonto. The Cat Cafe is run by Brooklyn Heights Animal Welfare Coalition, and proceeds from its events support the adoptable cats at the cafe and the organization’s […]

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