Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away! Photo: Martha Foley

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Comedy Comes to Vineapple This Thursday Night

Theater publication Broadway Local alerted us to a comedy night this Thursday: The Brooklyn Heights Comedy Nights! (BHCN) is a monthly stand-up show @ The Vineapple Cafe featuring local comedians, big-time headliners, foreign nationals and everything in between. The show takes place on Thursday, July 18th @ 8:30pm with co-hosts Shelly Colman (2014 Newcomer National Grand […]

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Potential Immigration Raids 14-18th: Know the Facts and Your Rights

Council Member Levin sent out this very important message pertaining to reported DHS and ICE raids.  New York is The Melting Pot, a Sanctuary City. Please share this information far and wide. Let’s all help protect to those striving for a better life here in our fair city. If you or someone you know is […]

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New Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director: Lara Birnback

You may recall that back in March, Peter Bray resigned as Executive Director of the Brooklyn Heights Association to tend to a serious family health issue. Mary Frost at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that Brooklyn Heights resident Lara Birnback has been chosen as his successor. Ms. Birnback’s past experience includes 15 years of experience in the public, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from Friday, July 12 at 11:00 p.m. to Monday, July 15 at 5:00 a.m., there will be no Manhattan bound service at Court Street, or from the N/R platforms at Jay Street-MetroTech, as Manhattan bound N and R trains will be diverted to the Q line, over the Manhattan Bridge, between DeKalb Avenue […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, July 12 at 7:00, when pianist Jeffrey Biegel plays works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Granados, and Chopin. On Saturday evening, July 13 at 6:00 the Ulysses Quartet (photo) will perform works by Haydn and Bartok. They will return on Sunday afternoon, July 14 at 4:00 to play works by Schubert, […]

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Hate-Read Of The Week: Drama At Grace Church School

Jessica Pressler at NY Magazine has published a phenomenal article about the Grace Church School that we couldn’t not share — a classic battle between the nouveau riche and l’Ancien Régime — or, as they put it, “A riot among the one percent.” When you buy a home in Brooklyn Heights, you aren’t just purchasing […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Heights Prime Meats Says Goodbye to Brooklyn Heights

If you’ve noticed that the doors have been dark at Heights Prime Meats on Clark St. since last week and wondered what happened, BHB is sad to report that the neighborhood stalwart has shut down for good. After much hand-ringing and asking around the neighborhood over the past week, we finally tracked down owner Frank […]

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Movies With A View Returns This Week

Hard though it may seem to believe, this summer marks the twentieth season of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s free “Movies With A View,” which are shown on Thursday evenings in July and August at the Harbor View Lawn on Pier 1. This year’s lineup includes favorites from previous seasons; among these is local hero […]

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