Tribute to WWII Veterans at Cadman Plaza Park Sunday

This Sunday, May 24, starting at 10:30 a.m., there will be a tribute to Brooklyn’s World War Two veterans at the Brooklyn War Memorial in Cadman Plaza Park. There are 25 living Brooklyn WWII veterans who will receive honors. The U.S. Navy Ceremonial Marching Band, the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard, the American Bombshell Singers, […]

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AM New York Goes Shopping on Montague Street

AM New York’s Alison Fox visited Montague Street to write the paper’s first installment of an “Explore a Block” series. Ms. Fox noted that Brooklyn Heights is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, having been first settled in 1636 by a group of Dutch farmers who were unhappy with the rocky soil of lower Manhattan […]

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84th Precinct Captain Not Optimistic About Getting More Cops for Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Eagle reports that, at last Tuesday’s 84th Precinct Community Council meeting, Capt. Sergio Centa was “not as optimistic” as he had been at the previous Council meeting about his ability to get more officers assigned to patrol Brooklyn Bridge Park in response to his request that followed the

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Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks on East River Again This Year

Brooklyn News 12 reports that the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks, which had been moved to the Hudson River side of Manhattan for several years, but returned to the East River side, facing Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO, last year, will be on the East River again this year.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

For those in town over the Memorial Day weekend, there’s plenty of action on the local music and theater scenes. Bargemusic has a full schedule of concerts. On Friday evening, May 22, starting at 8:00, pianists Timo Andres (photo) and David Kaplan will play works by Barber, Christopher Cerrone, Ravel, and Stravinsky. On Saturday evening, […]

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Kittenpalooza!

It’s kitten season, and that means that our good friends at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition are in full rescue and adoption mode, trying to rescue, vaccinate, and spay/neuter the many, many kittens that will be born this spring. On Saturday, the organization’s adoption van will be parked at 106 Court Street (outside the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Throughout the Memorial Day weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 22 to 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, Brooklyn Bound F trains will be diverted to the A/C line from Canal Street to Jay Street/Metro Tech (above Canal in Manhattan they will be running on the E line). This means no service from Manhattan to York […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Theater 2020 Presents THE Real MERRY HouseWIVES OF WINDSOR Connecticut, Starting This Weekend

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, will present THE Real MERRY HouseWIVES OF WINDSOR, Connecticut, a re-envisioning of Shakespeare’s comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor as a contemporary reality TV show: A middle aged, overweight Casanova woos two society women in a wealthy Connecticut suburb, while parents debate over who should win the […]

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Fortis Reveals Plans For LICH Site

Curbed reports that Fortis Property Group, purchasers of the Long Island College Hospital site, yesterday evening revealed their plans for development of the site at a meeting of the Cobble Hill Association. The plan calls for four residential towers, of 40, 30, 20, and 16 stories. There will also be a medical center, townhouses, retail […]

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