Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Jeewon Park (photo) begins Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, Novemeber 16 at 7:00 with works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert. On Saturday evening, November 17 at 6:00, Marika Bournaki continues her series of concerts — this is part 4 — presenting all of the piano sonatas of Beethoven. On Sunday afternoon, November 18 at […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Cadman Park Cleanup Sunday

The Cadman Park Conservancy invites all who wish to help to come to the circle garden between Tillary Street and the Astroturf field this Sunday, November 18 between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM to help clean the Park of fallen leaves and litter. The Conservancy will provide rakes, gloves, and bags, and even has a […]

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BHA to Meet With DOT Commissioner on BQE – Promenade Issue

The Brooklyn Heights Association has announced that they have scheduled a meeting with City Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and DOT engineers on Monday, November 19 at which BHA “will press DOT to abandon the 6-lane highway on the Promenade in favor of a better approach to rebuilding the BQE.” The BHA has retained […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 9:45 PM Friday, November 9 to 5:00 AM Monday, November 12, there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains are originating and terminating at Bowling green in Manhattan, and 5 trains do not serve Brooklyn on weekends. Alternative service will be provided […]

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Bargemusic this Weekend

Bargemusic begins the weekend with a concert on Friday evening, November 9 at 7:00, marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Claude Debussy (shown in the photo, taken in 1904, with his soon to be stepdaughter, Hélène “Dolly” Bardac, and a very impressive Borzoi; see here). The concert will feature works by Debussy, along […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away! Sorry for the delay – I got distracted by election returns last night.

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Kids in Droves (Adults, Too) Write and Color Cards to Mayor de Blasio Protesting Promenade Destruction

On Sunday afternoon, A Better Way NYC sponsored a postcard write-and-color-in outside the Pierrepont Playground, as reported by Mary Frost in The Brooklyn Eagle. Turnout was indeed impressive, as your correspondent can attest (see photo).

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Vote on Tuesday!

In case you hadn’t heard, this Tuesday, November 6 is a biggie: the 2018 midterm elections. A U.S. Senate seat is on the ballot. So are state offices, including Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Comptroller, along with State Senator and Assembly Member. Various local judges are on the ballot as well. There are also […]

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Grace Chorale Presents “Musica Mystica” at St. Ann’s Church Next Weekend

On Friday evening, November 9 at 7:00 and Sunday afternoon, November 11 at 3:00, the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn, under the direction of Jason Asbury, along with the St. Ann’s School High School Chorus and Consort, baritone Peter Kendall Clark, and soprano Morissa Pepose, will present “Musica Mystica,” a concert including “O frondens virga” by […]

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