Community Board 2 Quits Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council

The Brooklyn Paper reports that Community Board 2 has decided to withdraw its representation from the Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council because, as CB2 Chair Shirley McRae wrote in a letter to Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation President Regina Myer: The discourse at and resultant actions of the CAC often appear to be adversarial to […]

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Ms Fancy Parallel Pants Seeks A Human Of Her Own

This week’s adoptable pet from the good folks at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: Surrendered because her own is having serious health problems, four-year-old Parallel Pants (no idea where her name came from!) is currently hanging out in a Greenwich Village foster home. A super-sweet tuxedo who loves humans, she amuses herself with toys, gazes […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend the Heights Players premiere their production of Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth. Performances are Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday matinee, March 8 at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. The play will continue through the succeeding two weekends on the same […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s projected to be a green light weekend from 11:00 p.m. Friday, March 6 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 9, as no route diversions, station skips, or cancellations are planned that would directly affect service at any local stations. The following week, Monday, March 9 to Friday, March 13, each night from 11:45 p.m to […]

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Bigger, Better Brooklyn Folk Festival Coming to St. Ann’s Church in April

The seventh annual Brooklyn Folk Festival will be in a new, more spacious venue, St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, the weekend of Friday, April 17 through Sunday, April 19. Among the acts will be Brooklyn’s own Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens, who rocked Plymouth Church along with the […]

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Bob Sahadi Talks to Brian Lehrer on WNYC

Bob Sahadi of Atlantic Avenue mainstay Sahadi’s was a guest last week on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show. If you missed it or you’re just not “that guy” who listens to public radio, you can listen to the full interview after the jump.

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Two Brooklyn Heights Buildings Set to Meet the Wrecking Ball

Brownstoner confirms today what commenter DoBro84 posted on last week’s OTW:

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amNY Talks to the Brooklyn Heights Association’s Judy Stanton

Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director Judy Stanton, who will be retiring later this year, sat down for a Q&A with amNY. When asked what she thinks the future of Brooklyn Heights holds she replied:

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Open Thread Wednesday 3/4/15

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Tony Conrad & Charlemagne Palestine at First Unitarian Thursday Evening

This Thursday evening, March 5, starting at 8:00, at the First Unitarian Church, Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place, multi-talented artists Tony Conrad (photo) and Charlemagne Palestine will perform a concert–Conrad on violin and Palestine on pipe organ, grand piano, and voice–presented by Issues Project Room. There’s more information here and you may buy tickets here.

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