Surprise, Surprise! Bossert Opening Delayed Indefinitely

According to the Brooklyn Paper, the Bossert Hotel, which has had more promised opening dates than Spinal Tap has had drummers (we noted the failure to meet a proposed opening date in the summer of 2015), has now had its opening again postponed from next month to some indefinite date next year. This was revealed […]

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Packer Pumpkin Patch Tomorrow

Packer Collegiate Institute will hold its annual Pumpkin Patch event tomorrow, Sunday, October 23, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 170 Joralemon Street. According to the Eagle: The street will be filled with bouncy rides, while the garden will be stocked with carnival games, treats and crafts. Inside, two spooky haunted houses will thrill […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

From 11:45 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, October 21) to 5:00 a.m. Monday, October 24 there will be no 4 or 5 trains running in either direction at Borough Hall. Use 2, 3, A, C, R, or (late night) N trains as options. The following work week (Monday, October 24 to Friday, October 28) each night from […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Salutes Christina of Sweden at First Unitarian Tomorrow Evening

Tomorrow (Friday, October 21) evening at 8:00, at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church (116 Pierrepont, near Monroe Place), the Repast Baroque Ensemble will present a musical tribute to Queen Christina of Sweden. Queen Christina of Sweden was a fascinating personality, on the one hand celebrated for her intellectual brilliance, and on the […]

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Oktoberfest at Brooklyn Historical Society’s This ‘Free Friday’

Hop on over to the Brooklyn Historical Society this Friday, October 21st between 5:00 and 9:00 pm for Oktoberfest!  The program is part of the Society’s monthly “Free Fridays,” when the museum extends its hours and offers special programming with free admission. The event promises “an evening of beer appreciation with a home brewing workshop, […]

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Ceremony to Commemorate Heights’ National Historic Landmark Status at BHS

We’ve been advised by the Brooklyn Heights Association that, on Friday morning, October 23 at 11:00 in front of the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), there will be a ceremony to rededicate the plaque commemorating the Heights’ status, since 1965, as a National Historic Landmark District (the BHS building, pictured, is […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Bargemusic This Week and Weekend

Bargemusic gets the music going early this week. Tomorrow evening (Wednesday, October 19) at 8:00 pianist Alexander Peskanov (photo) will play works by Mozart, Chopin, and Schumann. On Friday evening, October 21 at 8:00 violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist Nicolas Namoradze will perform works by Schumann, Brahms, and 3Medtner. On Saturday evening, October 22 at […]

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Trash Fire at Packer

The trash is on fire in front of Packer on Joralemon Street right now… At around 8:10pm a fire truck arrived. It looked like the cardboard recycling pile caught fire. As I type the fire department is putting it out. If anyone has any more info, let us know or comment!

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Thursday evening, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. the Broooklyn Historical Society will present another in its series of Randy Cohen’s Person Place Thing events. This one will feature Stew and Heidi Rodewald, creators of, and performers in, the musical The Total Bent. They will talk with Mr. Cohen “about life, love and music.” Admission is […]

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