Again, and Again, With the Fireworks

Notify NYC lets us know that there will be fireworks tomorrow (Saturday, May 18) starting at 11:45 p.m. and on Monday, May 20 starting at 10:45 p.m. Both displays are to be launched near the Statue of Liberty, and should therefore be easily visible from the Promenade, and audible throughout the Heights.

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First Word From BQE Panel; Website Available

The Eagle’s Mary Frost reports that the panel studying options for the Brooklyn Queens Expressway has issued its frst report. It has begun studying the various proposals as well as existing structural conditions and traffic flows, and is meeting with potentially affected or interested agencies as well as community groups. The Panel’s chairman, Carlo Scissura, […]

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E-Waste Recycling Event This Sunday

The Brooklyn Heights Association has let us know that there will be an e-waste recycling event this Sunday, May 19 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. It’s sponsored by the First Unitarian Church. Items may be disposed of on Pierrepont Street between Monroe Place and Clinton Street. For more information click on “Read full story.” […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Would you believe. another “Green Light” weekend? Yes, from Friday evening, May 17 to Monday morning, May 20, there are no planned (as always, we stress “planned”) service changes directly affecting service at any local stations. The following work week — Monday, May 20 to Friday, May 24 — the only planned service change affecting […]

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Promenade Garden Conservancy Bake Sale Saturday

The members of the Promenade Garden Conservancy, who are responsible for the upkeep of the gardens and for the floral displays we enjoy, are holding a bake sale this Saturday, May 18 (rain day May 19), from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade. All proceeds go to the […]

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Grace Chorale and Friends Concert This Sunday

The Grace Chorale of Brooklyn and friends will present a concert this Sunday afternoon, May 19 at 3:00, at the First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry Street (between Clark and Pierrepont). There’s more information and you can buy tickets here.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, May 17 at 7:00 with a recital of vocal works by Dowland, Beethoven, Schubert, Leisner, Borisov, and Waldteufel, sung by the tenor James Onstad (photo) accompanied on guitar by David Leisner. On Saturday evening, May 18 at 6:00, and again at 8:00, members of the Semplice Players will perform two […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Fireworks Tonight!

There will be a fireworks display tonight — Saturday, May 11 — starting at approximately 11:45 p.m., near the Statue of Liberty. Thanks to our friends at Brooklyn Community Board 2 for the tip.

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Four Brooklyn Heights Churches Welcome Tours Next Weekend

Next weekend, Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, the New York Landmarks Conservancy, in conjunction with various religious institutions, will present its annual Sacred Sites Open House. Among the participating houses of worship are four Brooklyn Heights churches: Grace Church (photo, C. Scales for BHB), open Sunday the 19th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 […]

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