Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Once again this weekend, from 11:30 PM Friday, August 16 to 5:00 AM Monday, August 19 there will be no 3 train service, though 2 trains should be running normally. To get to or from 3 train stops between Franklin Avenue and New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn, take the 4 train, which will make these […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Saturday evening, August 17 at 6:00, and again at 8:00 (no Friday concert this week), Bargemusic will present the St. Petersburg String Quartet (photo), joined by pianist Tao Lin performing works by Glazunov and Schumann. On Sunday afternoon, August 18 at 2:00, pianist Steven Beck will play an all Bach concert, including several selections […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Brooklyn Heights: Home of the (Literary) Stars

It’s pretty well known that Brooklyn Heights has had more than its share of great writers as residents, but in response to a question from Heights resident “Lauren” the Eagle has interviewed another Heights resident, former Borough Historian John Manbeck, about the neighborhood’s literary history. We all (or most of us, I presume) know about […]

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Montague Street Is Crowned “Greenest Commercial Block in Brooklyn”

Mary Frost of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that the Montague Street Business Improvement District was once again named the Greenest Block in Brooklyn, commercial category, in the annual borough-wide contest sponsored by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. In its 25th year, the “friendly but fierce” competition drew 160 blocks across 30 neighborhoods vying for the greenest title in […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Once again this weekend, from 11:00 PM Friday, August 9 to 5:00 AM Monday, August 12 there will be no 3 train service, though 2 trains should be running normally. To get to or from 3 train stops between Franklin Avenue and New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn, take the 4 train, which will make these […]

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Theater 2020 Present s Two Free Readings of Short Comedies Saturday Afternoon

This Saturday afternoon at 2:00 (doors open at 1:30) at the Brooklyn Heights branch of Brooklyn Public Library, 109 Remsen Street, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional theater company, will present readings of two one act comedies – “The Surprising Measure of Buried Treasure” and “Getting Grandma’s Goat” – by Theater 2020 board […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, August 9 at 7:00 when pianist Francine Kay (photo; princeton.edu) plays works of Suk, Kaprálová, Chopin, and Debussy. On Saturday evening, August 10 at 6:00, and again at 8:00 the Amernet String Quartet will perform works by Beethoven, Daniel Asia, and Dvorak. Cellist (and philosopher) Jeffrey Solow will, on Sunday […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away! Photo by Martha Foley: six foot long deli sandwich unattended on fence top on Pierrepont Street. We hope someone enjoyed it!

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Karl Junkersfeld Reminds Me: The Dude is at Movies With a View Thursday

Karl Junkersfeld, whom those who have been following BHB for years may remember for his videos, has reminded us that Movies With A View will be showing The Big Lebowski this Thursday evening, August 8, and that this will be the second time around for this 1998 classic. Karl has provided us with a link […]

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