Some Scenes From Today’s Earth Day Celebration

Rain, never heavy, but scattered showers, put something of a damper on today’s Earth Day celebration, sponsored by the Montague Street BID. Who can blame Mother Earth for a little rain? April showers, as they say, bring May flowers. In any event, things got going as scheduled at 10:00 AM, with the Brooklyn United Marching […]

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Senator Squadron Community Convention This Sunday

Consituents are invited to join State Senator Daniel Squadron and the 26th Annual Senate District Community Convention this Sunday, April 23rd from 2:00 – 5:00 pm at Stuyvesant High School, 345 Chambers Street in Manhattan. This years theme is Making the National Fight Local. Per a source from the Senator’s office, “the event will include […]

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BHA Issues “Fake News Alert” About Pier Six

The Brooklyn Heights Association has issued a notice under the headline “Pier 6 Rumors Have No Factual Basis.” This is in reaction to rumors it has heard in response to Judge Lucy Billings’ order to the BHA and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation that they have “dialogue” in an effort to reach a compromise on […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann’s Church April 28-30

The ninth annual Brooklyn Folk Festival will be at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church (Clinton and Montague streets) from Friday evening, April 28 through Sunday evening, April 30. Your correspondent has attended the last two festivals–see here and here and enjoyed them enormously. This year’s promises to be even better, given the superb […]

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This Weekend at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe

On Friday evening, head down to the Brooklyn Cat Cafe for Mewvie Night and enjoy a screening of The Lion King while hanging out with a bevy of adoptable local felines. Tickets are $20 and include soda and snack. The film starts at 7:30. Tickets can be purchased at the Cat Cafe site or at the door […]

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Meow Mixer to Benefit Infinite Hope Rescue

Join local animal rescue group Infinite Hope on Thursday, April 27th at Industry City Distillery for a fundraiser to support its work improving the lives of Brooklyn’s animals. An all-volunteer group, Infinite Hope was founded in 2004 and has placed over 1,500 animals in permanent and loving homes and has provided care to hundreds more cats through TNR […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a repeat of our previous messed-up weekend. From 11:45 PM Friday, April 21 to 5:00 AM Monday, April 24 there will be no service in either direction at High Street or at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall. A and C trains are being diverted to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, April 21 at 8:00 with pianist Lara Downes (photo) playing a concert with the title “I’ve Known Rivers,” featuring works by Ned Rorem, Samuel Coleridge Taylor, Margaret Bonds, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Henry Mancini, Arthur Hamilton, Jerome Kern, Frederic Rzewski, and Chopin. On Saturday evening, April 22 at 8:00, and […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Sanitation Town Hall Tomorrow Evening, Wednesday, April 19

The Brooklyn Heights Association has advised us that the twice postponed Sanitation Town Hall will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, April 19, starting at 6:00 PM, at Founders Hall, St. Francis College, 182 Remsen Street. Representatives of the NYC Department of Sanitation will be there to answer your questions and hear your complaints. City Council Member […]

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