Mayor Says Keep Warm This Weekend.

That’s right. According to our friends at Carroll Gardens Patch, Mayor de Blasio has warned of “life-threatening wind chills” this Valentine’s Day weekend. All the more reason to stay inside and–uh–snuggle! Take heart–as it were–though. The map at the linked story shows us as only getting “Wind Chill Advisory”, meaning “values will be as low […]

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String Orchestra of Brooklyn at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Saturday Evening

This Saturday evening, February 13, starting at 8:00, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn will present a concert at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets. On the program are Beethoven’s Grosse Fugue, the East Coast premiere of Timo Andres’ Running Theme, and Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D Major, the last featuring […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This Presidents’ Day weekend (11:00 p.m. Friday, February 12 to 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 16) there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations. The following week, from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. each night Tuesday, February 16 to Friday, February 19, there will be no service […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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BHA Annual Meeting Wednesday Evening, February 24; Brooklyn D.A. Thompson to Speak

The Brookyn Heights Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, February 24, starting at 7:00 p.m., at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street. The meeting is open to all. The guest speaker will be Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson (photo), who will speak on “Keeping Brooklyn Safe in an Equal and Just System”. A […]

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Sword Dance Festival at Library Saturday

(Video after the jump.) This Saturday, February 13th, starting at 1:00 p.m., the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West, will host an English Sword Dance Festival. The event is free. According to the poster (thanks to my wife for the photo): Sword dancing is a winter celebration that has […]

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Let St. Francis College Prep You For St. Valentine’s Day

This Friday, February 12, starting at 3:00 p.m., in the Callahan Center of St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, St. Francis College will launch its Self Awareness and Bonding Lab (SABL), led by professors Marisa Cohen and Karen Wilson. SABL will consider questions like,”Does color affect your level of romantic attraction? Does social media impact […]

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Theater 2020 Presents A Little Night Music Starting This Weekend; Vaudeville Revue on Tuesday the 16th

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own, award winning professional stage company, will present Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway classic A Little Night Music over the next four weekends at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (corner of Monroe Place). Performances this weekend will be at 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February […]

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Brooklyn Heights Kittens Hit the Puppy Bowl Big-Time

Kittens rescued by our own Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition will be appearing during Sunday’s Puppy Bowl XII’s Kitty Half-Time Show on Animal Planet on February 7. This isn’t the first time that our local rescue felines have been featured by the network; in 2013, a mama cat and kittens rescued from Hurricane Sandy by BBAWC were featured on an episode […]

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The Three Gentlemen Featured At Hill Country Brooklyn Family Jam Sunday

The Three Gentlemen (photo) will be performing this Sunday afternoon, February 7, starting at 1:00, at Hill Country Brooklyn, 345 Adams Street. There’s no cover charge. Hill Country’s website gives this interesting description of what to expect: The Three Gentlemen, this foursome are a brand-new, noteworthy, BK roots/country, dare we say, super group: Konrad Meissner […]

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