Coming Events at Brooklyn Bridge Park

On Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 6:30, Marie Viljoen, an expert on Brooklyn’s wild plants, will lead a “Fall Foraging Tour” to discover the “indigenous edible plants of Brooklyn Bridge Park.” She will also instruct on how to prepare them for the table, and how to grow them in gardens. Tickets are $10, or $5 […]

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District 13 Education Roundup

The school year is underway and the District 13 CEC is spreading the word about important meetings and events taking place this week. Monday, September 26th Participatory Budgeting 7:00pm – 8:30pm PS 9 (80 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn) Per the CEC website, this information session is an opportunity for collaborative brainstorming with electeds, school leaders and parents […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

On Tuesday evening, September 27 at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present Edward Ball, author of Slaves in the Family, and Karen Branan, author of The Family Tree, who will discuss “Confronting a Southern White Past”. The conversation will be moderated by Rachel L. Swarns of The New York Times. Admission is $10, or […]

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Atlantic Antic This Sunday

The 42nd annual Atlantic Antic will be this Sunday, September 25 from noon to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine, on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and 4th Avenue. There will be live and DJ’d music, food, vendors, activities for kids, and special deals from merchants along Atlantic. More information here.

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Again this weekend (Friday, September 23 at 11:45 p.m. to Monday, September 26 at 5:00 a.m.) A and C trains running in both directions will be re-routed to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street, so there will be no service at the High Street station. For stops in Manhattan below […]

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Coming up at the Cat Cafe

Tonight! Every Thursday, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe offers some kid-free kitten time, with admission limited to those 14 and older. 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Every other Saturday, including this one (Sept. 24) is also an “adults only kitten happy hour,” from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Admission to the cafe (149 Atlantic Avenue) is $5, supporting the […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, September 23 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present the composer and musician Don Byron on clarinet, along with Cornelius Dufallo on violin, Wendy Sutter on cello, and Blair McMillen on piano, playing works by Mr. Byron and by Olivier Messiaen. On Saturday evening, September 24 at 8:00, violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Thomas Mesa, […]

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Pre-School Fair This Thursday

Thinking of applying to private pre-school for your little one? BECDA Schools, the Brooklyn Early Childhood Directors’ Association is holding an early education fair this Thursday, September 22nd.  

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Prez, Regina Myer Tapped as Head of Brooklyn Bridge Partnership

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports via re-printed press release Regina Meyer, current President of Brooklyn Bridge Park has been named the new President of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership. Meyer will take the helm in November. She replaces Tucker Reed who stepped down from DPP in August after an almost five year run. “This was an […]

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