Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Free Performance Saturday

This Saturday afternoon, December 14 at 2:00 (seating begins at 1:30), at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Heights Branch, 109 Remsen Street (accessible entrance from Henry Street between Montague and Remsen), Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional theater company, will Present “A Radio Christmas Carol”, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ (photo) “A Christmas Carol”, by […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s a “green light” weekend from late Friday evening, December 6 to early Monday morning, December 9, as there are no planned – as always we stress planned– service changes directly and negatively affecting service at any local stations. There will be extra service in both directions at Court Street and at Jay Street-MetroTech, as […]

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Carols and Tree Lighting at Borough Hall Wednesday Evening, December 11

Although a sidewalk bridge covering the Montague Street Promenade entrance prevents a tree lighting ceremony with carols there this year, we can take comfort because the Brooklyn Youth Chorus will be singing 0n the plaza in front of Borough Hall at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, preparatory to the ceremony and lighting of the […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This will be an all Bach weekend at Bargemusic. On Friday evening, December 6 at 7:00 Johnny Gandelsman will play the first three of J.S. Bach’s cello suites on the violin. On Sunday afternoon, December 8 at 4:00, he will play the next three. On Saturday evening, December 7 at 6:00, and again at 8:00, […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Hosts Woodcarver This Sunday, December 8; Holiday Shopping With Carols Wednesday the 11th

This Sunday, December 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street, will host woodcarver Dennis Taylor: During this family-friendly event, Dennis will demonstrate the long-held tradition of woodcarving, or whittling. Watch as he creates his unique Santa figures [photo] in varying sizes, and take one home with you if […]

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Grace Chorale Of Brooklyn’s Christmas Concert at St. Ann’s Church Friday Evening

The Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will have its annual Christmas Concert this Friday evening, December 6, starting at 7:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague. The concert will feature J.S. Bach’s Magnificat, Margaret Bonds’s “The Ballad of the Brown King”, and other music appropriate to the season. There’s […]

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Inside the Hotel Bossert with Montague BID

You may recall earlier this week, Claude reminded us that today is Small Business Saturday and the Montague BID would be hosting a “selfies with elves” event at none other than the lobby of the storied Hotel Bossert. We won’t get into the 7+ years long, at times heart-warming, always intriguing, and unendingly mysterious saga of the Bossert. It’s […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

From about 12:01 a.m. Saturday, November 29 until about 5:00 a.m. Monday, December 7 there will be no 3 train service in either direction, but 2 and 4 trains should (we stress SHOULD) be running normally, so there will be service in both directions at Clark Street and Borough Hall. This will be extended into […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, November 29 at 7:00, Bargemusic’s weekend begins when violinist Stephanie Chase (photo) plays works by J.S. Bach, Bartók, and Ysaÿe. On Saturday evening, November 30 at 6:00, Bargemusic’s Artistic Director Mark Peskanov on violin and pianist Doris Stevenson will perform works by Handel, Schumann, Paganini/Schumann, Schubert, and Paganini. Marika Bournaki will return […]

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