Mad Eggplant Bomber at St. George Dorms

None other than Mrs. Fink herself was a victim of a dangerous veggie dump out of a window at the St. George dorms on Henry St. this past weekend. Mrs. Fink posted on social media on Sunday at about 1:30 p.m.: So this just happened- walking home from errands/haircuts and some ass from the dorms […]

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Allen Robinson Instituted as Fifteenth Rector of Grace Church

In a service this afternoon at which The Right Reverend Lawrence Provenzano, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island (which includes Brooklyn and Queens, as Long Island geographically does) officiated, The Reverend Doctor Allen Robinson was instituted as the fifteenth rector of Grace Church, which has stood on Hicks Street between Grace Court and […]

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Mayor de Blasio Open to Alternative BQE Plan Levin Says “Worth Exploring”

The New York Post reports that City Council Member Stephen Levin (photo) has called a proposal to temporarily re-route the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway over the berms on the eastern edge of Brooklyn Bridge Park during reconstruction of the cantilevered portion under Brooklyn Heights, instead of putting it on an elevated six lane highway that would replace […]

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That Time of the Year: Halloween Parade!

If it’s late October, that must mean it’s World Series Oktoberfest Readathon almost Halloween! The annual Pierrepont Park Halloween Parade will be happening next Saturday, October 27th, at around 10:30 am, so come on down with all your ghouls, goblins, and Joe Lhotas. During and after the parade, there will be food and refreshments for […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 9:45 PM Friday, October 19 ad 5:00 AM Monday, October 22 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains are terminating and originating at Brooklyn Bridge station Manhattan, and 5 trains don’t serve Brooklyn on weekends. Use 2, 3, R or N […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

It will be an almost all Beethoven weekend at Bargemusic. On Friday evening, October 19 at 7:00, and again on Saturday evening, October 20 at 6:00, violininst and Bargemusic Artistic Director Mark Peskanov and pianist Steven Beck will perform Part I of their series of concerts presenting all of Beethoven’s sonatas for violin and piano. […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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BHA: de Blasio “Blindsided” Brooklyn Heights on BQE

Brooklyn Heights Association President Martha Bakos Dietz (in photo, helping at Save the Promenade’s stand during the Montague Street Sunday Social today) issued this statement in response to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement that he favors the city DOT’s “innovative” option for BQE reconstruction: As the President of the Board of Governors of the Brooklyn […]

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Coming This Week at Brooklyn Historical Society

This coming Tuessday evening, October 16, from 6:30 to 8:00 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present social historian and York University (U.K.) professor emeritus James Walvin, author of Sugar: The World Corrupted: From Slavery to Obesity. in which he uncovers the fraught history of one of our most prevalent ingredients: sugar. From its role in […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Them Foreigners” at First Unitarian Thursday Evening

The Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to Brooklyn Heights, and to the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street, this Thursday evening, October 18, starting at 8:00. They will present “Them Foreigners,” a program of baroque music exemplifying the fact that [m]any Baroque composers made musical characterizations of peoples who were exotic to […]

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