About Claude Scales

Heights resident since 1983. Lawyer, with strong interests in history, philosophy, literature, music, architecture, astronomy, paleontology, ships and the sea, railroads, baseball, food and wine. Married, with one child.

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 11:30 PM Friday, July 19 to 5:00 AM Monday, July 22 there will be no 3 train service, though 2 trains should be running normally. To get to or from 3 train stops between Franklin Avenue and New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn, take the 4 train, which will make these stops. This […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, July 19 at 7:00, when violinist Daniel Kurganov and pianist Constantine Finehouse present “Homage to a Golden Age,” a concert featuring works by Bloch, Chausson, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Franck, “and encore works composed/arranged by Kreisler, Heifetz, et al.” On Saturday evening, July 20 at 6:00, and again at 8:00, members […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from Friday, July 12 at 11:00 p.m. to Monday, July 15 at 5:00 a.m., there will be no Manhattan bound service at Court Street, or from the N/R platforms at Jay Street-MetroTech, as Manhattan bound N and R trains will be diverted to the Q line, over the Manhattan Bridge, between DeKalb Avenue […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, July 12 at 7:00, when pianist Jeffrey Biegel plays works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Granados, and Chopin. On Saturday evening, July 13 at 6:00 the Ulysses Quartet (photo) will perform works by Haydn and Bartok. They will return on Sunday afternoon, July 14 at 4:00 to play works by Schubert, […]

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Movies With A View Returns This Week

Hard though it may seem to believe, this summer marks the twentieth season of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s free “Movies With A View,” which are shown on Thursday evenings in July and August at the Harbor View Lawn on Pier 1. This year’s lineup includes favorites from previous seasons; among these is local hero […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s another “green light” at local stations this post-Fourth weekend; indeed, there will be extra service to Manhattan at Court Street and Jay Street-MetroTech, as Manhattan bound N and Q trains will be running on the R line from 11:00 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 8. The following work week, each […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

In recognition of Independence Day, on Friday evening, July 5 at 7:00 Bargemusic will present a concert of all American music by the composers Gottschalk, Rzewski, Wheeler, Copland, Bolcom, Bond, and Bernstein/Smit, all on piano by Olga Vinokur (photo). On Saturday evening, July 6 at 6:00 Ms. Vinokur returns with Scriabin Inspired by Chopin (with […]

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