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BREAKING: Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade CANCELLED

For anyone asking “Hey, when does that Halloween Parade start?” and checking BHB to verify, The Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade has been CANCELLED for Sunday. There will be an “Afternoon Of Fun”  tomorrow (Monday, 10/28/2019) at Pierrepont Playground from 3:30pm to 5pm, where, according to the organizers, you can “wear your costumes, do some crafts […]

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Don’t Forget… Early Voting Starts Today!

Starting today (10/26/2019), and lasting until next Sunday (11/3/2019), you can vote early in this year’s election! For many of us, the daily polling location will be at PS8, but you should visit voting.nyc to verify your polling location, as well as view a copy of the ballot. This year, there’s a few NYC Charter […]

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Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade This Sunday!

Update: Start time for the parade has been moved forward one hour, to 9:30 a.m. Have kids? Wish there was a local Halloween-related event where you didn’t have to schlep all your stuff down (and back up!) a very steep hill? This is the event for you –The Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade is this Sunday […]

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Hate-Read Of The Week: Drama At Grace Church School

Jessica Pressler at NY Magazine has published a phenomenal article about the Grace Church School that we couldn’t not share — a classic battle between the nouveau riche and l’Ancien Régime — or, as they put it, “A riot among the one percent.” When you buy a home in Brooklyn Heights, you aren’t just purchasing […]

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Annual Pierrepont Playground Park Egg Hunt Saturday, April 6th – Volunteers Still Needed!

The Pierrepont Playground Park Egg Hunt is this Saturday, April 6th! The Hunt begins at 10:30am sharp, so tell the kids it starts at 9:30am to get them there on time! This BHA-sponsored event is still looking for volunteers! Whether you’ve got a fresh new take on cupcakes you’ve got to share with the world, […]

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Incident At Clark Street And Columbia Heights This Afternoon

We’ve received word that there was an incident that resulted in someone pulling out a gun near the corner of Clark Street and Columbia Heights around 3pm this afternoon. At this time (3:20pm) there’s a large police presence, and there’s rumored to be a wrongful arrest based on mistaken identity. This is a developing story, […]

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Why Does New York Make It So Hard to Vote? Find Out Tonight!

Ever wonder why New York makes it so hard to vote?* Do you think automatic voter registration just makes common sense? Do you dream of the day you can vote by mail in your sweatpants? Voting Rights/Reform groups Let NY Vote and Common Cause are hosting a free “People’s Hearing” on election reform tonight at […]

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Annual PS8/MS8 Holiday Market December 1st — Vendors Wanted!

Are you a business or an artisan/freelancer/hobbyist/pedlar looking for a venue to sell your crafts and wares to actual humans in the neighborhood that doesn’t involve a certain monopolistic corporate entity bent on owning us all? You’re in luck! The Annual PS8/MS8 Holiday Market is this December 1st, and they are still looking for vendors […]

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Hateful Halloween: Garden Place Vandalized With Swastikas

For those who haven’t heard yet, Garden Place – the street where everyone takes their kids for tricks and treets today – was vandalized last night with badly (and incorrectly) drawn swastikas, and the n-word (because why not just throw that in there, too). It’s shocking, but this isn’t the first time this has happened […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Pierrepont Park Halloween Parade RESCHEDULED to Sunday!!!

We just received word that this Saturday’s Pierrepont Park Halloween Parade has been rescheduled to Sunday, 10:30am, due to impending weather-related doom: Due to expected inclement weather on Saturday, the Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade has been moved to Sunday, October 28th at 10:30am. We hope to see you there! Volunteers are sill needed, so if […]

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