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Black History Event at Borough Hall Wednesday Evening, February 26

Borough President Eric Adams (photo) will present, in connection with February as Black History Month. a program, ” Black History’s Next Chapter: Impacting Our Communities,” at Borough Hall (enter at 29 Joralemon Street) on Wednesday evening, February 26 from 6;00 to 9:00. The keynote speaker will be filmmaker and Brooklynite community activist Asha Boston. There’s more information here, […]

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Vineapple to Return in Spring

According to the sign, “Vineapple will be returning this spring” at its location on Pineapple Street between Henry and Hicks. It will feature “a fresh new concept” and serve “breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.” (Kudos for the Oxford comma.) It will have “a currated [sic] menu of wine, beer, and cocktails.” Those seeking “employment opportunities” […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Hosts Valentine’s Craft Event for Kids Sunday

This Sunday, February 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) will present a Valentine’s Day craft event for kids: We’ll be making quilled designs for Valentines Day. Also known as paper filigree, quilling is a technique that turns rolled paper into intricate patterns and designs. […]

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Man Stabbed In the Chest Leaving Clark Street Bodega

The NYPD is investigating after a man was stabbed outside a Brooklyn [Heights] deli Tuesday morning. Authorities say the 49-year-old victim was leaving the bodega on Clark Street in Brooklyn Heights around 6:30 a.m. when he was stabbed in the chest. He was rushed to New York Presbyterian-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in stable condition. A man […]

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Mozart, Beethoven, and Wagner at St. Ann’s Church Sunday

This Sunday, February 9 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., the Brooklyn Metro Chamber Orchestra will perform works by Mozart (whose birthday was January 27), Beethoven, and Wagner, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague streets. There are more details, and you may purchase tickets here.

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Mayor Responds to BQE Panel: Enforce Heavy Truck Ban, but Don’t Reduce Lanes

Anna Sanders in the Daily News reports that Mayor Bill de Blasio has responded to the recommendations included in the report just issued by the expert panel that he appointed to study options for the rehabilitation of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The Mayor said an existing ban on trucks weighing over 80,000 pounds will be immediately and strictly enforced. He […]

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Robberies Reported at Sidney Place and Joralemon St.

The 84th Precinct tweeted a warning earlier this evening to put the cellphones away and pay attention when walking, as there have been robberies (plural) reported at Sidney Place and Joralemon St. Another tweet warns pedestrians to put away all electronics, including wireless headphones. Let’s all stay safe.

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BQE Panel to Announce Recommendations to BHA, Other Community Groups Thursday

The Brooklyn Heights Association has announced that the Mayor’s panel to study the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway has finished its report and recommendations, and will brief the BHA and other interested community groups this Thursday evening, January 30. This is not a public event. According to the BHA: We look forward to learning firsthand what conclusions the Panel has […]

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Grace Church Winterfair Saturday, February 1

This coming Saturday, February 1, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Grace Court, between Joralemon and Remsen) will present its annual Winterfair from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Items for sale at the fair include clothing (adults’ and kids’), toys, books, CDs and DVDs, household goods and tchotchkes, sporting goods, flowers and plants, and […]

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We’re Number 2! “Most Livable Areas in NYC”

According to a study by RentHop.com, as reported by am New York, Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill is the second most “livable area” in the city, based on “neighborhood safety, quietness, transportation, greenness and overall quality of life during the first quarter of 2020.” The rankings were based on a score of 100. Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill with a […]

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