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Theater 2020 Presents “A Radio Christmas Carol” at Brooklyn Heights Library Saturday

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ award winning live theater company, in conjunction with the Brooklyn Public Library, will present “A Radio Christmas Carol” this Saturday, December 10, at 2:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Heights branch of BPL, 286 Cadman Plaza West. The event is free and no registration is required. There’s more information at the Theater […]

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Grace Chorale of Brooklyn Presents Holiday Concert at St. Ann’s Church Sunday

This Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 p.m. the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will present “A Baroque Holiday Celebration” at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague Street. The concert will feature works by eight composers, including Monteverdi, Handel, and J.S. Bach, as well as two women, Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704) and Sulpitia Cesis (1577-1617). […]

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Upcoming Holiday Lightings

Thanks to reader “aeshtron” for publishing this schedule on OTW. I think it needs a top post. The Borough Hall tree lighting will take place tomorrow — Thursday, December 8 at 5:00 p.m. Karl Junkersfeld videoed this event in 2011 (click on “Read full story” below to view). The Promenade (Montague Street entrance) tree lighting […]

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Christmas Tree Stand Controversy Apparently Resolved

If you’ve been following the local news or listening to the latest chat in the neighborhood, you’re probably aware of the controversy over a Christmas tree vendor doing business on the sidewalk in front of the now vacant space previously occupied by a Loft store. This Channel 4 video (there’s an ad at the beginning) […]

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SUV Tires Deflated in Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO

Jalopnik reports that a group of climate “activists” called the Tyre Extinguishers deflated the tires (“tyre” is the British spelling of “tire”) of fifty SUVs, some in Brooklyn Heights and some in DUMBO, earlier this week. According to Jalopnik: Tyre Extinguishers aims to “make it impossible to own a huge polluting 4×4 in the world’s […]

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MTA to Add Three Elevators at Borough Hall Station

Gothamist reports that the MTA plans major changes to the Borough Hall subway station: At Brooklyn’s busy Borough Hall station, MTA officials . . . seek approval for a separate $106 million contract to add three new elevators, work to reduce the gap between platforms and train cars, and other infrastructure improvements. The construction will […]

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Would You Believe? — Tom Brady’s Favorite Pizza Spot May Be Dellarocco’s

The New York Post’s Page Six reports that Tom Brady — former Patriots quarterback and now QB of your correspondent’s old home town Bucs — took his three children for lunch yesterday to Dellarocco’s Pizza in Brooklyn Heights where, a source said, “[t]hey were happy and enjoying an array of delicious pizzas.” According to the […]

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More Opportunities to be Heard on BQE Issues, including Tomorrow (Wednesday) Evening

Our friends at the Brooklyn Heights Association let us know that tomorrow, Wednesday, November 16, starting at 5:30 PM, “DOT will hold an online meeting for the Brooklyn Heights Community to outline their plans for repairs [to the BQE] and explain the anticipated impact on the neighborhood.” The discussion will concern the “repair” phase of […]

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Danish Seamen’s Church’s Christmas Fair This Coming Weekend

Want to get a jump on Black Friday shopping, and enjoy some Danish delicacies and drinks as well? The Danish Seamen’s Church, 102 Willow Street (near Clark) will hold its annual Christmas Fair this coming weekend, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20. You may try “homemade ‘æbleskiver’ and […]

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Coming at the Center for Brooklyn History

The Center for Brooklyn History of the Brooklyn Public Library has two interesting public programs coming up this month. Both will be virtual only, as CBH’s space at 128 Pierrepont Street is undergoing renovation. It is expected to be ready to host public programs this coming spring. This coming Wednesday, November 16 from 6:30 to […]

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