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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 24, at 8:00, Bargemusic presents violinist Giora Schmidt and pianist Victor Santiago Asuncion playing works by Beethoven, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Respighi. On Saturday evening, March 25, at 8:00 the Dorian Wind Quintet will perform works by Arturo Marquez, Amanda Harberg, Bruce Adolphe, Lalo Schifrin, Billy Childs, and Karl Kramer. On Sunday afternoon, […]

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Now We Know What’s Replacing Housing Works

Just what we all wanted and needed: another real estate office. The words above “Halstead” in the large window are “The new home of”…

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Update: Sanitation Town Hall Postponed

We’ve just been advised by City Council Member Stephen Levin (photo) that, because of a scheduling conflict, the Sanitation Town Hall meeting, originally scheduled for this evening, has been postponed until Thursday evening, April 13 from 6:00 to 8:00, at St. Francis College auditorium, 180 Remsen Street. According to Council Member Levin: The Department of […]

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View of Brooklyn Bridge from Promenade Blighted Again

As if the Pierhouse’s blotting out of the full view of the arc of the Brooklyn Bridge, which had been visible (apart from two small interruptions caused by rooftop equipment) from the southern portion of the Promenade when the National Cold Storage Warehouse buildings were there, wasn’t enough, a high rise building in Manhattan is […]

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Pier Six Lawsuit Hearing Postponed Again

We’ve just received word from the Brooklyn Heights Association that the hearing on the BHA’s lawsuit to enjoin construction of two high rise residential buildings on the uplands of Pier Six in Brooklyn Bridge Park has been postponed for a second time. The hearing was originally scheduled for March 7, then postponed to tomorrow (Wednesday, […]

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Sanitation Town Hall at St. Francis Tomorrow Evening

Update: the Town Hall has been postponed to April 13 (see above). The Brooklyn Heights Association has advised us that there will be a Sanitation Department Town Hall Meeting tomorrow evening, Wednesday, March 22, starting at 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street. Let the Department of Sanitation know your issues with litter […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Presents Artist Priscila De Carvahlo at 99 Plymouth Street Saturday Afternoon

This Saturday afternoon, March 18, from 1:00 to 2:00, the Brazilian born artist Priscila De Carvalho (photo; from Maria Brito) will give an artist talk in conjunction with her exhibition Before Now, at 99 Plymouth Street, in DUMBO. Admission is free, but spots are limited and available on a first-come, first served basis.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Saturday evening, March 18 (there is no Friday concert this week) at 8:00, Bargemusic presents the Aviv Quartet playing works by Mozart, Shostakovich, and Ravel. On Sunday afternoon, March 19, at 4:00, the Alaria Trio will perform works by Arvo Pärt, Beethoven, and Schubert. There are details for each concert and you may buy […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society: Remembering Jane Jacobs; Appreciating Immigrant New York

This Thursday evening, March 16, at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “The Legacy of Jane Jacobs,” a panel discussion moderated by New York Times writer Ginia Bellafante and featuring Matt Tyrnauer, director and co-producer of the documentary Citizen Jane; Robert Hammond, co-founder of Friends of the High Line; and Samuel Zipp, Associate professor […]

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“Handel and the Voice” at First Unitarian This Friday Evening, March 17

This Friday evening, March 17, at 8:00 at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton), the Repast Baroque Ensemble (photo) will present “Handel and the Voice,” a concert of works by Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, and Telemann, including vocals by bass-baritone Jonathan Woody. Tickets are $30 general […]

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