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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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Comedy Comes to Vineapple This Thursday Night

Theater publication Broadway Local alerted us to a comedy night this Thursday: The Brooklyn Heights Comedy Nights! (BHCN) is a monthly stand-up show @ The Vineapple Cafe featuring local comedians, big-time headliners, foreign nationals and everything in between. The show takes place on Thursday, July 18th @ 8:30pm with co-hosts Shelly Colman (2014 Newcomer National Grand […]

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Potential Immigration Raids 14-18th: Know the Facts and Your Rights

Council Member Levin sent out this very important message pertaining to reported DHS and ICE raids.  New York is The Melting Pot, a Sanctuary City. Please share this information far and wide. Let’s all help protect to those striving for a better life here in our fair city. If you or someone you know is […]

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New Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director: Lara Birnback

You may recall that back in March, Peter Bray resigned as Executive Director of the Brooklyn Heights Association to tend to a serious family health issue. Mary Frost at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that Brooklyn Heights resident Lara Birnback has been chosen as his successor. Ms. Birnback’s past experience includes 15 years of experience in the public, […]

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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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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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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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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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How to View the 4th of July Fireworks (or Avoid the Crowds)

Brace yourselves neighbors, this year the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks return to Brooklyn Heights. The Grucci Family pyrotechnic spectacular is set to launch from the Brooklyn Bridge and four barges in the East River between Piers 1 and 6 of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The premium viewing locations are The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park […]

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Scissura to Community Groups: “Very Little Chance” of Promenade Highway

The Brooklyn Heights Association has reported that, in his strongest statement yet on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway reconstruction plans, Carlo Scissura, chair of the panel studying the issue, said the Department of Transportation’s “innovative” proposal to build a temporary six lane highway in the location of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade “has very little chance of […]

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