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Christoph Niemann, Brooklyn Heights and Berlin Artist, Has Gallery Opening in DUMBO Thursday Evening

Christoph Niemann, who was a full time Brooklyn Heights resident for several years, but now, along with his family, divides his time between Berlin and the apartment he maintains here, will have a show of his recent works at Janet Borden Inc., 91 Water Street in DUMBO. The show will open this Thursday evening, February […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Telemann: the Faithful Music Master” Saturday Afternoon

This Saturday, March 2, starting at 3:00 PM at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Congregational Society, 121 Pierrepont Street, the Repast Baroque Ensemble will present “Telemann: the faithful Music Master,” a concert of works by the early 18th century German composer Georg Philipp Telemann: Master of all forms and national styles, Georg Philipp […]

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A Murder is Announced—in March

There were several dramatic murders down on Willow Place just a couple of weeks ago, but at least this next one will be announced. Don’t miss A Murder is Announced, the latest from the neighborhood’s enchanting community theater, the Heights Players. This is an Agatha Christie caper, so channel your best Miss Marple and mark your calendars for March […]

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Brooklyn Art Song Society Presents “February House” at First Unitarian Friday Evening

This Friday evening, March 1, the Brooklyn Art Song Society will present “February House”, a collection of songs by artists who lived at or were associated with the house at 7 Middagh Street, later demolished to make way for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, which got its name from the fact that several of its inhabitants had […]

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Heather Wolf Presents “Warbler Wednesday” at Estuary; Bird Walk in Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

Avian expert extraordinaire Heather Wolf has two upcoming events. This Wednesday, February 28, as part of her continuing “Warbler Wednesday” series at Estuary at ONE 15 Brooklyn Marina, 159 Bridge Park Drive (foot of Joralemon Street), from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, with a talk by data artist and bird enthusiast Jer Thorp. There is no […]

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Montague Street BID Meeting Featuring Martha Foley, Wed. Feb. 28, 3 PM

Montague Street BID’s annual meeting this year will feature an honorary contributor of Brooklyn Heights Blog, Martha Foley, by virtue of being married to BHB’s Claude Scales for a very long time. Martha has also contributed many photos and tips to Claude over the years that generated many a blog posts. Not only one half […]

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Meeting on Redesign of Columbus Park, AKA Borough Hall Park, Monday, February 26

City Council Member Lincoln Restler has invited all to a meeting, to be held this coming Monday, February 26, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Borough Hall (enter at 209 Joralemon Street) to discuss a proposed re-design of Columbus Park, also called Borough Hall Park. That park extends from Joralemon Street past Borough Hall and […]

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Kogane Ramen Closed by Health Department

Kogane Ramen, 76 Henry Street, has been closed by the City Health Department, having been assessed a total of 106 violation points following its last inspection. You can read the whole, quite disturbing, list here (click on “Read full story” for link).

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Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting Monday, March 4

The annual meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association will be on Monday, March 4, starting at 6:30 PM. It will be held at the First Unitarian Congregational Society, 119 Pierrepont Street (corner of Monroe Place). There will be a livestream link provided for anyone unable to attend in person. All are invited, whether BHA members […]

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Floating Pool May Come to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Almost thirteen years ago our founder, John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo, reported about a proposal to build a large plus-sign shaped floating swimming pool that would sit in the East River off of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The pool would use East River water filtered to remove bacteria and other pollutants. This idea seemed to have died. […]

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