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City Council Redistricting Training Session on Zoom Tuesday Evening

There’s been a lot of press coverage lately about Congressional and State Senate redistricting, but work is getting underway on redrawing City Council districts. Brooklyn Heights is presently included in District 33, represented by Lincoln Restler (photo). There’s a map of the district on Council Member Restler’s website. It’s an odd looking district, indeed. The […]

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An All Too Common Sight in Brooklyn Heights

This had traffic tied up and pedestrians re-routing at Hicks and Montague streets for some time early this afternoon.

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Lots of Open Streets Activity Saturday

There will be another Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, this Saturday, this time with an encouraging weather forecast. There’s a schedule of activities here. They include music, raffles, lots of activities and stories for kids, from 12:30 to 2:30 PM an opportunity to learn about composting with Big […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns With French Music and Movies

The Repast Baroque Ensemble will return to the First Unitarian Church’s McKinney Chapel, 121 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton) this coming Wednesday evening, May 25, starting at 7:00. The program, “French Visions,” will combine performances of music by French composers of the Baroque era with clips from early twentieth century French silent films, […]

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Window Concert at State and Henry This Sunday

The Music House Brooklyn sends us this welcome news: The Music House in Brooklyn Heights will be presenting the 13th annual 4th Window Concert on Sunday, May 22nd at 4 PM at the corner of State Street and Henry Street, Original piano arrangements of classic rock songs and more will be performed by some of […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday

After last week’s cancellation because of rain, Open Streets Montague is back for this Saturday, May 14. Rain is expected, mostly from early morning until about 1:00 PM, but it shouldn’t be anything like last Saturday’s washout. Fortunately, the events don’t start until about 1:00, as shown on this schedule provided by the Montague Street […]

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Planned Parenthood Rally for Roe Saturday

On Saturday, May 14 Planned Parenthood has organized a rally against the likely overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court; It will begin at noon at Cadman Park, and will proceed from there to a march across the Brooklyn Bridge to Foley Square in Manhattan. Women’s March and Move On will be […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Having Annual Sale

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, at 55 Pierrepont Street, between Hicks and Henry, is having its annual sale. Enjoy savings of 25% off certain handcrafted items and 40% off some other goods. Sale prices apply only to items bought in store, which is open noon to 4:00 PM Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; noon to 7:00 PM […]

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Brass Bands Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This coming Saturday afternoon, May 14 from 2:00 to 6:00 don’t be surprised if you hear some sounds that make you think you’ve wandered into a revival of The Music Man. Brooklyn Bridge Park will be having its second annual Brass Bands Festival. Performances will range from Pier Six to Pier Three, all just below, […]

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Grace Chorale of Brooklyn Presents “The Constitution” at St. Ann’s Church This Weekend

This coming weekend Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will present two performances, on Saturday, May 14 at 7:00 PM and on Sunday, May 15 at 3:00 PM, both at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets (enter at Clinton) of Benjamin Yarmolinsky’s secular oratorio, accompanied by chamber orchestra, “The Constitution.” Aside from […]

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