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Pies, and Volunteers, Wanted for Heights and Hills Thanksgiving

In an annual tradition that has continued for over 47 years, the Heights and Hills communities come together every year to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for older adults, and the wider community is called upon to bake lots of pies. There can never be too many pies! A Thanksgiving luncheon is held in Grace Church, […]

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Organ Recital at Grace Church Sunday Evening

On Sunday evening, November 17, starting at 5:00 p.m., Paul Richard Olson, Grace Church’s Music Director and organist, will present a recital of organ music, followed by a festive reception. Admission is a suggested donation of $20 to support Community Help in Park Slope (CHiPS), which “feed[s] the hungry in our soup kitchen and shelter[s] […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Adam Golka opens Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, November 8 at 7:00, playing works by Beethoven, Paderewski, and Chopin. On Saturday evening, November 9 at 6:00 pianist and Juilliard faculty member Jerome Lowenthal will present “Legendary Pianists in Recital,” in which he will play works by the legendary keyboard artists J.S. Bach and Frederic […]

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Kristallnacht and Pittsburgh Synagogue Murders Commemorated at City Tech Thursday

This coming Thursday, November 7, starting at noon, City Tech’s Jewish Faculty and Staff Association will host at the College’s Atrium Amphitheater, at 300 Jay Street, “From Kristallnacht to Pittsburgh and Beyond.” On the night of November 9-10, 1938 rampaging mobs throughout Germany and the newly acquired territories of Austria and Sudetenland freely attacked Jews […]

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Plymouth Church Yankee Fair Saturday

This Saturday, November 2, historic Plymouth Church, Orange Street between Henry and Hicks, holds its annual Yankee Fair. Nothing to do with baseball loyalty (thank God), but instead to Congregationalist history going back to the Pilgrims. There will be many things for sale, including kids’ and adults’ clothing, toys, books, housewares, food, and so on. […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist, thereminist, and Haken continuum player Rob Schwimmer (photo) begins Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, November 1 at 7:00, with a solo performance of works from his newly released album Heart of Hearing, along with “new, old, and other works.” On Saturday evening, November 2 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, November 3 at […]

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BREAKING: Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade CANCELLED

For anyone asking “Hey, when does that Halloween Parade start?” and checking BHB to verify, The Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade has been CANCELLED for Sunday. There will be an “Afternoon Of Fun”  tomorrow (Monday, 10/28/2019) at Pierrepont Playground from 3:30pm to 5pm, where, according to the organizers, you can “wear your costumes, do some crafts […]

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Beethoven at St. Ann’s Church Sunday Afternoon

Beethoven’s 250th birthday is next year; but, if like my wife and I you have your clock radio tuned to WQXR, you know that the celebration is underway now. On this Sunday, October 27 at 4:00 p.m., at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, enter at 157 Montague Street (near Clinton), the Brooklyn Metro […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend starts early, on Thursday evening, October 24 at 7:00 (sorry for the late notice), when pianist Bobby Mitchell (photo, © Jiyang Chen, August 2016; used with permission) presents the New York premiere of Rzewski’s “Songs of Insurrection.” On Friday evening, October 25 at 7:00, clarinetist Thomas Piercy, along with other musicians and singers, […]

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Ice Cream Trucks a Problem?

Mary Frost, in the Eagle, has a story about DUMBO residents who “have had it with the noisy, fume-spewing ice cream trucks clogging their streets and sidewalks.” However, if you follow the link and read to the end of Mary’s story, you’ll find some reports of Brooklyn Heights residents complaining about noise and fumes from […]

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