Archive | 11201 RSS feed for this section

Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Donald Berman (photo) will lead off Bargemusic’s Memorial Day weekend concert series on Friday evening, May 25 at 8:00, playing works by J.S. Bach, John Aylward, Elena Ruehr, Eric Moe, and Charles Ives. On Saturday evening, May 26 at 8:00, violinist and Bargemusic Artistic Director Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwarz, and pianist Misha Dichter […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Arrivederci, Armando’s, and the Lobster; Adios, Taperia

The Eagle reports that Ristorante Armando’s, a fixture, with one brief interruption, on Montague Street since 1936, has closed for good. Along with the loss of what, for many in the Heights was a favorite eating place and hangout, will come the loss of the iconic (What other word can I use to describe it?) […]

Read full story · Comments { 8 }

“Window Concert” Tomorrow

Tomorrow (Sunday, May 20th) beginning at 4:00 PM, if you go to the corner of State and Henry streets, you may enjoy the ninth annual “4th Window Concert.” This year’s concert features a copious selection of music, including pieces by the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Boston, Guns & Roses, Kansas (I know you’re all eager, as […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }

“Glassbarge” and Schooner Lois McClure at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park

The “Glassbarge” and the canal schooner Lois McClure (photo) are docked at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park through Memorial Day, May 28. They will be open for tours every day from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Tours of the Glassbarge, which is owned by the Corning Museum of Glass, and that include lectures and glassblowing […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Shred Fest 2018 at Cadman Plaza Saturday

Not to fear, it’s not a guitar contest. Organized by NYC Consumer Affairs, “shred Fest is a free paper-shredding citywide event that aims to increase public awareness about identity theft prevention. At Shred Fest you can safely shred personal papers for free using shredding trucks and get free identity theft prevention tips.” The event begins at […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Bargemusic This Weekend

There are only two concerts at Bargemusic this weekend. On Friday evening, May 18 at 8:00, violist Marcus Thompson (photo) and pianist Doris Stevenson will perform works by Schubert and Brahms. There are details for the concert and you may buy tickets here. On Saturday afternoon at 4:00 there will be a free, family oriented […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Theater 2020 Presents As U Like It

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, presents As U Like It, a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy — the Bard’s script is here, but there is original music by Jason Wynn (no, not that Jason Wynn) — and a setting in contemporary Brooklyn. Shakespeare tackles gender fluidity with comic gusto and director […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Willowtown Fair This Saturday, May 19

The annual Willowtown Fair will take place on Saturday, May 19 on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets) from noon to 5:00 p.m. This year’s fair will include: food from Iris Cafe; live music by the Willowtown Bluegrass Band; face painters; a plant sale; a baked goods table; games (including a three legged race […]

Read full story · Comments { 2 }

Bargemusic This Weekend

It’s an all piano weekend at Bargemusic. The keyboard fest begins Friday evening, May 11, at 8:00 with Olga Vinokur (photo) playing works by Fanny Mendelssohn, Chopin, and Schumann. On Saturday, May 12 at 8:00 Gerald Robbins will play works by Schubert and Brahms. On Sunday afternoon, May 13 at 4:00, Misha and Cipa Dichter […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Heights Artist John Tebeau Illustrates and Chronicles the City’s Bar Scene

Brooklyn Heights resident artist John Tebeau has, in common with your correspondent, a love for good drinking spots. Several years ago he started to do drawings of some of his favorite places. With some encouragement, he expanded this to a tour of Bars, Taverns, and Dives throughout the Five Boroughs, and accompanied each drawing with […]

Read full story · Comments { 14 }