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Restaurant Roundup

Here’s some restaurant news that will whet your appetite! Henry’s End is settling into their new space at 72 Henry Street. The red neon sign has been lovingly transplanted to the former Sociale location where diners have definitely been taking advantage of their new outdoor seating, weather permitting. According to the Community Board 2, Happy Fin […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, May 31 at 7:00 with a performance of works by Boulanger, Helgeson, Rakowski, Andres, and Schumann, by the pianist Donald Berman (photo). On Saturday evening, June 1 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, June 2 at 4:00, violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Wendy Sutter, and pianist Nina Kogan will perform […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, May 24 at 7:00 with a performance of works by J.S. Bach, Scott Ordway, and Gaspar Cassado, by the cellist Julian Schwarz (photo). On Saturday evening, May 25 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, May 26 at 4:00, members of the Semplice Players, along with guest violinist Mark Peskanov, […]

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BHA Issues “Call to Action” on Clark Street Station Closure

The Eagle reports that the Brooklyn Heights Association has issued a “call to action” concerning the possible one year closure of the Clark Street subway station while its ramshackle, breakdown-prone elevators are repaired. The MTA has so far failed to give an answer as to whether it intends a complete shutdown. A complete shutdown would […]

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First Word From BQE Panel; Website Available

The Eagle’s Mary Frost reports that the panel studying options for the Brooklyn Queens Expressway has issued its first report. It has begun studying the various proposals as well as existing structural conditions and traffic flows, and is meeting with potentially affected or interested agencies as well as community groups. The Panel’s chairman, Carlo Scissura, […]

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Promenade Garden Conservancy Bake Sale Saturday

The members of the Promenade Garden Conservancy, who are responsible for the upkeep of the gardens and for the floral displays we enjoy, are holding a bake sale this Saturday, May 18 (rain day May 19), from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade. All proceeds go to the […]

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Grace Chorale and Friends Concert This Sunday

The Grace Chorale of Brooklyn and friends will present a concert this Sunday afternoon, May 19 at 3:00, at the First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry Street (between Clark and Pierrepont). There’s more information and you can buy tickets here.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, May 17 at 7:00 with a recital of vocal works by Dowland, Beethoven, Schubert, Leisner, Borisov, and Waldteufel, sung by the tenor James Onstad (photo) accompanied on guitar by David Leisner. On Saturday evening, May 18 at 6:00, and again at 8:00, members of the Semplice Players will perform two […]

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Four Brooklyn Heights Churches Welcome Tours Next Weekend

Next weekend, Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, the New York Landmarks Conservancy, in conjunction with various religious institutions, will present its annual Sacred Sites Open House. Among the participating houses of worship are four Brooklyn Heights churches: Grace Church (photo, C. Scales for BHB), open Sunday the 19th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, May 10 at 7:00, when pianist Andreas Foivos Apostolou plays works by Purcell, Rameau, J.S. Bach, and Leo Ornstein, as well as four compositions of his own. On Saturday evening, May 11 at 6:00 pianist Olga Vinokur (photo) will present “Adventures in Transcription,” a series of works originally written […]

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