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Open Streets Montague Returns This Saturday, August 20

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, August 6 from noon to 7:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before noon; an emergency lane will be open during the event. From 1:00 to 2:00 PM Rogue Connections, Brooklyn Heights residents who do acoustic […]

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Vote for Last Show in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s “Movies with a View” This Summer

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s summer Movies with a View series ends Thursday, August 25. You are invited to vote on what will be the last movie shown in the series. The choices are: (a) Back to the Future (PG); Mamma Mia (PG-13); and Mission impossible (PG). You may vote here; voting closes at 5:00 PM this […]

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St. Ann’s School Dumps Hundreds of Books On Clinton Street

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure, or so the adage goes. It started with a late-afternoon post to Buy Nothing Brooklyn Heights/Dumbo/Vinegar Hill. St. Ann’s School had just dumped hundreds of books in the trash. “Curb Alert: Close to 40 Clinton by the parking garage at 3:50pm Tuesday…Hundreds of books. So many good ones.” The post fomented […]

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Open Streets Montague, Saturday, August 6

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, August 6 from noon to 7:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before then; an emergency lane will be open during the event. There will be music, games and activities for kids. From 1:00 to 2:00 […]

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Brooklyn Book Festival September 25 – October 3

The Eagle reports that the Brooklyn Book Festival will return from September 25 through October 3, offering “events throughout Brooklyn as well as a full Virtual Festival Day (Sept. 25) to expand its reach to readers anywhere in the world.” As always, all events will be free. Books will be for sale at various publishers’ […]

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Curbed Eats Its Words About Montague St.

In a piece entitled Get in Losers, We’re Moving to Montague St., New York Magazine’s Curbed takes it all back. With the Books Are Magic announcement this week, the opening of Brooklyn Poets, and the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange opening soon, “Montague Street used to be drab, and now it is less so,” says Curbed. Also mentioned are this year’s […]

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BOOKS ARE MAGIC Coming to Montague St.!!!

Books Are Magic, the second coming, is opening on Montague St.! Owner Emma Straub announced via social media today that the wildly popular Cobble Hill book shop is opening a second location at 122 Montague St. (between Kiehl’s and Haagan-Dazs). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Books Are Magic (@booksaremagicbk) You might remember […]

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“National Night Out” Presented by 84th Precinct Community Council Tuesday, August 2

This coming Tuesday evening, August 2, starting at 4:30 PM, the 84th Precinct Community Council will present “National Night Out” at Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier Five’s Picnic Peninsula featuring free: BBQ, beverages, snacks, ice cream, Spanish ices, games, and more! Performances by Kay Sublime and drill teams Gowanus Wildcats and Brooklyn Diamonds. Free COVID testing […]

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No Open Streets Montague This Saturday; Brooklyn Poets Grand Opening Not Affected.

We’ve been advised by the Brooklyn Heights Association that, “[d]ue to the extreme heat”, the Open Streets Montague event planned for this Saturday, July 23, has been cancelled. We contacted Brooklyn Poets to learn if their grand opening, scheduled to go from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM at 144 Montague, will be affected. We have […]

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Brooklyn Poets Grand Opening This Saturday: Free Writing Class, Food, Drinks, Music, and Poetry Readings Featuring Poet Laureate of Brooklyn Tina Chang and Others

Brooklyn Poets is hosting a grand opening and tenth anniversary party this Saturday at 144 Montague St. All are invited. The celebration includes a ribbon cutting at 1:00 p.m., followed by a free drop-in writing class led by Founder & Executive Director Jason Koo at 1:30 p.m. Starting at 3:00 p.m., there will be a series of […]

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