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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, July 19 at 7:00, when violinist Daniel Kurganov and pianist Constantine Finehouse present “Homage to a Golden Age,” a concert featuring works by Bloch, Chausson, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Franck, “and encore works composed/arranged by Kreisler, Heifetz, et al.” On Saturday evening, July 20 at 6:00, and again at 8:00, members […]

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Comedy Comes to Vineapple This Thursday Night

Theater publication Broadway Local alerted us to a comedy night this Thursday: The Brooklyn Heights Comedy Nights! (BHCN) is a monthly stand-up show @ The Vineapple Cafe featuring local comedians, big-time headliners, foreign nationals and everything in between. The show takes place on Thursday, July 18th @ 8:30pm with co-hosts Shelly Colman (2014 Newcomer National Grand […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, July 12 at 7:00, when pianist Jeffrey Biegel plays works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Granados, and Chopin. On Saturday evening, July 13 at 6:00 the Ulysses Quartet (photo) will perform works by Haydn and Bartok. They will return on Sunday afternoon, July 14 at 4:00 to play works by Schubert, […]

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Hate-Read Of The Week: Drama At Grace Church School

Jessica Pressler at NY Magazine has published a phenomenal article about the Grace Church School that we couldn’t not share — a classic battle between the nouveau riche and l’Ancien Régime — or, as they put it, “A riot among the one percent.” When you buy a home in Brooklyn Heights, you aren’t just purchasing […]

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Movies With A View Returns This Week

Hard though it may seem to believe, this summer marks the twentieth season of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s free “Movies With A View,” which are shown on Thursday evenings in July and August at the Harbor View Lawn on Pier 1. This year’s lineup includes favorites from previous seasons; among these is local hero […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

In recognition of Independence Day, on Friday evening, July 5 at 7:00 Bargemusic will present a concert of all American music by the composers Gottschalk, Rzewski, Wheeler, Copland, Bolcom, Bond, and Bernstein/Smit, all on piano by Olga Vinokur (photo). On Saturday evening, July 6 at 6:00 Ms. Vinokur returns with Scriabin Inspired by Chopin (with […]

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How to View the 4th of July Fireworks (or Avoid the Crowds)

Brace yourselves neighbors, this year the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks return to Brooklyn Heights. The Grucci Family pyrotechnic spectacular is set to launch from the Brooklyn Bridge and four barges in the East River between Piers 1 and 6 of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The premium viewing locations are The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, June 28 at 7:00, when the Dorian Wind Quintet (photo), along with pianist Olga Vinokur, will perform works by Mozart, Roussel, Messiaen, and J.S. Bach. On Saturday evening, June 29 at 6:00, violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Eugene Osadchy, and pianist Anastasia Markina will perform Works by Arensky and Dvorak. On […]

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Last Day of School Means Karaoke Party at Park Plaza!

School’s out for summer! To celebrate, Tommy Eyebrows is hosting a special EXTENDED KARAOKE PARTY TODAY at Park Plaza Restaurant starting at 4:00 pm in the sports bar! Adults take over the mic at 8:00 pm. In Brooklyn Heights, the family owned Park Plaza is already a second living room. For parents especially, karaoke night is a […]

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Landmarks Approves Plan for Hotel at 186 Remsen

Lore Croghan reports in the Eagle that the Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved the design for the Remsen Manor Hotel, which will use as its base the historic Franklin Building at 186 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Court), including restoration of its top two stories, which were destroyed in a fire. There will be a […]

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