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Theater 2020 Presents Sondheim’s “A Little Night Music”

Theater 2020, the award winning professional stage company under the joint artistic direction of Brooklyn Heights residents Judith Jarosz and David Fuller, will present Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music (see cast photo, courtesy Theater 2020) for a short run from Thursday, April 18 through May 12 (16 performances only) at the Mark O’Donnell Theater, […]

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Jeremy Lechtzin New Brooklyn Heights Association President

The Brooklyn Heights Association has announced that Jeremy Lechtzin is the new President of its Board of Governors. His President’s Message is here. According to the BHA: He is an architectural historian and technology lawyer. Jeremy focuses his history work on early Brooklyn, currently writing a data-driven analysis of every house built in Brooklyn Heights […]

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On Lent, More Ears, Less Mouth

BHBlogger Caroline Koster has done it again, publishing another beautifully written op-ed in the New York Daily News. It’s a “Lenten essay about free speech and the privilege of listening,” inspired by a recent visit with her mother-in-law who said, “God gave us two ears and one mouth for a reason!” Caroline discusses the disruption of […]

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47 Story Building to Rise at Montague and Cadman Plaza West

According to New York YIMBY developer Jonathan Landau has filed for permits to construct a 47 story mixed commercial and residential building at 205 Montague Street (see photo from Google Maps). While the building now there fronts on Montague, it extends along Cadman Plaza West to Pierrepont Street. It presently houses TD Bank’s branch. Word […]

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Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso, Steve Martin, Heights Players—Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes, Please

So two guys walk into a bar—the Lapin Agile (“Nimble Rabbit”) in Paris circa 1904. If it sounds like the beginning of a joke, it is—or at least the latest play at the Heights Players. Picasso at the Lapin Agile, written by comedian Steve Martin, is up next at our beloved neighborhood theater. Come to […]

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“The Moth” Storytelling Session at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Wednesday Evening

As reported by the Eagle, this Wednesday evening, March 20, the “acclaimed storytelling nonprofit The Moth” will be at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague streets, for an event in which “[f]ive storytellers will take the stage to tell tales of finding real beauty in moments when our lives […]

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Women’s History Month Film Screening: “The Philadelphia 11″ at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Sunday, March 17th at 1:00 pm

From St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church: Film Screening: The Philadelphia 11 Join us in-person on Sunday, March 17 at 1:00pm at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church (157 Montague St.) for a screening of the powerful new documentary film, The Philadelphia 11. The Philadephia 11 tells the story of the first eleven women ordained as Episcopal priests at […]

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A Preview of the Montague Diner

As we noted in our post about the BHA Annual Meeting, the Montague Diner, which will occupy the space at 148 Montague Street formerly home to the Happy Days Diner, is slated to open this coming Friday, March 15. Grub Street gives us a preview of the new interior (see photo by following the link; […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Dazzles with Telemann Concert

Despite steady rain last Saturday afternoon, an almost full house was present at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Congregational Society for the Repast Baroque Ensemble’s concert “Telemann, The Faithful Music Master”. The musicians who participated are, left to right in the photo: Gabe Shuford on harpsichord, guest artist Jeffrey Girton on violin, Sarah […]

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Christoph Niemann, Brooklyn Heights and Berlin Artist, Has Gallery Opening in DUMBO Thursday Evening

Christoph Niemann, who was a full time Brooklyn Heights resident for several years, but now, along with his family, divides his time between Berlin and the apartment he maintains here, will have a show of his recent works at Janet Borden Inc., 91 Water Street in DUMBO. The show will open this Thursday evening, February […]

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