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Brooklyn Heights Man is Pokemon GO Champ

According to the Daily News, a Brooklyn Heights man, Nick Johnson, 28, has caught all 142 of the pokemon available in the U.S. in the game Pokemon GO. The News story notes that Johnson has accomplished this while putting in 50 plus hours a week as platform manager for a startup company, and also while […]

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Daniela Gioseffi, Brooklyn Heights Resident and Award Winning Author, to Speak at First Unitarian Sunday

The Eagle reports that Heights resident and National Book Award winner Daniela Gioseffi will speak on climate justice in a homily titled “Green World Rising” this Sunday, July 24 at the 11:00 a.m. service at the McKinney Chapel of First Unitarian Church, on Pierrepont Street between Monroe Place and Clinton. The many talented Ms. Gioseffi, […]

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The Times Covers Historical Society’s “Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie”

In the latest Arts & Design section, the New York Times covers Brooklyn Historical Society’s exhibit Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie, a show that “really captures that time when Brooklyn Heights was not the wealthy place that it was in the mid-1800s, when it was the original suburbs, and certainly not the place it […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, July 22 at 8:00 Bargemusic will present works by Brahms, Grieg, and Dvorak performed by Mark Peskanov on violin, Evan Drachman (photo) on cello, and Doris Stevenson on piano. On Saturday evening, July 22 at 8:00 and on Sunday afternoon, July 23 at 4:00, a trio consisting of Mark Peskanov on violin, […]

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“Bridge Grooves” at Brooklyn Bridge Park this Wednesday and Next

This Wednesday evening, July 20, and the following, July 27, starting at 7:00 on the Harbor View Lawn at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, and Brooklyn Bodega will present “Bridge Grooves”, two free concerts featuring “some of New York’s most exciting musicians”. This Wednesday’s event features the PitchBlak Brass Band […]

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At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow (Monday, July 18) evening at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening of the Academy Award nominated documentary Food, Inc., with an introduction by and post-screening discussion led by Saara Nafici, Executive Director of Added Value Farms. This event is in conjunction with BHS’s current exhibit Hidden in Plain Sight: Portraits of […]

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Fireworks Saturday Evening

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) evening starting at 9:15 there will be a fireworks display. It will be launched from a barge near Liberty Island, and should be easily seen (and heard) here in Brooklyn Heights. According to the City’s fireworks site the display is sponsored by Kenneth Bronstein. A quick web search shows a Kenneth […]

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Hip Hop Festival Finale Tomorrow Under Brooklyn Bridge

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival will conclude with a final performance in the Brooklyn Bridge Park space under the Brooklyn Bridge on Water Street in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. The show will run from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. and feature performances by Nas, with special guests The Soul Rebels; Fabulous; […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, July 15, at 8:00 Bargemusic presents W.T.F. Bach (perhaps a distant cousin to P.D.Q. Bach) playing on piano his own works, as well as those of someone (or some others) also named Bach. On Saturday evening, July 16 at 8:00 and on Sunday afternoon, July 17 at 4:00 Mark Peskanov on violin […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow (Friday, July 8) evening at 8:00 violinist Gregory Fulkerson (photo) will begin a series of performances that will present the complete solo violin sonatas and partitas of J.S. Bach, as well as works by other composers. This week’s performance will include works by Bach, Glass, and Bartok. On Saturday evening, July 9 at 8:00 […]

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