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Silhouettes Available for Holidays through Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

This has been a busy time for the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, with their move from Pierrepont Street and the ribbon cutting and party celebrating the opening of their new store at 137 Montague Street, as chronicled by Mary Frost in The Eagle. The Exchange now reminds us that silhouette portraits by Deborah O’Connor, which make […]

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Movie Shoot to Create Parking Nightmares Sunday through Tuesday

Thanks to Marisa Cohen on Nextdoor for the image and the warning. I’m guessing this is a remake of the 2015 movie Brooklyn, based on Colm Toibin’s novel with the same title.

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Brooklyn Folk Festival Off to an Inspiring Start

The Brooklyn Folk Festival, presented by the Jalopy Theatre and School of Music at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church featured a sparkling and eclectic program of music tonight. Nashville’s Megg Farrell (photo above) and her band had festivalgoers clapping and dancing in St. Ann’s Parish Hall with some lively rockabilly. The opening act […]

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Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Saturday

This Saturday, October 22, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present its annual Harvest Festival on Pier 6, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue, starting at 11:00 AM. Enjoy free live music performances by Stoop Kidz Brass Band and Brooklyn Contra, story time by Brooklyn Public Library as well as Drag Queen Story Hour, lawn […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival Coming Thursday through Sunday

The Brooklyn Folk Festival, presented by the Jalopy Theatre and School of Music, will return this week at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, enter at 157 Montague Street. The Festival will open on Thursday evening, October 20, with the world premiere of a film, “Different Johns”, about the late John Cohen, a musician […]

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It’s Showtime! “Screaming” of Beetlejuice in Cadman Park Conservancy This Sunday

Who’s got the Halloween spirit? And, who’s the “Ghost with the Most, babe?” Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetle… SSSSHHHH! DON’T SAY IT!!!! Join the Cadman Park Conservancy this Sunday, October 16th for a screening of Tim Burton’s 1988 cult classic Beetlejuice. Grab a seat on the lawn at 6:00 pm, the movie starts at sundown. Adam and Barbara […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Dueling Violins”

The Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to Brooklyn Heights this coming Wednesday, October 13 with “Dueling Violins — Harmony and Strife in the 17th Century,” a concert featuring Repast’s new violinist, Natalie Rose Kress, along with guest violinist Beth Wenstrom, and Repast members Stephanie Corwin on bassoon, Gabe Shuford on harpsichord, and Sarah Abigael Stone on […]

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Volunteers Wanted For BHA Designer Showhouse

The Brooklyn Heights Association has called for volunteers for its Designer Show House at 145 Columbia Heights, which is open through October 30. Volunteers are not guides, but are stationed in four locations throughout the house to help visitors find their way through a self-guided tour. Volunteer shifts are two and one half or three […]

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Theater 2020 Presents “You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow” — a Sondheim Revue

Theater 2020, the award winning professional stage company under the joint production and artistic directorship of Brooklyn Heights residents David Fuller and Judith Jarosz, will present “You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow.” This rarely seen Sondheim revue is coming to Brooklyn for the first time since its 1983 NYC debut! A 70-minute staged concert (no intermission) that […]

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About Those Fireworks

If, like me, you were wondering why the fireworks tonight, even though they weren’t listed on the City’s official fireworks site, I noticed they were coming from the direction of the South Street Seaport. I checked South Street’s website and found that they were part of the 35th annual Deepavali Festival, presented by the Association […]

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