It’s no big secret that while the holidays are a source of great joy to many, they can also be a time of loneliness and sadness. But one Brooklyn Heights woman is doing something about that, says the Brooklyn Paper. “To have to sit by yourself and have no one to talk to at Christmas is […]
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It was last July when BHB reported about Brooklyn Heights author Jennifer Miller’s unique marketing strategy for debut novel “The Year of the Gadfly,” as she hawked the book via a “novelade stand” at Montague & Henry streets. That was then. Miller has now joined forces with Togather, which lends assistance to connect authors with […]
The Brooklyn Public Library is hosting “Bike the Branches,” a day-long bike tour through BPL’s network of 60 neighborhood libraries, on Saturday, May 11 (rain date: May 18). Proceeds will support Brooklyn library services, including programming, technology and collections. Riders set their own route and pace, although BPL will offer suggested routes that focus on […]
It’s the final weekend for Heights Players’ run of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at 26 Willow Place, with a show Saturday evening at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2. More details are available, with tickets available online: $15 ($13 for seniors & under 18). Reservations can also be made at 718-237-2752. In addition, the […]
Brooklyn Heights continues to be a hotbed for stirring artistic creativity. Just ask Matthew O’Neill and his wife Ksenia O’Neill, who moved to the neighborhood last summer. The (already much-lauded) mister has been nominated for an Academy Award in the Documentary Short category for “Redemption,” which explores a phenomenon that’s certainly familiar to locals: “jobless […]
Aussie brothers Thorald and Isaac Koren along with a former subway performer/percussionist known only as Shakerleg make up the NYC based combo The Kin. Check out their cover of a Bill Withers classic here and then watch their full Brooklyn Bugle Session here.
Australian singer/songwriter Coby Grant is our latest guest on Brooklyn Bugle Sessions. She’s in town for the big CMJ confab and will be playing live tonight (10/28) at the Rockwood Music Hall [196 Allen Street (between Houston and Stanton)]. In “honor” of Halloween, Coby performs “A Song About Me” near the infamous “gates of Hell” at […]
We kick off the first of our Brooklyn Bugle Sessions with Montreal born singer/songwriter NEeMA. A frequent visitor and lover of Brooklyn Heights, she performs “Elsa’s Lullaby” from her second album , Watching You Think (available now on iTunes) while sitting on a bench outside of Middagh Street’s Van Sickel Salon. Peformance video, produced by […]
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