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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Saturday, June 21, the Atlantic Avenue BID, in conjunction with Make Music New York, is having its first ever Summer Celebration from noon until 9:00 p.m. The festivities will span the length of Atlantic from the East River to Flatbush Avenue, and will include live music from 36 performers and groups at 12 venues, [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

In town for the holiday weekend? It’s your last chance to see the Heights Players’ final production of their 2013-14 season, West Side Story. Performances are on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00, and Sunday afternoon at 2:00. There’s more information here. This weekend also offers your first chance to see Theater 2020′s production of [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The annual Grace Church School Carnival will be held this Saturday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (between Grace Court and Joralemon). The carnival features food, including BBQ from Hill Country, pony rides, a photo booth, a tumbling zone, bouncy rides, and other activities. There will be [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Friday the Brooklyn Heights Cinema will open Le Week-End, directed by Roger Michell and starring Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan, and Jeff Goldblum. The Cinema will also be showing The Great Beauty, winner of this year’s Oscar for Best Foreign Film. Looking ahead to Wednesday, March 26 the Cinema will host its monthly Stand-Up Comedy [...]

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BHA Social Hosts Comedy Night at Brooklyn Heights Cinema Wednesday

The Brooklyn Heights Association will present its next “BHA Social” event this coming Wednesday evening, February 19, at the Brooklyn Heights Cinema: a Comedy Night emcee’d by Heights resident Shelly Colman, and featuring comedians Missy Baker, David Finklestein, Dean Masello and Aalap Patel. Come at 8:30 to enjoy some wine or soft drinks and socialize [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Starting this Friday (January 10) the Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen brothers’ take on the 1960s folk music scene; something dear to your correspondent’s heart. The Cinema will continue showing Nebraska, and the Sunday kids’ movie, starting at noon, will be Madagascar. Today (Thursday, January 9) is your last [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This is really last minute. This (Thursday, December 12) evening the Brooklyn Historical Society is presenting “Book Talk: Sarah Zorn and Brooklyn Chef’s Table,” in the Society’s Great Hall, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), starting at 6:30 p.m. A fantastic panel of chefs/restaurateurs profiled by Brooklyn food writer Sarah Zorn discuss the borough’s deliciously [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

On Friday evening, November 22, starting at 7:00, Bargemusic will present a piano recital by Randall Hodgkinson featuring works by Schubert and by Roger Sessions, and dedicated to the fiftieth anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy. On Saturday evening at 7:00 there will be a Lillian Fuchs tribute concert, featuring her compositions [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s fall, and time for the Harvest Festival at Pier 6 (near the foot of Atlantic Avenue) in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The Festival will take place this Saturday, October 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Come in costume to enjoy a pumpkin patch, face painting, volleyball, mask making, storytelling and more! Musical guests including [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This coming weekend is a big one for events at Brooklyn Bridge Park. On Sunday, the Park will celebrate the 130th anniversary of the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge with a marathon reading of Hart Crane’s epic poem The Bridge at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1 starting at 3:00 p.m. More details here. The [...]

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Stand Up Comedy at Brooklyn Heights Cinema Tomorrow Evening

Brooklyn Heights Cinema, 70 Henry Street (corner of Orange) will present a stand up comedy night hosted by Shelly Colman tomorrow (Wednesday, March 20) starting at 9:00 p.m. Comedians on the bill are Angela Cobb, Chloe Hilliard, Dean Masello, and Sarah Maywalt.

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What Was The Deal With “Just Divorced” Van On Cranberry Street?

On Sunday afternoon, Mrs. Fink snapped this photo of a van parked on Cranberry Street. On its back window the words “Just Divorced” were scrawled in white letters. What’s the deal with that?

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

A heartwarming Valentine’s greeting, courtesy of our neighborhood friends at Montague Wine & Liquors… kiss kiss! (CT)

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Encore Fail! Bentley’s ‘Liquadition’ Sign

Mercy, almighty. Bentley’s at 144 Montague Street has posted this same sign misspelling for years—in fact, previously pointed out with sweet empathy by BHB. Has no one ever happened to mention to the shoe retailer that “Liquidation” is spelled with the “I” and “A” in somewhat different order? All youse pepes have gotta do is [...]

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Lena Dunham Develops New HBO Series, Covers EW

Lena Dunham’s empire continues to blow the lid off pop culture, as she covers the February 8, 2013 Entertainment Weekly with the headline, “How (She) Became the Voice Of A Generation.” Add that to the news that the “Girls” creator and Brooklyn Heights rez will pen a new pilot for HBO based on the upcoming [...]

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War Of The Worlds: Robot Lands On Promenade… Danger, Will Robinson!

Late Friday afternoon, amid a flurry of locals, tourists, kids on bikes and dog walkers, a horrifying sight descended upon the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Preceding a blinding flash of light, a menacing robot appeared near the Montague Street entrance. Despite suffering potential harm from the being’s ionized pulse gun, your BHB correspondent bravely approached the [...]

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