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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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Year’s Final Open Streets Montague This Saturday

The final Open Streets Montague for 2022, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, takes place this Saturday, September 24 from noon to 6:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague between Clinton Street and Hicks Street before noon; an emergency lane will be open during the event. This Open […]

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Open Streets Montague, Saturday, July 9

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, June 25 from noon to 7:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before then; an emergency lane will be open during the event. There will be music, games and activities for kids, and the grand opening […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Announces Move to 137 Montague Street This Fall

Brooklyn Women’s Exchange is relocating from 55 Pierrepont St. to 137 Montague St., the ground level space below the UPS Store, last occupied by Heights Cleaners. The stars aligned as BWE searched for a new space due to its lease expiring, and the Calfa brothers (owners of Lassen & Hennigs) sought a new tenant for […]

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Lots of Open Streets Activity Saturday

There will be another Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, this Saturday, this time with an encouraging weather forecast. There’s a schedule of activities here. They include music, raffles, lots of activities and stories for kids, from 12:30 to 2:30 PM an opportunity to learn about composting with Big […]

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Holiday Shopping at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

The holiday shopping season officially begins this Thursday, November 4 at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street, between Hicks and Henry. This from the Exchange: [T]he shop will be fully decorated for the holidays and stocked with hand-made treasures for Christmas and Hanukkah. We will stay open late on Thursdays throughout the holiday season, […]

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Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Saturday

This Saturday, October 23 Brooklyn Bridge Park will present its tenth annual Harvest Festival on Pier 6, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Activities will include a pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, live music, dancing, magic, story readings, and more. It’s all free. There’s more information here.

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Now Open Sundays

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange (photo), which has been open Thursdays through Saturdays as well as taking orders on line (and you may still do so) has now opened for in person shopping from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. If you shop on line, you may now pick up your purchases curbside Tuesday […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Open for In-Person Shopping During Limited Hours

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange (photo), which has been taking orders on line (and you may still do so) has now opened for in person shopping from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. If you shop on line, you may now pick up your purchases curbside Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 3:00 p.m. […]

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Brooklyn Historical Society Provides On Line Brain Food at Lunchtime

The Brooklyn Historical Society will provide a series of five free lunch time on-line discussions about objects in the Society’s collection  The first of these will be this Friday, May 22, starting at 12:30 p.m. Here’s what’s in store: Join us for lunch! Our lunchtimes series Bite-Size History begins May 22 with BHS historian Nalleli Guillen who will provide in-depth looks […]

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