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Vote for Last Show in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s “Movies with a View” This Summer

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s summer Movies with a View series ends Thursday, August 25. You are invited to vote on what will be the last movie shown in the series. The choices are: (a) Back to the Future (PG); Mamma Mia (PG-13); and Mission impossible (PG). You may vote here; voting closes at 5:00 PM this […]

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Movies With a View is Back at Brooklyn Bridge Park with Smorgasburg! Every Thursday July 7 to August 25.

From Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy: Movies With A View is officially back for a full season! Thursdays, July 7–August 25, 6:00 PM, Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy on 8 special Thursdays, July through August 2022! This season is back for its 22nd season with the theme “Away We Go.” Enjoy […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns With French Music and Movies

The Repast Baroque Ensemble will return to the First Unitarian Church’s McKinney Chapel, 121 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton) this coming Wednesday evening, May 25, starting at 7:00. The program, “French Visions,” will combine performances of music by French composers of the Baroque era with clips from early twentieth century French silent films, […]

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Court Street Regal Cinema Movie Theater CLOSED

It’s official: Court Street Regal Cinema at the corner of State Street is closed. According to the Brooklyn Paper, signs were posted on the doors indicating it is closed (with the nearest theater in Sheepshead Bay!), and there are no showtimes listed on the Court Street Regal Cinema. It’s still not clear if this location […]

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Movies With A View + Smorgasburg! Every Thursday in August at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Movies With A View is officially back! Thursdays, August 5–August 26, 6:00 PM, Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for a 4-week limited run on Thursday evenings this August 2021! This season will return for its 21st season with the theme “Grit,” featuring heartwarming, irreverent, hilarious, and uplifting underdog stories that celebrate human perseverance […]

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“Heights in Lights” Screening Begins Thursday Evening

Correction: We had earlier reported that the Thursday evening screening would be at The Binc. It is on line only. The “Moonstruck House” (19 Cranberry Street; photo) is just one of many Brooklyn Heights locations to have been featured in film. This Thursday evening, May 20, starting at 7:00, the Brooklyn Heights Association will present […]

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“Moonstruck” House For Sale Again

As reported by House Beautiful, 19 Cranberry Street, a.k.a. the “Moonstruck House” because it was the principal location for the 1987 romantic comedy Moonstruck, starring Cher and Nicholas Cage, is for sale with an asking price of $12.85 million. Our founder, John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo, noted here that the house was for sale in 2008 […]

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“Orange is the New Black” Author Piper Kerman Featured at Last “Books Under the Bridge” Virtual Event Monday

This Monday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m. Brooklyn Bridge Park, in conjunction with Freebird Books, will present the last of this season’s “Books under the Bridge” virtual events. It will feature Piper Kerman, the author of the book that inspired Orange is the New Black, along with Vikki Law. They will discuss how prisons make […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Presents “Movies with a View” Trivia Event

For obvious reasons, there couldn’t be a “Movies with a View” series of screenings at Pier One, Brooklyn Bridge Park this summer. Still, Brooklyn Bridge Park, in conjunction with The Big Quiz Thing, on Thursday, October 29 starting at 7:00 p.m., will present “a fun trivia evening, featuring questions based on movies that have been […]

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The King of Staten Island Has a Brooklyn Heights Connection

Unfortunately, it’s one that proved tragic. In an interview by Spectrum News NY1’s George Whipple with Saturday Night Live cast veteran Pete Davidson (photo), co-author and star of The King of Staten Island, along with co-author and director Judd Apatow and co-star Marisa Tomei, it’s described how the life of movie’s central character, Scott Carlin, […]

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