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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The U.S. Coast Guard’s tall square rigged training ship Eagle (photo) will arrive at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park this Friday, July 31. She will be open for free tours on Friday from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, August 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, August 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Brooklyn Bridge Park has plenty on tap for adults and kids this weekend. On Saturday, July 25, staring at 7:00 p.m. on Pier 1’s Harbor View Lawn, Gibney Dance Company will present a performance by Heidi Latsky Dance (photo): On the eve of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Heidi Latsky Dance […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Bargemusic has a full schedule this weekend, starting with a “here and now” concert Friday evening, July 18 starting at 8:00, featuring works by Pierre Boulez, Ronald Stevenson, and Essa-Pekka Salonen–two of whom, Boulez and Salonen, are prehaps better known as conductors than as composers; Stevenson is also known as a performer and writer–played on […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Friday evening at 8:00 Bargemusic presents a concert spanning the baroque, romantic, and modern, as cellist Wendy Sutter (photo) and pianist Olga Vinokur play works by Bach, Shostakovich, and Rachmaninoff. On Saturday evening at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 4:00 the Manhattan Symphonie’s chamber ensemble, featuring Mark Peskanov on violin and Gerald Robbins on […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

If you’re in town for the Fourth, the One Big Thing is the fireworks. Expect huge crowds on the Promenade and in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The show starts at 9:00 p.m. Saturday. Parking will be prohibited from 11:00 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, July 3) to 11:00 p.m. on the Fourth on Joralemon from Hicks to Furman; […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s a busy weekend at Brooklyn Bridge Park with lots of free activities. The Swedish circus performers Magmanus (photo) will give shows on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1 at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27 and on Sunday, June 28. On Saturday there will be two activities appealing to kids and their […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Saturday, June 20, starting at 10:00 a.m., as part of its “Hidden Brooklyn” series of tours, the Brooklyn Historical Society presents a tour of Good Eggs [photo], Brooklyn’s beloved home delivery grocery service, is redefining how local foods travel from the farm to your kitchen. Come tour their Bushwick foodhub, enjoy a local snack, […]

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Opera at Brooklyn Bridge Park Tonight

Metropolitan Opera stars soprano Janai Brugger, mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, and baritone Nathan Gunn (photo), joined by pianist Dan Saunders, will give a free performance of arias and duets this evening (Wednesday, June 17) on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. More details here.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

If you missed seeing Theater 2020’s THE Real MERRY HouseWIVES OF WINDSOR Connecticut at St. Charles Borromeo Church–your correspondent saw it, and enjoyed it enormously–you can see it for free this weekend. We get our own Shakespeare in the Park, with performances on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 12-14, all starting at 7:00 p.m., at […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange (photo), 55 Pierrepont Street, will be open tomorrow (Friday, June 5) and Saturday, June 6, but will then close for the summer, re-opening in September. Come in to enjoy end-of-season sale prices on many items. Store hours are 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday. […]

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