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Atlantic Antic This Sunday

The theme of this year’s 43rd Atlantic Antic is “The Pulse of Brooklyn.” It will be held this Sunday, September 24 from noon to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine, on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and 4th Avenue. There will be live and DJ’d music, food, vendors, activities for kids, and special deals from merchants […]

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Fireworks Tomorrow Night

According to Notify NYC, “[t]here will be a fireworks display near the Brooklyn Bridge tomorrow, [Tuesday, September 19], at approximately 8:30 PM.” No further details are available.

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Photoville is Back

Photoville Has returned to Brooklyn Bridge Park this week, in its location under the Brooklyn Bridge. The photo (C. Scales for BHB) shows “The Fence,” which previews some of the photos to be shown during the event. Photoville will be open from noon to 10:00 p.m. Thursday, September 21 through Saturday, September 23, and from […]

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Yes, Matt Damon Likely Will Be Your Neighbor

The Real Deal, citing a Wall Street Journal story that’s behind a paywall, reports that actor Matt Damon is in contract to buy the penthouse at The Standish, 171 Columbia Heights. According to the Real Deal, if the sale goes off at the asking price of $16.645 million, it could set a new record for […]

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Free Friday at Brooklyn Historical Society Celebrates Bourbon

This Friday, September 15, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, the Brooklyn Historical Society as part of its “Free Fridays” series, will present an evening dedicated to Bourbon — the whiskey, that is, though it will also include a talk about the French royals who gave it the name. Bourbon isn’t just from Kentucky. Some very […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend, and September 11 Memorial Concert

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, September 8 at 8:00 with a mix of baroque and modern, including works by J.S. Bach, Paul Schoenfield, Cesar Cui, Mark Wilson, and Manuel de Falla, performed by Martha Aarons on flute, Lev Polyakin on violin, and Rita Sloan on piano. On Saturday evening, September 9 at 8:00, pianist Marika […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Free Reading of Shaw’s “Village Wooing” Saturday Afternoon

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ resident professional theater company continues its popular Hearthside Reading Series at the Brooklyn Public Library, 109 Remsen Street (between Henry and Clinton) with a FREE reading of George Bernard Shaw’s forty minute one act comedy “Village Wooing” this Saturday, September 9, starting at 2pm. The readers will be Theater 2020’s Co-Producing […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, August 25, at 8:00, Bargemusic presents pianist Steven Beck (photo) playing works by Beethoven. On Saturday evening, August 26, at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, August 27, at 4:00, a quartet of distinguished musicians on violin, viola, cello, and piano will perform works by Mendelssohn and Mozart. There are details for […]

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Witnesses Dispose Of More Brooklyn Heights Properties

The Eagle reports that L.A. based real estate investors Hawkins Way Capital have bought 117 Columbia Heights (photo), a Brutalist intrusion, by Ulrich Franzen, into a row of nineteenth century townhouses, three of which were also bought by Hawkins from Watchtower and, like 117, became residences for Witnesses. The sale seems to indicate that the […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

It’s an almost all Beethoven weekend at Bargemusic. On Friday evening, August 25, at 8:00 pianist Asiya Korepanova will play works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Liszt. On Saturday evening, August 26, at 6:00 and again at 8:00 the St.Petersburg Piano Quartet (photo) will perform works by Beethoven and Schumann. On Sunday afternoon, August 27, at […]

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