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Montague Street Photo Contest Deadline Extended

The deadline for entries in the Montague Street BID’s photo contest has been extended until November 28. There’s more information here, the official rules are here and you can

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This will be another busy weekend, with the DUMBO Arts Festival starting tomorrow (Friday, September 26) and running through Sunday, September 28; the Atlantic Antic, celebrating its 40th year, on Sunday; and, as reader Reggie reminds us, also on Sunday the 21st Annual Bus Festival. This is also your last weekend to view Photoville. (Photoville [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s a lot going on this weekend. The Brooklyn Book Festival is already underway with “Bookend” events, but the main program is on Sunday, September 21, with events starting from 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. (schedule here). Also on Sunday there’s the Montague Street Summer Space from noon to 5:00 p.m.–come meet the BHB crew [...]

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Photoville Returns Thursday, September 18

Photoville, “a pop-up, modular venue built from shipping containers re-purposed into galleries exhibiting a wide array of cutting-edge photography,” will return for its third visit to Brooklyn Bridge Park beginning this coming Thursday, September 18. It will be open Thursdays through Sundays from September 18 through 28: Thursdays and Fridays from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m.; [...]

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Montague Street BID Sponsors Photo Contest

The Montague Street Business Improvement District (BID) is sponsoring a photo contest that begins now and has a deadline for submissions of September 17. We are looking for striking digital images taken along Montague Street (between Court Street and the Brooklyn Promenade) in Brooklyn, NY. Your images may show the architecture, storefronts and displays, people, [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

We get our own Shakespeare in the Park this coming weekend (Friday, June 13 through Sunday, June 15) as Theater 2020 continues their critically praised production of King Lear with three free performances at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings starting at 7:00. It’s slated to be perfect walking weather on [...]

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Opening Day: A Closer Look

As mentioned in a previous post, today marks the 63rd anniversary of the opening of the Promenade. Here, for your edification, is an unreleased photo of the occasion, taken from a high floor of 2 Montague Terrace. (Click through to the photo for its highest resolution!)

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The DUMBO Arts Festival, “a three day [Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29] celebration of art, music & performance,” is this weekend. A preview, in the form of Michael Clyde Johnson’s “Untitled Benches, Tables (Cube for Children)” (2013), a work that “invites interaction” (as in the photo), has been in the Brooklyn Bridge Park [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Sunday, September 22 is the Brooklyn Book Festival (photo; video after the jump), “the largest free literary event in New York City.” It will take place at Borough Hall and the adjacent plaza from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Possible thunderstorms are forecast, but with luck they’ll stay away, and plenty [...]

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Brooklyn Heights: The Weekend In Tweets

The first weekend of Summer 2013 was pretty spectacular in Brooklyn Heights and the rest of NYC. Folks were about and about and using the Twitter to document it. Here are some highlights:

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Erin Boyle Finds Things Rosy in Brooklyn Heights

On my walk this morning, I stopped to admire (and snap) these yellow roses in front of 80 Joralemon Street. Brooklyn Heights is rose heaven, according to Heights resident Erin Boyle in this post in Gardenista, who writes:

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Photoville Fence Unveiling Thursday

As we reported earlier, the unveiling of this year’s 1,000 foot long “Photoville Fence” will take place this month; we now know it’s this Thursday, June 13, starting at 6:00 p.m. It’s a free party with refreshments and ice cream from Ample Hills Creamery, who operate the concession at Pier 5. There’s more information here. [...]

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Love Lane Legs

Brooklyn Heights resident/super-fantastic photographer Chris Arnade took this shoot over the weekend on Love Lane. Who throws out perfectly good legs? #brooklynheights #LateAfterDrinking twitter.com/Chris_arnade/s… — Chris Arnade (@Chris_arnade) June 7, 2013

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