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DUMBO Open Studios Saturday and Sunday, April 23 & 24

After two years in which DUMBO Open Studios was held only virtually, this year you can enjoy a visit, either in person or virtually, to the studios of artists in DUMBO. Studios will be open from noon until 6:00 PM Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 34. There is no admission charge. The event is […]

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Koren Volk Becomes President of Brooklyn Heights Association

The Eagle reports that Koren Volk has become the new president of the Brooklyn Heights Association, succeeding Erika Belsey Worth, who led the community efforts to organize an alternative BQE plan and supported initiatives such as the ‘Brooklyn Heights Together’ fund which supported workers in need during the COVID lockdown in 2020. Ms. Volk and […]

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Silhouette Portraits Available from Deborah O’Connor through Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

Deborah O’Connor, in cooperation with the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, is ready to work her scissors magic and create silhouette portraits cut “in exacting detail.” The resulting image often astounds—not only does the silhouette capture the likeness of the person, but it also conveys something essential about their character. This quality is particular to the fine art of […]

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Kid Friendly Weekend Roundup

In addition to this weekend’s Montague BID Sunday Social, several additional family-friendly events are happening in and around Brooklyn Heights. So get out there while the gettin’ is good! Thursday, September 16th – Sunday, September 19th Brooklyn Americana Music Festival: When bands have names like The Wild Goats, Bobtown, and The Dang-It Bobbys you KNOW you’re in for […]

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Three Public Art Installations at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park has three public art installations, two already in place and lasting into September, and one about to open and in place until April of next year. All are in the former Empire Fulton Ferry State Park section, a short walk down the hill. We, Women (photo) is “the largest social impact photography […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Presents Silhouette Artist Deborah O’Connor – Send Her a Photo

Thanks to the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, as she has in past years, silhouette artist Deborah O’Connor is available to work her scissors magic and produce silhouette portraits that make welcome Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or any day presents or keepsakes. To have one made, you need to send a photo of the subject – child, […]

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Coming Events From Brooklyn Bridge Park

On Tuesday, December 15 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. ET, Brooklyn Bridge Park will present a webinar, “Access and Justice: The Links Between Green Space and Climate Change,” a workshop discussing the importance of access to green space and why it is an environmental justice and climate justice issue. Green spaces provide benefits to the […]

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Silhouette Maker Extends Her Stay

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange has announced that silhouette artist Deborah O’Connor has extended her stay through Monday, November 30. To have her make a silhouette, which makes an excellent gift or keepsake, you must email her a profile photo of the person or pet whose image you want by that date. You can get the […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Presents Silhouette Artist Deborah O’Connor – Send Her a Photo

Thanks to the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, as she has in past years, silhouette artist Deborah O’Connor is available to work her scissors magic and produce silhouette portraits that make welcome holiday or any day presents or keepsakes. To have one made, you need to send a photo of the subject – child, adult, or pet […]

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ArtWalk on Atlantic Avenue Begins Weekend of October 17-18

Starting this coming weekend – Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18 – and continuing through Sunday, November 1, Arts Gowanus, along with the Atlantic Avenue BID and Atlantic Avenue LDC, will present Arts Gowanus ArtWalk on Atlantic Avenue, a “1.5 mile, self-guided, socially distanced ArtWalk” extending along Atlantic Avenue from the waterfront to Fourth […]

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