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Silhouettes Available for Holidays through Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

This has been a busy time for the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, with their move from Pierrepont Street and the ribbon cutting and party celebrating the opening of their new store at 137 Montague Street, as chronicled by Mary Frost in The Eagle. The Exchange now reminds us that silhouette portraits by Deborah O’Connor, which make […]

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Year’s Final Open Streets Montague This Saturday

The final Open Streets Montague for 2022, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, takes place this Saturday, September 24 from noon to 6:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague between Clinton Street and Hicks Street before noon; an emergency lane will be open during the event. This Open […]

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Multidisciplinary Performance at Columbus Park Tuesday

Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20, starting at 5:00 PM, in front of Fred Wilson’s sculpture “Mind Forged Manacles/Manacled Minds,” located in Columbus Park (between Cadman Plaza West and East, near the end of Pierrepont Street), Julian Louis Phillips will present a free multidisciplinary performance inspired by Mr. Wilson’s art. “The performance combines speeches from African and […]

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Renowned Artist Fred Wilson’s Sculpture Installed at Columbus Park, Opening Reception on Tuesday, June 28 at 6:00 pm

This past week, a structure being installed smack center in Columbus Park stopped pedestrians in their tracks, curious about what was going up. Shown in the photo above, as a work still in process, is Mind Forged Manacles/Manacle Forged Minds by Fred Wilson, an acclaimed artist whose work has exhibited in museums around the world. […]

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New Arts Center for Kids, Le Meraviglie, Opens on Montague St.

A new arts center for kids, Le Meraviglie (The Wonders in English), will open next week at 108 Montague St. on the second floor. The center will offer a summer program starting on June 28 through July for 5 to 11 year olds. In the fall, a morning program for 2 to 4 year olds […]

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Art Walk on Atlantic Avenue Returns Offering Culture and Return to Normalcy

As reported by News 12 Brooklyn, Arts Gowanus’ Artwalk on Atlantic Avenue  is back by popular demand. The FREE, self-guided tour kicked off this past weekend and features over 100 local artists at 70+ businesses in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, and Cobble Hill. Simply take a stroll on the 1.5-mile Atlantic Avenue route from 4th Avenue down […]

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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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