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Grace Church Celebrates 175th Anniversary

This morning Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Grace Court) celebrated the 175th anniversary of the first service held in its building, which was on December 10, 1848. The service, officiated by The Reverend Dr. Allen F. Robinson, fifteenth Rector of Grace, shown preaching in the phoro above. used the same liturgy and music […]

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Highlights of the Brooklyn Folk Festival 2023

The 2023 Brooklyn Folk Festival began on Friday evening, November 17 with a performance on the Main Stage in the Sanctuary of St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church by the Down Hill Strugglers (photo above) consisting of (left to right): Eli Smith, organizer and host of the Folk Festival; Jackson Lynch; and Walker Shepard, […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church This Coming Weekend

The Brooklyn Folk Festival returns to St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, this coming Friday evening, November 10, with performances continuing through Saturday and Sunday. There’s a complete schedule here. Among the performers will be long time Folk Festival favorites like Nora Brown (photo above by C. Scales for BHB), […]

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Halloween Theme for Last Open Streets Montague of 2023 This Saturday

For the first time in many weeks, no rain is being forecast for this Saturday, October 28. Open Streets Montague, presented by the Montague BID, promises to be a “SPOOK-tacular” pre-Halloween event, with local merchants inviting trick-or-treaters; free pumpkins while they last from a Pumpkin Patch; Halloween themed games, fitness, and dance events; music by […]

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Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This Saturday, October 21, from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present its annual Harvest Festival on Pier Six, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. The festival will feature music, dance events for all to join, arts and crafts, storytimes, a pumpkin patch, face painting, and more. Admission is free. […]

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Atlantic Antic and Brooklyn Book Festival Sunday

This year’s Atlantic Antic will take place on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue this coming Sunday, October 1, from noon until 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Local merchants will be represented, with special deals for the occasion, along with food, music, dancers, visual artists, clothing vendors, and fun sites for kids. There’s […]

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Open Streets Montague This Saturday

Update: Open Streets is cancelled for tomorrow (Saturday, September 23) because of forecast rain. Like last Saturday, there will be a Giant Game Zone for kids, from noon until 5:00 between Henry and Hicks, and there will be an adults only Cocktail Co-Op on Montague just east of Henry from noon until 6:00. Want to […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday

Open Streets Montague this Saturday, July 8, will offer a variety of activities. As always there will be a “Kids Zone” with “giant games [see photo], street chalk & more” between Henry and Hicks from noon until 5:00 PM. Also between Henry and Hicks from noon until five the pop-up blooms will be in place. […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday June 17

Blooms will again pop up (see photo) on Montague Street between Henry and Hicks, “[t[he perfect spot for a selfie,” on Saturday from noon until 5:00 pm. Also between Henry and Hicks from noon to five there will be a Kids’ Zone with “giant games, street chalk, & more.” Its all free. As always on […]

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Open Streets Montague Tomorrow Features Market for Crafts; Pride Fest; Activities for Kids

Tomorrow’s Open Streets Montague will feature a FAD (Fashion Arts Design) Market from noon until 5:00 pm on Montague between Clinton and Henry and between Henry and Hicks. [O]ffering everything from impeccably-crafted jewelry and apparel to bath and body care, tableware, home furnishings, and artisanal packaged food. Come for a curated selection of goods, and […]

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