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Save the Dates: Senator Squadron & Comptroller Stringer to Each Hold Brooklyn Town Hall Meetings in Early December

State Senator Daniel Squadron and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will each hold Town Hall meetings in Brooklyn on the 2nd and 3rd of December, respectively. STATE SENATOR, DANIEL SQUADRON: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 6:30 pm Brooklyn Law School-Student Lounge (1st Floor) 250 Joralemon Street (bet Boerum Place & Court Street) RSVP online […]

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Pies, Helpers Wanted for Heights and Hills Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors

In an annual tradition that has continued for over 43 years, the Heights and Hills communities come together every year to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for older adults, and the wider community is called upon to bake lots of pies. There can never be too many pies! A Thanksgiving luncheon is held in Grace Church, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

BHB colleague and mom SongBirdNYC lets me know there are lots of events for kids and their parents this weekend. Children’s recording artist Suzi Shelton (photo) will be at the Jalopy Theater in Red Hook on Sunday, November 22 at 11:00 a.m. More information here. The New York Transit Museum has several programs for kids, […]

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Brooklyn Historical Society Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Brooklyn Heights Historic District

This coming Monday evening, November 23, the Brooklyn Historical Society, in conjunction with the Brooklyn Heights Association and the New York Preservation Archive Project will present a festive evening to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Brooklyn Heights’ designation as New York City’s first historic district. The program will feature noted architectural historian and Brooklyn resident […]

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84th Precinct Community Council Meeting Tuesday Evening

As this poster, taped to a lamppost at Hicks and Montague proclaims, there will be a meeting of the 84th Precinct Community Council tomorrow (Tuesday, November 17) evening, starting at 7:00, at Congregation Mt. Sinai, 250 Cadman Plaza West (just south of Clark Street). Precinct Co-Captain Sergio Centa will present the 84th Precinct 2015 Year […]

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Danish Seamen’s Church Christmas Fair This Coming Weekend

The Danish Seamen’s Church, 102 Willow Street (just south of Clark; you can spot it by the ship’s bell in front–see photo), is holding its annual Christmas Fair this weekend, Saturday, November 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. On Saturday, the Fair will take […]

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Coming Up At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

On Monday evening, November 16, starting at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “Malcolm X in Brooklyn,” a discussion led by BHS’s oral historian Zaheer Ali, about Malcolm’s activities in the Borough and his continuing legacy here. The event is free, but you must register here. BHS now advises that response has been so […]

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Coming Up at Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Wednesday is Veterans Day, so this week BHS focuses on war and veterans. On Monday evening, November 9 at 6:30, actor and veteran Stephan Wolfert will present a one man performance of his Cry Havoc, which draws on classical and Shakespearean sources to bring the audience face-to-face with the horrors of war and the difficulties […]

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Coming Up at Brooklyn Historical Society this Week

Tomorrow (Monday, November 2) evening at 6:30 there will be a screening of Brother Outsider, a documentary about the life of civil rights leader Bayard Rustin (photo). Co-producer Mridu Chandra and Walter Naegle, Rustin’s surviving partner, will be there to discuss the film. The event is free, but you must reserve tickets here. On Wednesday […]

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Some Brooklyn Heights Halloween Scenes

There was plenty of action in and around Brooklyn Heights for Halloween yesterday. Things got going early with a parade and a party in the Pierrepont Playground. A family at Hicks and Montague streets, early afternoon. A “graveyard” on Garden Place. Giving out the goodies, Garden Place.

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