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Open Streets Montague Gives Cats Their Day This Sunday

If you’re in town this Memorial Day weekend Open Streets Montague, on Sunday, May 26, has much to offer. This is “kitten season,” when feral or semi-feral mother cats often deliver litters, and the kittens too often “end up on the street or in shelters.” On Montague between Henry and Hicks, from noon until 4:00, […]

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DUMBO DROP! Enter to Win Fabulous Prizes While Supporting Dumbo’s Title 1 Schools – PS307 and Dock Street

Just $25 gets you a chance to win these incredible prizes, entry to view the Dumbo Drop, and a souvenir elephant!  5:00 pm Drop Prizes A Life Time Fitness 6-month Family Membership! ($4,000 value) Ritual Moves 10 Class Pack ($400 value) Washington Street Fun Pack: $150 tab at Joe Coffee + $150 tab at Dawn’s Til […]

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Dogs Have Their Day at Open Streets Montague Sunday

Our canine companions will be able to strut their stuff, exercise, splash in a pool, and be blessed, among many other things, this Sunday, May 19, at Open Streets Montague. For the first time since COVID, the Brooklyn Heights Association will present its Dog Show, open to all Brooklyn Heights resident dogs, starting at 1:30 […]

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“Sound & Color Festival” at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday: Kite Flying and Music

This Saturday, May 18, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Brooklyn Bridge Park will host a “Sound & Color Festival.” The Kite Festival of previous years will have added musical accompaniment. Kite flying will take place on Pier 5, the soccer fields pier near the foot of Joralemon street, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. […]

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Mother’s Day Featured at Open Streets Montague This Sunday

This Sunday, May 12, will be the first Sunday for Open Streets Montague this year. It’s also Mother’s Day, so businesses along Montague will be offering moms a cornucopia of freebies and special deals, and there will be a class and performance by the Brooklyn Ballet. There’s more information here. Montague Street will be closed […]

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Out in the World – Book Launch – May 7 – Atlantic Avenue Barnes & Noble

If you loved Mark Jason Williams’ delightful and viral New York Times Modern Love essay (and podcast) about his $100 bet with his mother about her not talking about his childhood cancer and him not talking about being gay, you will want to head over to the Atlantic Avenue Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, May 7 […]

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St. Ann’s School Puppet Parade This Tuesday, April 30

St. Ann’s School’s annual Puppet Parade will take place this coming Tuesday, April 30, starting at 1:00 PM. The Parade goes westward along Montague Street to the Promenade, turns northward along the Promenade, then returns to the school via Pierrepont Street. Photos from the 2013 Puppet Parade are here. Photo: Chuck Taylor for BHB.

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Monday is Earth Day — Celebrate This Weekend!

This coming Monday, April 22, is Earth Day. The Brooklyn Heights Association has notified us of many celebratory activities this Saturday, April 20 taking place near Brooklyn Heights. The Atlantic Avenue BID is having a celebration on Hoyt Street between Atlantic Avenue and State Street from noon until 3:00 PM on Saturday. The Downtown Brooklyn […]

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University Open Air at Center for Brooklyn History This Weekend: Register for Free Classes Taught by Immigrant Teachers, Professors and Academics

One of the many rewarding aspects of living in this neighborhood is that Center for Brooklyn History is at our doorstep. This Friday through Sunday (April 19 – April 21), CBH is hosting University Open Air, which provides “immigrant teachers, professors, and academics, who were trained outside of the U.S., an opportunity to share their knowledge […]

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Brooklyn Heights Library Hosts Teen Eclipse Watch in Cadman Plaza Park

This coming Monday afternoon, April 8, Brooklyn will be under an almost total solar eclipse (see photo). The Brooklyn Heights Library will host an eclipse watch gathering for teens in the Juneteenth Grove of Cadman Plaza Park, at Cadman Plaza West and Tillary Street. Participants will be given free eclipse viewing glasses. The viewing event […]

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