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Breakfast with Santa This Saturday (12/20) at First Presbyterian Church on Henry Street

Santa makes his annual stop in Brooklyn Heights this Saturday. Details after the jump.

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Join BHB at the Custom House Saturday (12/13) for the Annual Toys for Tots Drive

The BHB gang will be at the Custom House [139 Montague Street] Saturday (12/13) afternoon (around 3pm) celebrating the holidays and supporting the restaurant’s annual Toys for Tots drive in conjunction with St. Charles Borromeo Church and the Salvation Army. Please bring an unwrapped toy appropriate for kids aged 2 – 14. We’ll see you [...]

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Squadron to Host Town Hall on “Making Albany Work for Our Neighborhoods”

State Senator Daniel Squadron will host a Town Hall Meeting next Thursday, December 11, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Forchelli Conference Center at the Brooklyn Law School, 205 State Street, 22nd floor (between Court Street and Boerum Place). The meeting’s topic will be “Reforming the State: Making Albany Work for Our Neighborhoods.” I never [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Having gone through Black Friday and Cyber Monday and all the seasonal commercial hype that now doesn’t even have the decency to wait until after Thanksgiving to start, you may want to settle back and enjoy a classic tale that gets to the heart of the matter, no matter what holiday, if any, you’re celebrating. [...]

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Downtown for the Holidays on Montague Street This Weekend

This Friday and Saturday, December 5 and 6, the Montague Street Business Improvement District (“BID”) will present the first annual Downtown for the Holidays on Montague Street event. According to the BID: The two-day event kicks off with caroling, a holiday concert, warm refreshments and tasty treats, a photo with Santa, dozens of store promotions, [...]

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

We’ve received this message from the Brooklyn Heights Association on behalf of Heights and Hills: In an annual tradition that has continued for over 42 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. [...]

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Danish Christmas Fair This Weekend

The Danish Seamen’s Church, 102 Willow Street (just south of Clark; you can spot it by the ship’s bell in front), is holding its annual Christmas Fair this weekend, Saturday, November 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. On Saturday, the Fair will take place [...]

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Kristallnacht and Rwanda Remembered by City Tech Faculty

December 7, the date of the attack on Pearl Harbor, was called “a day that shall live in infamy” by President Franklin Roosevelt. Yesterday and today, November 9-10, bears its infamy as well. This year it marked the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht (photo), the “November Pogrom” in which Germans, spurred by Nazi propaganda, smashed the [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players continue their season with Rodgers and Hart’s The Boys From Syracuse, which will be showing Friday and Saturday evenings, November 7 and 8, starting at 8:00, and Sunday, November 9 starting at 2:00. The play’s run will continue on the same schedule through the following two weekends. More information here. Silhouette artist [...]

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Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair Saturday, November 8

Plymouth Church’s annual Yankee Fair will be this coming Saturday, November 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be lots of activities for kids, available for the purchase of a $20 wristband per child (if there are three or more children in your family the flat rate is $50), including bounce houses, a [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Sunday, November 2 is New York City Marathon day. The closest the runners will come to Brooklyn Heights is the intersection of Flatbush and Lafayette avenues (see course map here). Keep in mind that many streets and bridges, including the Verazzano Narrows and Queensboro/Ed Koch, will be closed during the day (see list of [...]

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Atlantic Avenue BID Sponsors Halloween Pub Crawl Saturday (10/25)

This dispatch just in from our pals at the Atlantic Avenue BID:

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Brooklyn Bridge Park will have its annual Harvest Festival this Saturday, October 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on the Pier 6 lawn, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. There will be musical performances and lots of activities for adults and kids. More details here. Other events in Brooklyn Bridge Park this weekend include [...]

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