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Open Streets Montague Sunday

After two succesive Saturday rainouts, and another drenching predicted for this Saturday, the Montague BID has said, “We’re not taking any chances,especially where pickleball [photo above] is involved.” This weekend’s Open Streets Montague will take place this Sunday, October 8, from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM. There will be three temporary regulation pickleball courts on […]

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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 This Saturday

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. From noon to 4:00 between Henry and Hicks The Service Collective, which maintains the Brooklyn Heights […]

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My First Dispatch: On Moving to Brooklyn in 1996 as We Welcome September in the Best Neighborhood in NYC

Greetings neighbors—the first dispatch from me, Caroline Aiken Koster, your newest BHBlogger here. This first post has me thinking about moving to Brooklyn Heights in Fall of 1996. Until then, my husband James and I, fresh out of graduate school and landing in Manhattan from our hometowns of Louisville and Cincinnati, rented a standard NYC […]

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Open Streets Montague Resumes, with “Back to School” Theme This Saturday

After an August long hiatus, Open Streets Montague, presented by the Montague BID, will be back this Saturday, September 9, and will continue each Saturday through September and October. This Saturday will feature a back to school party with lots of activities for kids and parents on the blocks between Clinton and Henry and between […]

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Take the Survey: DOT’s Brooklyn Heights Public Realm Community Planning

From the New York City Department of Transportation: NYC DOT is collecting community feedback and ideas to improve the public realm for pedestrians and cyclists in Brooklyn Heights, from Clark Street to State Street, and Furman Street to Court Street. This survey also asks questions about active Open Streets in Brooklyn Heights: Montague St. Open […]

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Tomorrow’s Open Streets Montague is the Last Until September

Open Streets Montague tomorrow, Saturday, July 29, which is the last until September 9, has a literary flavor. From noon until 3:00 PM Books Are Magic, 122 Montague (between Henry and Hicks) will host Graphic Fest 2023, featuring many writers and illustrators. From noon until 5:00 PM Brooklyn Poets, 144 Montague, will have a swag […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday

The pop-up blooms (photo, C.Scales for BHB) will be back from noon to 5:00 PM between Hicks and Henry streets. During the same time frame, between Henry and Clinton, there will be a Kids’ Zone, with “giant games, street chalk and more.” As always on Saturdays in June and July, from noon until five if […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday

Tomorrow’s Open Streets Montague will feature lots of activities for children as well as adults. From one to three PM between Henry and Hicks Super Soccer Stars (photo by C Scales for BHB) will again offer kids under five lessons in soccer skills, including “scoring goals, dribbling, and zigzagging, from the pros.” The pop-up blooms […]

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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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