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Town Hall with Mayor de Blasio at St. Francis Wednesday, October 18

Our friends at Community Board 2 have advised us that Mayor Bill de Blasio will be at St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 180 Remsen Street, on Wednesday evening, October 18, for a Town Hall to which all are invited. Admission is free. The event begins at 6:00; doors will open at 5:30 and close at […]

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“Utopia to Dystopia” Lecture at St. Francis Thursday

This Thursday, October 12 at 11:10 AM, St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, will present its annual Dr. Francis J. Greene Honors Lecture. This year’s lecturer will be Professor Gregory Claeys (photo) of Royal Holloway, University of London. He will speak on the topic, “From Utopia to Dystopia.” Professor Claeys’ research focuses on social and […]

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Participatory Budgeting Meeting at St. Francis College Tuesday Evening, September 26

Sorry for the late notice. City Council Member Steven Levin (photo) has advised us that there will be a Participatory Budgeting meeting at St, Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, on Tuesday evening, September 26 starting at 7:00. Levin has a kitty of money to spend on projects in his district, which includes Brooklyn Heights and […]

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Americana Music Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Weekend

There will be a free Americana Music Festival this weekend — 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 — featuring “original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time and bluegrass artists.” It will take place on the Pier Six lawn (near the foot of Atlantic Avenue) in Brooklyn Bridge […]

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Community Family Rosh Hashanah Services Thursday

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue is pleased to host High Holiday services for families with school age children grades K-3. Rabbi Molly Kane will lead the services at 2:00 pm on Thursday, September 21st at Plymouth Church. Free and open to all. No tickets required. L’Shanah Tovah!

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Atlantic Antic This Sunday

The theme of this year’s 43rd Atlantic Antic is “The Pulse of Brooklyn.” It will be held this Sunday, September 24 from noon to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine, on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and 4th Avenue. There will be live and DJ’d music, food, vendors, activities for kids, and special deals from merchants […]

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Free Friday at Brooklyn Historical Society Celebrates Bourbon

This Friday, September 15, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, the Brooklyn Historical Society as part of its “Free Fridays” series, will present an evening dedicated to Bourbon — the whiskey, that is, though it will also include a talk about the French royals who gave it the name. Bourbon isn’t just from Kentucky. Some very […]

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Never Forget-A Very Special Open Thread

Today is a very special edition of Open Thread. The blog remembers the events of the World Trade Center and pays tribute to the nearly 3,000 souls lost. Our hearts are especially with the brave fire fighters, families and loved ones of local firehouse, Ladder 118/Engine 205, who lost six heroic men on that tragic […]

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Montague Street “Sunday Social” on the 17th

The Montague Street Business Improvement District is presenting a “Make it Montague Sunday Social” this coming Sunday, September 17 from noon to 4:00 PM. It will feature music, dancing, and a kids’ zone. Montague Street between Hicks and Henry, between Henry and Clinton, and between Clinton and Court will be closed to traffic during the […]

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First Unitarian Hosts “Interfaith Solidarity Gathering in the Aftermath of Charlottesville” This Tuesday

First Unitarian Church announced that it will host an “Interfaith Solidarity Gathering in the Aftermath of Charlottesville” this Tuesday evening.  Here are the details from the facebook event page: Join us as we gather with members of the Brooklyn interfaith community in solidarity with the people of Charlottesville and those across the country who are targets […]

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