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Mulchfest This Saturday at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza

It’s that time of year again when ornaments and stockings are put away and your once green, fragrant tree drops dry needles all over your apartment. Bring your formerly festive tree to Brooklyn Bridge Plaza this Saturday, January 11th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Mulchfest. Trees must be free of all […]

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“No Hate – No Fear” March and Demonstration Draws 20,000

Sunday’s “No Hate – No Fear” march in solidarity against anti-Semitism ended in Cadman Plaza Park, where your correspondent took the photo. The Eagle’s Ned Berke quotes the Daily News as estimating the crowd at 20,000. By the time my photo was taken, that number had probably decreased, but it was still an impressive gathering. […]

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Art and Crafts Fair at Brooklyn Historical Society Saturday

This Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition will host an art and crafts fair, “The Brooklyn Waterfront Makers Market”, at the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton). Come celebrate the holiday season with the artists of Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition. […]

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Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Free Performance Saturday

This Saturday afternoon, December 14 at 2:00 (seating begins at 1:30), at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Heights Branch, 109 Remsen Street (accessible entrance from Henry Street between Montague and Remsen), Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional theater company, will Present “A Radio Christmas Carol”, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ (photo) “A Christmas Carol”, by […]

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Carols and Tree Lighting at Borough Hall Wednesday Evening, December 11

Although a sidewalk bridge covering the Montague Street Promenade entrance prevents a tree lighting ceremony with carols there this year, we can take comfort because the Brooklyn Youth Chorus will be singing 0n the plaza in front of Borough Hall at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, preparatory to the ceremony and lighting of the […]

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Selfies with Elves at the Bossert – Yes, the Bossert – on Saturday

If you’re in town over the Thanksgiving weekend, the Montague BID and its member merchants are sponsoring another “Selfies with Elves” event on Saturday, November 30 from noon until 2:00 p.m. A receipt from any Montague Street business gets you and your child admission to “Selfies with Elves” and Balloon Artistry at – and this […]

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Silhouette Artist Returns to Brooklyn Women’s Exchange This Weekend

Silhouette artist Deborah O’Connor will be at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Henry and Hicks) Friday, November 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. She will “create beautiful heirloom quality silhouettes for your whole family.” Adults, children, […]

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Pies, and Volunteers, Wanted for Heights and Hills Thanksgiving

In an annual tradition that has continued for over 47 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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Organ Recital at Grace Church Sunday Evening

On Sunday evening, November 17, starting at 5:00 p.m., Paul Richard Olson, Grace Church’s Music Director and organist, will present a recital of organ music, followed by a festive reception. Admission is a suggested donation of $20 to support Community Help in Park Slope (CHiPS), which “feed[s] the hungry in our soup kitchen and shelter[s] […]

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Kristallnacht and Pittsburgh Synagogue Murders Commemorated at City Tech Thursday

This coming Thursday, November 7, starting at noon, City Tech’s Jewish Faculty and Staff Association will host at the College’s Atrium Amphitheater, at 300 Jay Street, “From Kristallnacht to Pittsburgh and Beyond.” On the night of November 9-10, 1938 rampaging mobs throughout Germany and the newly acquired territories of Austria and Sudetenland freely attacked Jews […]

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