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AM New York Goes Shopping on Montague Street

AM New York’s Alison Fox visited Montague Street to write the paper’s first installment of an “Explore a Block” series. Ms. Fox noted that Brooklyn Heights is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, having been first settled in 1636 by a group of Dutch farmers who were unhappy with the rocky soil of lower Manhattan […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

For those in town over the Memorial Day weekend, there’s plenty of action on the local music and theater scenes. Bargemusic has a full schedule of concerts. On Friday evening, May 22, starting at 8:00, pianists Timo Andres (photo) and David Kaplan will play works by Barber, Christopher Cerrone, Ravel, and Stravinsky. On Saturday evening, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players conclude their 59th season with the Broadway musical classic Kiss Me Kate, with book by Bella and Sam Spawack and music by Cole Porter. Performances are Friday evening, May 15 and Saturday evening, May 16 at 8:00, and Sunday afternoon, May 17 at 2:00. The play will continue on the same schedule […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The big event this weekend is the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual House Tour, which will be Saturday, May 9 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. There will be five historic houses on the tour, with gardens and balconies open weather permitting. General admission is $80, or $65 for BHA members. You may purchase tickets here. Bargemusic’s […]

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Willowtown Fair Coming Saturday, May 16

The annual spring Willowtown Fair will take place on Saturday, May 16 on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets) from noon to 5:00 p.m. Past events have included a bouncy castle and athletic events–such as sack and three legged (see photo) races–for kids, food from Iris Cafe, live music, a silent auction, and others. […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s lots of music in and around Brooklyn Heights this coming weekend (Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26). On Friday evening, starting at 8:00, Bargemusic will present pianists Timo Andres and David Kaplan playing works by Mr. Andres, Beethoven, and Brahms. On Saturday evening at 8:00 and again on Sunday afternoon at 4:00 the […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players continue their season with Christopher Durang’s Beyond Therapy, which will be showing Friday and Saturday evenings, April 10 and 11, starting at 8:00, and Sunday, April 12 starting at 2:00. The play’s run will continue on the same schedule through the following two weekends. More information here. On Sunday the Brooklyn Historical […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Smorgasburg returns to the Pier 5 uplands (foot of Joralemon Street) in Brooklyn Bridge Park this Sunday, April 5. It will be open every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. until November. There’s more information here. On Friday evening, April 3 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present a “Here and Now” concert featuring the works […]

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Brooklyn Heights Man Has Had It With Henry Street Gristedes

Today, BHB was pinged by Twitter user Jeremy Greenfield. He’s fed up with the Henry Street (technically 101 Clark Street) Gristedes. Heck, who isn’t? What we’ve found over the years of cultivating a hate-on for the place is that the staff is dedicated and hard working but the ownership is perfectly content squeezing every possible […]

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Crowds Squeeze Into New Juice Press In Brooklyn Heights

True to their word, the new Juice Press at 124 Montague St. (behind Kiehl’s) was up and running as of 10 a.m. this morning. There was even a small crowd outside when your intrepid BHB correspondent visited about an hour later. “It’s been going very well so far,” said Caitlin Brisson, a Juice Press PR […]

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