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The Three Gentlemen Featured At Hill Country Brooklyn Family Jam Sunday

The Three Gentlemen (photo) will be performing this Sunday afternoon, February 7, starting at 1:00, at Hill Country Brooklyn, 345 Adams Street. There’s no cover charge. Hill Country’s website gives this interesting description of what to expect: The Three Gentlemen, this foursome are a brand-new, noteworthy, BK roots/country, dare we say, super group: Konrad Meissner […]

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Grace Church WinterFair Next Saturday

This coming Saturday, February 6, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Hicks and Grace Court) will hold its annual Winterfair. From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., you may shop for children’s clothes and toys (there will also be a kids’ cafe), men’s and women’s clothing, books, CDs and DVDs, sports equipment, flowers and plants, […]

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Rachel Antonoff on Brooklyn Heights: “[T]erminally casual. A little kooky.”

Fashion designer and Heights resident Rachel Antonoff, interviewed for Vice and asked how she would “[d]escribe the Brooklyn Heights style” answered: “Relaxed. Extremely casual, terminally casual. A little kooky.” Despite this ambiguous description, she says that, having lived here for one year, she considers it “the friendliest place on earth” and says “the weirdest thing” […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Bargemusic starts the weekend early with a concert this evening (Thursday, December 17) at 8:00 featuring pianist Assaff Weisman playing works by Schumann, Liszt, and Schubert. On Friday evening, December 18, at 8:00 there’s a concert with Latin flavor; works by De Falla, Piazzolla, Fernando Otero, Villa-Lobos, Granados, and Gnattali will be performed by Jason […]

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First Presbyterian Presents “Breakfast With Santa” Saturday

This Saturday, December 19, First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry Street (between Clark and Pierrepont), presents “Breakfast With Santa”, a “family friendly, stress-free visit with Santa.” There will be pancakes, Christmas music, crafts for the kids, and photos with Santa. There are two seatings, 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Tickets are $10 per person or $40 […]

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

In an annual tradition that has continued for over 43 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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Danish Seamen’s Church Christmas Fair This Coming Weekend

The Danish Seamen’s Church, 102 Willow Street (just south of Clark; you can spot it by the ship’s bell in front–see photo), is holding its annual Christmas Fair this weekend, Saturday, November 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. On Saturday, the Fair will take […]

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Friend of a Farmer Near Opening

Update: Sign on the door today (Monday) says “7 days and counting.” Walking home along Montague Street this afternoon your correspondent noticed that the paper had been removed from the windows of 76 Montague Street, indicating that the long awaited opening of Friend of a Farmer at that location will be happening soon. There was […]

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Chocolate Works: How Sweet it Its!

When it opened this past June, Montague Street’s Chocolate Works’ original design was slick and gleaming white.  But by August, owner Shlomi Avdoo felt the confectionery should have a more “homey feel” and undertook a quick renovation.  The wall of candy by the pound, glass displays of chocolate truffles and fudge remain.  But the high […]

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Brownstoner Comparison-Shops: How does Gristede’s measure up?

Another Trader Joe’s is headed to the area, so Brownstoner decided to take a look at prices at some of Brooklyn’s most popular grocery stores, including our very own Gristede’s: The produce section isn’t magnificent, but offers a decent selection of basic fruits and veggies. When Brownstoner visited on an early Sunday afternoon, the store […]

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