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Free Covid Testing Sites Near Brooklyn Heights

On December 22nd, The NY Times reported CityMD closed 19 clinics, 13 of them in NYC, due to staffing shortages. As of this writing, there’s still no indication of reopenings. So, while Omicron IS surging, don’t panic if you see longer than usual lines at Montague Street clinic. Cobble Hill residents have been directed to visit the […]

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Promenade Tree Lighting Wednesday; Celebrate After at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

The annual lighting of the tree at the Montague Street entrance to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade will be at 5:30 PM tomorrow, Wednesday, December 15. Carolers from the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will be there to provide holiday spirit. Afterwards, the carolers will proceed to the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, at 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks […]

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Grace Chorale Holiday Concert This Sunday At St. Ann’s Church

If you’re feeling suitably festive this weekend, or would like to get in the mood, the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will be putting on a holiday concert live and in person at St. Ann and Holy Trinity Church, this Sunday, December 12th, at 3pm. Special guests include Mimi and the Podd Brothers, “JChris” Chris Urquiaga, […]

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Don’t Miss “A Radio Christmas Carol” by Brooklyn Heights’ Own Theater 2020, Saturday, Dec 11 at 2:00 pm

Join Brooklyn Heights’ award winning professional theater company, Theater 20/20, for a rousing radio show version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol!  This hour long performance is fun for the whole family and will be accessible via Zoom. Registration is required to join. A Zoom link will sent to participants the day before the event. Registration will close two hours […]

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UniFair on Saturday, December 4

The First Unitarian Congregational Society, Brooklyn, located at the corner of Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place, will host UniFair, its annual holiday market, next Saturday, December 4, from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Items for sale include holiday wreaths, baked goods, white elephants, jewelry, and more. There’s more information here.

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Has Expanded Holiday Shopping Hours

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, located at 55 Pierrepont Street, between Henry and Hicks, has expanded its in-store shopping hours for the holiday season. They are now Tuesday through Wednesday, and Friday, noon to 4:00 PM; Thursday, noon to 7:00 PM (the store will be closed this coming Thursday, November 25, for Thanksgiving); and Saturday and […]

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Local Chanukah Celebrations

Chanukah, or Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on sundown Sunday, November 28. Two local ceremonies will note its beginning. On Wednesday, December 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Chabad of DUMBO will carve an ice menorah, with lighting at 5:30. There will also be “arts and […]

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Holiday Shopping at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

The holiday shopping season officially begins this Thursday, November 4 at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street, between Hicks and Henry. This from the Exchange: [T]he shop will be fully decorated for the holidays and stocked with hand-made treasures for Christmas and Hanukkah. We will stay open late on Thursdays throughout the holiday season, […]

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Alternate Side Parking Suspended Saturday, June 19

Thanks to Governor Cuomo’s signing of legislation making June 19 – Juneteenth – a state holiday, alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended this Saturday. Parking meter rules remain in effect.

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Brooklyn Heights Christmas Tree Arrives; Must Overcome Obstacles

Last year there was no Brooklyn Heights Christmas Tree; a sidewalk shed covered the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade, where the tree always stands. This year, there is a tree. Because of COVID-19 there will be no traditional tree lighting ceremony, but the lights will go on this Saturday, December 12 and remain through […]

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