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DUMBO DROP! Enter to Win Fabulous Prizes While Supporting Dumbo’s Title 1 Schools – PS307 and Dock Street

Just $25 gets you a chance to win these incredible prizes, entry to view the Dumbo Drop, and a souvenir elephant!  5:00 pm Drop Prizes A Life Time Fitness 6-month Family Membership! ($4,000 value) Ritual Moves 10 Class Pack ($400 value) Washington Street Fun Pack: $150 tab at Joe Coffee + $150 tab at Dawn’s Til […]

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Monday is Earth Day — Celebrate This Weekend!

This coming Monday, April 22, is Earth Day. The Brooklyn Heights Association has notified us of many celebratory activities this Saturday, April 20 taking place near Brooklyn Heights. The Atlantic Avenue BID is having a celebration on Hoyt Street between Atlantic Avenue and State Street from noon until 3:00 PM on Saturday. The Downtown Brooklyn […]

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University Open Air at Center for Brooklyn History This Weekend: Register for Free Classes Taught by Immigrant Teachers, Professors and Academics

One of the many rewarding aspects of living in this neighborhood is that Center for Brooklyn History is at our doorstep. This Friday through Sunday (April 19 – April 21), CBH is hosting University Open Air, which provides “immigrant teachers, professors, and academics, who were trained outside of the U.S., an opportunity to share their knowledge […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Sondheim’s “A Little Night Music”

Theater 2020, the award winning professional stage company under the joint artistic direction of Brooklyn Heights residents Judith Jarosz and David Fuller, will present Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music (see cast photo, courtesy Theater 2020) for a short run from Thursday, April 18 through May 12 (16 performances only) at the Mark O’Donnell Theater, […]

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Christoph Niemann, Brooklyn Heights and Berlin Artist, Has Gallery Opening in DUMBO Thursday Evening

Christoph Niemann, who was a full time Brooklyn Heights resident for several years, but now, along with his family, divides his time between Berlin and the apartment he maintains here, will have a show of his recent works at Janet Borden Inc., 91 Water Street in DUMBO. The show will open this Thursday evening, February […]

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Meeting on Redesign of Columbus Park, AKA Borough Hall Park, Monday, February 26

City Council Member Lincoln Restler has invited all to a meeting, to be held this coming Monday, February 26, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Borough Hall (enter at 209 Joralemon Street) to discuss a proposed re-design of Columbus Park, also called Borough Hall Park. That park extends from Joralemon Street past Borough Hall and […]

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Latest News on Relocation of MS915 and Two Other Downtown Schools

Read the latest news about the possible (likely?) relocation of Bridges/MS 915 in Mary Frost’s report in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Bridges/MS 915, a middle school currently located at 105 Johnson Street at Tillary St., is slated to move to 491 Dean St. in Pacific Park near Barclays Center. MS 915 was formerly MS 8, which […]

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BQE “Boondoggle”: Bad and Good News

Mary Frost’s Eagle story contains what she calls some “chilling” information about the City Department of Transportation’s and Mayor Adams’s plans for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway beyond the urgent repair work now underway. The bad news for Brooklyn Heights is that these plans would include demolition of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade (although it would eventually be […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church This Coming Weekend

The Brooklyn Folk Festival returns to St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, this coming Friday evening, November 10, with performances continuing through Saturday and Sunday. There’s a complete schedule here. Among the performers will be long time Folk Festival favorites like Nora Brown (photo above by C. Scales for BHB), […]

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Poppy’s Soft Opening Through This Weekend and Grand Opening on Tuesday!

The wait is over! Poppy’s is open in the old Cranberry’s space at 48 Henry Street. Soft opening is this weekend: Friday 8 am – 2 pm Saturday and Sunday 8 am – 4 pm. Grand opening is Tuesday, Nov. 7th, 8 am – 7 pm to start. About opening her second location in Brooklyn Heights, Poppy’s […]

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