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Events at Brooklyn Bridge Park Next Week

Novelists Naomi Novik, author of Uprooted, and Peter V. Brett, author of The Skull Throne (book four of his The Demon Cycle), will be featured at Monday evening’s (August 3) “Books Under the Bridge,” which begins at 7:00 at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1. This week’s event is jointly presented by WORD Bookstores and […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The U.S. Coast Guard’s tall square rigged training ship Eagle (photo) will arrive at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park this Friday, July 31. She will be open for free tours on Friday from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, August 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, August 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 […]

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Events at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Coming Week

Monday evening’s (July 27) event in the “Books Under the Bridge” series, at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1 starting at 7:00, will be “a celebration of Harper Lee” in which Brenda Bowen, Caroline Zancan, and Ezra Goldstein will read and discuss selections from Ms. Lee’s much loved classic To Kill a Mockingbird and its […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Brooklyn Bridge Park has plenty on tap for adults and kids this weekend. On Saturday, July 25, staring at 7:00 p.m. on Pier 1’s Harbor View Lawn, Gibney Dance Company will present a performance by Heidi Latsky Dance (photo): On the eve of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Heidi Latsky Dance […]

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Family of 3-Month-Old Karl Towndrow Receive Outpouring of Support As Investigation Continues

The parents of three-month-old Karl Towndrow, who passed away at a SOHO day care last week, has received an outpouring of financial support. The GoFundMe memorial page, “Remembering Karl Towndrow” has raised over sixty thousand dollars in seven days. The campaign’s founder, Jen Carlson, posted this message of gratitude: “Thank you all so much for […]

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Events at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Week

Tomorrow evening (Monday, July 20) starting at 7:00 at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s “Books Under the Bridge” series continues with readings by Jami Attenberg (photo) and Kate Bolick read from their works. This event is curated by DUMBO’s powerHouse Arena. It’s free, and no RSVP is necessary. There’s […]

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Overcrowding Update: P.S. 8 Wait-list Movement, CEC 13 Ramping Up for Re-Zoning

The summer seems to have brought relief to some anxious parents of children wait-listed at P.S. 8.  Though parent advocacy group WeArePS8Too’s request to restore the sixth Kindergarten section at P.S. 8 was denied by the DOE in mid-June, the wait-list now seems to be moving.  The parent network has informed this reporter a family […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Bargemusic has a full schedule this weekend, starting with a “here and now” concert Friday evening, July 18 starting at 8:00, featuring works by Pierre Boulez, Ronald Stevenson, and Essa-Pekka Salonen–two of whom, Boulez and Salonen, are prehaps better known as conductors than as composers; Stevenson is also known as a performer and writer–played on […]

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Events At Brooklyn Bridge Park This Week

On Monday evening, July 13, starting at 7:00 p.m., as part of its “Books Beneath the Bridge” series, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, in conjunction with Greenlight Bookstore, will present a Poetry Salon, featuring a distinguished group of poets who will read from their works. The event takes place at the Granite Prospect on Pier […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Friday evening at 8:00 Bargemusic presents a concert spanning the baroque, romantic, and modern, as cellist Wendy Sutter (photo) and pianist Olga Vinokur play works by Bach, Shostakovich, and Rachmaninoff. On Saturday evening at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 4:00 the Manhattan Symphonie’s chamber ensemble, featuring Mark Peskanov on violin and Gerald Robbins on […]

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