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Dad’s the Star at Open Streets Montague Sunday

This Sunday, June 16, is Father’s Day and, at Open Streets Montague, local businesses have lots to offer dads. Visit the Orange Theory table between Clinton and Henry from noon until 5:00 to sign up for a gift and a week of free classes. From noon until 3:00 between Henry and Hicks he can try […]

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LGBTQ Pride Celebrated at Open Streets Montague This Sunday, and at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, June 8

This Sunday, June 2, the theme of Open Streets Montague will be “Celebrate Pride on Montague.” From noon until 4:00 between Henry and Hicks staff and volunteers from the Brooklyn Cat Cafe will help you make tie-dyed Pride bandanas. From 2:00 to 3:00 near the tent between Henry and Hicks the Brooklyn Irish Dance Company […]

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Open Streets Montague Gives Cats Their Day This Sunday

If you’re in town this Memorial Day weekend Open Streets Montague, on Sunday, May 26, has much to offer. This is “kitten season,” when feral or semi-feral mother cats often deliver litters, and the kittens too often “end up on the street or in shelters.” On Montague between Henry and Hicks, from noon until 4:00, […]

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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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“Sound & Color Festival” at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday: Kite Flying and Music

This Saturday, May 18, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Brooklyn Bridge Park will host a “Sound & Color Festival.” The Kite Festival of previous years will have added musical accompaniment. Kite flying will take place on Pier 5, the soccer fields pier near the foot of Joralemon street, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. […]

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St. Ann’s School Puppet Parade This Tuesday, April 30

St. Ann’s School’s annual Puppet Parade will take place this coming Tuesday, April 30, starting at 1:00 PM. The Parade goes westward along Montague Street to the Promenade, turns northward along the Promenade, then returns to the school via Pierrepont Street. Photos from the 2013 Puppet Parade are here. Photo: Chuck Taylor for BHB.

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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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Egg Hunt at Pierrepont Playground Saturday, March 30

The Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual Egg Hunt will be held this coming Saturday, March 30 at Pierrepont Playground (entrance near corner of Columbia Heights and Pierrepont Street) starting at 11:00 AM. There’s always a long line, so plan to arrive early. There will also be a bake sale. If you would like to participate in […]

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Brooklyn Heights Association Meeting Focuses on Accomplishments, BQE, and Public Realm

Despite the protestors who prevented Senator Kirsten Gillibrand from speaking (see previous post) at the Brooklyn Heights Association’s Annual Meeting, much else was accomplished. As reported by Mary Frost in the Eagle, BHA president Koren Volk (photo), whose term ends soon, although she will remain on BHA’s board of directors, gave an account of BHA […]

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Grace Church Winterfair This Saturday, February 3

This coming Saturday, February 3, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Grace Court, between Joralemon and Remsen) will present its annual Winterfair from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Items for sale at the fair include clothing (adults’ and kids’), toys, books, CDs and DVDs, household goods and tchotchkes, sporting goods, flowers and plants, baked […]

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