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Brooklyn Book Festival September 25 – October 3

The Eagle reports that the Brooklyn Book Festival will return from September 25 through October 3, offering “events throughout Brooklyn as well as a full Virtual Festival Day (Sept. 25) to expand its reach to readers anywhere in the world.” As always, all events will be free. Books will be for sale at various publishers’ […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday, June 11 — Open Street on Remsen Monday-Friday

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, June 11 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before then; an emergency lane will be open during the event. There will be music, dancing, games and activities for kids, and a […]

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Open Streets Montague Returns Saturday

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, June 4 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before then; an emergency lane will be open during the event. There will be music, dancing, games and activities for kids, and a […]

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Lots of Open Streets Activity Saturday

There will be another Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, this Saturday, this time with an encouraging weather forecast. There’s a schedule of activities here. They include music, raffles, lots of activities and stories for kids, from 12:30 to 2:30 PM an opportunity to learn about composting with Big […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday

After last week’s cancellation because of rain, Open Streets Montague is back for this Saturday, May 14. Rain is expected, mostly from early morning until about 1:00 PM, but it shouldn’t be anything like last Saturday’s washout. Fortunately, the events don’t start until about 1:00, as shown on this schedule provided by the Montague Street […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Having Annual Sale

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, at 55 Pierrepont Street, between Hicks and Henry, is having its annual sale. Enjoy savings of 25% off certain handcrafted items and 40% off some other goods. Sale prices apply only to items bought in store, which is open noon to 4:00 PM Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; noon to 7:00 PM […]

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Order Silhouette Portraits for Mother’s Day through Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

Silhouette portraits by Deborah O’Connor, available through the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, make ideal gifts for Mother’s Day or any other occasion. To assure delivery, either for pick up at the Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) or to your or your mother’s address, you must place your order by April 15. Silhouette packages […]

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Bye, Bye Rite Aid

Update: If you have prescriptions to pick up, starting Friday, February 11 you can pick them up at Duane Reade, at the corner of Court and Montague, unless you’ve made other arrangements. It’s already been noted on this week’s OTW, but today your correspondent’s wife paid a visit to Rite Aid at 101 Clinton Street, […]

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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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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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