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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Celebrates 170th Anniversary – Get Your Tickets to the Gala on Monday, June 3rd at 6 pm

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange is celebrating 170 incredible years of supporting independent craftspeople from Brooklyn and beyond, and invites all to its 170th Anniversary Benefit Gala. Join us for our 170th Anniversary Benefit, taking place on Monday, June 3rd at St Ann’s Parish Hall (157 Montague St.). During this evening, we will pay tribute to […]

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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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Mother’s Day Featured at Open Streets Montague This Sunday

This Sunday, May 12, will be the first Sunday for Open Streets Montague this year. It’s also Mother’s Day, so businesses along Montague will be offering moms a cornucopia of freebies and special deals, and there will be a class and performance by the Brooklyn Ballet. There’s more information here. Montague Street will be closed […]

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Out in the World – Book Launch – May 7 – Atlantic Avenue Barnes & Noble

If you loved Mark Jason Williams’ delightful and viral New York Times Modern Love essay (and podcast) about his $100 bet with his mother about her not talking about his childhood cancer and him not talking about being gay, you will want to head over to the Atlantic Avenue Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, May 7 […]

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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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Promenade Tree Lighting Ceremony Wednesday Evening, December 13

The ceremonial lighting of the holiday tree at the Montague Street entrance to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, coordinated by the Brooklyn Heights Garden Club, will be on Wednesday, December 13, starting at 5:30 PM. Carolers from the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will be there to provide holiday spirit. Afterwards, the carolers will proceed to the […]

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Danish Christmas Fair This Coming Weekend

Want to get a jump on Black Friday shopping, and enjoy some Danish delicacies and drinks as well? The Danish Seamen’s Church, 102 Willow Street (near Clark) will hold its annual Christmas Fair, or Julmarked, this coming weekend, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19. Shop unique Scandinavian designs, […]

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Pre-Halloween Events Make For Lively Saturday in Brooklyn Heights

Things got going at 11:00 a.m. Saturday with the start of the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual Halloween Parade on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade (photo above; “Read full story” for more photos). Oscar the Grouch offered some wisdom to passers-by in the parade. Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair featured a pumpkin patch, along with many activities for […]

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Halloween Theme for Last Open Streets Montague of 2023 This Saturday

For the first time in many weeks, no rain is being forecast for this Saturday, October 28. Open Streets Montague, presented by the Montague BID, promises to be a “SPOOK-tacular” pre-Halloween event, with local merchants inviting trick-or-treaters; free pumpkins while they last from a Pumpkin Patch; Halloween themed games, fitness, and dance events; music by […]

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Cross Your Fingers: Open Streets Montague Set to Go Saturday

The weather forecast has become more optimistic for Saturday, with rain expected to be heaviest late Friday into the night, but decreasing Saturday morning, so the Montague BID is going ahead with plans for Open Streets Montague this Saturday, October 21, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. One feature of this Saturday’s Open Streets will […]

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