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Halloween Memories in Brooklyn Heights, the return of Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair and a Plan for Saturday’s Packed Community Calendar

I suppose we could have a debate, but I’d win: there’s really nothing more Fall than Halloween in Brooklyn Heights. And with a world going sideways, we need community, small humans and canines in costumes, Fall lovers and spectators, pumpkins, homemade treats and gratitude in this harvest home. This Saturday, October 28th, is shaping up for a […]

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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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Plymouth Church Hosts Panel on Food Justice Tomorrow; Yankee Fair Saturday, October 28

Tomorrow (Sunday, October 15) from 12:30 until 2:00 PM Plymouth Church will present a panel discussion on Food Justice in recognition of World Hunger Sunday. [W]e will gather in our Reception Room to share a simple lunch of rice and beans and talk about food insecurity in our own city. Last year, the mayor’s office […]

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No Open Streets Montague This Weekend, but Please Donate Blood

Another rainy forecast has caused the Montague BID to cancel Open Streets Montague for this weekend. The dogs will have to wait for their day, which was scheduled for this Saturday. However, the BID wants you to know that the New York Blood Center will have its Bloodmobile waiting for you at Montague Street between […]

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More Info on Traffic Re-Routing for BQE Repairs Next Weekend

Anita Navalurkar, of the NYC Department of Transportation, has supplied information (see below) concerning the re-routing of traffic in Brooklyn during repair work on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway this coming weekend — early Saturday morning, October 14 to early Monday morning, October 16. There’s a detailed description of the planned traffic changes, with maps, here. Some […]

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Open Streets Montague Sunday

After two succesive Saturday rainouts, and another drenching predicted for this Saturday, the Montague BID has said, “We’re not taking any chances,especially where pickleball [photo above] is involved.” This weekend’s Open Streets Montague will take place this Sunday, October 8, from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM. There will be three temporary regulation pickleball courts on […]

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DOT Report on BQE Work Planned Weekend of October 14-16

The city Department of Transportation’s Anita Navalurkar has given us notice of the traffic effects of planned BQE repair work below Grace Court and Clark Street from 2:00 AM Saturday, October 14 to 5:00 AM Monday, October 16. During this period: (1) the “Queens bound BQE will be fully closed from Atlantic Avenue to Sands […]

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Atlantic Antic and Brooklyn Book Festival Sunday

This year’s Atlantic Antic will take place on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue this coming Sunday, October 1, from noon until 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Local merchants will be represented, with special deals for the occasion, along with food, music, dancers, visual artists, clothing vendors, and fun sites for kids. There’s […]

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Open Streets Montague This Saturday

Update: Open Streets is cancelled for tomorrow (Saturday, September 23) because of forecast rain. Like last Saturday, there will be a Giant Game Zone for kids, from noon until 5:00 between Henry and Hicks, and there will be an adults only Cocktail Co-Op on Montague just east of Henry from noon until 6:00. Want to […]

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