Archive | March, 2011

Open Thread Wednesday 3/30/11

What are ya packin’ this week? Comment away! Flickr photo via ChelseaWa

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“SAYSO!” Event for Sexual Assault Victims Wednesday, April 13

The Safe Horizon Brooklyn Rape and Sexual Assault Program, in conjunction with the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, will present the second annual SAYSO! event on the plaza in front of Borough Hall on Wednesday, April 13 from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. SAYSO! is dedicated to promoting healing and raising awareness about sexual assault and […]

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Spring Egg Hunt at Pierrepont Playground April 23

The Brooklyn Heights Playground Committee will hold its annual Spring Egg Hunt at Pierrepont Playground on Saturday, April 23rd, starting at 10:00 a.m. In case of rain, it will be held on Sunday, April 24. More details follow the jump.

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Brooklyn Heights Horse Racing Writer at Book Court Tonight

Teresa Genaro, Brooklyn Heights resident/horse racing writer, will be speaking at Book Court [163 Court Street] tonight at 7pm. She’s appearing with author Jaimy Gordon, winner of the National Book Award last year for Lord of Misrule. Gernaro interviewed Gordon about her book for Thoroughbred Times.

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Brooklyn Paper Quotes Homer About Blogfest

For those of you who pay attention to such things, last year’s Brooklyn Blogfest was very “controversial.” This year, organizer Louise Crawford promises to get things back to basics with keynote speaker Jeff Jarvis.

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Arts Weekend at Brooklyn Heights Synagogue

This coming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 1-3, Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, 131 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Henry) will have its Arts Weekend. The festivities begin Friday evening, following the Shabbat service. From 8:00-10:00 the art exhibit will open, with a reception honoring the artists. As with all events in the Art Weekend, this is […]

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Lost Dog: BooBoo

Reportedly, this item about a lost dog has had a sad ending.

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Another Middagh Street House for Sale

Curbed notes that 30 Middagh Street is for sale once again while also mentioning a certain BHB commenter’s recent sale in the “nabe”: Curbed: It looks like 30 Middagh Street in Brooklyn Heights is the latest to join the increasingly crowded and competitive townhouse market in the area. The place is asking $2,990,000 after selling […]

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Theater 2020 Gala Sparkles

Theater 2020’s “Spring Fever” gala Sunday afternoon at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, emceed by the Theater’s founders, Brooklyn Heights residents David Fuller and Judith Jarosz, presented a stellar program of music by various artists. Among the highlights were Cristiane Young’s renditions of Offenbach, Meilhac and Halevy’s “The Drunk Song” and Cole Porter’s […]

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Weekend Subway Diversions

Here are service advisories for subway lines serving Brooklyn Heights and areas nearby, courtesy of Community Board 2: 4 12:01 AM Sat to 5 AM Mon, Mar 26 – 28 Trains run local between 125 St and Brooklyn Bridge in both directions

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