Archive | October, 2011

Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Hosts Open House Thursday Evening

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Henry and Hicks), will hold an Open House this Thursday evening, November 3, from 6:00 to 8:00. Wine and cheese will be served, and there will be a door prize valued at $100. While there, you may preview the Exchange’s selection of clothes, jewelry, toys, books, decorative […]

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Halloween at Pierrepont Playground

Our man in the NYS Senate Daniel Squadron handed out candy (aka Squadron Bars) to costumed kids at yesterday’s Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade. Brooklyn Beep Marty Markowitz was on hand as well. He amped up the crowd by mentioning Travel + Leisure Magazine had named the Heights one of America’s Most Beautiful Neighborhoods. He also […]

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BHA Wants You for Transportation Committee

The Brooklyn Heights Association is reconstituting its Transportation Committee, and inviting interested BHA members to join. The Transportation Committee is a forum for addressing specific transportation issues important to BHA members, such as biking, truck traffic, pedestrian safety and police enforcement. A large, unified voice on these and similar matters can effect changes. The Committee […]

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Howl-o-Ween Parade a Howling Success

The ninth annual Howl-o-Ween dog parade, sponsored by Perfect Paws, with after-party presented by Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group, took place today on the Promenade under sunny skies, though with a fall nip in the air.Over fifty contestants showed up in a great variety of costumes, including Wellington (photo), held by owner Stacey Mankoff, and dressed […]

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Heights Carver McMahon Cuts Kardashian for Midori Bash

At a pre-Halloween party sponsored by Midori, our acclaimed local pumpkin carver Hugh McMahon, who, it seems, can also apply his talent to other vegetables, produced a pumpkin likeness of Brooklyn Bridge Park fan Kim Kardashian. Wall Street Journal Online: It took three hours to create the gourd, which weighed 125 pounds and stood three-and-a-half […]

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Tree Damage? City Wants to Know

This in from NotifyNYC: The heavy wet snow and strong wind gusts combined with trees still in leaf have damaged trees on streets and in parks throughout the city. Forestry crews are working to address the damage and we urge the public to be cautious when travelling. Avoid entering parks during the storm. The City […]

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Snow, in October?!

Snow falling shortly after noon in front of Two Montague Terrace.

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October 28 Fireworks Reminder

This evening at 7:45 PM there will be a brief 15 min. fireworks display in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.

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Squadron to Host Community Meeting Tuesday Evening

State Senator Daniel Squadron will host a community meeting for residents of Brooklyn Heights and nearby neighborhoods this coming Tuesday evening, November 1, from 6:30 to 8:00, at Classroom A of the Dodge YMCA, 225 Atlantic Avenue (between Court Street and Boerum Place). Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director Judy Stanton says: Whether your concern is […]

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Halloween Parade Rescheduled for Sunday

Because of predicted rain, the Brooklyn Heights Playground Committee has rescheduled the Halloween Parade from tomorrow to Sunday morning, October 30, at 10:00 a.m. Bring your kids in costume to the Pierrepont Playground Sunday morning for the parade.

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