The Brooklyn Historical Society and the Bronx Museum of the Arts are together presenting a Valentine’s party at BHS, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 14.
Archive | January, 2012
Plymouth Church is hosting The Bandana Splits, “a concert for kids and their grown-ups,” on Saturday, February 11 at 11 a.m. The female trio’s signature is reminiscent of classic girl groups, a la the Ronettes, Caravelles and Andrews Sisters.
The average high temperature for Brooklyn Heights in January is a chilly 39 degrees. With Tuesday’s sunny afternoon high of 57, day-timers embraced the unusually pleasant temps to traipse through Cadman Plaza Park en masse. Wednesday’s forecast: 60 degrees!
Verizon’s fiber-optic network providing higher speed internet and TV service has been slowly making its way to New York City, but has shown no sign of arriving in Brooklyn Heights — until now. Yesterday, selected houses were left with notices requesting backyard access for Verizon crews to install new telephone polls and replace the existing […]
A five-floor, 7,000sf townhouse at 212 Columbia Heights & Pierrepont Street has scored a lofty superlative as the most expensive home sale in Brooklyn Heights’ history. The closing price, according to Brownstoner: $11 million ($1,928/square foot). The owners, who paid $8.5 million in 2006, re The New York Times, listed it only three months ago […]
A short piece in today’s Wall Street Journal “What’s The Deal” column, offers a few morsels about retail in Brooklyn Heights. Focusing on Le Pain Quotidien coming to 121 Montague Street, the story notes that this is the cafe’s first Brooklyn store, with 10+ already in Manhattan. Glenn Markman, an executive VP at Cushman Wakefield, […]
This in from Notify NYC: Notification issued 01/30/12 at 8:40 AM. Emergency personnel are on the scene of an overturned truck on the eastbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the Brooklyn Bridge. As a result, the eastbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway is temporarily closed near Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn. Expect traffic delays and consider alternate routes.
This Saturday, February 4, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Hicks and Grace Court) will hold its annual Winterfair. From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., you may shop for children’s clothes and toys, men’s and women’s clothing, books and CDs, sporting equipment, plants and flowers, furniture, housewares and tchatchkes. From 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 […]
BHB reader “Alex” sent us this photo of what appears to be a City Hawk hanging out over Pierrepont Playground this weekend. Hopefully he’s more mellow than the big fella we spotted chewing up a pigeon last year and more like the laid back chap who came to visit in the snow back in December 2010.
BHB reader “Jesse” sent us this photo of architectural plans clearly for a Le Pain Quotidien at 121 Montague Street. Our earlier report on the former Jennifer Convertibles space included an observation from another reader who also spied the plans.
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