Archive | October, 2015

Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Holiday Open House Thursday; Silhouettes Friday through Sunday

This Thursday evening, November 5, the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Henry and Hicks) will have its annual Holiday Open House from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Come in to shop, socialize, and enjoy refreshments. Friday, November 6 through Sunday, November 8, silhouette artist Deborah O’Connor will be at the Exchange to preform her […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

In addition to the Halloween happenings described in our earlier post, Bargemusic has a full schedule of concerts this weekend. On Friday evening, October 30 at 8:00 Inbal Segev will perform the second and final concert in her presentation of the six solo cello suites of J.S. Bach. On Saturday evening, October 31, at 8:00 […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Post Sandy work on the A/C tunnel between Brooklyn and Manhattan continues this weekend, so from 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 30 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, November 2 there will be no service in either direction at High Street as A and C trains will be diverted to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and […]

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Halloween Happenings in Brooklyn Heights and Beyond

Hot patootie, bless my soul! The leaves have turned, there’s a chill in the air and pumpkins and spider webs adorn the stoops (and oh the horror, the horror; pumpkin spice-flavored everything is at Trader Joe’s).  Halloween is officially upon us.  What’s that, you are haunted by the ghosts of failed-costumes past? Need some divine […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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The People in Your Neighborhood: Dumbo Mom Demands Action for Gun Sense

Today, we are pleased to introduce “People in Your Neighborhood,” a Q & A feature that we hope will become a regular and welcomed addition to the Brooklyn Heights Blog.  In today’s installment, we spotlight Jaime Pessin (pictured left), the campaign lead for the New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in […]

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Watch the Mets’ Game 1 at Borough Hall

From McBrooklyn: Borough president Eric Adams is opening up Borough Hall to watch tonight’s Mets’ game, the first in their World Series tilt against the Kansas City Royals. Come to #Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday at 7:30 PM as we cheer on our @Mets in the #WorldSeries! When we watch together, we win together! — […]

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Howl-O-Ween Happens Today!

Don’t let a little rain deter you…join the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition today for the annual Howl-O-Ween Pet pet parade and adoption event on the Promenade. The parade will begin at 1 pm, with winners announced at 3 pm. You can register your pet on the spot for a chance to win great prizes from local donors. Thank […]

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Re-Zoning Update: Middle School Plan Front and Center at CEC Meeting

The D13 CEC held their monthly Calendar Meeting at P.S. 8 on Tuesday night. First, Superintendent Barbara Freeman reported on the status of the Socioeconomic Integration Pilot Program (SES) Grant, an award of $1.25 million dollars in Title 1 funding.  The monies are earmarked for the foundation of a Spanish dual language program at M.S. […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Architectural historian Francis Morrone (photo), who has been documenting every building in Brooklyn Heights and is working on an update of Clay Lancaster’s classic Old Brooklyn Heights to include buildings of post-Civil War vintage, joined by preservationist Liz McEnaney, will lead a recreation of the walking tour of the Heights that Lancaster used to lead. […]

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