Archive | November, 2015

Landmark Status Sought for Two Brooklyn Heights Buildings

Last Monday I attended the fiftieth anniversary celebration of the designation of Brooklyn Heights as New York City’s first landmarked historic district, held at the Brooklyn Historical Society and co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Heights Association and by the New York Preservation Archive Project (“NYPAP”). The evening’s program (read more about the proceedings in the Eagle) […]

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Theater 2020 Presents “Comfort & Joy” at First Unitarian Sunday, December 6

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, will present “Comfort & Joy”, its annual holiday concert, with the vocal group RPM (photo), this coming Sunday, December 6 at 3:00 PM at the First Unitarian Church, Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place. There is a reception afterward with the singers. Admission to the concert and reception […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Do you collect stuff? Depression glassware? Thimbles? Netsuke? Whatever your fascination, on Tuesday evening, December 1, at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “City Reliquary’s Annual Collector’s Night”, with displays of all manner of collections from all over the Borough. Admission is $10, or $5 for HS or Green-Wood members; purchase tickets here. On […]

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Are You Missing a Puggle?

Commenter Elaine Rendon posted in Open Thread that this sweet little guy was found in the area.   He is at the Manhattan ACC. His I.D is: #A1058862. Let’s hope we can get him home.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow (Friday, November 27) evening at 8:00, there will be a concert of works by Janacek, Brahms, and Strauss, performed by Noah Bendix-Balgley on violin and Orion Weiss on piano. On Saturday evening, November 28, at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon, November 29, at 4:00 the Chicago based Lincoln Trio (photo) will play works by Haydn, […]

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DOE Unveils Final Re-Zoning Plan: Zone Lines Unchanged, Admission Set-Asides Proposed for P.S. 307

The DOE’s Office of District Planning presented their final re-zoning proposal to the District 13 CEC at a meeting on Monday night.  The ODP’s powerpoint deck outlined the general themes and recurring questions that were raised during a series of community meetings which began in late September. While the zone lines remain unchanged, new to […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Have a happy Thanksgiving, and enjoy another green light weekend and following week, as there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations this weekend (Friday evening, November 27 to Monday morning, November 30), or during the following work week (Monday, November 30 to Friday, December 4). […]

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Save the Dates: Senator Squadron & Comptroller Stringer to Each Hold Brooklyn Town Hall Meetings in Early December

State Senator Daniel Squadron and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will each hold Town Hall meetings in Brooklyn on the 2nd and 3rd of December, respectively. STATE SENATOR, DANIEL SQUADRON: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 6:30 pm Brooklyn Law School-Student Lounge (1st Floor) 250 Joralemon Street (bet Boerum Place & Court Street) RSVP online […]

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“Architects May Come, and Architects May Go….”

…but H.I. Feldman has left his name, in stone, in Brooklyn Heights for however long 70 Remsen Street stands, and it’s a very solid looking building. It was completed in 1929 and initially functioned as a “men’s hotel”, but is now luxury apartments. His name isn’t all Feldman left on the building, though. If you […]

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