This weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 31 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 3 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will terminate and originate at Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan and, unlike last weekend, 5 trains (which don’t normally serve Brooklyn on weekends) won’t […]
Archive | March, 2017
Saturday, April 8th, will be Pierrepont Playground’s umpteenth annual Egg Hunt! Over a week away! Plenty of time to clear your schedule! The great hunt will start at 10am, and there will be a (nut-free) bake sale as well. They are still looking for volunteers, so if you want to help clean up, or provide […]
This Sunday, April 2 the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) will host a spring craft workshop for kids five years old and up, accompanied by a caregiver. The project will be the making of hand-sewn sachets (see details here). Stop by anytime from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. No RSVP […]
On Friday evening, March 31 at 8:00, and again on Saturday evening, April 1 at 8:00, Bargemusic presents Mark Peskanov on violin and Ran Dank (photo) on piano performing works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms. On Sunday afternoon, April 2, Ran Dank returns to play solo “Politically Inspired: Chopin and Rzewski”—works by Chopin and Rzewski. […]
Our very own Anne Levin of Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition and the Brooklyn Cat Cafe sprang into action Tuesday to save an injured, stranded cat on the BQE, reports the Daily News. After learning about the cat from from an animal rescue Facebook post, Levin made her way to the highway where the cat was crouched […]
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Brooklyn Bridge Park has a very effective full time staff who take care of day-to-day park maintenance, but relies on volunteers to help with the intensive work needed when winter yields to spring. This Thursday, March 30, and on Monday, April 3, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, volunteers are needed for “Spring Spruce-Up and Cutback,” […]
This coming Saturday, April 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society will host a Family Play Day where families get to try hands-on activities and games that will be featured in a new exhibition about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront. The activities will include building puzzles, making postcards, drawing murals, […]
It’s Participatory Budgeting (or PB) time again and City Councilmember Steve Levin has “dedicated 1.5 million dollars to capital projects [in District 33] suggested and developed by community volunteers and you can help decide which ones get funded.” Of the many proposals up for a vote are lockers for thirteen classrooms at M.S. 8 for […]
Borough President Eric Adams has launched Dine In Brooklyn a restaurant-week style program featuring $28 Prix Fixe dinners, $15 two-course lunches and $12 brunches at eateries throughout Brooklyn. The program launched on March 20th and runs through Thursday, March 30th. Dine in Brooklyn celebrates the five-star flavors that make Brooklyn a ‘must-taste’ destination. Our restaurants […]
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