Archive | 2018

Electronica Concert at St. Ann’s Church Saturday Evening

Ambient Church, “a nomadic experiential event series dedicated to working with artists to bring new ecologies to architecturally unique spaces through transcendent audio and visual performance”, will, in conjunction with the indie record label Kranky, present a concert at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, this Saturday evening, December 15, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend — Friday evening, December 14 to Monday morning, December 17 — the only disruptions to service at any local stations will be at Court Street, and from the N/R platforms at Jay Street-MetroTech. From 11:45 PM Saturday, December 15 to 6:00 AM Sunday, December 16 there will be no Manhattan bound service at […]

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Senator Gillibrand at St. Ann’s Church Saturday to Promote New Book

New York’s junior U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, prominently mentioned as a possible Democratic candidate for President in 2020, will be at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, at 1:00 PM this Saturday, December 15. She will read from and discuss her new book for children, Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes […]

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Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Free Performance Saturday

This Saturday afternoon, December 15 at 2:00 (seating begins at 1:30), at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Heights Branch, 109 Remsen Street (accessible entrance from Henry Street between Montague and Remsen), Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional theater company, will Present “A Radio Christmas Carol”, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ (photo) “A Christmas Carol”, by […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist-composer Michael Brown (photo, by Neda Navaee) will open Bargemusic’s weekend Friday evening, December 14 at 7:00 playing works by Couperin, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Chopin, and Liszt, along with the New York premiere of his own work, “Mini Barcarolle.” On Saturday evening, December 15 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, December 16 at 4:00, pianist […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Promenade Tree Lighting, Caroling and Shopping Wednesday

As you may have noticed, the Promenade Christmas Tree, located at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade, is already lit (see photo, by your correspondent). Still, the official lighting will take place on this Wednesday evening, December 12 at 5:30. Carolers from the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will be there to add a festive […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from Friday evening, December 7 to Monday morning, December 10, will be a “green light” weekend, as there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations. Mornings to early evenings Saturday and Sunday, A trains will be running every 10 minutes, and C and N […]

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Local News Round-Up: Kushner Gives Refunds; Changes At Brooklyn Bridge Park

One need only look the towers rising all around us to know that the little guy doesn’t often survive a battle with Big Real Estate…but at 89 Hicks Street, that’s what happened. Crain’s reports that after a class-action lawuit by five tenants, Kushner Cos. re-paid $100,000 that it had overcharged them in “skirting” rent regulation laws. […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Ursula Oppens (photo) begins Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, December 7 at 7:00 with two pieces by Schubert and two by modern composers, one by Elliott Carter and one by Joan Tower. On Saturday evening, December 8 at 6:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, December 9 at 4:00, violinist and Bargemusic’s Artistic Director Mark […]

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