Archive | January, 2018

Open Thread Wednesday

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Alternate Side Parking Suspended Tomorrow

Tomorrow — Wednesday, January 17 — alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended to facilitate snow removal, but meter requirements remain in effect. NYC schools will be open.

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This long Martin Luther King weekend, from 10:45 PM Friday, January 12 to 5:00 AM Tuesday, January 16, there will be no 2 or 3 train service (meaning no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall), which will be a fact of life every weekend until sometime next summer. As […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, January 12 at 8:00, a trio consisting of Michelle Kim (photo, by Chris Lee), assistant concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, on violin; Wendy Sutter on cello, and William Wolfram on piano, will play works by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. On Saturday evening, January 13 at 6:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, January […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Grace Church Names Rev. Dr. Allen F. Robinson its New Rector

The Wardens of Grace Church have announced that The Reverend Doctor Allen F. Robinson (photo; courtesy Grace Church) will serve as the venerable church’s (founded 1847) fifteenth Rector. According to the Wardens: Allen comes to us from St. James’ Church (sometimes known as “St. James’ at Lafayette Square”) in Baltimore, Maryland. Organized in 1824, St. […]

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Deadline for Kindergarten Applications this Friday; Pre-K Application Process Starts February 5

We’ve been notified by the Brooklyn Heights Association that the deadline for filing applications for kindergarten at public schools like P.S. 8 (photo; Chuck Taylor for BHB) is this Friday, January 12. You may apply on-line at the Department of Education website or by phone at 718-935-2009. The application process for Pre-K begins on February […]

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Musical Interfaith Services at BHS and First Presbyterian to Celebrate MLK Jr. Weekend

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn will jointly host musical interfaith services to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. At BHS this Friday, Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m., the soul-stirring BHS and FPC choirs will perform together and the inimitable Rev. Adriene Thorne of FPC will bring the word. At FPC on Sunday, Jan. 14 […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This weekend, from 10:45 PM Friday, January 5 to 5:00 AM Monday, January 8, there will be no 2 and 3 train service (meaning no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall), which will be a fact of life every weekend until sometime next summer. As usual, during the absence […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday and Saturday evenings, January 5th and 6th at 8:00, and Sunday afternoon , January 7 at 4:00, Bargemusic will present a “Here and Now Winter Festival” of works by contemporary composers Elizabeth Brown (photo, by Peter Schaff), Scott Wheeler, David Taylor, Vera Ivanova, Nora Essman Morrow, and Russell Platt, performed by a stellar […]

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