The do-si-do is back (and we still don’t understand why sending one train over another’s route and vice versa expedites repair work). Update: A reader has an explanation. See the comments. This weekend, from 11:45 PM Friday, March 30 to 5:00 AM Monday, April 2, we have the usual, until some time this summer, cancellation […]
Archive | March, 2018
On Saturday evening, March 31 at 6:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, April 1 at 4:00 Bargemusic will present violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwartz, and pianist Jeffrey Swann will perform works by Handel/Halvorsen and Beethoven (Portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820). There will be no Friday evening concert this weekend. There are details for […]
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The tenth annual Brooklyn Folk Festival will be at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, the weekend of Friday evening, April 5 through Sunday, April 8. A schedule of events is here. This year’s lineup features some new performers, among them singer-songwriter Pokey LaFarge,
The Brooklyn Heights Association and others are urging local residents to attend Community Board 2’s public hearing at 6:00 PM this Wednesday, March 28 at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, on the appliction by a developer to build two residential towers, one 74 and one 38 stories, on a site bordered by Flatbush Avenue, […]
St. Ann’s Middle School Head Resigns; School Investigating Allegations Involving Others Going Back Many Years
Buzz Feed reports that the former head of the middle school at St. Ann’s School resigned following reports that he had given parties at which students, though no current students, and recent alumni under legal drinking age had been served or allowed to consume alcohol and to smoke marijuana. According to the Buzz Feed story, […]
I’m calling this weekend — Friday evening, March 23 to Monday morning, March 26 — a “green light” weekend because, apart from the usual, until some time this summer, cancellation of 2 or 3 train service in either direction (meaning no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall), there are […]
At Bargemusic this weekend violinist Vera Vaidman continues her series of concerts presenting the complete works of J.S.Bach (image) for unaccompanied bowed instruments. Part 3 will be on Friday evening, March 23 at 8:00; Part 4 at 8:00 Saturday evening, March 24; and Part 5 at 4:00 Sunday afternoon, March 25. There are details for […]
It’s another nor’easter coming, this one called Toby. What’s on your mind? Comment away!
Update: Schools are open tomorrow; Thursday, March 22. Notify NYC has announced that all New York City public schools are closed tomorrow, Wednesday, March 21 because of winter storm Toby. After school activities are also cancelled. There’s more information here. Update: Brooklyn Public Library branches are also closed for the storm.
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