This summer’s edition of “Movies with a View”, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s annual free outdoor movie festival, has the theme “She Directs.” All of the films to be shown have women as directors. The schedule (all are on Thursday evenings) is: July 12, Desperately Seeking Susan (Susan Seidelman) July 19, Kung Fu Panda 2 (Jennifer Yuh […]
Archive | June, 2018
With 2 and 3 service restored this weekend (Friday evening, June 28 to Monday morning, July 2), we now have a suspension of 4 service in both directions (and, as is normal, no 5 service) this weekend. 2 and 3 trains will provide service to and from Manhattan, and 3 trains will provide service to […]
Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, June 29 at 8:00 with classical guitarist David Starobin (photo) playing works by Fernando Sor, Francesco Molino, Giulio Regondi, Mauro Giuliani, and Wenzeslaus Matiegka. On Saturday evening, June 30 at 6:00 and again at 8:00, violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Evan Drachman, and pianist Doris Stevenson will perform works by Beethoven […]
What’s on your mind? Comment away! Photo (by C. Scales for BHB): the good, the bad, and the ugly. You choose which is which (or offer new categories).
The much loved Pop-Up Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park will open Wednesday, June 27, for its final season. The new Squibb Park Pool won’t be completed by next summer, so the park will be without a swimming hole for a while.
It was just a matter of time. A few days ago, we shared Brooklyn Paper‘s news about the possibility of an access bridge from Montague St. to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Today, the Eagle writes about the inevitable objections raised by Montague St. residents. Montague Street to Brooklyn Bridge Park will ruin the “peace and relaxation” of the […]
Some years ago I set up a Google alert for “Brooklyn Heights” in order to get any news about our neighborhood soon after it appeared. One thing I quickly learned was that city-wide publications were inclined to give an expansive definition to “Brooklyn Heights”, often reporting incidents in Downtown Brooklyn, Boerum Hill, or even Gowanus, […]
A message from Officer John Kenny: Patrol Borough Brooklyn North will be rolling out its new literacy initiative on Monday, June 25, 2018. Each precinct will dedicate a small area as a free children’s library. This library will be available to any child who wishes to read or keep these books as a way of promoting […]
Brooklyn Community Board 2 has advised us that many Brooklyn Heights streets are scheduled for milling and repaving during daytime hours next week. The schedule is: Remsen Street from the Promenade entrance to Clinton Street: Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26. Monroe Place, College Place, Love Lane, and Willow Street: Tuesday, June 26. Middagh […]
The ever-on-top-of-it reporters at Brooklyn Paper have more info on the good news/bad news about the permanent pool coming to the neighborhood. The good news is that the pool is expected to be completed in about two years. The bad news is that its construction may well wreak havoc on park access. When I first posted […]
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