Archive | October, 2018

Bargemusic This Weekend

It’s an all piano weekend at Bargemusic. On Friday evening, November 2 at 7:00 pianist Sara Davis Buechner will return to Bargemusic to play a second concert of works by the Jazz Age composers Dana Suesse and George Gershwin, feturing a different set of works than those in her October 12 concert. For fans of […]

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Hateful Halloween: Garden Place Vandalized With Swastikas

For those who haven’t heard yet, Garden Place – the street where everyone takes their kids for tricks and treets today – was vandalized last night with badly (and incorrectly) drawn swastikas, and the n-word (because why not just throw that in there, too). It’s shocking, but this isn’t the first time this has happened […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away! Photo: Martha Foley

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Proposals on the Table for PS/MS8 to Split: Community Meeting Tues 10/30

IMPORTANT SCHOOL NEWS: On October 12th, the DOE Brooklyn Office of District Planning issued two proposals that affect District 13. The first plan calls for the truncation of P.S.8 from a Kindergarten through-8th grade school to a Kindergarten through 5th grade school. The proposal has an accompanying K008 Educational Impact Statement. The second, contingent upon the […]

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Brooklyn Historical Society Celebrates Brooklyn’s Historical Halloweens Wednesday

From 6:00 to 9:00 this Wednesday – Halloween! – evening, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “Boos in the Borough: a Brooklyn Historical Halloween,” which will be “an evening of Halloween hijinks” featuring guest speakers, and “a contest for the title of Best Dressed Ghoul in Brooklyn!” The event is free, but you must register, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Just like last weekend, this weekend, from 9:45 PM Friday, October 26 to 5:00 AM Monday, October 29 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains are terminating and originating at Brooklyn Bridge station Manhattan, and 5 trains don’t serve Brooklyn on weekends. Use 2, […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Pierrepont Park Halloween Parade RESCHEDULED to Sunday!!!

We just received word that this Saturday’s Pierrepont Park Halloween Parade has been rescheduled to Sunday, 10:30am, due to impending weather-related doom: Due to expected inclement weather on Saturday, the Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade has been moved to Sunday, October 28th at 10:30am. We hope to see you there! Volunteers are sill needed, so if […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

It’s all Beethoven this weekend at Bargemusic. On Friday evening, October 26 at 7:00, pianist Marika Bournaki will perform the third in her series of concerts presenting all 32 of Beethoven’s piano sonatas. On Saturday evening, October 27 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, October 28 at 2:00, violinist and Bargemusic Artistic Director Mark […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Mad Eggplant Bomber at St. George Dorms

None other than Mrs. Fink herself was a victim of a dangerous veggie dump out of a window at the St. George dorms on Henry St. this past weekend. Mrs. Fink posted on social media on Sunday at about 1:30 p.m.: So this just happened- walking home from errands/haircuts and some ass from the dorms […]

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