Archive | November, 2018

Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 9:45 Friday evening, November 30 to 5:00 AM Monday, December 3 there will be no service from Manhattan to High Street, as Brooklyn bound A and C trains will be diverted to the F line between West 4th Street Jay Street-MetroTech. From 11:00 PM Friday to 5:00 AM Monday Brooklyn bound Q […]

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PEP Greenlights PS/MS8 “Split” In Unanimous Vote

As previously reported, the Office of District Planning introduced two proposals on October 12th to “split” P.S. 8 from M.S. 8. Currently, the schools are located at two sites but share a budget, Principal and other essential personnel and services. During testimony at two joint public hearings, the plans received praise from teachers, parents and […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Brahms (photo) is on the calendar to open Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, November 30 at 7:00, with a concert of his works to be performed by Bargemusic’s Artistic Director Mark Peskanov on violin, Evan Drachman on cello, and Doris Stevenson on piano. On Saturday evening, December 1 at 6:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Shop Small? Find Out What Can Be Done To Fight “Mallification” At BHS Thursday Evening

This Thursday evening, November 29 starting at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “Malls vs. Bodegas: Resisting the Suburbanization of the City.” This panel discussion will be moderated by Paul Goldberger, contributing editor of Vanity Fair. Admission is $5, or free for BHS members. Make reservations and more information here.

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Why Does New York Make It So Hard to Vote? Find Out Tonight!

Ever wonder why New York makes it so hard to vote?* Do you think automatic voter registration just makes common sense? Do you dream of the day you can vote by mail in your sweatpants? Voting Rights/Reform groups Let NY Vote and Common Cause are hosting a free “People’s Hearing” on election reform tonight at […]

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S.O.B. Performs Mahler’s 4th at St. Ann’s Church Saturday

This Saturday evening, December 1 at 8:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets (enter from Clinton) the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, which delights in its acronym, will present Gustav Mahler’s great Fourth Symphony, with its vocal part performed by soprano Lauren Michelle (photo), winner of the BBC Cardiff Singer […]

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BHA Presents Alternative BQE Plan to DOT

As reported by the Eagle’s Mary Frost, representatives of the Brooklyn Heights Association met with Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner of the City’s Department of Transportation, and DOT engineers, to urge DOT to consider alternatives to a plan that would close the Brooklyn Heights Promenade for a minimum of six years and replace it with a six […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 9:45 this evening (Friday, November 23) to 5:00 AM Monday, November 26 there will be no service from High Street to Manhattan, as Manhattan bound A and C trains will be diverted to the F line between Jay Street-MetroTech and West 4th Street. All other trains serving local stations should be running […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins this evening — Friday, November 23 at 7:00 — with pianist Olga Vinokur playing works by Scarlatti, Scriabin, Debussy, and Chopin. On Saturday evening November 24 at 8:00 and again on Sunday afternoon November 25 at 4:00, clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein (photo), along with members of the Semplice Players, will perform works by […]

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