Archive | December, 2018

Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from Friday evening, December 7 to Monday morning, December 10, will be a “green light” weekend, as there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations. Mornings to early evenings Saturday and Sunday, A trains will be running every 10 minutes, and C and N […]

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Local News Round-Up: Kushner Gives Refunds; Changes At Brooklyn Bridge Park

One need only look the towers rising all around us to know that the little guy doesn’t often survive a battle with Big Real Estate…but at 89 Hicks Street, that’s what happened. Crain’s reports that after a class-action lawuit by five tenants, Kushner Cos. re-paid $100,000 that it had overcharged them in “skirting” rent regulation laws. […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Ursula Oppens (photo) begins Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, December 7 at 7:00 with two pieces by Schubert and two by modern composers, one by Elliott Carter and one by Joan Tower. On Saturday evening, December 8 at 6:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, December 9 at 4:00, violinist and Bargemusic’s Artistic Director Mark […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Goodbye, Chip Shop, and Other Neighborhood Changes

Your correspondent was deeply saddened, on arriving for his and his wife’s (this time joined by some neighbors) usual Friday night dinner at the Chip Shop, to find at the top of the extensive beers, ales, and ciders menu a note that the place would close at the end of this weekend, having lost its […]

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