Brace yourselves neighbors, this year the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks return to Brooklyn Heights. The Grucci Family pyrotechnic spectacular is set to launch from the Brooklyn Bridge and four barges in the East River between Piers 1 and 6 of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The premium viewing locations are The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park […]
Archive | June, 2019
The Brooklyn Heights Association has reported that, in his strongest statement yet on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway reconstruction plans, Carlo Scissura, chair of the panel studying the issue, said the Department of Transportation’s “innovative” proposal to build a temporary six lane highway in the location of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade “has very little chance of […]
Believe it or not it’s another “Green Light Weekend.” From Friday evening, June 28 to Monday morning, July 1 there are no planned (as always, we stress “planned”) service changes directly affecting service at any local stations. The following work week, each night from 9:30 P.M. to 5:00 A.M., Monday, July 1 to Wednesday, July […]
Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, June 28 at 7:00, when the Dorian Wind Quintet (photo), along with pianist Olga Vinokur, will perform works by Mozart, Roussel, Messiaen, and J.S. Bach. On Saturday evening, June 29 at 6:00, violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Eugene Osadchy, and pianist Anastasia Markina will perform Works by Arensky and Dvorak. On […]
School’s out for summer! To celebrate, Tommy Eyebrows is hosting a special EXTENDED KARAOKE PARTY TODAY at Park Plaza Restaurant starting at 4:00 pm in the sports bar! Adults take over the mic at 8:00 pm. In Brooklyn Heights, the family owned Park Plaza is already a second living room. For parents especially, karaoke night is a […]
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Carlo Scissura, chair of the committee appointed by Mayor de Blasio to study the reconstruction of the cantilevered portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below Brooklyn Heights, was the featured speaker at this evening’s meeting of the Independent Neighborhood Democrats. This was not widely publicized until this morning, when Toba Potosky alerted some of us — […]
It’s yet another “Green Light Weekend.” From Friday evening, June 21 to Monday morning, June 24, as there are no planned (as always, we stress “planned”) service changes directly affecting service at any local stations. The following work week, each night from Tuesday, June 25 to Friday, June 28 there will be no Manhattan bound […]
From neighborhood advocate, Toba Potosky: Carlo Scissura, Chair of Mayor de Blasio’s BQE Expert Panel will be the featured speaker at the Independent Neighborhood Democrat (IND) Club meeting. Thursday, June 20th at 7:00 PM at St. Francis College (180 Remsen Street). This meeting is open to non-members, however, you will be asked to provide a current email […]
Lore Croghan reports in the Eagle that the Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved the design for the Remsen Manor Hotel, which will use as its base the historic Franklin Building at 186 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Court), including restoration of its top two stories, which were destroyed in a fire. There will be a […]
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