From the good folks at Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital: For health reasons, a BHVH client needs to find a new home for her 13-year-old Maltese. This photo may be a few years old, and Dolly herself is dealing with some health issues: skin allergies and bad teeth. And, of course, she’s a senior girl. This […]
Archive | September, 2019
FDNY firehouses throughout the city are hosting open house events this coming weekend. Engine Company 205/Ladder Company 118, at 74 Middagh Street, will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. That same day, Engine Company 224, at 270 Hicks Street (photo), will be open from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Smoke […]
Hard to believe, but it’s another “green light” weekend, Friday evening, September 27 to Monday morning, September 30, as there are no planned – we stress PLANNED – service changes directly affecting service at any local stations. The following work week, each night Monday, September 30 through Thursday, October 3, from roughly 9:45 to 11:45 […]
Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, September 27 at 7:00 when violinist Kinga Augustyn (photo) performs works by the modern and contemporary composers Debra Kaye, Isang Yun, David Lang, and Grazyna Bacewicz, and by the timeless J.S. Bach. On Saturday evening, September 28 at 6:00 members of the Semplice Players will perform works by Brahms, Dvorak […]
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The 45th annual Atlantic Antic will take place on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue this coming Sunday, September 29, from noon until 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Local merchants will be represented, with special deals for the occasion, along with food, music, dancers, visual artists, clothing vendors, and fun sites for kids. […]
Elizabeth Gloucester made her name in Brooklyn Heights in the 19th century, and last week, her name became much better known, thanks to the “Overlooked” series in The New York Times. “Overlooked” is a series that redresses oversights of the past, acknowledging the lives of people who, for reasons of race, class, sex, or ethnicity, were […]
Neighborhood activist Toba Potosky has noticed a marked increase in helicopter noise in Brooklyn Heights and adjoining neighborhoods. Your correspondent has noticed this in the Heights. Have you? Here’s Toba: Is there a new JFK flight pattern that I’m not aware of? Are we under surveillance, or attack, or whatever… I honestly don’t care, I […]
This year’s Brooklyn Heights Association Designer Show House will be 13 Pineapple Street (photo by your correspondent, taken in the afternoon when shadows are bad, and while some pre-show gussie-ing up was going on). The BHA sez: This is a rare opportunity to visit a historic home on a quiet, tree-lined street in Brooklyn Heights […]
It’s another “green light” weekend, Friday evening, September 20 to Monday morning, September 23, as there are no planned – we stress PLANNED – service changes directly affecting service at any local stations. The following work week, Monday, September 23 to Friday, September 27, each night from roughly 11:45 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. there will […]
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