Archive | May, 2021

Open Thread Wednesday

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Normandie Doors at Our Lady of Lebanon

Untapped New York has a story about the doors on Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral at Henry and Remsen streets. The doors were taken from the great French ocean liner Normandie, which burned and sank in 1942 while in the process of being converted to a troopship while docked on the West Side of Manhattan. […]

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Heather Wolf’s On Line Birding Course This Thursday Evening

Your correspondent has enjoyed several birding walks led by Heather Wolf, author of Birding at the Bridge, in which she describes over 150 bird species she’s seen in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This Thursday evening, May 13, from 7:00 to 8:30, she will, in conjunction with Brooklyn Brainery, present an on line class, “Birding in NYC […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns for In-Person Performance May 28

The Repast Baroque Ensemble – in photo, clockwise from top right: Amelia Roosevelt, violin; Sarah Stone, viola da gamba and cello; Gabe Shuford, harpsichord; and Stephanie Corwin, bassoon – will have their first in person public performance since January 2020 on Thursday evening, May 27, starting at 7:30, in the main sanctuary of the First […]

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Happy Anniversary To The Cat Café

It’s time to pawty! Five years ago, the Brooklyn Cat Café opened its doors on Atlantic Avenue. So successful that it quickly outgrew that space, the Café moved to 76 Montague Street two years later, significantly expanding its operations, and in 2019, more than 30,000 people from around the world visited the Café, with hundreds more attending […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Live Window Concert at State and Henry Sunday, May 23

A big tip of the hat to reader “stop bullies” for letting us know that The Music House Brooklyn (“TMH”) has just been given the green light to hold our 12th annual 4th Window Concert on May 23rd, at 4 PM at the corner of State St and Henry St. State St will be closed […]

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Poplar Street Community Garden Workday Saturday

Want to get your hands dirty in a beautiful setting? Or, if you’re of the “Work fascinates me; I can watch it for hours” state of mind, you’re still welcome to show up at the Poplar Street Community Garden, northwest corner of Poplar Street and Hicks, this Saturday, May 8, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, […]

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