Archive | August, 2021

St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Presents Classical Brazilian Music Thursday

Sounds of Brazil will fill the sanctuary of St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. this Thursday  as Stephen Guerra (photo) on guitar and Grant Ziolkowski on bandolim play “originals and standards of Brazilian instrumental music.” There’s more information here. The concert is the last of the season of St. Ann’s summer concert series, that benefits […]

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BQE Northbound Traffic Flows Normally on Day One of Two Lane Restriction

Here’s a photo I took at about 8:20 this morning from the southern edge of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, showing traffic as it merges into two lanes from three where the lane restriction begins. The flow continued normally – I looked over the side of the Promenade at the traffic heading north, and it continued […]

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Latest Montague Restaurant Rumblings

The scuttlebutt is that the Teresa’s site, which has been vacant since before the pandemic, will become a Korean restaurant. If so, I welcome it. My limited experiences of Korean cuisine to date have been pleasing. I’ve yet to try kimchi, which I suspect is somewhere in my wheelhouse of spicy and sour. If I […]

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Brooklyn Americana Music Festival Coming September 16-19

The Brooklyn Americana Music Festival will be back starting Thursday, September 16, with an opening night event at the Jalopy Theatre in Red Hook. Tickets are $25. Another event on Friday evening at the DUMBO Archway has tickets for $10. There are many free events, including two at Pier Six, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Both start […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Indie Rock Band Demeter at St. Ann’s Thursday Evening

Demeter, a Brooklyn based indie rock band, will perform at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets this Thursday evening, August 26, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. There’s more information here. The concert is part of St. Ann’s summer concert series, that benefits the church’s “Pop-Up Pantry,” which provides non-perishable food […]

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Coming at the Center for Brooklyn History: Building the Brooklyn Bridge

The Center for Brooklyn History (formerly the Brooklyn Historical Society) is presenting free, virtual programs about topics of historical interest. On Wednesday, September 1, from 6:30 to 7:30 PM, Jeffrey I. Richman, author of Building the Brooklyn Bridge 1869-1883 will present “a visual feast of 19th century photographs, illustrations, engineering drawings, and stereographs that bring […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Arrivederci, Giulia!

We hardly knew you! Word is that the restaurant, formerly the Heights Café, has been sold, though we don’t yet know to whom. It opened just under three months ago, and will close at the end of this week. We’re told that Dellarocco’s, which has the same ownership as Giulia, has not been been sold […]

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Le French Tart Deli To Open in Brooklyn Heights

Le French Tart Deli, a Franco-focused bakery/bodega, will open at 44 Henry St. next month, taking over the space vacated by Cardinal Mkt which opened and quickly closed during the pandemic. The deli promises to offer French imported products, fresh baked goods, fromage, and charcuterie. This is owner Laurent Chavenet’s third French Tart in Brooklyn, […]

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