Archive | September, 2021

Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

I’m calling this a “green light weekend” because, barring unforeseen circumstances, there will be service at all local stations from late Friday evening, September 24 to early Monday morning, September 27, although 2 trains will be running on a slightly less frequent schedule (every 12 minutes). Indeed, there will be extra  service in both directions […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Mark Morris Dance Group Performs at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This coming Saturday, September 25, the Mark Morris Dance Group (photo) will perform at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1, Harbor View Lawn. There will be two dance performances: 2:00 to 2:45 PM and 4:00 to 4:45 PM; between them, from 3:00 to 3:45 PM will be “an all-ages family-friendly workshop.” The events are free and no registration is […]

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Subway Service Alerts – Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Subway ridership is back to almost half of pre-pandemic levels, so it seems time to revive this weekly post. Its purpose is to alert local residents to planned subway service changes that directly affect service at stations in the Heights or nearby. For systemwide service changes, and for the almost inevitable unplanned changes that may cause […]

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Kid Friendly Weekend Roundup

In addition to this weekend’s Montague BID Sunday Social, several additional family-friendly events are happening in and around Brooklyn Heights. So get out there while the gettin’ is good! Thursday, September 16th – Sunday, September 19th Brooklyn Americana Music Festival: When bands have names like The Wild Goats, Bobtown, and The Dang-It Bobbys you KNOW you’re in for […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Clark St. Station to Close from Nov. 2nd to Spring 2022

All the hemming and hawing over when and how to repair the Clark St. station’s three elevators is over. The February 2020 decision to close the station for eight months to replace all three elevators at once, rather than one at a time, was derailed by the pandemic. Now, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that the station will close starting Nov. 2nd “until […]

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Get Social IRL at the Montague BID’s Sunday Social This Weekend

After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, The Montague BID’s 5th Annual Sunday Social is this Sunday, September 19th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm on Montague Street between Clinton Street and the Promenade. This free outdoor, family-friendly event will feature an Entertainment Zone full of music and dance, more than 25 free activities in […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Presents “Sounds of Sunset” Next Three Thursdays

For the next three Thursdays – September 16, 23, and 30 – the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present chamber groups of musicians from the American Symphony Orchestra, including, on September 30, the Visions Trio (a woodwind group; photo). Concerts will take place starting at 6:00 PM on the Greenway Terrace at Pier 3. The concerts are […]

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DOT Will Present BQE Plan at On Line Meeting Tuesday Evening

Our friends at the Brooklyn Heights Association have alerted us that on this Tuesday, September 14, starting at 6:00 PM, staff from the City’s Department of Transportation will present their plan for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to a meeting of the Transportation Committee of Community Board 2. The meeting will be held on line; to log on to the meeting go […]

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