Archive | October, 2021

Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Saturday

This Saturday, October 23 Brooklyn Bridge Park will present its tenth annual Harvest Festival on Pier 6, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Activities will include a pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, live music, dancing, magic, story readings, and more. It’s all free. There’s more information here.

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Theater 2020 Presents Free Shakespeare in Cadman Plaza Park This Weekend

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional stage company, will present A Midsummer Hour, a one hour adaptation of Shakespeare’s rom com A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this coming Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. (Yes, I used “Shakespeare’s” and “rom com” together in that last sentence.) Performances will […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s lots of work on the subways this coming weekend – late Friday, October 15 to early Monday, October 18. There will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms (5 trains do not normally serve Brooklyn on weekends) at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will be terminating and originating at Bowling Green […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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“Pumpkin Party” at Poplar Street Community Garden Saturday

This friendly gnome will welcome you to the Poplar Street Community Garden, Poplar and Hicks streets, this Saturday, October 16, from noon to 3:00 PM, for a Pumpkin Party: Come on by to enjoy carving a pumpkin or painting a pumpkin for taking home! Join in as we plant a new apple tree and some […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns to First Unitarian Wednesday

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 present “Storm and Solace” on Wednesday evening, October 13, starting at 7:30, in the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 121 Pierrepont Street (between […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend – late Friday night, October 8 to early Monday morning, October 11 – there will be no service in either direction at High Street, as A and C trains will both be diverted to the F line between Jay Street/MetroTech and West 4th Street in Manhattan. For A/C service you can use the […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Photoville is Back

Photoville, the free outdoor photographic festival, has returned to Brooklyn Bridge Park and to other locations around Brooklyn and the other boroughs. The format of many of the exhibits is like that in the photo: large, billboard like panels with several photos concerning a particular theme, along with explanatory text. The exhibit in the photo […]

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Community Fridge Grand Re-opening Tomorrow.

In June we reported the opening of the Brooklyn Heights Community Fridge, located at 124 Henry Street, next to the First Presbyterian Church, between Clark and Pierrepont. Tomorrow – Sunday, October 3 – at 12:30 PM there will be a “Plug In” event for the newly decorated (see photo) fridge. The brownstone themed decor is by Denton […]

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