Archive | May, 2022

Craig Whitney to Speak on Ukraine and Russia at Grace Church Sunday

Distinguished journalist and Brooklyn Heights resident Craig R. Whitney retired as a New York Times editor in 2009, after a long career there that included service as a war correspondent in Vietnam, reporting from Bonn and Paris, and heading the paper’s Moscow bureau. This coming Sunday, June 5, starting at 12:30, he will speak in […]

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Theater 2020 Presents “A Midsummer Hour” in Cadman Plaza Park This Coming Weekend

In a reprise of two performances last October (photo) Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional stage company, will present A Midsummer Hour, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream “distilled into one hour of fast-paced frivolity,” this coming Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5, both starting at 6:00 PM. Performances will […]

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No Open Streets Montague This Weekend

There will be no Open Streets Montague this Saturday, May 28. However, the Montague BID has planned more for every Saturday in June. We will keep you posted each week on what the following Saturday will feature.

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The only planned subway service change this Memorial Day weekend directly affecting local stations is that from late evening Friday, May 27 to early Tuesday morning, May 30 there will be no Brooklyn bound service at High Street, as A and C trains will be diverted to the F line between 34th Street-Herald Square in […]

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Inga’s Bar Rates Rave Times Review

Inga’s Bar, at 66 Hicks Street (corner of Cranberry) opened in March and has already received a glowing review from New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells, who praises the innovative and delicious dishes emerging from its kitchen. He even lauds the cheeseburger, which your correspondent has enjoyed, calling it “a very good and unpretentious […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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City Council Redistricting Training Session on Zoom Tuesday Evening

There’s been a lot of press coverage lately about Congressional and State Senate redistricting, but work is getting underway on redrawing City Council districts. Brooklyn Heights is presently included in District 33, represented by Lincoln Restler (photo). There’s a map of the district on Council Member Restler’s website. It’s an odd looking district, indeed. The […]

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An All Too Common Sight in Brooklyn Heights

This had traffic tied up and pedestrians re-routing at Hicks and Montague streets for some time early this afternoon.

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend — late evening Friday, May 20 to early morning Monday, May 23 — just like last weekend there will be no Brooklyn bound service at High Street, as Brooklyn bound A and C trains are being diverted to the F line from 34th Street-Herald Square to Jay Street-MetroTech. There will be no late […]

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Lots of Open Streets Activity Saturday

There will be another Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, this Saturday, this time with an encouraging weather forecast. There’s a schedule of activities here. They include music, raffles, lots of activities and stories for kids, from 12:30 to 2:30 PM an opportunity to learn about composting with Big […]

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