Archive | January, 2023

Theater 2020 Presents Sondheim’s “Sunday in the Park with George”

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional stage company, will present Sunday in the Park with George, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim (photo) and book by James Lapine, at the Mark O’Donnell Theater, 160 Schermerhorn Street, between Smith and Hoyt streets. Performances begin on Thursday evening, February 16 and run Thursday through […]

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Spread Love Brooklyn Collecting Cold-Weather Wares for Asylum Seekers This Sunday

On Sunday, January 29th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at 101 Clinton Street Street (between Remseen and Joralemon) Spread Love Brooklyn is collecting cold weather items for asylum seekers who recently arrived in New York.  Donations are earmarked for the benefit of Gowanus Mutual Aid, CHiPS, and Team TLC. Please consider gifting any of the following: winter coats sweaters/sweatshirts hats, scarves, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend (Late Friday evening, January 27 to early Monday morning, January 30) there will be no 3 train service in either direction at Borough Hall or at Clark Street. 2 trains will be making all 3 stops between 34th Street-Penn Station and Franklin Avenue-Medgar Evers College and 4 trains will make all 3 stops […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Community Board 2 Seeks Comments on Funding Priorities

This coming Monday, January 30 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Brooklyn Community Board 2, which includes Brooklyn Heights, will have a public Zoom meeting to invite comments on CB 2’s “Community District Needs Statement” and city agencies’ responses to those needs. CB 2’s needs, and the agency responses, can be seen here at pages 24-50. […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Dutch Masters – Painting and Music in the Early Baroque” at First Unitarian Saturday

The Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to Brooklyn Heights this coming Saturday afternoon, January 28 with “Dutch Masters – Painting and Music in the Early Baroque.” Repast’s program portrays the exquisite intimacy of music and painting in Holland’s Golden Age. Works by the female composer Leonora Duarte, as well as Flemish and Dutch composers including Hacquart […]

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Meet The New Elevators, Same As The Old Elevators

On the evening of Friday, Jan. 20, the entrance to the center elevator at the Clark St. station was barricaded by a yellow folding gate, and a nearby sign informed riders that the elevator would be out of service for the next several days. If you’re feeling a little déjà vû all over again…you’re not […]

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Welcome back, B&N

Local literary luminary Hernan Diaz was on hand earlier this week to re-open the neighborhood’s big box bookstore Barnes & Noble, recently relocated from Court St. to Atlantic Avenue. As reported by Mary Frost at the Brooklyn Eagle, also present were Kelly Carroll, executive director of the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District and store manager […]

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News from the BHA: Dog Park Cleanup Tomorrow; Fellowships for College Students; and Vote for Annual Meeting Theme

The Brooklyn Heights Association has notified us of three items for quick consideration. First, the Hillside Dog Park will have its annual winter cleanup tomorrow — Saturday, January 21 — from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, involving “Mulch spreading, New Shed Construction and General Cleanup.” All are invited. College freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are invited […]

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Two Singer-Songwriters at First Unitarian Saturday

First Unitarian Church’s McKinney Chapel, 121 Pierrepont Street, is hosting two concerts this weekend: chamber music on Friday evening, and on Saturday evening, January 21, starting at 7:30, two Brooklyn based singer-songwriters, Kyle Morgan (shown in the clip — click on the image to play — singing his “Deer in the Pines”) and E.W. Harris. […]

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