Archive | 2023

Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns Wednesday with “Music for a While”

This Wednesday evening, May 31, the Repast Baroque Ensemble will return to Brooklyn Heghts to present “Music for a While: a Composer Portrait of Henry Purcell” (the June 1 performance is in Manhattan). [T]his program portrays the “divine genius” of Henry Purcell. Although he only lived to age 36, Purcell’s creative output was breathtaking. Repast […]

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Montague Between Henry & Hicks Closed Tomorrow 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

We’ve received this message from the Montague BID: Montague St. between Henry & Hicks will be closed to all vehicle traffic and parking tomorrow, Tuesday, May 30 between 10am-3:00pm for a very special book launch at Books are Magic with PS8. Be a good neighbor. Please don’t park between Henry & Hicks. Thanks for your […]

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Open Streets Montague, Saturday, May 27

Last Saturday’s Open Streets Montague had to be cancelled for rain. The forecast for this Saturday, May 27 looks very good. Have you ever felt a desire to tickle the ivories? Is there a Martha Argerich, a Thelonious Monk, or even a Jerry Lee Lewis somewhere inside you? Come to Open Streets Montague this Saturday, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The bad news this long Memorial Day weekend (late Friday evening, May 26 to early Tuesday morning, May 30) is that there will be no service at Clark Street or at the 2/3 plaforms at Borough Hall, because 2 and 3 trains will not be running below 14th Street in Manhattan all through the holiday […]

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Cat Cafe To Expand Thanks To $165,000 Grant

Already home to dozens of cats, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe will soon be able to accommodate even more homeless felines, thanks to a $165,000 grant from the New York State Companion Animal Capital Projects Fund. The Cafe will use the money to develop the second floor of its home at 76 Montague Street, enabling it to […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend — late night Friday, May 19 to early morning Monday, May 22 — there will be no service at High Street, as A and C trains will be re-routed to the F line in both directions between Jay Street-MetroTech and West 4th Street-Washington Square. There will be no late night R service in […]

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The Music House’s 14th Annual 4th Window Concert: Sunday, May 21st, 4:00 pm

From The Music House: Greetings to our neighbors. The Music House will be holding our 14th annual 4th Window Concert this year this Sunday, May 21st at 4PM, located at the corner of State Street and Henry Street in Brooklyn Heights. Our piano students will be performing original arrangements of classic songs by The Beatles, […]

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Willowtown Fair This Saturday

The annual Willowtown Spring Fair will be this Saturday, May 20 from noon until 5:00 PM on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets, one block west — downhill, that is — from Hicks Street. As always there will be lots of activities for adults and kids, local food and baked goods, music by Papa […]

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Dumbo Drop! June 2, 2023. Enter to Win Fabulous Prizes While Supporting Dumbo’s Title 1 Schools.

Just $20 gets you a chance to win these incredible prizes! Six month family membership to Life Time, with access to the pool, spa, Kids Academy and more. ($4,200 value.) A 2-night staycation at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge plus $200 for dinner at The Osprey. ($1,500 value.) Gift certificates to Dumbo’s finest restaurant’s – Gran Eléctrica, […]

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