Archive | June, 2024

Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend — late night Friday, June 21 to early Monday morning, June 24 — the star of the no-shows will again be the 4 train, which will not be running to or from Brooklyn. Since 5 trains do not serve Brooklyn on weekends, this means there will be no service at the 4/5 platfroms […]

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New residents in the neighborhood

Brooklyn Heights is full of what the Brits call “des res”: highly desirable residences that are in great demand. But the hottest new spots in the neighborhood aren’t classic prewar buildings, or fancy new construction. No–our newest neighbors have eschewed the conventional and headed for the trees. Per the Daily Eagle‘s wonderful Mary Frost, more than […]

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Music and Dance at Open Streets Montague Sunday

This Sunday, June 23, Open Streets Montague will feature a performance on electric guitar by Larry Simon (photo, courtesy his website) who deserves the perhaps over-used accolade “multi-talented,” being a musician, composer, author, and collaborator with poets, both living and dead. Larry will be performing from noon until 1:00, either between Clinton and Henry or […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

My apologies! I set this up last night but forgot to publish it. What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Brooklyn Abolitionist Heritage Walk

On Tuesday morning, NY1’s Roger Clark was back in the neighborhood, broadcasting from Brooklyn Bridge Park with Kamau Ware, founder of Black Gotham Experience. According to the BGX website, Ware was working as an educator at the Tenement Museum, talking about German Jewish and Italian immigrants, when a Black middle school student asked him, “Where were […]

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Metropolitan Opera at Brooklyn Bridge Park Thursday Evening

This Thursday evening, June 20, from 7:00 to 9:00 at the Harbor View Lawn on Pier One, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Metropolitan Opera will present a free concert featuring soprano Leah Hawkins (photo by Kerry Hallihan), tenor Mario Chang, and bass-baritone Michael Sumuel, accompanied on piano by Met assistant conductor Dmitri Dover.

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DOT Presents Two New Public BQE Forums

We’ve been alerted by the Brooklyn Heights Association that the City Department of Transportation will hold two public forums “providing a project update on BQE Central, the Brooklyn Queens Expressway between Atlantic Ave. and Sands Street.” One will be in person this Thursday evening, June 20, starting at 6:30 at the City Tech Namm Cafeteria, […]

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Clover Hill’s Charlie Mitchell Anointed Best Chef In New York

Charlie Mitchell, chef of Brooklyn Heights’ very own Michelin-starred restaurant Clover Hill, was named Best Chef in New York by the James Beard Foundation last week, and we would be remiss if we didn’t mention it on BHB! The James Beard Awards were established to recognize “exceptional talent and achievement in the culinary arts, hospitality, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend — late night Friday, June 14 to early Monday morning, June 17 — the only planned change adversely affecting service at any local stations is that 4 trains will not be serving Brooklyn. Because 5 trains do not serve Brooklyn on weekends, there will be no service at the 4/5 platforms at Borough […]

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Poplar Street Community Gardening Party This Saturday!

The Poplar Street Community Garden will be hosting its annual gardening party this Saturday, June 15th, from 12pm to 3pm. In addition to planting, there will be tours, gardening tips, live music, food and drink, and someone will read from a book! Exciting! If you have never been before, it’s a lovely little place and […]

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