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Hateful Halloween: Garden Place Vandalized With Swastikas

For those who haven’t heard yet, Garden Place – the street where everyone takes their kids for tricks and treets today – was vandalized last night with badly (and incorrectly) drawn swastikas, and the n-word (because why not just throw that in there, too). It’s shocking, but this isn’t the first time this has happened […]

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Grand Canyon to Return to Montague Street

Those of you who, like me, miss Grand Canyon’s superb burgers are in for a treat. While the “Restaurant For Lease” sign remains above the former Armando’s site at 143 Montague (see photo by your correspondent taken this evening), the Commercial Observer reports that the restaurant’s owner, who kept open another Grand Canyon in Park […]

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Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade 10/28 — Volunteers Still Needed!

The Annual Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade is this Saturday, the 28th! Start time is around 10am, with the usual bake sale, craft table, and (family-friendly) mayhem! They are still looking for volunteers, so sign up here if you’re interested. If you would like to provide baked treats, just remember — fake eyeballs are okay, but […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Salutes Christina of Sweden at First Unitarian Tomorrow Evening

Tomorrow (Friday, October 21) evening at 8:00, at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church (116 Pierrepont, near Monroe Place), the Repast Baroque Ensemble will present a musical tribute to Queen Christina of Sweden. Queen Christina of Sweden was a fascinating personality, on the one hand celebrated for her intellectual brilliance, and on the […]

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Bargemusic This Week and Weekend

Bargemusic gets the music going early this week. Tomorrow evening (Wednesday, October 19) at 8:00 pianist Alexander Peskanov (photo) will play works by Mozart, Chopin, and Schumann. On Friday evening, October 21 at 8:00 violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist Nicolas Namoradze will perform works by Schumann, Brahms, and 3Medtner. On Saturday evening, October 22 at […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Thursday evening, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. the Broooklyn Historical Society will present another in its series of Randy Cohen’s Person Place Thing events. This one will feature Stew and Heidi Rodewald, creators of, and performers in, the musical The Total Bent. They will talk with Mr. Cohen “about life, love and music.” Admission is […]

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Update on Brooklyn Bridge Park Vehicle Joyride

As a clarification to earlier news reports, we have learned the following from Brooklyn Bridge Park authorities: At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, several individuals broke into the Pier 2 Uplands maintenance and operations yard. Without keys, they turned on and drove a series of BBP’s utility vehicles and a bobcat. It appears they […]

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Annual Pierrepont Halloween Parade 10/29: Volunteers Needed!

Start planning your family’s coordinated Stranger Things theme costumes… The Annual Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade is Saturday, October 29th! Parade starts around 10:30ish, followed by the bake sale and “playground fun”. They are still looking for volunteers, so if you’re interested, visit the online signup form and add your name. Looks like they still need […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, October 14 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present violinist Kinga Augustyn (photo) playing works by Telemann, Paganini, and Carter. On Saturday evening, October 15 at 8:00, pianist Adam Golka, with the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, under the direction of Eli Spindel, will perform works by Arturo Rodriguez, Webern, Takemitsu, and Bach. On Sunday […]

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Two Injured, One Seriously, By Falling Bricks at Former LICH

Update: The two injured were workers on the demolition site. They were taken to New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope. Read more in Mary Frost’s Eagle story. Sadly, News 12 Brooklyn reports that today at about 1:00 p.m. two people were injured, one seriously, by falling bricks at 339 Hicks Street, the former Long […]

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