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Art and Crafts Fair at Brooklyn Historical Society Saturday

This Saturday, December 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition will host an art and crafts fair at the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton). Come celebrate the holiday season with the artists of Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition. We are bringing unique, eclectic and most of all […]

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Brooklyn Historical Society Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and the Brooklyn Historical Society will celebrate with a series of events illuminating aspects of Black history, both local and national. The series will begin early, this Wednesday evening, January 30 from 6:30 to 8:00, with a discussion of a vicious crime in 1946 against a Black decorated war veteran […]

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Levin Has Big Kitty For Local Projects; Needs Your Advice

Our feline friendly City Council Member Stephen Levin has $1.5 million for capital projects and (this is new) $20,000 for expense funding, all to be distributed in accordance with the wishes of constituents in the 33rd Council District (which includes Brooklyn Heights). There will be two Neighborhood Assemblies in the Heights — one at the […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

A replica of the slave ship Amistad (photo above from her 2006 visit to the Battery Park City marina), built for Steven Spielberg’s 1997 movie about the rebellion aboard her in 1839, and subsequent trial in a U.S. court, arrived today at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park, near the foot of Joralemon Street. Amistad will […]

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Events at Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) has three events scheduled for the next three nights. Tomorrow (Tuesday, September 16) starting at 7:30 p.m. there will be a musical event dramatizing the struggles of city life: New music ensemble Two Sides Sounding sings the stories of everyday heroes fighting the system in […]

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BHS Presents “Tales From the Vault” Tomorrow Evening

Tomorrow evening (Tuesday, September 9) starting at 6:30 p.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), will present another of its “Tales From the Vault” lectures: BHS archivist John Zarrillo brings to life the diverse cast of characters who have emerged from the records of the Brooklyn Corporation Counsel. Their surprising and […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This is really last minute. This (Thursday, December 12) evening the Brooklyn Historical Society is presenting “Book Talk: Sarah Zorn and Brooklyn Chef’s Table,” in the Society’s Great Hall, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), starting at 6:30 p.m. A fantastic panel of chefs/restaurateurs profiled by Brooklyn food writer Sarah Zorn discuss the borough’s deliciously […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The weekend starts early at Brooklyn Heights Cinema, with two special events tonight (Thursday, October 24). There will be a sneak preview at 9:15 p.m. of Robert Redford’s new solo turn, All is Lost. Before that, starting at 7:30 p.m. there will be a unique artistic event, Now Playing, I and II: Light artists Gibson […]

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Brooklyn Historical Society Hosts “Grave” Trivia Tuesday and Beer Garden Thursday

On Tuesday, October 22, starting at 7:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society, in partnership with Green-Wood Cemetery, will present “Pushing Up Daisies: Trivia from the Dark Side,” an evening of “grave” trivia hosted by trivia masters Stuart and Chris. The event will be held in the newly renovated Great Hall at the Society’s historic building […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s fall, and time for the Harvest Festival at Pier 6 (near the foot of Atlantic Avenue) in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The Festival will take place this Saturday, October 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Come in costume to enjoy a pumpkin patch, face painting, volleyball, mask making, storytelling and more! Musical guests including […]

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