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Have You Lost a Parakeet?

This pretty budgie alighted outside 57 Montague Street this evening, was gently captured, and is now in a box, with air holes and dishes of seed and water, next to the doorkeeper’s desk. If it’s yours, please come to 57 Montague and claim it. If it’s not claimed by tomorrow morning, I will contact local […]

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Autumn in Brooklyn Bridge Park and Brooklyn Heights

Autumn is officially with us for almost another month, but it feels like, to quote a Joni Mitchell song, “winter’s closing in.” I’ve collected here some photos I’ve taken on walks over the past month, mostly in Brooklyn Bridge Park and along the Promenade, showing foliage nearing or at its peak fall dress. Above is […]

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Tree Limb Down on Montague

Last night’s high winds sheared a limb off this tree in front of 57 Montague Street, causing damage to two parked cars. Building staff were busy with cleanup this morning.

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Moon and Venus Conjunction Seen From Brooklyn Heights Rooftop

There was a visual conjunction of the moon and the planet Venus, the two brightest objects in the evening sky, this evening (click on photo twice to enlarge). “Conjunction” means that they appear, from our point of view on earth, to be close together, although they are millions of miles apart. Your correspondent got this […]

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A Brooklyn Heights Sunset, Serially

Is it just me, or have we had an unusual run of especially spectacular sunsets lately? Yesterday evening, during the course of dinner with friends on the roof deck at 57 Montague Street, I recorded one from its inception to completion. The photo above was taken at 6:25 p.m. Downtown Manhattan buildings reflecting the setting […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Our friends at Theater 2020 are taking the weekend off, but they’ll be back next Thursday through Sunday and the following weekend with their production of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors. Bard buffs need not feel dismay, though, as Random Access Theater will present free performances of Twelfth Night at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1, […]

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Moon Over Brooklyn Heights

The brightest full moon in eighteen years looms over the Bossert Hotel in this photo taken from the roof of 57 Montague. Photo by C. Scales for BHB.

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As Good as it Got

Macy’s fireworks, as seen from the roof of 57 Montague Street tonight.

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