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Halloween Happenings: Brooklyn Heights and Boo-Yond!

Boo, Eek!   Halloween is finally upon us!! Here’s a round up of the best of what our end of Brooklyn has to offer. Add additional events or photos of your Halloween celebrations in the comments. Trick or Treat! Hands down, parents in Brooklyn Heights know the two best places to be on Halloween are […]

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Atlantic Yards: Big Plans To Transform Downtown Brooklyn Skyline

There may come a day where the eastward view from Brooklyn Heights reveals a very different skyline. Mayor Bloomberg and city planning officials have released a blueprint to transform the BAM Cultural District in Downtown Brooklyn to include a 32-story building, 16,000sf public plaza and cultural space to be utilized by BAM, the Brooklyn Public […]

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Heights History: November 1903, The Day BAM Burned To The Ground

As stagehands at the Brooklyn Academy of Music began preparing the opera hall for a banquet honoring Sen. Patrick Henry McCarren the morning of November 30, 1903, no one could have been prepared for the horrifying event about to take place at 176-194 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights. The week before, during Thanksgiving, BAM had […]

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Reminder: “Movies with a View” Starts Tomorrow

SyFy Movies with a View starts tomorrow (Thursday, July 7) from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. on the harbor lawn at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, with Woody Allen’s Manhattan (and, appropriately, the Manhattan skyline in the background). The evening starts with DJs from Brooklyn Radio and shorts curated by BAMcinématek. If you’re getting there by […]

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Tobacco Warehouse Meeting Marked by Controversy

Yesterday evening’s community meeting at Borough Hall concerning the proposals for adaptive use of the Tobacco Warehouse in DUMBO exposed a rift between arts organizations, which favor allowing such use, and community activists, who mostly want to keep the structure as is. It began with a presentation by Regina Myer, President of the Brooklyn Bridge […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Releases Tobacco Warehouse RFP

As rumored, Brooklyn Bridge Park has issued a Request for Proposal [download PDF]  “for the rehabilitation and adaptive re-use of the former Tobacco Warehouse for cultural, educational or community purposes.”

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Brooklyn Heights Mom, Baby Love Tiny Masters of Today

The New York Daily News covers the BAM set by Brooklyn kid band Tiny Masters of Today and shouts out a nabe mom: New York Daily News: Tiny Masters…: Just back from their first European tour, the band Tiny Masters of Today is on stage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Kids and parents seem […]

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