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Open Streets Montague Tomorrow Features Market for Crafts; Pride Fest; Activities for Kids

Tomorrow’s Open Streets Montague will feature a FAD (Fashion Arts Design) Market from noon until 5:00 pm on Montague between Clinton and Henry and between Henry and Hicks. [O]ffering everything from impeccably-crafted jewelry and apparel to bath and body care, tableware, home furnishings, and artisanal packaged food. Come for a curated selection of goods, and […]

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Magic Mike at Books Are Magic! Channing Tatum Delights PS8 Kindergartners (and Their Moms) With Surprise Book Reading on Montague Street

This afternoon, the kindergartners at PS 8 went on a field trip to Books Are Magic on Montague St. for a surprise book reading by Channing Tatum of his new children’s book The One and Only Sparkella and the Big Lie. The kids and Channing also worked on an art mural project led by Piera Bonerba of Le Meraviglie Art. […]

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Montague Between Henry & Hicks Closed Tomorrow 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

We’ve received this message from the Montague BID: Montague St. between Henry & Hicks will be closed to all vehicle traffic and parking tomorrow, Tuesday, May 30 between 10am-3:00pm for a very special book launch at Books are Magic with PS8. Be a good neighbor. Please don’t park between Henry & Hicks. Thanks for your […]

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Books Are Magic Celebrates Independent Bookstore Day Saturday

This Saturday, April 29 is Independent Bookstore Day, and Books Are Magic, 122 Montague Street, will be celebrating from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM with visits by authors at various times throughout the day.

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The BHB Ten 2022: The Most Notable People of Brooklyn Heights This Year

It’s that time, for our annual list of ten people (or groups of people) living or working in Brooklyn Heights, who made an impact on our neighborhood, the city, the country, or the world this year. With input from everyone at BHB, here in no particular order are The Ten. 1.  City Councilmember Lincoln Restler Lincoln Restler […]

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BOOKS ARE MAGIC Coming to Montague St.!!!

Books Are Magic, the second coming, is opening on Montague St.! Owner Emma Straub announced via social media today that the wildly popular Cobble Hill book shop is opening a second location at 122 Montague St. (between Kiehl’s and Haagan-Dazs). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Books Are Magic (@booksaremagicbk) You might remember […]

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Bluegrass and Books on Line from Brooklyn Bridge Park

This Sunday, September 13 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., the Brooklyn Americana Music Festival, in conjunction with Brooklyn Bridge Park, will present on line the “Women’s Stage” portion of its 2020 “Long Distance” festival, featuring a diverse group of women musicians with styles “spanning traditional and modern Country, Folk, Blues, Old Time, Bluegrass, and Jazz.” […]

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Senator Gillibrand at St. Ann’s Church Saturday to Promote New Book

New York’s junior U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, prominently mentioned as a possible Democratic candidate for President in 2020, will be at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, at 1:00 PM this Saturday, December 15. She will read from and discuss her new book for children, Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes […]

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