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Movies With A View Begins Tomorrow; Other Events Coming Up At Brooklyn Bridge Park

This summer’s run of free Movies With A View begins tomorrow (Thursday, July 7) evening on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1, with the Gene Kelly/Donald O’Connor/Debbie Reynolds classic Singin’ in the Rain (the weather forecast gives a ten percent chance of rain tomorrow). The show begins at 6:00 with sounds by DJ Emch Subatomic, […]

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“Books Beneath the Bridge” Series Starts Monday With Liberty’s Torch by Elizabeth Mitchell

Brooklyn Bridge Park will start this summer’s “Books Beneath the Bridge” series this Monday (July 7) evening, starting at 7:00, at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1. This event, co-sponsored by the Park and Freebird Books (each event is co-sponsored by a different local bookseller), will feature author Elizabeth Mitchell reading from her Liberty’s Torch: […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

For fans of the musical avant garde of the mid to late twentieth century, on Friday evening at 8:00 Bargemusic will present “Sonatas and Interludes” by John Cage (photo), performed on piano by Marc Peloquin. For fans of more conventional art music, on Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. ther will be […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Saturday is the annual City of Water Day, and Brooklyn Bridge Park has several events planned to celebrate it. There will be kayaking from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. between piers 1 and 2. From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Pier 6 there will be a Wildlife Theater performance that should appeal to kids, A […]

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Patti Smith Takes Part In BBP’s Books Beneath The Bridge Aug. 6

Singer, songwriter, artist and poet Patti Smith will participate in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s “Books Beneath the Bridge” series on Monday, August 6. She will read from her 1992 book “Woolgathering,” and then be interviewed by Ezra Goldstein, co-owner of Community Bookstore in Park Slope, which is the evening’s sponsor. Smith will hang around afterward to […]

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