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More Coronavirus Updates: Borough President Adams, BPL, BHS, BBP

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (photo) has announced that, starting this coming Monday, March 16, all events at Borough Hall are cancelled, excluding “Grow Brooklyn Free Tax Prep, for which appointments remain necessary, pending eligibility.”  The Constituent Assistance Center won’t be available for walk-ins, but can be reached through email – askeric@brookynbp.nyc.gov – or by calling […]

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Brooklyn Book Festival This Weekend

The sixth annual Brooklyn Book Festival will have its Children’s Day events this Saturday, September 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the MetroTech Commons. Events will include a “Where’s Waldo?” search, an interactive bookmaking session with JooHee Yoon, music with Dan and Claudia Zanes, and many more events that are fun for kids […]

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Full C.B. 2 Board To Consider Committee’s Recommendation To Approve Library Sale On Wednesday

As we previously reported, this Wednesday, July 15, the full Community Board 2 will consider the recommendation of its Land Use Committee that the proposed sale of the Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library be approved, with conditions. The meeting will be held at St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 180 Remsen Street, starting […]

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Plans For “Brooklyn Strand” to be Revealed Monday Evening

We have the following from Community Board 2: Join the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and CB2 parks committee as they host Claire Weisz of WXY Studio, who will present the final plan for Brooklyn Strand. Based on a series of stakeholders meetings and an earlier public meeting co-sponsored by Community Board 2, the plan reimagines the […]

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“Vision Zero” Town Hall Tuesday Evening

The Brooklyn Heights Association has alerted us to a Town Hall meeting to discuss the City’s “Vision Zero” plan. Please join us for the Vision Zero Brooklyn Town Hall, taking place at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday, April 1, from 7 pm-9pm. The NYC DOT and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Brooklyn Borough President […]

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Watch This Video Of Brooklyn Borough Hall Christmas Trees Throughout The Years

Brownstoner wrote about some of the history behind Christmas at Borough Hall and how the area has evolved over the last century. That got our Karl Junkersfeld amped up to revisit this 2009 clip. Enjoy!

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‘Tis the Season for Lights

The lights on the menorah at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade, sponsored by Chabad of Brooklyn Heights, are already shining. Tomorrow (Monday, December 2) at 5:30 p.m. there will be a ceremonial lighting of the giant menorah, also sponsored by Chabad, in Columbus Park in front of the Supreme Court building. Also tomorrow […]

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Karl Views the Christmas Tree Lighting

Mr. J. and his cam were on hand for the lighting of the Borough Hall Christmas Tree, and accompanying ceremonies, this evening. Video after the jump.

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Stars Light Up Borough Hall for World AIDS Day

Supermodel Christy Turlington (@cturlington) is among the celebrities on hand tonight at Brooklyn Borough Hall to light the building red to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS. It’s part of the RED organization’s global initiative for World AIDS Day.

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Mr. Junkersfeld and the Giant Brooklyn Borough Hall Christmas Tree

BHB contributor Karl Junkersfeld has delivered his magnum opus.  The subject: the Brooklyn Borough Hall Christmas tree and last night’s lighting ceremony.  Enjoy!

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