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Another Look Inside Cadman Plaza Library Potential Sale

As news continues to swirl regarding the potential sale of Brooklyn Heights’ Cadman Plaza Public Library, there’s new perspective to the story as reported by Brooklyn Daily in a post titled “The Brooklyn Public Library wants to cut off its nose to save its face.” As previously reported, the library is considering demolishing its Brooklyn […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

This is another big weekend for furry friends. You can adopt a kitty at the BBAWC event in front of Pet’s Emporium, 105 Montague (between Hicks and Henry) between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Then you can take it, or your already long-standing pet, to St. Ann & the Holy Trinity […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Bargemusic, where you can enjoy music on the water in air conditioned comfort, at Fulton Ferry Pier, foot of Old Fulton Street, is presenting three concerts in its Masterworks series this weekend. Tonight’s (Friday, August 10) and Saturday’s concerts, both starting at 8:00 p.m., feature the Avalon String Quartet. Tonight’s program includes quartets by Mozart […]

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Self-Checkout Kiosks Come To Brooklyn Libraries

Emulating drug stores and supermarkets, the Brooklyn Public Library has installed self-checkout machines across the borough, including the Brooklyn Heights, Williamsburg, Kings Bay, Highlawn, Mapleton,, Homecrest and Bay Ridge branches. The library says the automated checkout “dishwasher-sized units” will enable patrons to borrow and return materials more conveniently and efficiently, allowing staff to spend more […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Tomorrow evening (Friday, July 27) the Metropolitan Opera will present a free recital on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, from 7:00 to 9:00, featuring tenor Dimitri Pittas, soprano Danielle de Niese (photo by Chris Dunlop), and bass-baritone John Del Carlo, accompanied by Dan Saunders on piano. There’s no list of what’s […]

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‘Friends Of Brooklyn Heights Library’ Reignites: But There’s More To Be Done

Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library—which hosted a meeting June 5 to reinvigorate the non-profit organization—reports that the gathering fostered a new slate of Trustees, along with more than two dozen new interested attendees. “We are revitalizing,” reports an enthusiastic Deborah Hallen, who helped organize the FBHBL gathering with President Diana Prizeman. The Friends […]

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Hello First Day Of Spring 2012!

In New York, “What took you so long?” is the typical query to welcome Spring after a long, dark, dank, gray, snowy winter. Not this time! The predicted high for this first day of the new season is 70 degrees.

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Traffic Snarl At Cadman Plaza & Pierrepont: Just In Time For Evening Rush

One nitwit driver, six fire engines… A motorist behind the wheel of a Dodge SUV apparently decided the 4 p.m. hour Tuesday would be an ideal occasion to drive over a median strip along Cadman Plaza West at the intersection of Pierrepont Street, snarling traffic just in time for the evening rush. The female driver, […]

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Overturned Truck on Eastbound BQE Near Brooklyn Bridge

This in from Notify NYC: Notification issued 01/30/12 at 8:40 AM. Emergency personnel are on the scene of an overturned truck on the eastbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the Brooklyn Bridge. As a result, the eastbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway is temporarily closed near Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn. Expect traffic delays and consider alternate routes.

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Fall Foliage in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Your correspondent went leaf-peeping yesterday. Above is the view from the crest of the mound on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. More photos after the jump.

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