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Mulchfest This Saturday at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza

It’s that time of year again when ornaments and stockings are put away and your once green, fragrant tree drops dry needles all over your apartment. Bring your formerly festive tree to Brooklyn Bridge Plaza this Saturday, January 11th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Mulchfest. Trees must be free of all […]

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“Chip In” and Recycle Your Christmas Tree

NYC Parks are recycling Christmas trees at locations all over the city. The mulch will be used to “used to nourish trees and plants on streets and gardens citywide.” Drop your tree during the week or you can bring your tree to Brooklyn Bridge Park or any number of  parks this coming weekend and take home […]

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‘Tis The Season…For Building Intruders

A building in the north Heights reports that on separate occasions this week, a man sitting in a dark-colored car in front of the building attempted to gain entry by claiming that he was here to see a friend or his girlfriend, though he was unable to name the apartment number. He did gain entry […]

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Dispelling Holiday Loneliness, One Guest at a Time

It’s no big secret that while the holidays are a source of great joy to many, they can also be a time of loneliness and sadness. But one Brooklyn Heights woman is doing something about that, says the Brooklyn Paper.  “To have to sit by yourself and have no one to talk to at Christmas is […]

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Song Of The Season: Carolers Stroll Montague Street

Thursday evening, December 20, carolers made a joyful noise along Montague Street, singing Christmas songs and hymns as they ambled up the avenue… a lovely sound of the season.

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Last Minute Suggestions for the Weekend and Holiday

In town for the weekend and the Christmas holiday? Bargemusic, at Fulton Ferry Pier, foot of Old Fulton Street, has a full schedule of concerts this evening (Thursday), Saturday evening, and Sunday afternoon, as well as a free family oriented “Music in Motion” concert Saturday afternoon. In addition, there will be a Christmas Eve celebration […]

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Christmas Romp: Longtime Tree Sellers Return To Brooklyn Heights

As much as Christmas trees are a seasonal tradition, so is the presence of Patti Romp and her son Tim in front of Key Food at 102 Montague Street. The Middlebury, Vermont-based pair has been selling trees in Brooklyn Heights for years, and have become such a part of the neighborhood that BHB’s Karl Junkersfeld […]

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Joyous Holidays to All!

The Brooklyn Heights Christmas tree and menorah as seen from your correspondent’s window this evening at dusk.

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Karl’s Brooklyn Heights Christmas Card

Your correspondent got home too late to see the Christmas tree lighting (or, actually, re-lighting) ceremonies yesterday. Fortunately, Mr. J. was there with cam to record the event. His video begins with some other Heights scenes. Enjoy! (Video after the jump.)

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SANTACON Kicks Off at Brooklyn Bridge Park

“Tis the Season to be Jolly”, and this morning, hundreds of merry-makers gathered at Brooklyn Bridge Park, tricked out as Santas, Mrs. Clauses, elves, reindeer, penguins (?), Christmas Trees — and someone labeled “Hanukkah Harry” — to join in the annual rite of SANTA CON, a free-wheeling holiday celebration organized by Facebook Pages and Twitter […]

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