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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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 […]
The tradition of a Promenade Christmas Tree goes back to before there was an actual Promenade. Some 63 years later, it continues to be a Brooklyn Heights tradition. Here is 2012’s official tree, standing tall and proud with hundreds of colorful lights at the Montague Street entrance to the Heights Promenade. (Photo: CT)
On Thursday, December 6, at 5:30 p.m. Brooklyn Borough Prez Marty Markowitz will emcee the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Borough Hall Plaza. A lucky kid from the audience will be chosen to flip the switch and illuminate the 40-foot-tall balsam fir, which Time Out New York hailed as one of the city’s holiday […]
The Brooklyn Heights Christmas tree and menorah as seen from your correspondent’s window this evening at dusk.
Selling trees in the rain, beside Our Lady of Lebanon Church.
Further to my “Holiday Lights” post, the tree lighting ceremony for the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 15, at 5:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Brooklyn Heights Garden Club, and will include an appearance by Santa Claus. More details to be provided as they become available.
After an aborted attempt to set it up in gale force winds a few days ago, a Parks Department crew successfully installed the Heights Christmas tree next to the Menorah at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade this morning. The tree lighting will take place this Wednesday evening at 5:30.
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