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Vampire Weekend Headlines Concert for Sandy Relief at St. Ann’s Saturday

Update: the Eventbrite website now says the concert is sold out. According to Entertainment Weekly: This Saturday, Nov. 17, Vampire Weekend, Real Estate, members of the Walkmen and Dirty Projectors, and others will perform acoustic sets at St. Ann & The Holy Trinity, an Episcopal church in Brooklyn Heights, with all proceeds going to Occupy […]

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Heights History: Gloucester’s Remsen House @ Remsen & Clinton Streets

The well-heeled Gloucester family, who lived and worked in Brooklyn during the second half of the 19th Century, is intimately profiled on Brownstoner. The Rev. James and his wife Elizabeth, for one, operated a successful upscale boarding house on the corner of Remsen and Clinton Streets in Brooklyn Heights, known as Remsen House (and subsequently […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

The forecast for this weekend is for temperatures reaching the 70s and little, if any, chance of showers, so it should be a very good time to see spring blossoms and foliage in Brooklyn Bridge Park (photo), in gardens well tended by Jonathan Landsman and crew beside the Promenade, or in window boxes and gardens […]

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Rag on the Organ? Scott Joplin Concert at St. Ann’s Tomorrow

Scott Joplin was known as the “King of Ragtime.” His music is typically played on piano, but tomorrow (Saturday, March 10) afternoon, starting at 2:00, the Brooklyn Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will present a “Lecture-Demonstration by Gregory Eaton” at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague Streets (enter on […]

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75 Clinton Street Nixes Condo Sales; Goes After “Booming” Rental Market

The gruesomely unattractive condo conversion at 75 Clinton and Montague streets (above Rite Aid) has scrubbed plans to sell the saltine box’s 74 units, instead vying to go rental. The building’s new owner, Dallas-based investment firm Invesco, will bring the project to market early next month, according to Crain’s. Good luck: Prices range from $2,800 […]

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Knit for Sailors this Saturday

There will be a community knittiing bee this coming Saturday, December 10, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets. This from Carol Francescani of St. Ann: Calling all knitters and would-be knitters! Support Christmas at Sea, a program of the Seamen’s Church Institute that distributes […]

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Penn Badgley to Walk Among Us Again, This Time as Jeff Buckley

Twentysomething heartthrob Penn Badgley (photo at left), who has graced the sidewalks of Brooklyn Heights in Gossip Girl and Margin Call, will be back next week playing the role of Jeff Buckley, son of the 1960s singer-songwriter Tim Buckley, in Greetings from Tim Buckley which tells the story of Jeff’s preparation for a 1991 concert […]

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Reader: Brooklyn Heights Sewer Dangerous and Unfixed for Two (!) Years

This just in from a BHB tipster: Curious to know if you heard anything about the NW corner of Clinton/Joralemon being fixed? It’s been broken (and unsafe) for about 2 years now. A couple of weeks ago I noticed what looked like a plank of wood and an orange cone but it seems to have […]

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Karl Checks Out New Brooklyn Heights Food Spots

Mr. J. takes his cam and his palate to the newly-opened Empire Bistro at Atlantic Avenue and Clinton Street, and gets a sneak peek inside Vineapple, at 71 Pineapple, which opens today. Alas, the English Sunrise is gone. Video after the jump.

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Mr. J. Visits St. Ann & the Holy Trinity

Our man with cam has put together a montage of historic photos of the Church of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity (simply Church of the Holy Trinity until its merger with St. Ann’s Church in the 1970s), designed by the great 19th century church architect Minard Lafever, at Montague and Clinton streets, followed by […]

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