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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s fall, and time for the Harvest Festival at Pier 6 (near the foot of Atlantic Avenue) in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The Festival will take place this Saturday, October 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Come in costume to enjoy a pumpkin patch, face painting, volleyball, mask making, storytelling and more! Musical guests including […]

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A Tour of Pier 5 and Unfinished Parts of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sunday at noon I joined a group of architecture and park enthusiasts for a tour of the completed Pier 5 and the still under construction uplands of Piers 4 and 3. We were led to Pier 5 by Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Senior Project Manager, Leigh Trucks (photo). More photos and text after the jump. As […]

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Tour BHS Building Thursday Evening

The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) will present a guided tour of its historic building this Thursday evening, May 3, starting at 7:00 p.m. The building, completed in 1881, is noted for its elaborate terra cotta exterior decoration, but its interior is also dazzling, including elaborately patterned tile floors, carved woodwork, […]

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BHS Offers Tours of Its Historic Building

The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), is offering guided tours of its historic building, completed in 1881 and designed by architect George B. Post, whose other commissions include the New York Stock Exchange and the Wisconsin State Capitol. In addition to the architecture, the tour will reveal the “hidden history” of […]

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