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Karl Covers the Brooklyn Heights Promenade Christmas Tree Lighting

Mr. J. and his cam were on hand for this evening’s Promenade Christmas Tree lighting, then wandered around a bit to get some shots of decorations in the neighborhood and in nearby MetroTech. Video after the jump.

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‘Tis the Season for Lights

The lights on the menorah at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade, sponsored by Chabad of Brooklyn Heights, are already shining. Tomorrow (Monday, December 2) at 5:30 p.m. there will be a ceremonial lighting of the giant menorah, also sponsored by Chabad, in Columbus Park in front of the Supreme Court building. Also tomorrow […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Step out into the cool(er) evening air and do some stargazing this Saturday (June 1) evening at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, starting at 8:00. Feel like making some music? The Sing For Hope pianos will be available this Saturday through Sunday, June 16. In our area, pianos can be found at Pier 1, Brooklyn […]

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Promenade Tree Lighting Next Wednesday

The Promenade Christmas Tree lighting will take place next Wednesday, December 19 at 5:30 p.m., at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade. Santa will be there, as will the Grace & Spiritus Chorale to lead the caroling. The tradition of a Promenade Christmas Tree goes back to before there was a Promenade–perhaps it was […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Our friends at Theater 2020 are taking the weekend off, but they’ll be back next Thursday through Sunday and the following weekend with their production of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors. Bard buffs need not feel dismay, though, as Random Access Theater will present free performances of Twelfth Night at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) is sponsoring two activities this weekend. Tomorrow, Saturday, April 9, the Society joins forces with Levy’s Unique New York to present “The Bike Brooklyn Beer Blitz,” a “… 4 hour bicycle tour of Williamsburgh, East Williamsburgh and Bushwick and the former brewery buildings of the […]

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Orchestra and Chorus at St. Ann This Weekend

The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra and the Grace & Spiritus Chorale of Brooklyn will join to present two concerts this coming weekend, at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague streets (enter from Clinton). The first performance will be Friday evening, April 8, at 8:00, and the second will be Sunday […]

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Rain Doesn’t Dampen Spirits as Heights Tree is Lighted

A small but enthusiastic crowd came out in a light rain to witness the lighting of the Heights Holiday Tree between the foot of Montague Street and the Promenade. Several dignitaries were in attendance, including Borough President Marty Markowitz (photo), and Heights preservation pioneers Otis Pratt Pearsall and Nancy Pearsall, whose four year old granddaughter, […]

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