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Opera at Brooklyn Bridge Park Tonight

Metropolitan Opera stars soprano Janai Brugger, mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, and baritone Nathan Gunn (photo), joined by pianist Dan Saunders, will give a free performance of arias and duets this evening (Wednesday, June 17) on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. More details here.

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Lobster Boil Saturday at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park

The folks at Luke’s Lobster are doing a whole lobster boil as a fundraiser for the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy this coming Saturday, October 26, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. (lobsters served at 3:30; enjoy Luke’s popcorn and Maine Original’s half-and-half lemonade and iced tea, hot cider, or Peak Organic Beer while your lobster steams) […]

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Some Autumn Color at Brooklyn Bridge Park

After taking the tour of Pier 5 and the construction zone on Sunday, I headed north to Pier 1. While fall foliage is at its peak upstate, the warmer temperatures here mean it comes later. Still, there were some hints of fall evident along the way, beginning with these staghorn sumac leaves and drupes. The […]

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Metropolitan Opera at Brooklyn Bridge Park Next Friday

This coming Friday evening, July 19, weather permitting, some “rising stars” of the Metropolitan Opera: soprano Erin Morely; mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard (“opera’s new it girl”; photo); and tenor Stephen Costello; accompanied by Bradley Moore on piano, will perform a recital of “favorite opera arias and duets” starting at 7:00 p.m in front of the Harbor […]

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4th of July Photos: Celebrations in Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Despite the heat and humidity, many people were out enjoying the holiday. The Picnic Peninsula, near the landward side of Pier 5, was crowded. Every grill was in use. There were plenty of customers lined up for ice cream at the Ample Hills Creamery concession, Pier 5. The Hudson River sloop Clearwater was docked at […]

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Memorial Day Walk Photos: Brooklyn Heights & Nearby

Your correspondent and family returned from visiting friends on Cape Cod Sunday, having endured a rainy, chilly couple of days there. We understand it was, if anything, worse here. I was delighted to get up Monday ready to enjoy one more day’s holdiday, and find bright sunshine and milder temperatures. So, I took a walk. […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Two major events will bracket Brooklyn Heights this weekend. To the north, the DUMBO Arts Festival will be going on Friday through Sunday. To the south, the Atlantic Antic is happening Sunday from noon until 6:00. Also, on Saturday from noon until 5:00, the Brooklyn Historical Society will honor Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day by allowing […]

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Saturday: BBP Invites Volunteers To Help Maintain Harbor View Lawn

This Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Brooklyn Bridge Park is inviting all interested park lovers to volunteer at the Harbor View Lawn to help maintain its 100% organic demeanor: “It requires some extra hands-on care, so help us keep it lush and healthy by removing invasive turfgrass weeds. This is a […]

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