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Fireworks Thursday Night, and a Discourse on Holidays

Update: Must have been delayed; we finally heard explosions at about 10:45 PM. We have word, thanks to Notify NYC that tomorrow — Thursday, July 27 — starting at 9:00 PM, there will be a fireworks display in the vicinity of Liberty Island, which should be visible, and certainly audible, from Brooklyn Neights. What’s the […]

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Holiday Preview Party at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange is throwing open its doors to summon the holiday spirit on Thursday, November 7. From 5:30 – 7:30pm, the shop will be open to celebrate its 165th anniversary and inspire some early holiday shopping, including handmade ornaments, decorations, and greeting cards, set amid a trimmed Christmas tree, Christmas lights, and homemade […]

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Dispelling Holiday Loneliness, One Guest at a Time

It’s no big secret that while the holidays are a source of great joy to many, they can also be a time of loneliness and sadness. But one Brooklyn Heights woman is doing something about that, says the Brooklyn Paper.  “To have to sit by yourself and have no one to talk to at Christmas is […]

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Get A Warm Fuzzy: Shop on Montague Street this Holiday Season, Donate Scarves, Hats & Gloves for the Needy

The Montague Street Business Improvement District (BID) invites you to donate unwrapped, gently-used hats, scarves and gloves at designated drop boxes located at our neighborhood’s local businesses and restaurants.  The holiday giving program, DROP SHOP EXPERIENCE TASTE, got underway on #SmallBusinessSaturday on November 28th and runs through December 28th. So far the program has collected […]

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The Easter Bunny Appearing At CVS This Sunday, Noon-4p!

Hey, kids! The Easter Bunny will be making a stop by the CVS at 156 Henry Street in Brooklyn Heights tomorrow, Sunday, March 24, from noon to 4 p.m. Children get a free 4×6 pic with the big bunny. Meanwhile, the building at 156 Henry Street at the intersection of Love Lane in Brooklyn Heights […]

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Romance On Brooklyn Heights’ Love Lane

In a Valentine’s story titled “Road to Happiness: Brooklyn’s Love Lane lives up to its name,” The New York Daily News offers two neighborhood tales of romance. Jim & Patricia Aliperti share how they met nearly 40 years ago, while George Heusinger talks about his nearly 40-plus-year romance with late partner, William. The Alipertis live […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

A heartwarming Valentine’s greeting, courtesy of our neighborhood friends at Montague Wine & Liquors… kiss kiss! (CT)

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Merry Christmas Eve From BHB!

Santa is a day away from descending on all good little boys, girls and BHB correspondents! On behalf of St. Homer Fink, Claude Scales, Karl Junkersfeld, Chuck Taylor and all the rest of us here at the Brooklyn Heights Blog, we wish you the happiest of holidays and thank you for spending another year with […]

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Hello, Holly! Meet Brooklyn Heights Official 2012 Christmas Tree

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)

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Song Of The Season: Carolers Stroll Montague Street

Thursday evening, December 20, carolers made a joyful noise along Montague Street, singing Christmas songs and hymns as they ambled up the avenue… a lovely sound of the season.

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