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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A heartwarming Valentine’s greeting, courtesy of our neighborhood friends at Montague Wine & Liquors… kiss kiss! (CT)
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 […]
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)
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.
Following the annual Christmas tree lighting at the Montague Street entrance to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, the Grace & Spiritus Chorale of Brooklyn—which will perform at the 63rd annual event—will walk up Montague Street, singing carols and spreading holiday cheer. Residents and visitors are invited to join in […]
With Passover and Easter aligning in 2012, BHB wishes a joyous holiday weekend to all. For anybody that would like a hasty tutorial on the two occasions, you are welcome to read the synopses below… * For the Jewish religion, Passover celebrates God’s freeing of the Jews from bondage in Egypt through the leadership of […]
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