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Want to Make Music? Join the “Bell by Bell” March in DUMBO Monday Evening

The Brooklyn Paper reports that, as part of the annual Make Music Winter event, there will be a parade on Monday evening, December 21 from the DUMBO Archway, Water Street and Anchorage Place to Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Participants will be given color coded bells, and during the march “conductors” will raise colored […]

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Events at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Week

Tomorrow evening (Monday, July 20) starting at 7:00 at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s “Books Under the Bridge” series continues with readings by Jami Attenberg (photo) and Kate Bolick read from their works. This event is curated by DUMBO’s powerHouse Arena. It’s free, and no RSVP is necessary. There’s […]

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Walk Photos: Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Fulton Ferry Historic District, and Brooklyn Bridge Park

Saturday’s walk took me to the library to return some books, then to DUMBO, to Brooklyn Bridge Park, then back into the Heights. These purple flowers were at the southern entrance to Cadman Plaza Park. There was soccer action on the field south of the Brooklyn War Memorial (Eggers and Higgins, sculpture by Charles Keck, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The premier event this weekend is the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual House Tour, to be held on Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 5:00. More information is here. The photo is by Heights resident and interior designer Judith Angel. On Sunday afternoon, starting at 1:00, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a lecture and book signing […]

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Last Minute Weekend Ideas: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend is your last chance to see the Heights Players’ production of Steel Magnolias, which will be playing Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 2:00, at 26 Willow Place. On Saturday at noon, at the same location, Heights Players Theater for Children will present The Wizard of Oz, a “participation […]

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Some Afternoon Walk Photos: Fulton Ferry, DUMBO, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and Brooklyn Heights

This past Saturday I took an afternoon walk to DUMBO to get some Jacques Torres Easter chocolates for my wife and daughter. Although the day was chilly, the sun was bright, and people were using the outdoor tables and chairs on the plaza at Old Fulton street in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. Jacques Torres […]

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More Evening and Morning Walk Photos

Yesterday (Friday) evening there was an even prettier than usual sunset, so I walked across to the Promenade and got this shot of the harbor, with the Statue of Liberty seen beyond Governors Island. Tug Bruce A. McAllister, seen this morning from Whitman Peak on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. The nearly completed lower portion […]

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More Morning Walk Photos

The communications tower atop the new One World Trade Center is taking shape, as it approaches its maximum height of 1,776 feet. Note the copper-patina bluish green spire of 40 Wall Street directly in front of it. This was taken from Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Duck paddling in the water next to Pier 5. […]

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Jane’s Carousel Offers Valentine’s 2-4-1 Throughout February

Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be offering a “Valentine’s 2 for 1″ Celebration during the entire month of February. Founder Jane Walentas tells BHB, “We’re celebrating St. Valentine’s Day and the restoration of our Hurricane Sandy-damaged heating system.” Two-somes of any age can ride with one $2 ticket. February hours: Thursday-Sunday 11 a.m.-5 […]

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Christmas Eve Morning Walk Photos, With Tugboats

Yesterday was a good day for a walk, so I did a circuit around the northern part of Brooklyn Heights, including a side trip into Brooklyn Bridge Park and DUMBO, where I did a little last minute Christmas shopping. The photo above–more photos and text follow–is of a wreath on the red door at 33 […]

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