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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s much going on in and near the Heights this weekend (Friday, September 18 through Sunday, September 20), some of which we’ve already told you about. There’s a baroque concert (with swing!) Friday evening, the Cranberry Street Fair on Saturday, and the Brooklyn Book Festival Sunday. Bargemusic has a full schedule of concerts. On Friday […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Bargemusic has a full schedule of concerts this weekend. Friday evening, August 7 at 8:00 brings Russian romanticism as pianist Vassily Primakov (photo) plays works of Tchaikovsky. On Saturday evening at 8:00 the St. Petersburg Piano Quartet will perform works by Mahler, Mozart, and Brahms. On Sunday afternoon at 4:00 pianists Alexander Peskanov and Edith […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s a busy weekend at Brooklyn Bridge Park with lots of free activities. The Swedish circus performers Magmanus (photo) will give shows on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1 at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27 and on Sunday, June 28. On Saturday there will be two activities appealing to kids and their […]

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Old Fulton Street Site To Remain Vacant After Landmarks Rejects Proposal

The lot at 20 Old Fulton Street (between Everit and Elizabeth) has been vacant since for nearly 40 years.

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Philip Levine, Poet, on Living in Brooklyn Heights

Philip Levine, Poet Laureate of the U.S. for 2011-2012 (poets laureate are appointed for two year terms) divides his time between California and Brooklyn Heights, but as he says in the video you can see after the jump, Brooklyn is what he calls home. The video, published by the Cortland Review, starts in Levine’s residence, […]

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Night Milling for Old Fulton Thursday and Friday

Our friends at Community Board 2 tell us that there will be nighttime milling of Old Fulton Street between Front Street and the BQE this coming Thursday and Friday, July 25 and 26. According to the notice: NIGHTTIME milling is scheduled for heavily trafficked streets where work during the day would have an especially negative […]

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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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BBP Concessions: Somethings Old; Something Moved; Somethings New; Somethings Gone

Brooklyn Bridge Park announced a lineup of concessionaires for the Park this coming spring and summer. Returning to Pier 1 will be the Brooklyn Bridge Wine Bar and Blue Marble Ice Cream. Calexico Carne Asada (photo), which was missing last summer, will return, but to a new location, the Main and Plymouth streets entrance to […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Much music, as well as live theater, cinema, architecture, and history, is on offer this weekend. Bargemusic, at Fulton Ferry Pier, foot of Old Fulton Street, has a full program of concerts, starting Friday evening at 8:00 with one in the Here and Now series, presenting works by contemporary composers performed by the Dorian Wind […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

This is a pretty quiet weekend for events locally, following the busy holiday season. Brooklyn Heights Cinema, 70 Henry Street (corner of Orange) is showing Promised Land, a Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Milk) film, starring Matt Damon, about the fracking controversy that’s a hot topic in Albany right now. Also at the Cinema […]

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