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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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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Bargemusic, at the Fulton Ferry Pier, foot of Old Fulton Street, has a full schedule of concerts over the next four days. Tomorrow (Thursday, January 3) and Friday, January 4, starting at 8:00 p.m., are two concerts in the “Here and Now” series, featuring works by contemporary composers. On Saturday, January 5 starting at 8:00 […]

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Last Minute Suggestions for the Weekend and Holiday

In town for the weekend and the Christmas holiday? Bargemusic, at Fulton Ferry Pier, foot of Old Fulton Street, has a full schedule of concerts this evening (Thursday), Saturday evening, and Sunday afternoon, as well as a free family oriented “Music in Motion” concert Saturday afternoon. In addition, there will be a Christmas Eve celebration […]

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Karl Visits Julianna’s

When I lived across the great water, on that island to our west, there were pizza places called Ray’s, Original Ray’s, Real Ray’s, Honest-to-God Ray’s, etc. Here in Brooklyn Patsy Grimaldi had Patsy’s, then Grimaldi’s, and now Julianna’s, named for Patsy’s mom. Julianna’s occupies the former Grimaldi’s space on Old Fulton Street in the Fulton Ferry Historic District and a new Grimaldi’s (Patsy sold the name) is at the corner of Front and Old Fulton streets, that once was a bank, then an upscale restaurant, then a Latin themed night club. Mr, J. was at Julianna’s with his cam, saw Patsy and his wife, and got video of them teaching some tourists how to eat pizza the Brooklyn way.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

As befits the season, this will be a big weekend for musical events in Brooklyn Heights. On Saturday evening, December 15, the Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus (photo) will present their Winter Concert at First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry Street (near Clark) starting at 5:30 p.m. The program includes Puccini’s “Gloria” (from Messa di Gloria), John Rutter’s […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

The Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival will present Brooklyn Dynamics: Converging Lives on Film, a screening of three documentaries, at the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), starting at 7:00 p.m. Friday (December 7). The films are: I Remember Barbra, reminiscences of Brooklyn born Barbra Streisand (photo) by those who have known […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

This Saturday, December 1 is a huge day for fairs. P.S. 8, at Hicks and Middagh, will be having its Holiday Craft Fair from noon to 5:00 p.m. The First Unitarian Church (photo), at Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place, will be having its Unifair from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Across the way in Downtown, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

The Junior Committee of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is holding its third annual All Hallows Eve Bash this Friday, October 27, from 8:00 p.m. to midnight, at One Brooklyn Bridge Park, 360 Furman Street (between Joralemon Street and Atlantic Avenue). More details are here, and you can buy tickets here. Don’t forget the Halloween […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Brooklyn Bridge Park will have its annual Harvest Festival this Saturday, October 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Pier 6, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. There will be lots of activities and entertainment for kids and adults. Sponsors SUNY Downstate at LICH will provide health screenings, and Brownstone Pediatric Dentistry will have […]

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