Tag Archives | Pierrepont Playground

Kids in Droves (Adults, Too) Write and Color Cards to Mayor de Blasio Protesting Promenade Destruction

On Sunday afternoon, A Better Way NYC sponsored a postcard write-and-color-in outside the Pierrepont Playground, as reported by Mary Frost in The Brooklyn Eagle. Turnout was indeed impressive, as your correspondent can attest (see photo).

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City Will Consider Options for BQE Reconstruction

A large crowd assembled for Thursday evening’s meeting at which City Department of Transportation officials discussed plans for the reconstruction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below Brooklyn Heights. I took the photo some minutes before the program began; by the time it did there were even more standing in the back or along the sides, and […]

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Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade 10/28 — Volunteers Still Needed!

The Annual Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade is this Saturday, the 28th! Start time is around 10am, with the usual bake sale, craft table, and (family-friendly) mayhem! They are still looking for volunteers, so sign up here if you’re interested. If you would like to provide baked treats, just remember — fake eyeballs are okay, but […]

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Annual Pierrepont Halloween Parade 10/29: Volunteers Needed!

Start planning your family’s coordinated Stranger Things theme costumes… The Annual Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade is Saturday, October 29th! Parade starts around 10:30ish, followed by the bake sale and “playground fun”. They are still looking for volunteers, so if you’re interested, visit the online signup form and add your name. Looks like they still need […]

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Pierrepont Playground Closed This Week

We have this news from the Brooklyn Heights Association: At the request of the BHA, the NYC Parks Department has begun a week-long repair of Pierrepont Playground beginnng today to make it a safer and more resilient recreational space. The repairs include creating a more level rubberized surface where tree roots have pushed up, improving […]

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Annual Pierrepont Playground Egg Hunt This Saturday, March 26

The annual Spring Egg Hunt, co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Heights Playground Committee and the Brooklyn Heights Association will be this Saturday, March 26 starting at 10:00 a.m. (arrive early; there’s always a long line), at the Pierrepont Playground (entrance near Pierrepont Street and Columbia Heights). From the BHA website: Without any eggs-aggeration, a good time […]

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Some Brooklyn Heights Halloween Scenes

There was plenty of action in and around Brooklyn Heights for Halloween yesterday. Things got going early with a parade and a party in the Pierrepont Playground. A family at Hicks and Montague streets, early afternoon. A “graveyard” on Garden Place. Giving out the goodies, Garden Place.

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A Beautiful Day for an Egg Hunt

There’s a bit of a chill in the air, but the sun is shining, and a throng of parents and kids have lined up for the Brooklyn Heights Playground Committee’s annual Egg Hunt at Pierrepont Playground.

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Annual Brooklyn Heights Kids’ Halloween Parade Next Saturday

The Brooklyn Heights Playground Committee will have its annual Halloween Parade for kids and parents next Saturday, October 26 (rain date Sunday the 27th). The action begins at Pierrepont Playground at 10:00 a.m. In conjunction with the parade there will be a bake sale to raise funds for the Playground Committee, which helps to keep […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Theater 2020 will present a free reading of Oscar Wilde’s (photo) renowned romantic comedy The Importance of Being Earnest in the first floor auditorium of the endangered Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West (at Tillary Street) on Saturday afternoon (March 30) starting at 1:30 p.m. Wilde, it seems, was […]

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