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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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Reader Report: Pierrepont Playground Pot Bust

Regular BHB commenter “Monty” comments on this week’s Open Thread about some wacky (tabacky) goings on at the Pierrpont Playground on Sunday (2/24) morning. Seems that a couple of gents were trying to get their mellow on:

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Scenes From Today’s Halloween Parade

This morning was cloudy, but there was no rain and the temperature was…temperate, so conditions were just about ideal for the Brooklyn Heights Halloween Parade. Photo (click to enlarge): kids in costumes and parents, many also costumed, gathered in the Pierrepont Playground before the parade. More photos and text after the jump.

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Saturday’s Spring Egg Hunt A Smash Success!

The Spring Egg Hunt on Saturday drew a crowd of parents and kids that started lining up to the entrance of the Pierrepont Playground by 9:30 a.m. for the 10 a.m. event. Within 15 minutes, the line extended past 2 Montague Terrace all the way to Remsen Street. See Karl Junkersfeld’s action-packed video after the […]

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Reminder: Spring Egg Hunt Saturday

The Spring Egg Hunt at Pierrepont Playground takes place Saturday, April 7 at 10 a.m. sharp. From my experience (my apartment has a view of the playground) it’s best to get there early, as the line to get in grows rapidly.

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Pierrepont Playground Spring Egg Hunt Saturday, April 7

The Brooklyn Heights Playground Committee will hold its annual Spring Egg Hunt at Pierrepont Playground (Pierrepont Street and Columbia Heights) on Saturday, April 7, starting at 10:00 a.m. Heather White, of the Playground Committee, says: The Spring Egg Hunt is an annual tradition for many families, organized and funded by the all volunteer BHPC, and […]

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Kiddie Hawk – Big Bird Hangs Out at Pierrepont Playground in Brooklyn Heights

BHB reader “Alex” sent us this photo of what appears to be a City Hawk hanging out over Pierrepont Playground this weekend.  Hopefully he’s more mellow than the big fella we spotted chewing up a pigeon last year and more like the laid back chap who came to visit in the snow back in December 2010.

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Halloween at Pierrepont Playground

Our man in the NYS Senate Daniel Squadron handed out candy (aka Squadron Bars) to costumed kids at yesterday’s Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade. Brooklyn Beep Marty Markowitz was on hand as well. He amped up the crowd by mentioning Travel + Leisure Magazine had named the Heights one of America’s Most Beautiful Neighborhoods. He also […]

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Halloween Parade Rescheduled for Sunday

Because of predicted rain, the Brooklyn Heights Playground Committee has rescheduled the Halloween Parade from tomorrow to Sunday morning, October 30, at 10:00 a.m. Bring your kids in costume to the Pierrepont Playground Sunday morning for the parade.

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