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Coming at the Center for Brooklyn History

The Center for Brooklyn History of the Brooklyn Public Library has two interesting public programs coming up this month. Both will be virtual only, as CBH’s space at 128 Pierrepont Street is undergoing renovation. It is expected to be ready to host public programs this coming spring. This coming Wednesday, November 16 from 6:30 to […]

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Pete Hamill and Sam Roberts at Brooklyn Historical Society Thursday Evening

On Thursday evening, April 6, starting at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present acclaimed journalist, novelist, and Brooklyn native Pete Hamill (photo) in conversation with Sam Roberts of the New York Times. They will talk “about life, writing, and coming home to Brooklyn.” Admission is $10, or $5 for BHS members; you may purchase […]

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Times Briefly Reviews Two Books on Brooklyn Heights History

Sam Roberts’ “Bookshelf” column in yesterday’s New York Times includes brief reviews of two books on Heights history, both of which have been reviewed here: Henrik Krogius’ The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, which review includes a link to Karl Junkersfeld’s video; and Martin Schneider’s Battling for Brooklyn Heights. Roberts recommends Krogius’ book for containing “accounts of […]

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