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St. Charles Borromeo Church Welcomes Migrants Bused In From Texas

On Monday, St. Charles Borromeo Church on Sidney Place welcomed 200 migrants sent by bus from Texas to the doorsteps of the Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens. According to The Tablet, Msgr. Alfred LoPinto of CCBQ said hundreds of migrants were found camping out in front of 191 Joralemon St. with letters in their hands that […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Bargemusic is back from its winter break. Tomorrow evening (Thursday, February 26) starting at 8:00 there will be a “Here and Now” concert featuring works by composers Charles Wuorinen, Earle Brown, Ben Weber, Morton Feldman, and Elliott Carter, performed by Michael Nicolas on cello and Aleck Karis on piano. Friday evening, February 27, at 8:00 […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Two Holiday Events

They were a great success last year, so our Brooklyn Heights neighbors, David Fuller and Judith Jarosz of Theater 2020, are presenting holiday events on the next two weekends. Both will be happening at St. Charles Borromeo, 21 Sidney Place. The first, on this coming Sunday, December 2, starting at 3:00 p.m. will be A […]

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Romeo and Juliet Concludes This Weekend on Pier 1

Theater 2020’s critically praised (including by our Heather Quinlan) production of Romeo and Juliet concludes this weekend with two free outdoor performances on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, on Saturday, July 30 starting at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Video and more text after the jump.

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Theater 2020 Presents Hindu/Muslim Romeo and Juliet

Theater 2020, as previously announced here, is presenting Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the Heights this summer. Instead of Renaissance Italy, this production will be set in contemporary India Brooklyn Heights, with a traveling acting troupe portraying Hindus and Muslims in present-day Verona, Italy (got that?). Romeo will be Hindu and Juliet Muslim. The play […]

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Heights’ Theater 2020 Gets Boost From Times

Wednesday’s Times had a piece on outdoor theater performances this summer, and includes our own Theater 2020’s production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, which will have two free performances on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, one on Saturday, July 30 starting at 6:00 p.m., and one on Sunday, July 31, starting at 2:00 p.m. Noting […]

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Four Heights Houses of Worship on “Sacred Sites” Tour This Weekend

Four historic Brooklyn Heights churches–Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral, Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, St. Ann & the Holy Trinity, and St. Charles Borromeo–will be opening their doors to visitors this weekend (outside of normal service hours) as part of the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites Open House Weekend. Our Lady of Lebanon, 113 […]

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Spring Egg Hunt at Pierrepont Playground Postponed to Sunday

Because of a forecast of rain tomorrow morning, the Spring Egg Hunt at Pierrepont Playground has been postponed to Sunday at 10:00 a.m. No word yet on St. Charles Borromeo’s Easter Egg Hunt.

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Christmas Wreath Sale Sunday in Brooklyn Heights

The St. Charles Borromeo Chistmas Wreath Sale takes place this Sunday, December 5th from 9am-12 noon and 6pm-7pm at 21 Sidney Place. There will be many hand decorated wreaths to choose from. In other St. Charles Borromeo news, NYU’s student TV channel recently did a story about the church and the neighborhood. Video after the […]

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