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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players’ production of Twelve Angry Men premieres this weekend at the Players’ playhouse, 26 Willow Place, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 12:00. This now classic drama began life as a television show in the 1950s, was made into a movie (12 Angry Men) by Henry […]

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R Train Free Tomorrow; Feds to Pay For Tunnel Repair

As a good will gesture to mark the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, riders will be allowed free access to the R train all day tomorrow (Tuesday, October 29) in Brooklyn. The R runs between Court Street in Brooklyn Heights and 95th Street in Bay Ridge on weekdays. In another development, the Eagle reports that […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The weekend starts early at Brooklyn Heights Cinema, with two special events tonight (Thursday, October 24). There will be a sneak preview at 9:15 p.m. of Robert Redford’s new solo turn, All is Lost. Before that, starting at 7:30 p.m. there will be a unique artistic event, Now Playing, I and II: Light artists Gibson […]

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Looks Like The Montague Street Tunnel Will Be Closed For A Year

Take the R train to work? Get ready to shout to the heaven and say “NOOOOOO”. (Or if you’re a Star Trek TOS movie fan “KHAAAAANNNNN!”). Reports say the the Montague Street tunnel, damaged in Superstorm Sandy, will be closed for repairs for about a year: NYT: The repairs, expected to begin in August, would […]

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Fairway Market Contributes $30k to Non-Profit ‘ReStore Red Hook’

Red Hook’s beloved Fairway Market has donated $30,000 to ReStore Red Hook, a non-profit group dedicated to the recovery of small businesses forced to close after Sandy ravaged the neighborhood in October. Read more on the Cobble Hill Blog.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Saturday is Derby Day. So, if the thunder of hoofbeats quickens your pulse, and if you’re not attending a friend’s party or hosting your own, you may want to go to a local TV-equipped bar to enjoy the race. According to ProspectHeightsPatch, Floyd, 131 Atlantic Avenue (between Clinton and Henry), will be serving beer cheese, […]

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From Grace Church: Help Sought for Sandy Victim

A reader sends us this info: Grace Church is helping to defray costs of a local contractor who has been generously providing labor and materials to rebuild the home of a local UPS driver who has given caring, personal service along his route for years. The home was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy and requires […]

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