An Evening with Bestselling Author of ‘Pachinko,’ Min Jin Lee, at First Presbyterian – Nov. 13 at 7:00 p.m.

NY Times best-selling author, Min Jin Lee, will be in conversation with Rev. Adriene Thorne on Wednesday, November 13th at 7:00 PM. Ms. Lee is a recipient of fellowships in Fiction from the Guggenheim Foundation (2018), the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard (2018-2019), and the New York Foundation for the Arts (2000). Her […]

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Architects Ponder BQE Options

On Monday evening the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects (“AIANY”) presented a panel discussion, “The BQE in Context: Communities, Infrastructure and Public Space.” AIANY has formed a Task Force to study the plans for reconstruction of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway below Brooklyn Heights. At the beginning of the program Robert Eisenstadt, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This weekend, Bargemusic presents three solo performances by pianist Ivan Ilić (photo). On Friday evening, October 11 at 7:00 he will play one long piece, Hans Otte’s “The Book of Sounds.” On Saturday evening, October 12 at 6:00, he will play works by Keeril Makan, Scott Wollschleger, Melaine Dalibert (including two world premieres and two […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Escaped Prisoner Leads to Neighborhood Hubbub

Standing at the northeast corner of Remsen and Clinton this morning, three NYPD vehicles, one of them a fire truck (with NYPD livery, not FDNY) roared up Clinton and turned left onto Remsen, causing no small amount of confusion and chaos at a busy time in the neighborhood. A short time later, as I walked […]

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Fireworks Sunday Evening

There will be a fireworks display tomorrow evening – Sunday, October 6 – starting at about 7:00 p.m., near Manhattan’s Pier 16, which is just across the East River from Brooklyn Heights. What’s the occasion? Notify NYC doesn’t say.

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Housing Works Thrift Shops Coming Back to Montague St.!

Who says there’s no good news anymore? The tip came from a friend and neighbor via text tonight. Housing Works is coming back to Montague St.! You may recall, to the dismay of the entire neighborhood, Housing Works closed shop at the location on Montague off Henry St. in March 2017, and was replaced by Halstead Real Estate. […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from Friday evening, October 4 at about 11:00 p.m. to Monday morning, October 7 at about 5:00 a.m. there will be a do-si-do involving N and R trains. R trains will be re-routed away from the Court Street and Jay Street-MetroTech stations in both directions, but N trains will serve these stations through […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, October 4 at 7:00, Bargemusic will present a concert by pianist Olga Vinokur in honor of the 90th birthday of composer George Crumb (photo). The concert will include Crumb’s “Makrokosmos Book 1″ for amplified piano, along with works by Aaron Jay Kernis, Debussy, Bartok, and Scriabin. On Saturday evening, October 5 at […]

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UPDATE Lost Dog: Help Find Alba

10/3 UPDATE: A BRIDGE TOO FAR Alba was found around 10:00 am this morning (Thursday) IN MANHATTAN by a good samaritan walking her two pit bulls in East River Park near the Manhattan Bridge (yes, Alba crossed the bridge!) Luckily the adventurous pooch was still wearing her collar and the dog-loving saviour contacted her owners immediately. Alba’s […]

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