Bargemusic this Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, August 3 at 8:00 when pianist Soyeon Kate Lee (photo) plays works by Chopin, Scarlatti, Janacek, Villa-Lobos, and Granados. On Saturday evening, August 4 at 6:00 and again at 8:00, violinist Mark Peskanov and pianist Olga Vinokur will play works by Beethoven and Schubert. On Sunday afternoon, August 5 at […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Party at Rocco & Jezebel to Honor Hillary Demetropoulos’ Life – Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Rocco & Jezebel for Pets, and all of Brooklyn Heights and beyond, are mourning the loss of Hillary Demetropoulos. Andrea Demetropoulos, Hillary’s mother and owner of Rocco & Jezebel, shared the sad news that Hillary passed away on July 26, 2018 from Stage 4 non-smoking lung cancer. She would have celebrated her 44th birthday on […]

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Should Hardhats be Required at Borough Hall Subway Station?

Just over a month ago, part of the ceiling over the Manhattan bound 4/5 platform at Borough Hall station collapsed. Alert reader Andrew Porter notifies us of a Brooklyn Paper story about a similar collapse on the Brooklyn bound side. Fortunately, things are more or less back to normal now. Perhaps those of us who […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This weekend, late Friday evening, July 27 to early Monday morning, July 30, there will be no overnight 3 train service in either direction, but 2 trains should be running normally and will make all 3 stops to and from Franklin Avenue. Otherwise, there are no planed service changes this weekend that directly affect service […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend, with Jazz!

The weekend begins riding on a jazz note on Friday evening, July 27 at 8:00 when the Endangered Heart Quartet (photo) presents works by Roy Nathanson, Beatles/Jesse Mills, Bach/Tim Kiah, and Jesse Mills. On Saturday evening, July 28 at 6:00, the Peskanov Duo, consisting of Alexander Peskanov on piano and Lu Ann Peskanov on flute, […]

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Grand Canyon to Return to Montague Street

Those of you who, like me, miss Grand Canyon’s superb burgers are in for a treat. While the “Restaurant For Lease” sign remains above the former Armando’s site at 143 Montague (see photo by your correspondent taken this evening), the Commercial Observer reports that the restaurant’s owner, who kept open another Grand Canyon in Park […]

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Apple Tree Pruning Event at Poplar Street Community Garden

Our friends at the Poplar Street Community Garden have sent us this message: Join neighbors and friends in the Poplar Street Community Garden for our annual Apple-Tree Pruning event on Saturday, August 4th, noon-3 pm. Learn about fruit trees and their care, gain hands-on experience with pruning tools, climb ladders and/or help spot other climbers. […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

From 9:45 PM Friday, July 20 to 5:30 AM Monday, July 23 Brooklyn bound F trains will be diverted to the A/C line between 50th Street in Manhattan and Jay Street-MetroTech, so no service from Manhattan to York Street, or from the LES stops on the F. To get to Brooklyn from them, take a […]

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