Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Brooklyn Bridge Park will have its annual Harvest Festival this Saturday, October 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on the Pier 6 lawn, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. There will be musical performances and lots of activities for adults and kids. More details here. Other events in Brooklyn Bridge Park this weekend include [...]

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Tale of the Tweets: Ebola Doc Bowls in Brooklyn

We’ve created a simple Twitter widget for you to follow the latest on the case of Ebola discovered today in Brooklyn:

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#ICYMI Brooklyn Heights Headlines This Week 10/24/14

Here’s a round-up of some Brooklyn Heights related news we found online this week. Feel free to comment on these stories after the jump.

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Jonathan Lethem at BHS Thursday Evening

Tomorrow (Thursday, October 23) evening at 6:30, Jonathan Lethem, author of The Fortress of Solitude, along with writer Brian Berger “will take a look back at one of the novel’s central characters: the dynamic, racially-charged and rapidly-changing streets of 1970s Brooklyn.” The discussion will be moderated by Andy Newman of The New York Times. Admission [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 24 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, October 27, Manhattan bound A and C trains will be diverted to the F line between Jay Street/Metro Tech and West 4th Street. This means no Manhattan bound C trains at High Street. To get to destinations in Manhattan below 4th Street, other [...]

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So There was a Flash Fire Last Night at Hot Bagels on Montague Street

McBrooklyn reports that the Hot Bagels store on Montague Street was the scene of a flash fire overnight. The blog reports that FDNY identified the source as a gas leak and National Grid was notified. EMS was called to treat a worker who had been injured. Photo: McBrooklyn

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Open Thread Wednesday 10/22/14

What’s on your mind? Comment away! And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @bkheightsblog!

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Gardenista Inspired by Brooklyn Heights for Halloween

Gardenista, a site dedicated to gardening (!), has posted a piece about Brooklyn Heights and it has inspired “15 Ideas to Steal from Brooklyn for Halloween”.

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Parking Alert: CBS-TV’s Elementary Filming in North Brooklyn Heights Thursday

Check signs on Orange, Hicks, Willow Street and others in North Brooklyn Heights if you’re parked in the area, as CBS-TV’s Elementary will be filming there on Thursday.

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DeNiro Movie Crew Stakes Out Hicks Street

Mrs. Fink observes from Hicks Street yesterday:

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New Book from The Sporkful’s Dan Pashman Inspires Jack the Horse Mac ‘n’ Cheese Fueled Bookcourt Event

Jack the Horse Tavern will provide the mac ‘n’ cheese Wednesday (10/22) night at Bookcourt as Brooklyn Heights resident/the Sporkful podcast host Dan Pashman hosts a celebration of his new book Eat More Better: How To Make Every Bite More Delicious at Bookcourt [163 Court Street].

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John Catsimatidis Water Now Available at Brooklyn Heights Gristedes for 2 Bucks More than Other Locations

If there was any doubt in your mind that the Henry Street Gristedes had not worked hard to earn the nickname “Gougestedes”, we submit this for your consideration. Its owner/former GOP mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis had 1000 water bottles leftover from his 2013 campaign complete with his picture on them. Earlier this month, they went [...]

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Brooklyn Heights Synagogues Celebrate Simchat Torah

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and Congregation B’nai Avraham celebrated Simchat Torah on Thursday night and our pals at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle were there to capture it on video.

Watch after the jump.

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