Reminder: Nominate Best of Brooklyn Heights!

We’ve received a decent response since the original post went up (thanks all!), but we can use more. Take a few minutes now to nominate your favorite Brooklyn Heights businesses. Tell your family, friends, and neighbors to vote too. Here are the Survey Monkeys, in two parts (don’t forget Part 2!): Part 1 Part 2 […]

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Mulchfest This Saturday at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza

It’s that time of year again when ornaments and stockings are put away and your once green, fragrant tree drops dry needles all over your apartment. Bring your formerly festive tree to Brooklyn Bridge Plaza this Saturday, January 11th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Mulchfest. Trees must be free of all […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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“No Hate – No Fear” March and Demonstration Draws 20,000

Sunday’s “No Hate – No Fear” march in solidarity against anti-Semitism ended in Cadman Plaza Park, where your correspondent took the photo. The Eagle’s Ned Berke quotes the Daily News as estimating the crowd at 20,000. By the time my photo was taken, that number had probably decreased, but it was still an impressive gathering. […]

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To Our Readers – We’re Back!

We had an interruption in service from some time Friday night or early Saturday morning until about an hour ago. Our tech person, who fixed it, tells me it was because of a “memory issue.” We apologize, and trust this won’t happen again.

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March in Solidarity Against Anti-Semitism Sunday

If, like me, you’ve been horrified by the recent rash of anti-Semitic violence in Brooklyn, Rockland County, the U.S., and the world, you may wish to join the march to be held this Sunday, January 5 sponsored by the UJA Federation – New York, to which “New Yorkers of every background” are invited. The march […]

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Nominate Neighborhood Bests! (2020) Updated with Survey Monkey

Happy New Year from BHB to all! A new decade calls for a poll of neighborhood bests. In fact, some of our dedicated readers have gone rogue and started an informal poll in the open threads. Let’s make it official then. Nominate your favorite tried and trues. Keep it within the Brooklyn Heights boundaries – […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This coming weekend, from Friday, January 3 at about 9:30 PM to Monday morning, January 6 at about 5:00 AM, there will be no 4 or 5 train service in either direction between Brooklyn and Manhattan, as 4 trains will terminate and originate at Bowling Green in Manhattan, and 5 trains do not serve Brooklyn […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This weekend Bargemusic presents its “Here and Now Winter Festival,” a series of three concerts, on Friday evening, January 3 at 7:00, Saturday evening, January 4 at 6:00, and Sunday afternoon, January 5 at 4:00. The program for each of these performances is the same, consisting of short pieces by contemporary composers; almost all of […]

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What’s in the Crystal Ball for Brooklyn?

The Eagle’s Mary Frost interviewed prominent Brooklynites, asking for their views on Brooklyn’s future. Carlo Scissura, head of the Mayor’s panel studying the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, predicts that “the BQE will get some much-needed love and attention.” Love? He also thinks the Nets will make the playoffs. Karen Johnson, owner of DUMBO’s Olympia Wine Bar, thinks […]

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