Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 11:30 p.m. Friday, April 12 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 15 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will be terminating and originating at Bowling Green in Manhattan, and 5 trains do not serve Brooklyn on weekends. Use 2 or 3 […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins early this week, with a concert tomorrow evening, Thursday, April 11 at 7:00, celebrating the 80th birthday of composer Andrew Rudin (photo). On Friday evening, April 12 at 7:00 pianist Gleb Ivanov will begin a series in which he will play the complete piano sonatas of Prokofiev. On Saturday evening, April 13 […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Kids’ Craft Event at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Sunday

This Sunday, April 13, the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) will host a craft workshop for kids five years old and up, accompanied by a caregiver. The project will be to create lovely sachets just in time for spring; (see illustration here). Stop by anytime from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 […]

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Hearing on Proposed Brooklyn Jail Expansion Thursday Evening

The Brooklyn Heights Association has advised us that Brooklyn Community Board 2 will hold a public hearing on this Thursday evening, April 11 from 5:00 to 9:00 (doors open at 4:30), at the Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School Auditorium, 357 Clermont Avenue (Enter off Greene Avenue) — see map here. The nearest subway stop, two […]

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Bid, Win and Support P.S./M.S. 8

The P.S./M.S. 8 Annual Auction & Benefit is happening now! Anyone, anywhere can browse and bid online for silent auction items by signing in at www.501auctions.com/ps8.  There are weekend get-aways, coveted concert and event tickets, sports memorabilia, jewelry and much more. Mobile bidding is easy and secure. Simply sign in with the link above or register here to get […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival Off to Roaring Start

If the quality of last night’s performances at the Brooklyn Folk Festival holds up through the rest of the weekend, this will be the best Festival yet, and that’s clearing a high bar. The opening act was Tenores de Aterúe, an a capella quartet who do traditional music from Sardinia, an island to the west […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend — Friday evening, April 5 to Monday morning, April 8 — is a “green light” weekend, as there are no planned — as always, I stress planned — service changes directly affecting service at any local stations. The following work week — Monday, April 8 to Friday, April 9 — things get a […]

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Quick Takeaways From Tonight’s BQE Town Hall

The Town Hall convened just hours after a bombshell announcement by Mayor de Blasio that he has appointed a panel of experts to evaluate the various proposals for repair of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, thereby backing away from his earlier support of a City Department of Transportation proposal that would replace the Brooklyn Heights Promenade […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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