Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Hosts Woodcarver This Sunday, December 8; Holiday Shopping With Carols Wednesday the 11th

This Sunday, December 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street, will host woodcarver Dennis Taylor: During this family-friendly event, Dennis will demonstrate the long-held tradition of woodcarving, or whittling. Watch as he creates his unique Santa figures [photo] in varying sizes, and take one home with you if […]

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Grace Chorale Of Brooklyn’s Christmas Concert at St. Ann’s Church Friday Evening

The Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will have its annual Christmas Concert this Friday evening, December 6, starting at 7:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague. The concert will feature J.S. Bach’s Magnificat, Margaret Bonds’s “The Ballad of the Brown King”, and other music appropriate to the season. There’s […]

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Inside the Hotel Bossert with Montague BID

You may recall earlier this week, Claude reminded us that today is Small Business Saturday and the Montague BID would be hosting a “selfies with elves” event at none other than the lobby of the storied Hotel Bossert. We won’t get into the 7+ years long, at times heart-warming, always intriguing, and unendingly mysterious saga of the Bossert. It’s […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

From about 12:01 a.m. Saturday, November 29 until about 5:00 a.m. Monday, December 7 there will be no 3 train service in either direction, but 2 and 4 trains should (we stress SHOULD) be running normally, so there will be service in both directions at Clark Street and Borough Hall. This will be extended into […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, November 29 at 7:00, Bargemusic’s weekend begins when violinist Stephanie Chase (photo) plays works by J.S. Bach, Bartók, and Ysaÿe. On Saturday evening, November 30 at 6:00, Bargemusic’s Artistic Director Mark Peskanov on violin and pianist Doris Stevenson will perform works by Handel, Schumann, Paganini/Schumann, Schubert, and Paganini. Marika Bournaki will return […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away! We at BHB wish all of you and yours a happy, sumptuous, and whatever you’re allergic to-free Thanksgiving. The photo, by your correspondent, is of Zelda, a hen turkey who inhabited Battery Park for many years. I first spotted her, and took the photo, on November 17, 2006. Given […]

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Selfies with Elves at the Bossert – Yes, the Bossert – on Saturday

If you’re in town over the Thanksgiving weekend, the Montague BID and its member merchants are sponsoring another “Selfies with Elves” event on Saturday, November 30 from noon until 2:00 p.m. A receipt from any Montague Street business gets you and your child admission to “Selfies with Elves” and Balloon Artistry at – and this […]

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Wendy Richman and SOB at St. Ann’s Church Saturday Evening

On Saturday evening, November 23, at 8:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, acclaimed violist Wendy Richman (photo) will, along with the String Orchestra of Brooklyn (yes, they delight in their acronym), perform Rebecca Clarke’s Viola Sonata. The SOB will also perform Samuel Barber’s “Overture to the School of […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Planned service disruptions this coming weekend are minimal at local stations. From about 12:01 a.m. Saturday, November 23 until about 5:00 a.m. Monday, November 25 there will be no 3 train service in either direction, but 2 and 4 trains should (we stress SHOULD) be running normally, so there will be service in both directions […]

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Silhouette Artist Returns to Brooklyn Women’s Exchange This Weekend

Silhouette artist Deborah O’Connor will be at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Henry and Hicks) Friday, November 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. She will “create beautiful heirloom quality silhouettes for your whole family.” Adults, children, […]

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