Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

For the 4/5 and A/C lines this is a reprise of last weekend. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 22 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 25 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will terminate and originate at Bowling Green in Manhattan, and 5 trains […]

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Blog Terms of Service

The Brooklyn Heights Blog would like to provide a gentle reminder of our Terms of Service.  In particular, we call attention to this excerpt of the guidelines pertaining to comments: “Brooklyn Heights Blog welcomes our readers’ comments. However, Brooklyn Heights Blog is a private website, and we reserve the right to delete any comments we […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, July 22 at 8:00 Bargemusic will present works by Brahms, Grieg, and Dvorak performed by Mark Peskanov on violin, Evan Drachman (photo) on cello, and Doris Stevenson on piano. On Saturday evening, July 22 at 8:00 and on Sunday afternoon, July 23 at 4:00, a trio consisting of Mark Peskanov on violin, […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Video of 65 Year Old Man Assaulted on Joralemon Street July 6

(To see video, click on “Read full story” and follow the link. Also see update for an interview with the victim.) Several news media have obtained a surveillance video of a 65 year old man receiving a “sucker punch” as he walked along Joralemon Street on the evening of July 6. The victim’s eyeglasses were […]

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“Bridge Grooves” at Brooklyn Bridge Park this Wednesday and Next

This Wednesday evening, July 20, and the following, July 27, starting at 7:00 on the Harbor View Lawn at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, and Brooklyn Bodega will present “Bridge Grooves”, two free concerts featuring “some of New York’s most exciting musicians”. This Wednesday’s event features the PitchBlak Brass Band […]

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At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow (Monday, July 18) evening at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening of the Academy Award nominated documentary Food, Inc., with an introduction by and post-screening discussion led by Saara Nafici, Executive Director of Added Value Farms. This event is in conjunction with BHS’s current exhibit Hidden in Plain Sight: Portraits of […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Goats Working Well

Your correspondent spotted three of the goats leased by Brooklyn Bridge Park to clear weeds from the sound attenuating berm that parallels Furman Street just inside the park roughly from below Pierrepont Street to below Clark Street. The trained weed eaters seemed to be doing their job with gusto. So far, the goats have been […]

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Fireworks Saturday Evening

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) evening starting at 9:15 there will be a fireworks display. It will be launched from a barge near Liberty Island, and should be easily seen (and heard) here in Brooklyn Heights. According to the City’s fireworks site the display is sponsored by Kenneth Bronstein. A quick web search shows a Kenneth […]

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Hip Hop Festival Finale Tomorrow Under Brooklyn Bridge

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival will conclude with a final performance in the Brooklyn Bridge Park space under the Brooklyn Bridge on Water Street in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. The show will run from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. and feature performances by Nas, with special guests The Soul Rebels; Fabulous; […]

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