Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

For those in town over the Memorial Day weekend, there’s plenty of action on the local music and theater scenes. Bargemusic has a full schedule of concerts. On Friday evening, May 22, starting at 8:00, pianists Timo Andres (photo) and David Kaplan will play works by Barber, Christopher Cerrone, Ravel, and Stravinsky. On Saturday evening, […]

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Kittenpalooza!

It’s kitten season, and that means that our good friends at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition are in full rescue and adoption mode, trying to rescue, vaccinate, and spay/neuter the many, many kittens that will be born this spring. On Saturday, the organization’s adoption van will be parked at 106 Court Street (outside the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Throughout the Memorial Day weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 22 to 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, Brooklyn Bound F trains will be diverted to the A/C line from Canal Street to Jay Street/Metro Tech (above Canal in Manhattan they will be running on the E line). This means no service from Manhattan to York […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Theater 2020 Presents THE Real MERRY HouseWIVES OF WINDSOR Connecticut, Starting This Weekend

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, will present THE Real MERRY HouseWIVES OF WINDSOR, Connecticut, a re-envisioning of Shakespeare’s comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor as a contemporary reality TV show: A middle aged, overweight Casanova woos two society women in a wealthy Connecticut suburb, while parents debate over who should win the […]

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Fortis Reveals Plans For LICH Site

Curbed reports that Fortis Property Group, purchasers of the Long Island College Hospital site, yesterday evening revealed their plans for development of the site at a meeting of the Cobble Hill Association. The plan calls for four residential towers, of 40, 30, 20, and 16 stories. There will also be a medical center, townhouses, retail […]

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Temporary Restraining Order On Pierhouse Construction Extended

Update: Channel 12 will have coverage of the case this evening (Friday, May 22) at 6:30 and 10:00. New York Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Knipel yesterday extended the temporary restraining order prohibiting construction work on the southern (“Parcel B”) portion of the Pierhouse structure (the part nearest the Brooklyn Heights Promenade) that would cause the […]

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Coming Up At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Bike enthusiasts should enjoy Tuesday evening’s program, “Wheeling Through Brooklyn’s Past With David V. Herlihy, ” which starts at 6:30 at the Brooklyn Historical Society. In celebration of National Bike Month, join the author of Bicycle: The History and The Lost Cyclist for a look back at Brooklyn’s rich and colorful legacy of cycling clubs […]

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Your Input Wanted on Parks Survey

Both the Brooklyn Heights Association and Community Board 2 have requested local residents to take a survey initiated by C.B.2 and designed to determine how we view and use our parks and playgrounds. Data gathered through the survey will be submitted to the Department of City Planning. You may take the survey here.

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Third Brooklyn Heights Branch Library Design Workshop Monday Evening

The third and final in the series of design workshops for the new Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, to which the public is invited, will be Monday evening, May 18 in the ground floor auditorium of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West, starting at 6:30. Representatives of Brooklyn Public […]

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