It’s Cold Out There!

Who better to know than the Eagle’s Mary (ahem!) Frost, who found the sign at TD Bank, near the corner of Montague and Court streets, registering a temperature of seventeen degrees today. She cites a 2013 New York Times story that declared Montague and Court “the windiest intersection in all of New York City.” My […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31, Bargemusic will present two concerts, one at 5:00 PM and one at 7:00 PM, both featuring works by J.S. Bach and Vivaldi — go for Baroque! The music will be performed on violin by Bargemusic’s Artistic Director, Mark Peskanov, along with many celebrated musicians. There will be no […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This long Christmas weekend, from 10:45 PM Friday, December 21 to 5:00 AM Tuesday, December 26, there will be no 2 and 3 train service (meaning no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall), which will be a fact of life every weekend until sometime next summer. As usual, during […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24, Bargemusic will present two concerts. The first, starting at 5:00 PM, features cellist Julian Schwarz and pianist Marika Bournaki will perform works by J.S.Bach. At 7:00 pianist Jeewon Park will play Bach’s renowned Goldberg Variations. There will be more concerts on Sunday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve) featuring works […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Once again, this coming weekend — 10:45 PM tomorrow (Friday, December 15) to 5:00 AM Monday, December 18 — there will be no 2 and 3 train service (meaning no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall), which will be a fact of life every weekend until sometime next summer. […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, December 15 at 8:00, Bargemusic presents violinist Elicia Silverstein (photo) playing works by Westhoff, Ljova, Biber, Berio, and Bach. On Saturday evening, December 16 at 8:00 pianist Olga Vinokur will play works by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Chopin, Medtner, and Prokofiev. On Sunday afternoon, December 17, violinist Gary Levinson and pianist Baya Kakouberi will […]

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Grace Chorale’s Spanish Themed Holiday Concert at St. Ann’s Church Sunday Afternoon

This Sunday afternoon, December 17 at 3:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will present Navidad Nuestra, a concert of Christmas themed music by Spanish and Catalan speaking composers from Spain, Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina, and the United States, and ranging in time from the sixteenth century to the […]

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