Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

“F” may be Kathleen Edwards’ favorite letter, but it’s no one’s favorite train (along with the 2 and 3, which won’t be serving Brooklyn on weekends for some months to come) in Brooklyn Heights or DUMBO this coming weekend (11:30 PM Friday, September 8 to 5:00 AM Monday, September 11), as F trains in both […]

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Kushner Cos. Drop Out of Watchtower Deal

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that The Kushner Cos. have dropped out of a deal to buy 90 Sands St. (photo), a building owned by the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Kushner Cos. has purchased a handful of properties that used to belong to the religious organization. The company, which was headed by Jared Kushner until he stepped away to serve as senior […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend, and September 11 Memorial Concert

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, September 8 at 8:00 with a mix of baroque and modern, including works by J.S. Bach, Paul Schoenfield, Cesar Cui, Mark Wilson, and Manuel de Falla, performed by Martha Aarons on flute, Lev Polyakin on violin, and Rita Sloan on piano. On Saturday evening, September 9 at 8:00, pianist Marika […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Free Reading of Shaw’s “Village Wooing” Saturday Afternoon

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ resident professional theater company continues its popular Hearthside Reading Series at the Brooklyn Public Library, 109 Remsen Street (between Henry and Clinton) with a FREE reading of George Bernard Shaw’s forty minute one act comedy “Village Wooing” this Saturday, September 9, starting at 2pm. The readers will be Theater 2020’s Co-Producing […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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A Fall Migration Bird Walk in Brooklyn Bridge Park

On Monday (Labor Day) morning, a group of bird enthusiasts, your correspondent included. met with Heather Wolf, author of Birding at the Bridge, for a walk around Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, to try to spot birds during the fall migration. As luck would have it, the first bird we spotted was an American Robin […]

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Recycling and Trash Schedule for Labor Day Weekend

This in from the Brooklyn Heights Association: On Tuesday, September 5th, the DSNY will only operate its organic recycling trucks in the portion of the neighborhood south of Joralemon Street. On these streets, other recyclable materials – paper, cardboard, plastics, glass and metal – will not be collected until Monday, September 11th. On streets including […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This holiday weekend (from 11:45 PM Friday, September 1 to 5:00 AM Tuesday, September 5), along with there being no 2 or 3 service to or from Manhattan, which means no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall, Brooklyn bound F trains will be diverted to the A/C line between […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Your correspondent blew it! Bargemusic’s Labor Day Weekend “Celebration of Women Composers by Women Performers” began this (Wednesday, August 30) evening, but will continue Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2 evenings at 8:00. It will feature (not all of these artists may be in the remaining two concerts, as may not works by all […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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