Events

What’s happening in Brooklyn Heights?

Check back here for information on upcoming events sponsored by the BHA and other notable happenings in the neighborhood.

Coop Living: Know your rights as a shareholder and as a renter

Sponsored by the Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St All members of the public are invited to attend this FREE informational lecture on cooperative apartments and the rights of shareholders and renters under the Martin Act and New York State Constitution in New York City. Read More...

Urban Health, Urban Parks: the Salve of the City

Sponsored by the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.Studies from across the world point to the positive impact of city parks on the health of urban dwellers. Join the Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue , New York Times columnist Jane Brody and the author of Nature Fix, Florence Williams to explore the science behind Read More...

Book Talk: Abraham & Strauss It’s Worth a Trip from Anywhere

Sponsored by the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.  The shrinking Macy’s on Fulton Street was once home to an icon of Brooklyn’s Gilded Age prosperity: the Abraham & Straus department store. Author Michael Lisicky’s latest book brings this emporium’s history to life, from its 1865 founding through its postwar demise. Read More...

Invisible Water, Invisible Watersheds: The Gowanus Canal as a Case Study

Sponsored by the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.  As city dwellers walk paved streets, below their feet run streams and water. While invisible, this water is hardly benign. Join the Brooklyn Historical Society for a discussion on the Gowanus Canal as a case study for urban ecology, stressed city ecosystems, and innovative design solutions. Read More...