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Autumn 2014 Lefferts Manor Echo Available Now

The LMA Echo Autumn 2014The Autumn 2014 issue of the Lefferts Manor Echo newsletter is available now for downloading.

This issue covers the changes in local housing prices, the revitalized PLG dining scene, the arts scene in PLG, and stories on PLG residents. Copies will be available at local retailers.

PLG Arts Membership Drive

PLG Arts is launching a membership drive this Friday, November 22nd from 7-9 PM with a cocktail party at the Inkwell Cafe (408 Rogers Avenue, between Sterling and Lefferts).

Some PLG Arts accomplishments:

  • Art exhibitions at the Tugboat Tea Company coffee shop
  • Jazz at the Inkwell (twice-a-month music series)
  • PLG Arts Theater Program
  • Mural near the Q train and on Flatbush Ave (beautification of construction site by local artists
    including children
  • Mural on Fenimore Street off Flatbush, etc. (filling in the blank spots with creativity!)
  • Neighborhood Group Art Show 2011 (over 3,000 attended in just 2 weeks)

Meet current and new members, and learn more about PLG Arts goals, activities, and history.

As a Member you will help create new arts events and programs for our community. You will also receive the following membership benefits.

  • Be among the first to know about PLG Arts events
  • Enjoy “Dinner with the Artist” events/li>
  • Receive discounts from local merchants who also support PLG Arts/li>
  • Platinum Membership provides free access to PLG Arts events for a year/li>
  • Artist Memberships and Institutional/Corporate Memberships also available/li>

Please RSVP to Grahame@plgarts.com.

A Night of Arts in PLG, Thursday July 11

PLGArts Presents Noel Hefele and Andrea Wolper
PLGArts is presenting a perfect summer evening of the Arts in Prospect Lefferts Gardens this Thursday, July 11, 2013.

The events begin at 6pm at Tugboat Coffee Company, 546 Flatbush, with an opening reception featuring the landscape paintings of local artist Noel Hefele. The show is called Pictures of You. Noel evocatively captures the beauty of familiar landscapes, some nearby.

At 8pm, The Andrea Wolper Trio will perform at the Inkwell Cafe, 408 Rogers, Andrea is a giant singer with an appealing musical vision.

For more information on this lovely summer evening, visit PLGarts.

These two events will inaugurate a monthly collaboration between PLGArts and The Tugboat Coffee Company and a bi-monthly series with the Inkwell Cafe. Read more about them here and here.

43rd Annual Prospect Lefferts Gardens
House & Garden Tour

2013 Lefferts Manor Association House Tour PatioDate/Time: Sunday, June 2, 2013, Noon to 5 PM
Tickets: $20 in advance/$25 on Tour Day
The Lefferts Manor Association

Photo by Martin Friedman

Exploring Residental Alternatives in PLG

  • TEN STOPS—including a sun-filled studio apartment; a spacious prewar coop; one and two-family brownstone and limestone town houses; SEVEN PRIVATE GARDENS in bloom; Complimentary refreshments at the Lefferts Gardens Montessori School.
  • Opportunities to visit with stained-glass restorer Lori Heddinger, contractor George John and homeowners to gather ideas and resources.
  • The perfect solution for that wedding or special occasion gift: one-of-a-kind paintings, drawings, photographs and prints by resident artists. Attend receptions at Dorsey and helper art galleries; meet American neo-expressionist artist Daniel Freeman in his open studio; see works on paper by artist Jeffery Welch at his home.
  • Complimentary wine tasting at 65 Fen Wines.
  • Special Tour Day Discounts at neighborhood restaurants and merchants.
  • PLG Arts at the Inkwell Group Art Show, Music, Kids’ Activities.

NOTE: No children under 12 except infants in front packs only.

For more information: 718-284-6210 or 718-462-0024

Ticket information is below:

Tickets Online:    Visit: http://2013plghouseandgardentour.eventbrite.com

Tour Day ticket Sales Location: Lincoln Park Tavern, 51 Lincoln Road.

ADVANCE TICKET SALES LOCATIONS until close of business Saturday June 1st.

Prospect Lefferts Gardens

65 Fen Wines
Michael Campbell
65 Fenimore Street
(just off Flatbush Avenue)

Play Kids
Shelley Kramer
676 Flatbush Avenue
(between Hawthorne & Winthrop Streets at Westbury Court)

Trixie’s Pet Food, Supplies & Accessories
Richard Esposito
575 Flatbush Avenue
(between Maple and Midwood Streets)

Tugboat Tea Company
Chad Casey
546 Flatbush Avenue
(between Lincoln Road & Maple Street)

Park Slope

Roslyn B. Huebener
138 Seventh Avenue
(between Carroll and Garfield)

Bette Cunningham
100 Seventh Avenue
(at Union Street)

Robert Wilson
352 Seventh Avenue
(at Tenth Street)

Brooklyn Heights

Bill Sheppard
129 Montague Street
(at Henry Street)

Boerum Hill

Robert Wilson
363 Atlantic Avenue
(between Hoyt and Bond Streets)

Cobble Hill

Kirsten Syrett
162 Court Street
(at Amity Street)

Grand Army Plaza Farmers’ Market

Saturday June 1st only, weather permitting.

Brooklyn Flea Market

Lafayette Avenue
(between Vanderbilt and Clermont Avenues)
Saturday June 1st only, weather permitting.


Lefferts Manor Association, 135 Midwood Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225.
Specify the number of tickets with a check made payable to Lefferts Manor Association and a stamped self-addressed envelope.

PLG Arts presents: A group show at Tugboat Tea Company

The Tugboat Tea Company
546 Flatbush Avenue, between Lincoln Road and Maple Street

The show will run from April 2—30 and will feature the work of twenty four local artists in many media, including paintings, sculpture, photographs, drawings, and prints.There will be a reception on Thursday, April 4th, from 6 to 9 PM which will be an opportunity to meet many of the artists. This show is the beginning of a collaboration between PLGArts and the Tugboat Tea Company. PLG Arts will curate monthly solo and group shows at this venue featuring neighborhood artists.

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The participating artists are:

  • Efrat Baler Moses
  • Barbara Caban
  • Carlos Augusto Lenis
  • Daniel Freeman
  • David Fry
  • Wesley Gunn
  • Brian Fernandes Halloran
  • Noel Hefele
  • Frances Horne
  • Jay Horne
  • Lou Howart
  • Daphne Knouse Frenzer
  • Diane Lent
  • Marcia Lloyd
  • Jamie Lubetkin
  • Robert Marvin
  • Karl McIntosh
  • Otto Neals
  • Val Ocampo
  • Raul Pacheco
  • Sally Mara Sturman
  • Brianne Walasek
  • Jeffrey Eelch
  • Seth Kaplan

PLG Arts

Jazz @ The Inkwell
More Information at PLGArts

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