Bernard Block and Gordon Gilbert, Jr. Read at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, 5/4 at 2:30 p.m.


Brownstone Poets presents Bernard Block and Gordon Gilbert, Jr. on Saturday, May 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the newly renovated Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordable family-run diner while listening to great poetry.  Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.


Brownstone Poets presents:
 Bernard Block and Gordon Gilbert, Jr.

Saturday, May 4 at 2:30 p.m.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900


Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street,

4, 5 or R to Court Street, Borough Hall

For more directions:

$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon



Bernard Block’s poems have appeared in the NY Quarterly and the Colorado Review.  He has published four chapbooks: Quest, Prometheus Returns, Portraits and To Music.  Bernard is presently the curator and host of the Anti-Tea Coffeehouse Poetry Collective Series at the Cornelia Street Cafe.



West Village resident Gordon Gilbert has co-authored a trilingual children’s book, Discovering Roots (2010). Still unpublished: several books of poetry, and a few short stories. Currently producing and directing his Monologues from the Old Folks Home, he also hosts beat generation writer celebrations at the Yippie Museum Café in NYC.




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