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Sticky Pathway in Brooklyn Bridge Park Gunks Up TK Small’s Wheelchair

BHB contributor/ disability rights advocate/ attorney/ radio show host/ Brooklyn Heights resident T.K. Small ran into some trouble Sunday afternoon at Brooklyn Bridge Park while checking out the new areas around Piers 2 & 3.

Read what happened and what Brooklyn Bridge Park brass did about it after the jump.

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Soapbox Derby Pops Up in Bronx

The Paping Soapbox Derby, which began on Brooklyn Heights’ “Suicide Hill” a few years ago until it moved away due to a variety of issues,  has found a new home in the Bronx.  The race happened last Saturday and Boogie Downer was there: Boogie Downer: Turns out that the Paping Soapbox Derby is now in […]

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You Must be from Brooklyn Heights If…

We found the list of things  that you “associate yourself with” if you’re from Brooklyn Heights from the BH Facebook group quite interesting.   Items include “if you know Cobble Hill Cinema will let you in as a child even if you’re 40″, “If you’ve played suicide or handball in Love Lane” and “Nelson the Bum”.  […]

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Paping Soapbox Derby – DEAD!

The Paping Soapbox Derby, which was scheduled for August 23 here in Brooklyn Heights has been killed.  A cryptic email sent out by organizer John Meijas arrived in the BHB Inbox late last night:

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The Homer Fink Show: John Meijas, Founder Paping Soapbox Derby

Friend of BHB and founder of the Paping Soapbox Derby John Meijas will be the first guest on the first ever Homer Fink Show (LIVE today at 5pm).  For this outing we’re trying out Blog Talk Radio. BHB has announced that it will field an entry in this year’s race which takes place on August […]

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Soapbox Derby Coming Back to Brooklyn Heights

This just in from Paping Soapbox Derby organizer John Meijas: The Paping Soapbox Derby 2008 will take place Sat Aug 23 in wonderful Brooklyn Hts. NYC! The website will be updated within the next week with details and directions. In the meantime, if you have any questions please feel free to write me. Live […]

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Paping Soap Box Derby’s John Meijas

The cars have wacky names like "Birch Beetle" and "Flying Armoire" but this year's fourth annual Paping Soap Box Derby (held on July 15) was serious business — serious fun that is!  We have to say it's the most natural use of the nabe's notorious "Suicide Hill". (Watch highlights) BHB got a chance to have […]

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