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What’s New at the WaMu? City Chemist!

A couple of folks have written us asking what’s going on at the old WaMu at Henry and Montague Streets.  “DB” writes: For the first time in a year, there were some people in the old Washington Mutual at Montague and Henry.  Looked like they were taking measurements. Any word yet on what could be […]

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WaMuuuves Down Montague Street

Apparently, there’s some sort of banking crisis happening and a bunch of them are folding into one another. Such is the case with the denim shirt wearing crew at the Washington Mutual branch on Montague Street. They’re movin’ in with the suits who work for their new daddy, Chase Bank, at Montague and Clinton Streets. […]

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The Humble Heights Abode of Ex-WaMu Chief

Brooklyn Heights resident/ex-WaMu Chief Alan Fishman may be out of a gig that he held for a couple of weeks but he’s still walking away with his $7.5 million dollar signing bonus.  Reports say he’s declined any severance package. The Business Sheet took the time to check out Fishman’s townhouse on Willow Place and reports: […]

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WaMu Collapse May Herald Changes on Montague

Yesterday’s seizure of Washington Mutual by federal bank regulators, and the subsequent purchase of its deposits by J.P. Morgan Chase, may mean that the space now occupied by WaMu’s branch at the corner of Montague and Henry will soon be vacated, as Chase has a much larger branch in the Brooklyn Trust Company Building, the […]

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Can Nabe Resident Save WaMu?

Brooklyn Heights resident Alan Fishman has been tapped as the new CEO of troubled savings and loan Washington Mutual.  The bank is currently taking steps to put itself up for sale according to reports. Forbes: WaMu’s New Chief…: But whether Fishman can shore up Washington Mutual (nyse: WM – news – people ) remains to […]

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The BHB Ten: 2008

We thought it would be interesting to compile a list of 10 people who live or work in Brooklyn Heights who we think made an impact on our neighborhood, our city, our country or the world.  We asked for your input as well and the list reflects that. None of those named in the BHB […]

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Is it Over Yet? 2008 in Review: October – December

The final three months of 2008 was a roller coaster ride to say the least – from the November election’s winds of change to the ominous storms brought on by epic financial failures.   And while what will happen in 2009 is a mystery, we’re just glad the year is finally over.  Here are the “highlights” […]

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Is it Over Yet? 2008 in Review: July – September

The Third Quarter of 2008 was not only chock full o’ news, it also marked the highest traffic in BHB history more than doubling the audience the site had in Q3 2007.  Here are the stories the held Brooklyn Heights’ interest:

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Open Thread: The Market Crisis

We hear that a lot of “Wall Street types” live in Brooklyn Heights.  With the exception of  Alan Fishman, we figure times are probably tough for our neighbors in the financial sector.   What’s your take on the crashing market, the federal bailout plan and what the future holds for all of us?  Comment below. And […]

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Tyra Loves Brooklyn Heights

I Love White Rice reports that the greatest supermodel of all time, Tyra Banks was in Brooklyn Heights over the weekend: Walked out of my apartment on Henry and Pierrepont and who do I run into? Tyra Banks! I wonder what she was doing in Brooklyn Heights at 4:45 on a Saturday. She was wearing […]

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