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Goodbye, John

John Loscalzo—a.k.a Homer Fink, the King of Brooklyn Heights, the CEO of the Brooklyn Heights Blog—passed away yesterday. John started the blog in 2006 when he was new to the neighborhood—he brought a reporter’s integrity to the site along with a devilish wit and insatiable curiosity about both the beautiful and the quirky of Brooklyn […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 3/31/15

Perps in a candy store steal no candy; a terrifying incident at Domino’s; and a nervous bank robber ask for little money and gets even less. It’s last week’s blotter. Share this Story: Tweet

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Women to Sue NYPD, Allege Racial Profiling in Remsen Street Parlor

The Daily News reports that three women who planned on having a spa day at Massage Envy instead wound up in a holding cell after a Massage Envy employee accused them of using a stolen credit card. The cops were called after a staffer at the massage parlor believed that the CitiBank credit card being […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 3/6/15

An “old lady’s bike” (her words, not mine) was stolen from a bike rack at Court and Montague some time between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20. Aside from being geriatric, it was also purple. Share this Story: Tweet

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 2/15/15

Hello, lovebirds! Hope all you crazy kids had a great Valentine’s Day. And what can keep you more in the mood than another installment of the Brooklyn Heights Blog police blotter? Read it alone, or as a couple! (Or more, we don’t judge.) Our old pal Planet Fitness finally returned, thanks to a locker break-in […]

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Siggy’s Good Food in Brooklyn Heights Will Close on March 1

For those of you already mourning the loss of Taperia and Connecticut Muffin, read no further. For the rest: I received a tip today that Siggy’s Good Food, the beloved organic eatery of Henry Street where aliens eat free, is closing. I spoke to a waitress at Siggy’s who said she couldn’t comment, but gave […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/31/15

So I’m three weeks back at the police blotter and nothing yet to report from Planet Fitness. However, two incidents occurred on January 19th at the Atlantic Avenue YMCA, both at around 2 p.m. In the first, a 22-year-old man playing basketball left his backpack on the gym floor. When he was done shooting hoops […]

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Since I’m Not Working: Native American Edition

I’m currently job hunting, and while writing resumes that no one will read is really exciting, I’ve decided to also take this (hopefully brief) time to do the things I wouldn’t normally have time to do if I had a job. I don’t have a particular agenda, just wherever the mood takes me. Perhaps you […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/24/15

For those of you hunkered down under the inches of snow, it’s a special weekend edition of the blotter. Last Monday there were two reports of women being robbed in elevators. The first occurred at 8 a.m. on Bridge Street, where a thug stole $20, the second at 8:30 a.m. on Sands Street, where a […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/15/15

Welcome to the first police blotter of 2015! Also the first blotter in quite awhile, my time had been taken up by one of those pesky full-time jobs you hear about – now that I’ve been laid off, I’m free to write about all the malfeasance in the neighborhood. (So if you know of any […]

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