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To-Go Alcohol Is Over, With Some Help From Michael-Towne?

Alcohol “to-go” service from restaurants and bars is forbidden again, perhaps in part due to pressure from a liquor store trade group — headed by the owner of Michael-Towne Wine And Spirits — that viewed it as cutting into their business. Since March of last year, licensed restaurants and bars were given the permission to […]

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PSA: City-Run Vaccination Sites Now Accepting Walk-ins – No Appointments Necessary!

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this morning that the vaccination sites operated by the city will now accept walk-ins  of all ages 16 and over. You can find the list of vaccination sites here. Spread the word! Here in the 11201 zip code, we are at 71% of residents over 18 with at least 1 […]

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It’s 4/20 And There’s A Pot Thief On The Loose!

According to the NY Post, Willowtown has recently been plagued by flowerpot theft. Two stoops on Willow Place were hit last Friday, but homes in the area have been seeing their potted plants disappear since December 2020. The NYPD appears to be on the case, looking for local surveillance footage that may have perhaps caught […]

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PSA: GET VACCINATED!!!

Just a friendly reminder for those out there who haven’t scheduled their COVID-19 vaccination yet: DO IT NOW!!! As of this post’s publish time, there are thousands of appointments available — including over 20,000 slots at the Brooklyn residents-only Medgar Evers College site. There’s a plethora of ways to make an appointment: For the NY […]

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BHB Commenting Policy: A Polite Reminder

Given that we’re at the beginning of what is shaping up to be a long, nerve-wracking, emotionally wrenching period of time, I would like to politely remind readers and commenters of our site’s Terms Of Service. Here are our ToS for comments, and I will add that long, meandering comments can be kinda boring — […]

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BREAKING: Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade CANCELLED

For anyone asking “Hey, when does that Halloween Parade start?” and checking BHB to verify, The Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade has been CANCELLED for Sunday. There will be an “Afternoon Of Fun”  tomorrow (Monday, 10/28/2019) at Pierrepont Playground from 3:30pm to 5pm, where, according to the organizers, you can “wear your costumes, do some crafts […]

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Don’t Forget… Early Voting Starts Today!

Starting today (10/26/2019), and lasting until next Sunday (11/3/2019), you can vote early in this year’s election! For many of us, the daily polling location will be at PS8, but you should visit voting.nyc to verify your polling location, as well as view a copy of the ballot. This year, there’s a few NYC Charter […]

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Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade This Sunday!

Update: Start time for the parade has been moved forward one hour, to 9:30 a.m. Have kids? Wish there was a local Halloween-related event where you didn’t have to schlep all your stuff down (and back up!) a very steep hill? This is the event for you –The Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade is this Sunday […]

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Hate-Read Of The Week: Drama At Grace Church School

Jessica Pressler at NY Magazine has published a phenomenal article about the Grace Church School that we couldn’t not share — a classic battle between the nouveau riche and l’Ancien Régime — or, as they put it, “A riot among the one percent.” When you buy a home in Brooklyn Heights, you aren’t just purchasing […]

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Annual Pierrepont Playground Park Egg Hunt Saturday, April 6th – Volunteers Still Needed!

The Pierrepont Playground Park Egg Hunt is this Saturday, April 6th! The Hunt begins at 10:30am sharp, so tell the kids it starts at 9:30am to get them there on time! This BHA-sponsored event is still looking for volunteers! Whether you’ve got a fresh new take on cupcakes you’ve got to share with the world, […]

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