Buried in an article earlier this week in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle is major news that Corcoran is “largely vacating” the first floor of its two-story digs at the corner of Montague and Henry streets. The realtor will maintain the second floor, but is opening a new office at One Pierrepoint Plaza in late fall, […]
About Chuck TaylorJournalist Chuck Taylor worked as a writer and Senior Editor at Billboard magazine for 14 years, has interviewed more than 500 entertainers and music executives, and penned front-page stories for Billboard about Celine Dion, Paul McCartney, Diana Krall, Elton John, Bette Midler, James Taylor, Tony Bennett and many more. He has been interviewed on an array of music and pop culture topics for ABC's “20/20,” “CBS Evening News,” CNN FN, VH1's “Behind the Music,” MTV, BBC and A&E's Biography"; and has been quoted in the New York Times, USA Today, TV Guide, People, Entertainment Weekly and numerous others. He is a voting member of NARAS (Grammy Awards).
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It was January 2011 when BHB first reported that a Brooklyn Law School dorm at 184 Joralemon Street had been sold and was being converted to a residential property. And now that project is complete. Curbed shows pics and floorplans of a model in the swanky new 24-unit rental building (which was originally slated to […]
Who loves the 80s? Temps are expected to rise to a summery 84 degrees today, before escalating toward 90 before week’s end. Burn, baby, burn! So what’s heating up your head on this Open Thread Wednesday for May 29, 2013? Comment away. (CT) Share this Story: Tweet
A USPS mailbox at the corner of Columbia Heights and Pierrepont Street has revealed a brazen new blue hue… without any particular rhyme or reason. We conducted a web search to see if the struggling U.S. Postal Service had perhaps purchased millions of gallons of the gaudy blue paint at a marked discount… but nuttin’. […]
United Photo Industries, Photo District News, Brooklyn Bridge Park and Flash Forward Festival have announced the selected Photographers for the Brooklyn Bridge Park Fence, which will be unveiled Thursday June 13, and will be up throughout the summer, leading up to Photoville in the Fall. Thousands of photos were submitted for the contest, with winners […]
As reported earlier this month, the stretch of Cadman Plaza approaching an exit ramp that offers drivers BQE access is being made more pedestrian-friendly. A curb extension (or “neckdown”) is being added at the southeast corner of Middagh Street and Cadman Plaza West, while a new sidewalk is being installed between Middagh and where the […]
After so much whooping and hollering from all sides all sides, the Citi Bike Share program officially launched today, as evidenced by this pic along Hicks at Montague streets—where the newly filled racks extend from the corner at Heights Cafe to J. McLaughlin.
Webbie apartmenttherapy.com is hosting a contest to discover 2013’s best “Small Cool Apartment.” Its judges will determine finalists based on photos of “compact homes” (alongside homeowners’ tips for living well in >1,000sf), with online voting for a Grand Prize Winner in June. Brooklyn Heights residents Justin and Matt, who live in a 590sf apartment on […]
Luke’s Lobster, which has five locations in NYC, will open its new outpost Monday, May 27, in the Smokestack Building in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Partnering with No. 7 Sub (three NYC locations), the seafood specialist will serve lobster rolls and signature sandwiches underneath the bridge, with seating nearby. Even better, Luke’s anticipates adding delivery services […]
Pithy comedy troupe Dinner For One—which readers may recall in January filmed a “Girls” robot parody on the Promenade—is hosting a Brooklyn TV Teen Workshop this summer at PS 261 in Boerum Hill, looking to involve some 45 area teens interested in theater. The group is in the midst of raising funds via Mobcaster.com for […]
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