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Emily Gould is Sorry for Upsetting Lena Dunham or Mailer and Vidal Did It Better

Writer Emily Gould has upset Brooklyn Heights resident Lena Dunham. Apparently the author of the new book Friendship has been using an anecdote about the “Girls” star and her boyfriend/rock star Jack Antonoff engaging in “PDA” at a party here recently. This resulted in Dunham reportedly (and rightly) direct messaging the author saying “you fully [...]

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Lifetime Local Resident Reflects on Brooklyn Heights Life in New York Times Piece

Brooklyn Heights resident/author Elizabeth Gaffney writes about growing up here and living in the same townhouse her entire life. The piece is not only a marvelous account of her personal history, it also sheds light on the previous owners of her home and some “hidden” Heights history:

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Jack Antonoff of fun. Talks About His Brooklyn Heights Apartment with Lena Dunham

Jack Antonoff of fun. who is currently enjoying success with his latest project Bleachers, talks to Vulture about what he’s been up to lately. Part of the interview includes a passage about how he and girlfriend Lena Dunham have recently traded up here in Brooklyn Heights: Vulture: It took a full year to close on [...]

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Gabba Gabba Hey: Brooklyn Heights’ Marky Ramone Eats at Sociale, Snaps Photo With Clark Street Residents

While the we mourned the loss of music legend Tommy Ramone this week, it’s great to see that Brooklyn Heights’ own Ramone – Marky – was spreading the love at Sociale on Henry Street. According to Tony Edward, who lives on Hicks Street, the former drummer for The Ramones walked in with three friends and [...]

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Björk’s Biophilia App is the First to be Added to MoMA’s Collection

Brooklyn Heights resident/pop star Björk has the distinction of creating the first app to be added to the Museum of Modern Art’s collection.

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Willowtown Spring Fair Coming Saturday, May 17

We have word from Ben Bankson (in striped shirt in photo, at last year’s Fair) that this year’s Willowtown Spring Fair will be Saturday, May 17 from noon to 5:00 p.m., on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets). This year’s Fair will feature a pet parade. Participants and pets should assemble in Adam Yauch [...]

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‘Girls’ Star and Future Star Wars Villain Adam Driver Moves Out of Brooklyn Heights

Sure, it may have stung a little more when Gabriel Byrne left the neighborhood but we’re sure millennials in the nabe are just a little sadder today as work comes that “Girls” star Adam Driver is bugging out of Brooklyn Heights: New York Post: “Adam Driver is too big for the Heights!” sniffed a local, [...]

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Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff – Brooklyn Heights Power Couple Team Up for Bleachers’ New Music Video

Brooklyn Heights resident/member of fun. Jack Antonoff’s side project, Bleachers, dropped a new music video this week. The clip for “I Wanna Get Better” was directed by his girlfriend and fellow Brooklyn Heights resident/former Mr. Video III staffer/’Girls’ star Lena Dunham. Radio.com News: The clip has Antonoff showing off his acting chops (and his pjs) [...]

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Lena Dunham Namechecks Mr. Video III’s Raf and Sal of Brooklyn Heights on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

When Lena Dunham was a teenager, she worked at Brooklyn Heights’ legendary video store Mr. Video III. She talked about that experience with Jimmy Fallon on last night’s Tonight Show.

Watch the video after the jump.

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Archie Comics Taps Nabe Resident Lena Dunham For Limited Run

Just what Riverdale High needs – Lena Dunham re-imagining Betty and Veronica. It was announced this week that Archie comics has retained the ‘Girls’ creator to pen a 4 issue story arc due out next year.

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Brooklyn Heights Resident Lena Dunham Is Hosting Saturday Night Live This Weekend

“Girls” creator/star/Brooklyn Heights resident Lena Dunham will be hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend. The National will be the musical guest, making the show quite Brooklyn-centric. Earlier this season, SNL parodied Dunham’s HBO series: Thank you for the SNL love. Dream come true. Can't wait to debut my character "girl who googled serial killers all [...]

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Spike Lee Rants About Private Schools And Brooklyn Heights In Pratt Appearance

In case you’ve been off the social media for the last few hours, filmmaker Spike Lee appeared at Pratt Institute and went on an epic rant last night about gentrification in Brooklyn. NY Mag has transcribed the whole thing, and Gothamist’s Jake Dobkin has also weighed in. What did he say about Brooklyn Heights? NYMag: [...]

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Brooklyn Heights Resident Lena Dunham’s Full Frontal Assault On Woody Allen

Lena Dunham had some things to say about Woody Allen this week on Twitter.

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So What Is Lena Dunham’s Brooklyn Heights Apartment Really Like And Who Just Moved In With Her?

Brooklyn Heights resident/Girls creator and star Lena Dunham is the subject of the cover story in Vogue Magazine. In the piece we learn that her boyfriend, rock star Jack Antonoff of the band fun., has moved in with her. And while she spends several weeks each year in Los Angeles working on Girls post-production, she [...]

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Celebrity Love Brooklyn Heights Style

After her Brooklyn Heights home was broken into earlier this month, it was revealed that actress Keri Russell had separated from her husband Shane Deary. Now comes word that she’s been spotted in the neighborhood with her co-star in The Americans Matthew Rhys:

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Lena Dunham And Her Mother Honored At Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Heights resident Lena Dunham and her mother Laurie Simmons were honored for their contributions in “the visual arts” Thursday at the Brooklyn Museum. The luncheon was held to celebrate Women in the Arts.

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