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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.

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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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Brooklyn Heights Resident Diane Ravitch: Five Things Mayor de Blasio Should Do About Education

The election of Bill de Blasio as mayor of New York is a “major setback” for the polices of Mike Bloomberg and George W. Bush says author/Brooklyn Heights resident Diane Ravitch in a new blog post. Saying that, de Blasio “understands the failure of the Bloomberg education policies,” she outlines 5 things the new mayor [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing 12 Years a Slave, director Steve McQueen’s drama about a free African American New Yorker kidnapped and sold into slavery, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender, and with a cast including Heights resident Paul Giamatti. The Cinema is also showing Robert Redford’s All Is Lost, in which he [...]

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Ravitch, Silver Represent Brooklyn Heights On The Daily Show

Last week, Jon Stewart and the Daily Show welcomed two guests (on different nights) who live in the Brooklyn Heights area. BHB Ten 2010 member Diane Ravitch appeared to discuss her new book Reign Of Error. While Silver, who has taken his fivethirtyeight.com to ABC/ESPN, appeared in a segment with Al Madrigal about gays in [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players’ production of Twelve Angry Men premieres this weekend at the Players’ playhouse, 26 Willow Place, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 12:00. This now classic drama began life as a television show in the 1950s, was made into a movie (12 Angry Men) by Henry [...]

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New York Observer Looks At Capote’s 70 Willow Street

Sure, Tony Award winning theatrical designer Oliver Smith owned 70 Willow Street when Truman Capote lived there from the 1955 – 1965, but for some it will always be “Truman’s house”. The New York Observer has a nice piece today about that home and others in the city who are “haunted” by their famous former [...]

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Paul Giamatti Speaks!

Paul Giamatti, lovable harumpher around town, granted an interview with DNAInfo where he revealed that he visits local joints Teresa’s and Hanco’s. Unsurprisingly, he said he picked Brooklyn Heights to live in because, “I think it was just something pretty mellow and different from where I had lived, which was in the Lower East Side.” [...]

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