Seth Meyers. Paula Poundstone. Téa Leoni. Ophira Eisenberg. Lance Reddick. John Doman. Reshma Shetty. Laura Brown. And…Newt. This is the star-studded line-up hosting Thursday night’s Turning Five and Feline Fine, a streaming event that will celebrate the Café’s fifth anniversary with comedy, features about cat rescue, and cat videos, the holy grail of the internet. The […]
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Peter Kendall Clark’s “Songs From The Ledge” Moves To Montague St.
The Brooklyn Heights community can’t say nothing good came out of the pandemic. How else would we have been treated to a free weekly concert from Peter Kendall Clark, performed from the ledge of the Mansion House on Hicks St.? According to the bio on his website, when the pandemic hit, Peter was in rehearsal to portray the […]
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 […]
Emily Blunt & John Krasinski Buy “A Quiet Place” in Brooklyn Heights
The Real Deal and WSJ report A-Listers Emily Blunt (“Mary Poppins Returns”) and John Krasinski (The Office) have purchased adjacent apartments at The Standish for a cool $11M. Sources close to the deal say once combined the renovated apartment will take up an entire floor of the building. The power couple, who starred together in the […]
That Time of the Year: Halloween Parade!
If it’s late October, that must mean it’s World Series Oktoberfest Readathon almost Halloween! The annual Pierrepont Park Halloween Parade will be happening next Saturday, October 27th, at around 10:30 am, so come on down with all your ghouls, goblins, and Joe Lhotas. During and after the parade, there will be food and refreshments for […]
The “Martians” Are Coming! Matt Damon Touches Down in Brooklyn Heights
Last summer Brownstoner reported Actor/Producer, Matt Damon was in contract at The Standish on Columbia Heights for over $16.6 million. The deal has been widely-reported as the largest residential sale in Brooklyn to date. Now, it appears the Oscar and Golden Globe winning “Martian,” his wife, Luciana Barroso and their children have finally landed at the 6,218 […]
Nxivm Sex Cult Housed Secret “Pod” in Brooklyn Heights
File this story under “you can’t make this stuff up!” With the arrest and arraignment of “Smallville” actress, Allison Mack on sex trafficking and other related charges, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports an offshoot of the pyramid scheme”self-help” group and purported cult Nxivm (pronounced NEKS-ee-əm) took up residence at “111 Hicks St., a Brooklyn Heights tower, where […]
Lena Dunham’s Love Letter to Sammy of Pet’s Emporium
It’s been a while since we’ve posted a “People in Your Neighborhood” story. So this adorable missive, written by our celebrity neighbor Lena Dunham is worth a re-post. Sammy at Pet’s Emporium on Montague Street appeared in the October 24th edition of New York Magazine’s The Cut. Enjoy!
Yes, Matt Damon Likely Will Be Your Neighbor
The Real Deal, citing a Wall Street Journal story that’s behind a paywall, reports that actor Matt Damon is in contract to buy the penthouse at The Standish, 171 Columbia Heights. According to the Real Deal, if the sale goes off at the asking price of $16.645 million, it could set a new record for […]
“Day at the Park” Honors MCA This Saturday at Adam Yauch Park
No sleep til Brooklyn! The organizers of MCA Day are hosting “A Day in the Park” in honor of beloved Beastie Boy, Adam “MCA” Yauch. The event takes place this Saturday, May 6th in Adam Yauch Park from Noon to 4pm. Come bask in the sunshine at Adam Yauch Park, play some basketball, listen to […]
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