Girls creator Lena Dunham has a place in Brooklyn Heights, but she’s just purchased a house in Los Angeles. The cool thing about that is that it’s the former home of the A-Team’s George Peppard. That dude was cool. For some, Girls is an unwatchable show. Watching it is like seeing a scripted version of […]
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Philip Levine, the Detroit native and former Poet Laureate of the U.S. who considered Brooklyn Heights his real home, and who once wrote a poem about an incident on the Promenade, died this past Saturday at his other home in California. His Heights neighbor, Michael Bourne, remembers him fondly:
Save the View Now, the grassroots Brooklyn Heights citizens group seeking to curb the height of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse received support Monday from a high profile resident. Girls star/creator Lena Dunham tweeted out a link to Glynnis MacNicols’ NYDN editorial about the project. Reaction from the Twitterverse was…. well… interesting: The Pierhouse topped out […]
Actor/Brooklyn Heights resident Ethan Hawke says that Brooklyn is what Manhattan used to be in a Manhattan Magazine profile.
Lena Dunham and boyfriend/musician Jack Antonoff have decided to stay in Brooklyn Heights. Published reports say they’ve purchased one of the five apartments at the newly constructed 30 Henry Street condo for $4.8 million. All units in the building have been sold. There was some speculation last year that Dunham would be moving out of […]
When Gabriel Byrne lived in Brooklyn Heights, no one wrote a totally NSFW rap song for him. Heck, not even one for Giamatti – but hey he’s going to be in the N.W.A. movie so that’s close, eh? Yesterday, those who pay attention to such things were talking about Brooklyn rap trio Hand Job Academy’s […]
BHB Guest post By Whitney Matheson This week I’m packing up the cozy Brooklyn Heights apartment I’ve called home for the last six years. Though I’m incredibly excited about the changes ahead – I got a job teaching journalism in Tennessee – I’m sad to leave the neighborhood I’ve grown to love so much. The […]
As previously reported, over the weekend someone posted a giant banner facing the Brooklyn Heights Promenade asking someone name Katrina to marry him. Well, this morning via the BHB inbox that mystery was solved. The brave lad asking for Katrina’s hand in marriage is writer/producer/actor John Buffalo Mailer, Brooklyn Heights native and son of long […]
New Book from The Sporkful’s Dan Pashman Inspires Jack the Horse Mac ‘n’ Cheese Fueled Bookcourt Event
Jack the Horse Tavern will provide the mac ‘n’ cheese Wednesday (10/22) night at Bookcourt as Brooklyn Heights resident/the Sporkful podcast host Dan Pashman hosts a celebration of his new book Eat More Better: How To Make Every Bite More Delicious at Bookcourt [163 Court Street].
English actor Dan Stevens, who played Matthew Crawley in Downton Abbey as well as Orlando in As You Like It at the BAM Harvey Theater and starred in The Heiress on Broadway, now lives with his wife and two young children in Brooklyn Heights. He’s profiled in this New Yorker piece by Rebecca Mead. Mead […]
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