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The Eagle Meets Brooklyn Heights’ Captain Cleanup

BHB and its readers discovered Captain Cleanup, the Brooklyn Heights good samaritan known for painting and freshening up area mail boxes, fire boxes, fire hydrants and other objects, last year. As a matter of fact, he made the BHB Ten for 2013. The Brooklyn Eagle profiles him today giving him the nom de bird, “Spencer [...]

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Yes, Some Brooklyn Heights Residents are Still Being Tortured by Brooklyn Bridge Construction Noise

NY1 catches up with Brooklyn Heights residents who are still struggling with noise from renovations on the Brooklyn Bridge:

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The Mystery of Katrina of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade Proposal is Solved

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 [...]

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Most Everyone in Brooklyn Heights wants to know if Katrina Said Yes

Over the weekend, a sign was posted facing the Brooklyn Heights Promenade from a Columbia Heights building asking the question, “Katina will you marry me?”. That’s it, that’s all we know. So…do you know what the deal is? Comment away! Hey #BrooklynHeights, do you know if Katrina said, "yes?" #Brooklynproposal #BrooklynBridgePark @… — Jack [...]

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Hello (Lost) Kitty Umbrella on Hicks Street

Mrs. Fink snapped this photo of a Hello Kitty umbrella near 136 Hicks Street. It’s still there as far as we know.

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Apparently Folks Are Having Bathroom Sex at the Court Street Starbucks in Brooklyn Heights

Well, maybe this is an opportunity for the community to help the managers of one of our the Court Street Starbucks with a slight problem. According to a tweet from Crains New York writer Andrew J. Hawkins, they’re looking for ways to stop customers from having sex in the bathroom. So faster than you can [...]

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Throwback Thursday: Dad Slapped at Starbucks: Brooklyn Heights Justice or Just Plain Crazy?

This post from 2009 still stands as the #1 most read BHB story of all time. Wonder where the “Slappaccino Dad” is now?

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Sunday Morning Wake Up at Cadman Plaza Park Courtesy Of…

BHB HQ received a few queries from bleary eyed Cadman Park Plaza area residents curious about the loud soundcheck shaking them out of bed this morning (10/5). BHB commenter “Mompom”: We were woken up at 6:28 am by them testing the sound equipment. Anyone know who to complain to about this? That is unreasonably early. [...]

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Brooklyn Heights Dad Outraged Over Inappropriate WiFi Network Name

We received this dispatch from a Brooklyn Heights father regarding a WiFi network name picked up on his daughter’s iPhone:

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Have You Lost a Parakeet?

This pretty budgie alighted outside 57 Montague Street this evening, was gently captured, and is now in a box, with air holes and dishes of seed and water, next to the doorkeeper’s desk. If it’s yours, please come to 57 Montague and claim it. If it’s not claimed by tomorrow morning, I will contact local [...]

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NY Daily News Reports on “Judge Blockhead” and the Bevacco Lawsuit

Mohammad Muktadir’s sexual harassment suit against the owners of Bevacco took a strange twist recently reports the NY Daily News. According to the paper, Federal Judge Frederic Block who is “notorious for shooting from the lip” told a colleague that he was currently working on a “stupid little trial.” That comment was heard by one of the juror’s and the judge admitted to making the “faux pas.”

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Google Street View Car Spotted in Brooklyn Heights

Mrs. Fink snapped a photo of the Google Street View Car cruising at the corner of Henry and Clark Streets in Brooklyn Heights on Sunday (9/14) afternoon. So look for updated views of the neighborhood soon on Google Maps!

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Gorgeous Cat Found on Monroe and Clark

Found this stunning feline around 8:30 am. Clean, seems healthy, very friendly, but no collar or tags. We’re on our way to check for a microchip.

MIRACLE ALERT: The kitty was microchipped and reunited with its family today!

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