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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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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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Game of Cones: One Man’s Struggle at the Brooklyn Heights Haagen Dazs

The following is a Brooklyn Bugle reader’s account of their experience at the Montague Street Haagen Dazs in Brooklyn Heights.

READ THE FULL STORY AT THE BROOKLYN BUGLE

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Disco Food Cart on Columbia Heights

First there was the rogue hot dog vendor who decided to set up shop on Montague Terrace. Now there’s a disco food cart on Columbia Heights near Squibb Park entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park. While we’re pretty sure this is a legal spot, BHB commenter Peter points out in another BBP related thread: Yes, such [...]

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Brooklyn Heights Man Featured in NY Daily News Story About Anti-Trustifarians

While conservatives are voicing their fauxrage over President Obama’s birthday gift of a car to his daughter Malia, the NY Daily News posts a story about how the president and other well-to-do folks are steering their kids into a life of — work! Featured in the piece, one where we also learn that Sting will [...]

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Some Jerk Spray Painted “Scam” at the Fruit Street Citibike Station in Brooklyn Heights

Our man with a cam Karl Junkersfeld was on the scene today at the Fruit Street Citibike docking station as workers were cleaning up a mess left by a Citibike hating vandal. A BHB tipster informed us of this “protest” this morning: Serious vandalism occurred overnight at the northern end of the promenade on Columbia [...]

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Devastation: Karl Junkersfeld’s New Video Shows What’s Left of the Wheatpaste Mural on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade

It was beautiful while it lasted. However, the “wheatpaste” mural painted guerilla style sometime Tuesday night on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is no more.

Our Karl Junkersfeld, not known for his love of most “street art”, is not very happy about this development as his new video shows.

Watch after the jump.

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Citizens Defending Libraries Has One Hiss-terical Week

Citizens Defending Libraries, the group headed by long time Brooklyn Heights resident Michael D.D. White was quite vocal at Thursday’s annual Brooklyn Heights Association meeting. When BHA president Alexandra Bowie talked about the group’s stance on the Brooklyn Heights library, White and company hissed their disagreement (no, White didn’t go to Harvard). Oh, and they [...]

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Open Letter To The Mail Stealing Dirtbag In Brooklyn Heights

Dear Mail Stealing Dirtbag – I’m sure you really needed that Valentine’s Day care package grandma sent my 3 year old more than she did. So I’ll forgive you for stealing it from our lobby. Oh who am I kidding? I’m not a “feelings” guy. I’m more furious than the power of a thousand suns. [...]

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Watch Your Butt at The Brooklyner and 180 Montague

The Daily News reports that the Brooklyner, the Lawrence St. high-rise that looks like a cigarette, will be smoke-free as of March. Smoking will also soon be prohibited at Archstone Brooklyn Heights at 180 Montague, which like the Brooklyner is owned by Equity Residential.

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Santacon Invaded Park Plaza Diner In Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that while many of us were enjoying a civilized time at the Custom House’s Toys for Tots event on Saturday, a throng of Santaconers took over the sports bar at the Park Plaza Diner. Brooklyn Eagle: Hundreds of Santas, elves and reindeer flowed into the Park Plaza Diner’s sports bar for [...]

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