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Lost dog in Brooklyn Bridge Park

This from our good friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: “I was riding my bike near Brooklyn Bridge Park yesterday and we found this little poodle / bichon sprinting down the street after nearly getting hit by a car. I’m pretty sure he’s really home sick. No tag or chip.” Please email if [...]

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Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital Update: Renovating and Open for Business

This update from Dr. Heather Thomson of the Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital at 59 Hicks Street:

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BHB Adopt A Pet: Her Name is Lola, and She’s a Showgirl…

Snuggly Lola came from the same home that last month’s adoptable dog Bebe did: they were surrendered when their human was no longer able to take care of them.  Pulled from Animal Care and Control three months ago, both Lola and Bebe have been living in Heights foster care ever since. Despite the strain of [...]

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Little Pluto Wants Your World to Revolve Around Him!

Like his namesake planetary body, our Pluto is a little guy, but his heart and his spirit belie his physical stature. Rescued from a hoarder house with two other cats, he had stopped eating and developed a type of anorexia, but in the care and comfort of his Brooklyn Heights foster mother’s home, he’s become [...]

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Who Needs Groundhogs? You Can Have Your Own Shadow!

Like his namesake, Shadow is tough to capture, at least in a photograph; this 7-month-old wonder boy almost never stops moving, and posing for pictures is not his preference when there’s a whole world to explore and other cats to play with. Part of a litter that was rescued in Sunnyside, Queens, this long-legged, silky, [...]

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Looking For A Long-Term Relationship? Adopt Bebe!

On this Valentine’s Day, we kick off a new BHB feature, doing our part to help you find the love of your life. The good folks at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition work tirelessly to rescue, rehabilitate, and adopt cats, dogs, rabbits, and whatever other animals cross their path in need of assistance, so [...]

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Heather Thomson Is The New Vet On Hicks Street In Brooklyn Heights

When Dr. Richard Turoff’s Heights Veterinary Hospital closed in January, many wondered what would happen in that space at 59 Hicks Street. This week, a sign was posted announcing the arrival of Dr. Heather Thompson. Pet parents can call 718-624-1200. From her website: Dr. Heather Thomson has over 13 years experience in private small animal [...]

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Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group Opens Heights Office

The Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group is branching out to Brooklyn Heights with their new clinic on 10 Columbia Place. Opening today, the clinic will be available for scheduled and walk-in appointments Monday-Saturday, and “promises to deliver the same high quality of care that Vinegar Hill Vet Group clients have already come to recognize and appreciate.” [...]

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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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Whole Lhota Pussycats: Subway Kitties Move To Brooklyn Heights

Today’s NY Daily News reports that famed kittens August and Arthur, who earlier this year brought the Q train to a grinding halt while playing on the Brighton Line subway tracks, have been adopted by Heights couple Katherine Lynn and Keith Lubeley.  Perhaps they’ll run into “cat lover” Joe Lhota at the Pet Emporium? Photo: NY [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The weekend starts early at Brooklyn Heights Cinema, with two special events tonight (Thursday, October 24). There will be a sneak preview at 9:15 p.m. of Robert Redford’s new solo turn, All is Lost. Before that, starting at 7:30 p.m. there will be a unique artistic event, Now Playing, I and II: Light artists Gibson [...]

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BHA Dog Show: The Video

As previously reported, the BHA’s Dog Show was a good time for all on September 22 at the Montague Summer Space. Today, the BHA posted their video of the event.

Watch the video after the jump.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Sunday, September 22 is the Brooklyn Book Festival (photo; video after the jump), “the largest free literary event in New York City.” It will take place at Borough Hall and the adjacent plaza from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Possible thunderstorms are forecast, but with luck they’ll stay away, and plenty [...]

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Brooklyn Heights Ass’n Launches “BHA Social”

The Brooklyn Heights Association is starting “BHA Social,” the “fun, casual side of our operation that will organize social events at local establishments.” The first BHA Social event will be the Dog Show to be held this coming Sunday, September 22 at the Montague Street BID’s SummerSpace. The next event will be a Business Networking [...]

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SummerSpace on Montague This Sunday and Next

This Sunday, September 15 and the following Sunday, September 22, from noon to 5:00 p.m., the Montague Street BID will present its fifth annual SummerSpace event. The street will be closed to traffic between Clinton and Henry streets and between Henry and Hicks, to accommodate a number of free outdoor events (see more info here). [...]

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Registration Open For BHA Dog Show Coming Sunday, September 22

This in from Brooklyn Heights Association President Alexandra Bowie: Registration for the Fourth Annual BHA Dog Show, to be held Sunday, September 22 at 3 pm on Montague Street in front of Pets Emporium, is now open. This year the categories include Best Kisser, Cutest Couple or Duo, and Sweetest Big Dog, among others. Entry [...]

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