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Man Documents Spring’s Arrival In and Around Brooklyn Heights While Riding a Longboard

YouTube user Hugo Viera has posted a video, shot today (4/12), of a longboard ride he took from the Lower East Side through Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. It’s like Karl Junkersfeld on wheels(errrr sumthin’).

Watch after the jump.

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Opening Day Poem for Derek Jeter

Just in time for Opening Day, Yankee fans from Brooklyn Heights and beyond wax poetic about Captain Derek Jeter in a revamped version of Walt Whitman’s “O Captain! My Captain!” directed by BHB’s Heather Quinlan. (Who would like it to be known that she is a Mets fan.) Featuring scenes from Brooklyn Bridge Park, Grace [...]

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Karl Junkersfeld Checks in on the Progress of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Pierhouse Devolopment and Some Birds

Our Karl Junkersfeld took a stroll to Brooklyn Bridge Park, checked out the progress of construction of the Pierhouse and met a flock of birds on the way. Just another perfect day in Brooklyn Heights.

Watch the video after the jump.

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Snowmageddon It Open Thread 2/13/14

So, how you like this weather, eh? We talk a walk this morning and shot some video before hunkering down inside Ice Station BHB. So what’s on your mind about this storm – for example public schools were open while most private schools were closed. Comment below! And here are some tweets from BHB readers [...]

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Watch Karl Cover Kiehl’s Kickoff On Montague Street In Brooklyn Heights

Mr. J. was on hand with cam Friday for the grand opening of Kiehl’s Montague Street store. Video after the jump.

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Watch This Video Of Brooklyn Borough Hall Christmas Trees Throughout The Years

Brownstoner wrote about some of the history behind Christmas at Borough Hall and how the area has evolved over the last century. That got our Karl Junkersfeld amped up to revisit this 2009 clip. Enjoy!

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Karl on Heather’s TV Interview

Mr. J. peruses the Times and discovers our own Heather Quinlan’s prominent mention in the TV section for her interview on CUNY TV about her acclaimed documentary film If These Knishes Could Talk. The interview will be shown on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Video after the jump.

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Philip Levine, Poet, on Living in Brooklyn Heights

Philip Levine, Poet Laureate of the U.S. for 2011-2012 (poets laureate are appointed for two year terms) divides his time between California and Brooklyn Heights, but as he says in the video you can see after the jump, Brooklyn is what he calls home. The video, published by the Cortland Review, starts in Levine’s residence, [...]

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Karl Sez: “Berm Baby Berm”

(Video after the jump.) As anyone who’s read this blog for a while knows, our Mr. J. is a huge fan of Brooklyn Bridge Park, as is your correspondent. (Actually, one of the things that lured your correspondent to the Heights in the first place was the prospect of walking along the Promenade and watching [...]

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Construction Ballet at Brooklyn Bridge Park

On my walk this morning I watched two excavators performing what looked like an elaborate dance as they worked on what will be the pebble beach and bird sanctuary at Pier 4. Video after the jump.

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Karl Takes A Powder Around Town Checks Out Atlantic Avenue Mural And Fornino’s

Our man with a cam Karl Junkersfeld checked out the new Atlantic Avenue mural and the new Fortino’s on Pier 6.

Video after the jump.

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Can You Guess Where These Vintage Brooklyn Heights Area Photos Were Taken?

Karl Junkersfeld’s latest short film pulls photos from Brooklyn Heights’ past and show us what those locations look like today. Before he gives you the big reveal on each, how many do you think you know?

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VIDEO: Flash Mob Proposal On The Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Video of a “flash mob” (are they still around?) proposal on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade was posted on YouTube last week.

We wish the couple well, but a clip like this is screaming out for a Tosh.0 type comment challenge.

Watch after the jump.

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VIDEO: What Some Of The Empire Stores Proposals Would Look Like

The design proposals for Empire Stores in DUMBO are now online. Our Karl Junkersfeld has created a nifty video to walk you through all of the ideas.

Watch it and read the full presentation after the jump.

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A Walk On The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Through The Eyes Of An ’18 Year Old Human’

We stumbled across this clip from You Tube user “Mertsface” featuring him and two friends walking along the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. The self described “18 year old human creating a world of his own whimsy” has a style that we can best describe as Mo Rocca meets Karl Junkersfeld while watching Wes Anderson movies. In [...]

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Opinion: Karl on Middagh Street Graffiti and More [VIDEO]

In the few years that Karl Junkersfeld has been contributing to Brooklyn Heights Blog via video verite we have seen him sing the praises of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Noodle Pudding, Iris Cafe and many other neighborhood hotspots and landmarks.

Today, Mr. Junkersfeld’s takes on Middagh Street graffiti and some other issues. While his opinions do not reflect the ownership or staff of Brooklyn Heights Blog and its affiliates, we think you’ll find it to be his finest moment. Watch it after the jump.

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