Archive | November, 2006


Brokeback Bocce

Our fellow Floyd NY bocce playing pal, Jim from If You Want My Bocce blogs today about their pickup game last night at our fave nabe bocce bar.  But they bury the lead — ACTUAL MOVIE STAR/Cobble Hill neighbor Heath Ledger checked out the action. If You Want My Bocce: By this point, unusual things […]

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Holiday Heights

First Presbyterian Church, Henry Street. 

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The Master Watchmaker of Brooklyn Heights

The New York Daily News reports today on the only master watchmaker in Brooklyn, the nabe's Hartley Satnick. New York Daily News: This Master Executes His Job Like Clockwork: Satnick has been in Brooklyn Heights since 1960. He moved to his current site, 187 State St., in January, after a fitness club took over his […]

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BBP Foes Lose Lawsuit

Brooklyn Papers reports that the Brooklyn State Supreme Court has ruled against nabe opponents of the development of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Brooklyn Papers: Brooklyn Bridge "Park" Opponents Lose Lawsuit: In a 22-page decision handed down Tuesday, Brooklyn State Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Knipel dismissed the opponents’ charge that the Empire State Development Corporation broke the […]

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Welcome to the Nabe: Sean T. Conrad

Blogger/web software guy/freelance writer Sean T. Conrad announced on his blog today that he'll be moving to Brooklyn Heights. Say hello to him now!

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Former TV Star Now Nabe Vocal Coach

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports today on former local TV chat host Gwen Conley, who by many accounts was on the same Star Track as Oprah Winfrey.  She gave "it" all up for life outside of the public eye, but one that has been no less fulfilling.  She's currently a vocal coach here in Brooklyn Heights.  […]

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Parents Say Nabe Kid Addicted to Internet

Kids of being coming increasingly addicted to the Internet, claims a story in today’s New York Daily News. One of the “addicted” is a Brooklyn Heights pre-teen. New York Daily News: The Curse of Internet Addiction: When Nathan turned 11, his parents bought him his first computer, to keep in his bedroom in their Brooklyn […]

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Cadman Plaza Astroturf: This is Beautification?

The "beautification" of Cadman Plaza Park has begun as documented above by nabe blogger Twofones.  The plan to renovate the park's "dustbowl" by laying down artificial turf was initially opposed by the Brooklyn Heights Association, but on its website, the BHA praises Parks Department officials for their "commitment" to the project. The project does sound […]

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Hero Cops Honored for Nabbing Heights Hood

Two of New York's Finest were honored at the 84th Precinct's Community Council monthly meeting for their "extraordinary bravery" in the arrest of a suspect in an armed robbery on Middagh Street.  The hero cops, Police Officers Moises Colon and Michael Titterton were given "Cop of the Month" honors by the 84th's Deputy Inspector Phillip […]

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Slices of Life

Photo via jerryzkidz Flickr photostream 

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