Archive | November, 2006

This Weekend at BHS

Two great events this weekend at the Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Heights (map):   Saturday, November 11, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pmConcertBaroQue Across the RiverSongs of Thanksgiving BaroQue Across the River returns to BHS to celebrate the opening of the holiday season with the music of J.S. Bach, G.P. Telemann and more […]

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FDNY Cuts Ribbon on EMS SuperStation

Mayor Bloomberg, FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scopetta and a host of New York's Bravest and EMS brass cut the ribbon today on a new state-of-the-art EMS Station in Carroll Gardens. The 8,150 square foot facility will be home to 7 ambulances and their crews. About the $4.7 million dollar converted warehouse, located at 347 Bond Street, […]

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Doggie Stumps on Court Street

This change-minded canine was spotted on Election Day by blogger Taty.  

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Pooch Rescued from Blaze

The Brooklyn Eagle reported today that firefighters rescued a dog from a blaze at 34 Livingston Street yesterday morning. Photo and caption: Brooklyn Eagle

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Hicks Street Condo Too Pricey?

With all the recent discussions about the real estate bubble bursting (ha!), Brownstoner is questioning the $2.85 million pricing of a 3 bedroom, 3200 square foot townhouse condo listed by Citi-Habitats at 110 Hicks Street. Brownstoner says: Granted it's in prime Brooklyn Heights and the interior is nothing to sniff at, it doesn't have that […]

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Andiamo! Brigate Bocce Wins 2nd Consecutive Game

Homer Fink's Brigate Bocce increased its winning streak to 2 games today, defeating North Brooklyn in 3 sets 7-1, 2-7 and 7-1. The victory brings the team's season record to 2 – 4. This week saw the activation of roster member Dave Sterman"ator" who proved his mettle on the court with several match saving plays. […]

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Heights Players Open Earnest

The Heights Players unveiled their staging of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest this weekend, with a matinee today at 2pm.  The Heights Players website says: Each performance will boast the talents of many Heights Players newcomers, as well as several veterans. Christopher Duncan and Adrian O'Donnell will be appearing in the roles of […]

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Today’s Open Houses

160 Columbia Heights apt 4G/H (map)2 BR, 2 Bath coop$895KBroker: Corcoran Group Agent: Betty Lee, Judah DomkeOpen House today 1PM – 3PM  Beautiful, Spacious and Classic. This stunning 2 bedroom in Brooklyn Heights is nestled on quiet Columbia Heights….designated by a recent issue of Time Out New York as one of the top 50 residential […]

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Henry Street Revival: Le Petit Marche Unveiled

Looks like the newest edition to the Henry Street culinary scene is about to open. Le Petit Marche's window coverings were taken down on Friday. No word yet on opening date. As BHB was taking the photo above, a couple of nabe old timers remarked that the new establishment was oddly similar to all the […]

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DOT Picks Engineers for BQE Revamp

The New York State Department of Transportation has selected White Plains based HDR as the primary consultants on the $200 million BQE Triple Cantilever Project. The firm will lead the "scoping" effort on the portion of the expressway that spans from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street and supports the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. HDR's website explains […]

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