Archive | January, 2007


Somewhere in Brooklyn Heights, Some Mexican Restaurant is For Sale

Have $389k stashed away and a dream of one day becoming a restauranteur? Restaurant For Sale, somewhere in Brooklyn Heights: Year Established: 1995 Employees: 5 full time – Facilities: All New Facilities location completed entire renovation a year ago, new floor, bar, tables, floor, windows and much more. Market Outlook and Competition: Restaurant it is […]

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Ask a Designer Tonight at DWR

 From ApartmentTherapy: DWR and Pret-a-Habiter Design Q&A Bring your design questions. Wine will be served. February 1st, 6-8pm. First Thursday of every monthRSVP to brooklynheights@dwr.comDWR Brooklyn Heights Studio, 76 Montague Street

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Open Thread Wednesday

We know you've been waiting for this all week your chance to whip out your ….errr… opinion and share with the BHB community. Some thoughts for this week: Some Watchtower members believe "Brooklyn Bethel" will completely migrate out of the nabe within the next 10 years.  Good or bad for the Heights? Is the Brooklyn […]

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It is Written (in Snow)

Taken on Clark Street. Flickr photo via Jackie.Berg

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While we detect a slight case of schadenfreude from the LA Times in today’s article about bedbugs in New York City, it does mention a Heights resident: LA Times: It’s Hard to Sleep Tight in New York: When Bonnie Friedman first heard about New York’s burgeoning bedbug problem, she felt lucky to live in an […]

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ODB Rallies to Beat Brigate Bocce

Brigate Bocce almost pulled an upset over #2 ranked Old Dirty Barristers in the opening week of the FloydNY Winter Bocce League. "Abbiamo pensato perdere rapidamente," Capo Homer Fink told a disintrested bystander near the Men's room at the Waterfront Ale House after the game.  "Tuttavia abbiamo giocato il gioco delle nostre vite!" The Brigates […]

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Heights History: If You’re Thinking of… Brooklyn Heights 1982

On November 21, 1982, the New York Times published If You’re Thinking of Living in Brooklyn Heights outling the benefits of living here in the nabe. We found a few passages to be of interest, especially this one which had us regretting selling our time machine: Real-estate people in the Heights report that a two-bedroom […]

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Today’s Open House

60 Pineapple Street #4J3 BR, 2 bath coop$1.15 Million/ $1320 maint.Broker: Corcoran  Agent:  Michael ColemanOpen House today 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  You will be amazed at the space! This 1475 square foot, loft offers three spacious bedrooms, two full bathrooms and an expansive living/dining room and three exposures. The galley kitchen, with washer dryer, […]

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Nabe Thesp Enters Treatment

Nabe resident/actor Gabriel Byrne's new series, Treatment, has been picked up by HBO for a run of 45 episodes according to the Hollywood Reporter. Based on the popular and critically acclaimed Israeli series of the same name ("BeTipul" in Hebrew), "Treatment" centers on a therapist (Byrne) who is calm, smooth, insightful and nonconfrontational with his […]

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Barbarians Hold Up Penny Ridge

The Brooklyn Heights Courier reports that a ten year old Heights girl and her mother were threatened at gunpoint when they stumbled upon a robbery at the Penny Ridge store at 82 Clark Street:  Workers at the store said that three black males entered the store at 8 p.m. on January 23 and ordered a […]

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