Archive | March, 2007


Voici la nouvelle façade.

Tres belle, n'est-ce pas?

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St. Francis Students Lectured on Borat

The NY Post has a story today that we found interesting: NY Post: Borat vs Bore: He's racist, rude and his stories of his homeland are twisted, but Borat still may be Kazakhstan's best representative. Yesterday, students at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights sat through a guest lecture on the nation by Barlybai Sadykov, […]

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Nice Pants

Flickr photo via dietrich

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Watchtower to Sell Standish Arms

The Brooklyn Eagle reports today that the Watchtower will soon announce plans to sell the Standish Arms Hotel on Columbia Heights:   The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society —the Jehovah’s Witnesses — will be offering for sale the large property it owns at 169-171 Columbia Heights, formerly the Standish Arms Hotel, this newspaper has learned […]

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Eagle: Fake Bomber Fesses Up

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that Fake Bomber Michael Contreni has reportedly confessed to authorities:    Then, when Contreni was shown security camera photos from each of these three banks, according to the official complaint, he circled the photo of the person robbing or attempting to rob the bank, and wrote “It’s me.” When police showed […]

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After the Party - Willow Street

Open Thread Wednesday

Opening up the floor to whatever is on your mind this week. Comment away!  BHB Photo Club pic "After the Party Willow Street" by fkuffel

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FIRE at 42 Remsen Street!

    There was a huge fire at 42 Remsen Street — a 3 story brownstone — where no less than 6 firetrucks were called to contain the blaze. Brooklynheightsblog was on the scene with grainy photos and no press pass. We hope no one was home at the time, and we pray no one […]

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Brownstoner on 111 Hicks

Brownstoner posted a property at 111 Hicks as their co-op of the day and remarked on the INCREDIBLY HIGH MAINTAINENCE in the building.  At first glance, we were wondering what a 1,320-square-foot apartment in Brooklyn Heights was doing on the market for only $625,000. Then we notice the monthly maintenance of $1,975 and it all […]

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Tasti-Delite RIP

Tasti-Delite at 91 Montague Street is now sleeping with the fishes.  What's next?

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BHS Landmark Exhibit Opens Wednesday

As we reported last week, on  March 28, the Brooklyn Historical Society will launch a new exhibit in its first floor gallery. The opening Landmark and Legacy: Brooklyn Heights and the Preservation Movement in America will be celebrated at the museum that night with a reception from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Read full article

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