Archive | April, 2007

Marquee Mark

  BHB Photo Club pic by fearless leader via Flickr 

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Yassky to Spitzer: Stopsky Yards Work

After yesterday's "oops" at Ward Bakery, Brooklyn Paper reports that Brooklyn Heights' City Councilman (and the next Mayor?) David Yassky is asking Governor Spitzer to stop Bruce Ratner's preliminary demolition work for Atlantic Yards before someone loses an eye errr sumthin': Brooklyn Paper: Pols to Spitzer…: Stop Bruce Ratner — now — before he hurts […]

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Easy Eats at Busy Chef

The idea of The Busy Chef, at 60 Henry Street, is one to be applauded. Regardless of one’s culinary prowess, real life often gets in the way of a homemade meal. The Busy Chef would like us to buy our entrees and desserts there – especially given that they stress that all their baked goods […]

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Clinton and Remsen Bldg Not For Sale … Yet

Last week, The Brooklyn Eagle reported that the owners of 88 – 96 Clinton Street were launching an aggressive marketing campaign to attract potential buyers.  The building, while within the Brooklyn Heights Historic District  is outside of the zone restricting building height to 50 feet or less.  The Eagle added that a potential sale aroused […]

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Artsy? Uncommon Grounds Wants You!

If you're an artist and would like your work displayed in public, then Uncommon Grounds on Henry Street is looking for you. According to its website, the newly minted coffee shop/jazz club/comedy club is soliciting art submissions for display at the store. For more information contact them at:

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Ladies Lunch at Plymouth Church

BHB Photo Club pic by fkuffel via Flickr 

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Heights Players Present State Fair

The Heights Players open their production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair on Friday May 4. The musical will run on Fridays and Saturdays May 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 8:00 p.m.  And on Sundays May 6, 13 and 20 at 2:00 p.m. Reserve your tickets by calling 718-237-2752 or visiting the […]

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St. George Hotel Brick Thrower Nabbed

The Brooklyn Eagle confirms that a brick thrower was apprehended by police this morning atop the St. George Hotel. We will link to the Eagle's coverage when it is published online later today. The Eagle is now reporting that a Pace University student identified only as "Jason" was responsible for the brick tossing morning of […]

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Eagle: Watchtower Selling Portfolio of Property

The Brooklyn Eagle reports today that Watchtower Bible and Tract Society has not only put the Standish Arms Hotel on the block, but 5 other residential properties as well: Brooklyn Eagle: Watchtower to Sell Six Properties: A recent eport that the Watchtower Bibleand Tract Society would be selling its building at 169 Columbia Heights,formerly the […]

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Rolling Stone Bocces with Heights Band

  Brooklyn based band Pela have been named a Rolling Stone magazine Artist to Watch.  As part of their RS profile, they played bocce [video] with writer Amelia McDonell-Parry at FloydNY. Their music, thankfully, is better than their bocce. As a matter of fact, Capo Homer Fink of Brigate Bocce challenges the band to a […]

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