Archive | June, 2007

Sculpture Exhibit at Empire – Fulton Ferry State Park

These flags are part of a sculpture exhibit called Still Flying, sponsored by the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists' Coalition (BWAC), and on display at the Park through Saturday, August 25.

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The First iPhone Purchase in Nabe

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Oven – Not So Hot?

The much anticipated Oven at 60 Henry Street has been open for business since mid-week. People posting on restaurant website Chowhound are giving it mixed reviews: "Peter" posted: Walked by Oven last night and it was open and relatively full. (I skipped it and went to Petite Marche where we each had a solid Steak […]

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Patriot Game

Mark your calendar now — on Tuesday 7/3 the folks at Magnetic Field will stage a special edition of the Dick Swizzle Sudden Death Gameshow.  "The Patriot Game" will feature some surprises according to Swizzle, who would not comment on what they would be. He did add that he's excited about the opening of Ricky's […]

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Independence Day

BHB Photo Club pic by  loriellenp via Flickr

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Pierrepont Parking Problems

In this week's Brooklyn Paper, BHB publisher Homer Fink discusses permit abuse in the nabe: Brooklyn Paper: Permits a Plague on Pierrepont: Parking is at a premium in Brooklyn Heights even when no laws are being broken. But plenty of laws are — and sometimes by the enforcers of them. It is illegal to park […]

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Wig Out! Ricky’s Comes to Montague

It was mentioned in the comments of a previous post, and I can personally confirm it: A Ricky's "beauty shop" will be taking over the space formerly occupied by Tapestry on Montague. Yes, no longer will you have to trek all the way to Manhattan for some glitter and your favorite flavored lube. They have […]

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Trader Joe’s Coming

Technically it's Cobble Hill , but a Trader Joe's is scheduled to open on Court and Atlantic according to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (thanks to BHB tipster Hoppy): Brooklyn Eagle: The Eagle has learned that Trader Joe’s will soon be trading in Brooklyn at the corner of Court Street and Atlantic Avenue, a place where […]

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Pool Comes to Beach

Confirming Harry Hawk's comment, while taking my morning walk sauna on the Promenade, I noticed that The Floating Pool Lady had been moved from her previous berth between Piers 2 and 3 to a new spot adjacent to the artificial beach.

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Open Thread Wednesday

It's already the last Wednesday in June, year is halfway over! This week on OTW: Does the neighborhood need a 24 hour pharmacy? CVS, Duane Reade, Gristedes etc all close before midnight… Biofuel? Credit? Care? Are you ready for some pizza?  Michael Salmon is not going to be your Next Food Network Star. Marty Connor […]

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