Archive | August, 2007


No Nosferatu for Nabe Thesp

Actor/Brooklyn Heights resident Paul Giamatti will most likely not get his wish of appearing in Bubba Nosferatu: Curse of the She Vampires the long anticipated sequel to Don Coscarelli's 2002's Bubba Ho-Tep.  The reason:

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Farewell Floating Pool Lady, We Hardly Knew Ye

This weekend is your last chance to enjoy the Floating Pool Lady in the nabe — next year she moves to the Bronx. New York Post: Boros to Pool Around: The new floating pool has been such a huge success on the Brooklyn Heights waterfront this summer the city plans to tow it elsewhere next […]

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Swizzle and Fink in Feud

Brooklyn Heights favorite game show host, Dick Swizzle announced today that BHB publisher Homer Fink will host a monthly gamer of his own tentatively titled "Homer Fink's Family Fist of Fury".  The Family Feud-ish show will debut at Magnetic Field (97 Atlantic Avenue) on September 12.

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St. Ann’s Sells Brownstone

The Brooklyn Eagle: St.Ann's in Heights Has Buyer…: The historic St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Brooklyn Heights has announced the sale of part of its property, a five-story brownstone at 122 Pierrepont St., to a Brooklyn Heights family. “This is an important step toward obtaining the funds we need to renovate […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 8/29/07

  Summer's almost over! Sound off on these topics and more: Crying over spoiled milk Heights Chinese Food woes  What's the smell?  … and whatever else is on your mind…  BHB Photo Club pic by fkuffel via Flickr

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Grosstedes Does It Again

This from a BHB tipster: Check out the "sell by" date on this container of milk: August 22. That's OK if I didn't buy it TODAY from Gristedes on Henry Street (pic attached with receipt).  Isn't that illegal to have this on their shelves? I called the store and they offered a refund if I […]

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Mansion House Elm Not Dead Yet

Word from the Mansion House is that the coop board is working with Con Ed and others to find ways to save the American elm in its courtyard at 145 Hicks Street. Anyone else from the "inside" have an update?

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Chinese Food Open Thread

You love Chinese food, you order it 3 times a week.  Everyone has a favorite place: Lichee Nut, Andy's, Sea Asian, Fortune House etc. What's your nabe favorite? Why? Comment below! 

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Pant Hoot at Magnetic Field

 Charles Star (video above) hosts Pant Hoot, a new monthly comedy series starting Tuesday night (8/28) at Magnetic Field

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Stinky Joralemon

“TS” from Instaputz wrote us this morning wanting to know if anyone else noticed a “stink” on Joralemon Street today. Well… did you? Flickr photo by itsshawnnotsean

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