Archive | September, 2007

Hunt for Haters Continues

On Sunday Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livini visited Brooklyn Heights to address the last week's hate driven vandalism spree:  Jerusalem Post: Livini Responds..: "When anti-Semitism raises its ugly head, we need a quick and strong answer," said Livni, standing outside the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue. "This is the right message to those who try to exploit […]

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Atlantic Antic – TODAY!

Now until 6PM, the Atlantic Antic takes over Atlantic Avenue.The entertainment highlight will be the action packed day of music planned for the Magnetic Field Stage (Atlantic and Hicks) featuring Mary Weiss (Shangri-Las). Here's the full schedule: 12:15pm Eli “Paperboy” Reed & The True Loves 1:15pm  The Mighty Fine 2:15pm  The Black Hollies 3:15pm  The Swinging […]

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Tall Ship Visits Brooklyn

The German training barque Gorch Fock is docked at Pier 7, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. Her near sister, the U.S. Coast Guard training ship Eagle, is docked across the East River at Pier 17, South Street Seaport, and can be seen from the Promenade. Eagle was originally German, and was taken by the […]

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Fun on Cranberry Street

Saxophonist Eric Loffswold and guitarist Carlos Pavan entertained neighbors Saturday at the Cranberry Street Festival. BHB Flickr photos of the Fest

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Sasquatch or Clooney?

Area panties are in an uproar over the presence of Hollywood superstar/eligible bachelor George Clooney lurking on our streets filming the Coen Brothers’ Burn After Reading. This blurry shot of “Clooney” comes to us from “iluvgc”: Not for nuthin but, while it bears a resemblance to Rosemary’s nephew the image conjures up another enigmatic celebrity…

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No Clooney For You!

Members of the paparazzi linger outside the Burn After Reading shoot on Hicks Street this afternoon. Crew members told the throngs of fans (mostly female, natch) hanging around hoping for a glimpse of George Clooney that the star would not be on set today.

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Marty to Rock Stars: No Booze for You!

State Senator Martin Connor's district not only covers Brooklyn Heights but Chinatown as well.  Ruling over his turf with an iron fist in a quest to keep that ethnic enclave from being overrun with new bars, Marty and others have pulled the rug out from rocker David Bowie and Sting's new Kenmare Street nightspot Forty […]

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Cranberry Street Fest Packed with Fun!

  On Saturday TODAY starting at 11 am, Cranberry Street (between Hicks and Columbia Heights) will host its annual festival. This year, in addition to the super-fantastic pet parade at noon there will be a belly-dancer at 11:30 am and salsa dance lessons around 1pm.  One of the other entertainment highlights promises to be the […]

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Reward Offered for Information on Hate Mongers

NY1 reports that several Jewish organizations have united and are offering a reward to find the person or persons behind the anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed on several synagogues and buildings in Brooklyn Heights Monday night. The American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League and Jewish Community Relations Council have posted a $10,000 bounty for information leading to the […]

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DUMBO Art Festival This Weekend

The 11th annual Art Under the Bridge Festival, sponsored by the DUMBO Arts Center, takes place starting tomorrow evening and continuing through Saturday and Sunday.  The Festival will showcase a wide variety of painting, sculpture, installation, conceptual and performance art.

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