Archive | October, 2007


Pussy Galore

"Marta" writes the BHB Inbox regarding a feline rescue: Please post a story regarding a female kitten who haunted the Brooklyn Bridge footpath in Cadman Plaza Park during late September.  She was caught on 1 October and is now living in a much safer environment (with me).  Bella has had her first vet appointment (very […]

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Open Thread Wednesday Halloween 2007

  Some stuff to talk about this week: New York Kids Club is here!  54 Hicks Street condos, bargain?  When is a shuttle not a shuttle? When it's not.  … and don't forget Mr. Swizzle's Halloween Karoke Monster Mash tonight at Magnetic Field (97 Atlantic Avenue)… prizes for best costume.

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New Neighbor: New York Kids Club

A branch of Pam Wolf's New York Kids Club is opening at 182 Henry Street. According to a press release, the company's fifth center will "host a 2's and 3's Club drop off program and classes for children 6 months – 18 years old in gymnastics, art, ballet, martial arts, cheerleading, ultimate fitness, as well […]

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54 Hicks on the Market

What seemed like the most comprehensive renovation since the Reconstruction is apparently ready to be sold.  Brownstoner reports that the owners of 54 Hicks Street have put one of its 3 units on the market for $1.975 million: Brownstoner: 54 Hicks: The owners of 54 Hicks Street have been working on the conversion of the […]

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Pumpkin Madness

pumpkin madness, BHB Photo Club pic by fkuffel

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Kids and pups get their Halloween props this weekend: Saturday at 10AM the Pierrepont Playground hosts its annual Kids Halloween Parade On Sunday, it's the annual Doggie Costume Parade. Enter your pooch now at Perfect Paws! If you go to either event, please post photos on Flickr and add them to the BHB Photo Club.  […]

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See Hunchback Tonight

 McBrooklyn tells us about this event tonight in the nabe:  Tonight (10/26) at 7:30 pm The classic 1923 silent screen version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame with live organ accompaniment by composer-organist Bernie Anderson Jr. THRILLS AND CHILLS! The gypsy girl Esmeralda, the hunchback Quasimodo, and Hollywood's magnificent take on old Paris: here's one […]

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Millman: Heights Grocery Options Stink!

Regarding the addition of a Brooklyn Heights stop to the Fairway supermarket shuttle, State Assemblywoman Joan Millman tells the Brooklyn Eagle, “We do not have adequate grocery store options in the neighborhood, so it is my hope that the free shuttle to Fairway helps address this community’s needs." The shuttle made its first stop in […]

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Nabe Director… In Real Life

Director Peter Hedges lives and works in Brooklyn Heights and Boerum Hill. His new movie, Dan in Real Life starring Steve Carell opens today:

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What Can Brown Do For You? Double Park!

Following in the great tradition of Heights Lowdown columns discussing parking, the Brooklyn Paper's Juliana Bunim tackles the issue of DOUBLE parking in this week's issue: Brooklyn Paper: Heights Cars…: UPS trucks consistently double-park on residential streets in Brooklyn Heights. “We need to keep commerce moving,” said Dan McMackin, a UPS spokesman based in Atlanta. […]

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