Archive | December, 2007


Heights is Ramone’s Home

Rock legend/nabe resident Marky Ramone is interviewed in today's Jerusalem Post. Marky and Friends will be playing Tel Aviv in January:  Jerusalem Post: Marky Ramone Stays Back…: "Back then, radio ignored us. We persevered through loyal fans, and that's why The Ramones are more popular now than ever. Today there's a new generation of youth […]

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News 12: Cadman Accident Victim Still Critical

Update:  News 12 Brooklyn is reporting that the woman hit by a livery car yesterday on Cadman Plaza West, now identified by the NY Daily News as Shanttarag Raghunanan, is still in critical condition.  News 12 Video

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Heights Artist’s Latest Stamp: Bette Davis

Brooklyn Heights artist Michael Deas has created another stamp for the U.S. Postal Service. His rendering of actress Bette Davis will be released in 2008. He based his artwork for the stamp on a publicity photo of Davis taken during the filming of All About Eve in 1950. Earlier this year the USPS issued a […]

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Livery Car Hits Cadman Plaza Scaffolding, Injures Woman

As mentioned in our comments section earlier today, a woman on her way to become a U.S. citizen was injured when a livery cab collided with scaffolding at 140 Cadman Plaza West. WABC TV: Car hits woman: A woman about to become an American citizen was struck by an out-of-control car careened into scaffolding in […]

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Editor Leaves Brooklyn Heights

The NY Times has a piece today about former Field & Stream editor/Heights resident Sid Evans. He's taken the EIC job at a new magazine, Gun & Garden, and will be relocating to Charleston, South Carolina next month. The piece asks the question – do you need to be in New York City to succeed […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 12/26/07

  Let's take this opportunity to discuss the top Brooklyn Heights stories of 2007 – Love Lane Condos  20 Henry Street Facelift at Le Petit Marche  It was a play… in someone's house!  The little house that couldn't sell?  Clooney! Pitt! The Burn After Reading film shoot Fire at 42 Remsen Cadman Plaza Park Reno  […]

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Happy Yule Log

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Merry Christmas!

From TwoFones, the video above and some photos from Thursday night's caroling.

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New Neighbor: Kim Paris-Vietnamese Grill

Kim Paris-Vietnamese Grill has opened in the former location of The Greens at the corner of Montague and Henry Streets.  Originally a voice mail message on the restaurant's answering machine touted the opening of Island Grill. Clearly that plan did not pan out. A post on Chowhound notes: Had an appetizer portion of the pho […]

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NY Times Profiles Brooklyn Heights Playwright

Brooklyn Heights resident David Henry Hwang's new play Yellow Face is now playing at the Public Theater. He and nabe townhouse are profiled in today's New York Tiimes: NY Times: One Character at a Time: “Our notions of authenticity and purity are really just convenient and ultimately superficial,” said Mr. Hwang, sitting in the Brooklyn […]

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