This Saturday, February 2, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Hicks and Grace Court) will hold its annual Winterfair. From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., you may shop for children's clothes and toys, men's and women's clothing, books and CDs, sporting equipment, flowers, furniture, housewares and tchatchkes. An activity room for children will also […]
Archive | January, 2008
The Brooklyn Museum Library, located in the Museum at 200 eastern Parkway, will present a lecture on Walt Whitman's apprenticeship with Brooklyn printers and his subsequent work at the Brooklyn Apprentices' Library, which evolved into the Brooklyn Institute and ultimately into today's Brooklyn Museum. The lecture, which will be given by poet and librarian Jeffrey […]
The NY Sun has published its review of New York City’s private schools. Overall St. Ann’s is given a B, while Packer goes home with a “gentleman’s” C. Packer also earns kudos for Best Urban Campus, while St. Ann’s receives big ups for its “Hipsters in Training”. In the all important Harvard race, it’s St. […]
It was one year ago today that Boston freaked out and turned nabe resident Sam Ewen's publicity stunt for the Cartoon Network's Aqua Teen Hunger Force into a DAY OF TERROR. Thanks to the power of the internets, the persecution of Sam and his animated pals at the hands of Boston city officials will never […]
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The Brooklyn Eagle reports today on the death of Brooklyn Heights caterer Kate Green:
Tons of stuff to discuss this week including:
Brownstoner reports today that the Watchtower Tract and Bible Society has put the Bossert Hotel on the block. The hotel has been called the "Waldorf Astoria" of Brooklyn. The landmark building once housed many of the Brooklyn Dodgers and its roof deck was a celebrity destination in the 1920s. It's hard to put a price […]
Brooklyn Heights resident Rostam Batmanglij and his band of recent Columbia University grads, Vampire Weekend are getting tons of attention from the press and MTV. Their new self titled album is out today. Rock on!
Cobble Hill Blog: Unless they’ve got the cure for cancer or a hot tip on today’s 8th Race at Aqueduct, we could care less what animals are thinking. Alas, the CHB braintrust is in the minority here and therefore we bring you Christine Agro, the Animal Psychic of Cobble Hill. Read More
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