Archive | January, 2008

Ivanov The Nerf Bomber

Among Ivanyl Ivanov's Remsen arsenal was a nerf football bomb.  NYPD show the contents in this video from WCBS-TV.

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Nightmare on Court Street II: Regal Responds

The BHB reader who set off a flurry of comment activity and community concern over the state of the UA Court Street Theater has received a response to his complaint from UA's parent company, Regal Cinemas.  With his permission, we are printing the response in full: 

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Mariane Pearl to Speak at St. Francis

Mariane Pearl, the widow of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, will guest lecture at St. Francis College [180 Remsen Street] on Monday March 10 at 12:30 pm.  The event, part of the Thomas J. Volpe Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.  Pearl's memoir about her husband's murder by Islamic fundamentalists, […]

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Pierrepont Pooch

This photo arrived in the BHB Inbox this morning. It's a pooch on Pierrepont Street who apparently has an improvised outdoor doghouse. 

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Ivanov The Terrible Charged

The master of the Remsen arsenal, Ivaylo Ivanov, has been charged with criminal weapons possession for his arsenal and with aggravated harassment as a hate crime for the swastika spraying spree he went on last year in Brooklyn Heights.  Ivanov was busted and his arsenal uncovered on January 20 at the apartment he shared with […]

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Welcome to the Neighborhood: Only Livin’ Girl in New York

Blogger "Tnole", who apparently shares Homer and Qfwfq's experience of doing time at a certain major network's broadcast center, has moved to Brooklyn Heights. Her blog is also pretty good:

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Look Out Marty, Here Comes “Kid” Squadron

Has Marty Connor reached the end of the road after three decades in the New York State Senate?  The notion that Marty may have lost his magic touch is not a new notion.  Last year he found in himself in a pickle over parking on Pierrepont with his NYS permit as well has raising a […]

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Running For Yassky’s Seatsky

Let the games begin! As City Councilman David Yassky enters the race for City Comptroller, three folks have thrown their hat into the ring to represent the 33rd District. We're so engerized (not!) about this group that we'll give you the topline but suggest you read this article in the Brooklyn Paper for the deets… […]

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Brooklyn Heights Open House – with Art!

Some folks will say this is a sign of a downturn in the local real estate market, while others will chime in and say it's an innovative way to stage an apartment. The NY Daily News reports that  Corcoran's Vicki Negron is "framing" her listing at 75 Livingston Street with artworks by 80s icon Jean […]

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Montague Money Honey Cops to Fraud

Jennifer Wilkov, a Montague Street financial advisor, plead guilty yesterday to stealing over $1.6 million from investors in bogus real estate deals. Wilkov had two cohorts in the "fix and flip scam". She's also the author of Dating Your Money: Brooklyn Eagle: Brooklyn Heights Financial…: Wilkov, 39, admitted she used her job at American Express […]

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