Archive | February, 2008

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‘Tel Montage

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Kids Visit Eagle, See Internet Web Site

Cobble Hill Blog notes that kids from P.S. 29 visited the Brooklyn Eagle this week: Apparently there’s a newspaper club at P.S. 29! Awesome, super-fantastic!! Now we can round out the CHB editorial staff with writers who won’t complain about being paid in peanut M&Ms and Hannah Montanna CDs.  And maybe they can help make […]

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Hotel St. George

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Off Topic: Buckley’s Legacy

BHB Publisher Homer Fink writes in this week's Off Topic: The world that Buckley came up in, that of Goldwater who beget Reagan, has gone off the rails of the Crazy Train.  Buckley was nothing if not a gentleman, but today's neo-cons love to throw barbs and make outrageous statements (i.e. Bill Cunningham, Ann Coulter). Even […]

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Buckley’s Legacy: Trash Talk?

When it comes to pontificating on political pundits, I'm no Olbermann.  Heck, I'm no Scales or Instaputz. But the events this week in the conservative world are pretty fascinating indeed. William F. Buckley Jr. , the King of All Conservatives, died this week at 82.  He's the man who basically invented the modern conservative pundit […]

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Sponsor Unit at 61 Pierrepont: Such a Deal?

There's a lively conversation at Brownstoner today about a 3 bedroom, 1050 sq. ft. coop at 61 Pierrepont: Brownstoner: Coop of the Day: Three bedrooms in a prewar building in The Heights for $800,000? Sounds like a good deal—at least on the surface. Unfortunately, the surface is as far as this listing at 61 Pierrepont […]

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Walentas Cabanas?

From Cobble Hill Blog: The Brooklyn Paper reports this week on possible “cabanas” atop the new Walentas building on Atlantic Avenue. Great! Now you can pay a million bucks for a wonderful view of Sahadi's. Read more

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Swizzle Going Out with a Bang

Brooklyn's game show Kingpin, Dick Swizzle announced today that he will host two massive farewell bashes at Magnetic Field which will be closing at the end of March.

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Slip and Fall on Montague Street

Word coming into BHB that there was a really bad slip and fall in front of Andy's at 128 Montague Street today. A man was seen falling down stairs there and the force of his tumble ripped out one of the banisters according to eyewitnesses. Cops and fireman were on the scene. It's alleged that […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 2/27/08

  So, did you go to the BHA Annual Meeting last night? Whaddya think? Also: Save the Lobster…. continues. League Treatment Center may take over Poplar Precinct. Good?  …and whatever else is on your mind.  BHB Photo Club pic by dietrich via Flickr

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