Archive | April, 2008

It’s 10PM (errrr whatever)…Do You Know Where Your Children Are?

It seems like that MTV show America’s Best Dance Crew has made its impact on Brooklyn Heights. Alx08211 describes this “masterpiece” as:

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Law and Order Takes a Holiday

Reading the 84 Precinct Police Blotter in today’s Brooklyn Eagle, it’s not hard to think we’re in the middle of another mini crime wave in Brooklyn Heights. The topline: a hold up on Hicks and Joralemon, car theft on Pierrepont, petty thefts at Thai Kitchen and La Traviata, burglary on Remsen Street, and a gang […]

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Love Lane Condo Construction Moving Along

Brownstoner reports that construction on the Love Lane Condos is moving ahead.  They’re particularly amused by the handpainted sign informing passersby that they can anonymously  report  unsafe working conditions at  the site.   They also pose the question what will be easier once the condos are complete — sales or finding a parking space in Brooklyn […]

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Hey Man, Let’s Buy Magnetic Field

If we believed it was really easy to execute the doubling pennies theory then Qfwfq, Claude Scales, Norman E-mailer, EJ and I would be lugging tons of pennies into the Commerce Bank on Court Street and buying Magnetic Field. But until that day comes, it’s still up for grabs according to a new posting on […]

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Powell Takes Stand on Bell Case

Activist/journalist/Democratic candidate for the 10 Congressional District Kevin Powell wrote about the Sean Bell verdict on the Huffington Post recently. The piece is a great example of the leadership potential Powell possesses. Yet another reason to see this Fall’s elections as an opportunity for positive change:

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Open Thread Wednesday 4/30/08

What’s on your mind this week? P.S. 8 Book Fair this weekend BHA House Tour Needs You Real World Challengers for Ed Towns Brown Harris Stevens accused of anti-kid bias And from around the web: Bloomberg urged to sell Brooklyn House of D [NY Daily News] Vigilantes at I Saw Your Nanny back in Brooklyn […]

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At Least They’re Real

A BHB tipster sent us this moldy display from a Henry Street eatery. We’re sure they’ve been freshened up by now and we do give kudos to them for not using icky plastic fruit as decoration. For the record, we prefer Moldy Peaches.

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Brooklyn Heights Puppet Parade

The St. Ann’s School Puppet Parade was today! More after the jump

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P.S. 8 Book Fair Saturday

From the BHB Inbox: P.S. 8 is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair (open to the public) on Saturday (5/3) from 12-4pm at the school. There will be hundreds of different books in every price range and reading level — and opportunities to purchase books for the school’s library and individual teachers’ wish lists.

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Brooklyn Heights Mom, Baby Love Tiny Masters of Today

The New York Daily News covers the BAM set by Brooklyn kid band Tiny Masters of Today and shouts out a nabe mom: New York Daily News: Tiny Masters…: Just back from their first European tour, the band Tiny Masters of Today is on stage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Kids and parents seem […]

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