Archive | May, 2008


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MAS, BHA Fight for LPC Funding

The Municipal Arts Society and its supporters, which includes the Brooklyn Heights Association, gathered at City Hall today to protest the City Council’s plan to cut 5 staff positions, amounting to $300K annually, from the Landmark Preservaton Commission: New York Observer: “During the last two years, increased funding has enabled the LPC to hire more […]

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Farewell Lobster, Let’s Hope You Find a Good Home

Eater reports that the Armando’s Restaurant lobster sign, part of the Montague Street landscape for decades, is being taken down this afternoon.  The restaurant closed earlier this year and we at BHB tried valiantly to “Save the Lobster”. Spicy Pickle will open in the Armando’s space soon.

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BBP: Marty – We’ll Find the Money

Looks like the cost of Brooklyn Bridge Park has more than doubled since the original estimates in 2002. The Brooklyn Paper reports that the bill for BBP will now be somewhere in the neighborhood of $350 million. No worries friends, State Senator Marty Connor apparently has some magic beans:

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Eagle: Penson Stops DOB from Demolishing 100 Clark Street

The Brooklyn Eagle sheds some interesting light on the demolition of 100 Clark Street. According to the report published today, the DOB had decided that the entire structure, not just the top two floors as originally announced, needed to be taken down. Current owners, the Penson Companies went to court to stop the DOB from […]

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Busta Crimes

The latest 84th Precinct Police Blotter published by The Brooklyn Eagle has us thinking it might be time to get a helmet.  The latest Brooklyn Heights crimes: Stolen Audi on Montague Street Henry Street burglary Remsen Street wallet grab Honda Civic broken into on Hicks and Middagh Juicy details over at the Brooklyn Eagle.

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BSO: An English Evening

Tickets are still available for the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra’s “An English Evening”: Thursday, June 5 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m. Brooklyn Borough Hall MASTER OF CEREMONIES Nicholas Armstrong Artistic Director The evening will feature members of the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra performing words for String Orchestra by Parry, Avison, Elgar, Walton, and Warlock. The evening will begin […]

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Report: 100 Clark Will Come Down

McBrooklyn reports that workers at 100 Clark are saying the entire building will be coming down. Photo: mcbrooklyn

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Golden Gate

BHB Photo Club pic by clarknt67 via Flickr

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