Archive | May, 2008

P.S. 8 Presents Soldea Island

From P.S. 8 comes this reminder: Soldea Island is our very first student run play, from PR and the crew to the Assistant Director, actors, and announcers. Performances of Soldea Island will take place on the 29th at 5:30PM and the 30th and 6:30PM of May at PS 8, 37 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, 11201 in […]

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Upcoming Events at First Presbyterian Church

From the BHB Inbox: The members of First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn are hosting two free community events this summer that celebrate global diversity in the arts. Event #1 June 8– Global Arts Festival On June 8, First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn will host the second annual Global Arts Festival, an afternoon of music and […]

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It’s “Elle” on the Promenade.

At about 5:30 this afternoon, I heard a diesel engine idling on Pierrepont Place, looked out my window, and saw a Gray Line tour bus parked as a bevy of blondes in pink dresses were exiting the top deck and heading for the Promenade. I (of course) followed them out, and saw them assembling for […]

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BHA’s Judy: Landmarks Could Have Worked Harder to Save 100 Clark

The Brooklyn Eagle covers the tragedy at 100 Clark Street (aka 1 Monroe Place) and includes a quote from BHA Executive Director Judy Stanton. Clearly the finger pointing has begun in this saga:

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Us Versus Them

In the latest installment of Confessions of a Lab Lady, Frances Kuffel tackles the issue of random food left out on the street causing problems with pooches:

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La Dolce Doggie Or Isn’t That Really Dangerous?

A BHB tipster sends in this photo and observation: There’s a nabe dog walker who consistently puts her charges in danger by “walking” the dogs while she rides on her Vespa scooter. Here’s a photo snapped this morning.

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Open Thread Wednesday 5/28/08

What’s on your mind? Plenty of active discussions going on now, so feel free to use this space for anything else you’d like to bring up. Comment away! BHB Photo Club pic by fkuffel via Flickr

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Bossert Lobby

BHB Photo Club pic by joshderr via flickr

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Yesterday’s News is Tomorrow’s Fish and Chip Paper or Kuntzman Greets Fleet at Floyd

We kid the Brooklyn Paper’s Gersh Kuntzman, because we love the Brooklyn Paper’s Gersh Kuntzman. There we said it. He may think we bloggers are a bunch of nudnicks but such is life. But seriously, you think anyone at Courier-Life or the Brooklyn Eagle is this much fun? (Hmmm… that Krogius guy might be a […]

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Watching a Landmark Crumble

I met a woman who was three years old when the original owner of what was then a mansion died and the building was turned into apartments. She told me it was an SRO for many years, so notorious for fires that it had its own call box. It was built by a doctor, had […]

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