Archive | June, 2008

Life is Short, Scaffolding is Long

We recently got an inquiry from a reader concerning the scaffolding at 65 Montague, shown above, which has now been joined by similar scaffolding in front of the adjoining Heights Casino, resulting in about two thirds of the sidewalk on the north side of Montague between Henry and Pierrepont Place being covered. Our interrogator was […]

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Construction Accident on Pierrepont

View Larger Map 1010WINS reports that a construction worker was injured this morning at a site in Brooklyn Heights.  According to police reports, the accident occured at 48 Pierrepont Street. No further information is available at this time.

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Byrne’s In Treatment Renewed, Moving to NYC

Brooklyn Heights resident/actor Gabriel Byrne’s HBO series In Treatment has been renewed for a second season. The groundbreaking series, which follows the sessions in a psychiatrist’s office and airs on consecutive weeknights for a month,  will also be moving production from Los Angeles to New York City.  Production will begin this Fall for the 2009 […]

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Signs, Everywhere Signs

BHB Photo Club pic by madabandon via Flickr

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Pooch Poo Showdown on Cranberry

BHB snapped this photo of a sign on Cranberry Street between Hicks and Henry on Sunday afternoon. Seems that a “tall blonde young man” has at least one resident miffed as he’s allegedly not cleaning up after his two pooches – a “peke mix and one lhasa mix” according to the angry neighbor.

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Brigates Score First Win of Summer Season

Brigate Bocce, the official bocce team of BHB, won its first game of the Summer season in league play at FloydNY on Sunday. The Brigates faced off against the Holy Rollers, taking the match in two tight games: 7 – 5, 7 – 6.

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Cyclones Off to Good Start

The Brooklyn Cyclones, the Borough’s professional baseball team and Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, have begun their season by winning two series, two games to one each, the first against their archrivals from across the water, the Staten Island Yankees, and the second against the Orioles’ affiliate, the Aberdeen Iron Birds. The […]

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Open House: 63 Cranberry Street, Garden Apartment

A 1000 square foot, 2 br, 1.5 bath garden apartment on Cranberry Street will be open for viewing today (6/22) 2:30 – 4pm. Asking price is $995K with a monthly maintainence of $725. Recently renovated apartment with new kitchen according to Corcoran listing. 63 Cranberry Street, Garden [Corcoran]

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NY Times Writer Finds Great Novel in Brooklyn Heights Trash

Nabe resident/New York Times writer Dulcie Leimbach writes today about finding the novel Kingfishers Catch Fire in a Brooklyn Heights trash heap. According to her many residents are guilty of dumpster diving, not just those two regular “can collectors” we see on Tuesday nights. NY Times: A Serendipitous: WITH its faded painterly cover, “Kingfishers Catch […]

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Bollywood Brooklyn

Last week Bollywood came to Brooklyn, filming on the Promenade. Flickr photo by Scenic Artisan

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