Archive | July, 2008

Curbed Reader: 20 Henry… Feh

A Brooklyn Heights tipster wrote to Curbed this week about the new development at 20 Henry.  The tipster is not impressed: Curbed: A tipster has the scoopage on new Brooklyn Heights condo conversion 20 Henry (at 20 Henry Street, ‘natch), which was formally the Peaks Mason Mints building, constructed in 1929. The two-building setup has […]

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Yassky Wantsky Middle Schoolsky at P.S. 8 Annexsky

The Brooklyn Paper brings us this tidbit regarding City Councilman David Yassky’s idea to make the planned P.S. 8 annex a middle school too: Brooklyn Paper: Heights Elementary…: Councilman David Yassky (D–Brooklyn Heights) even said this week that he’d change city law to circumvent the developer’s controversial 18-story residential tower — despite the 300-seat middle […]

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The Kid’s Team Strikes Back

The battle for the 25th District continues: State Senate candidate Daniel “The Kid” Squadron’s “Team Squadron” has fired off an email to supporters in reaction to what they describe as incumbent Martin “Marty” Connor’s “negative personal attacks.” The letter after the jump.

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Does Anyone Want a Kitten?

A “friendly male cat” is looking for a “good home” according to a sign posted in the neighborhood. “Travis” is one year old and “fixed”.  BHB spoke to Rachel, the owner, this morning.  Travis is one of 4 cats in her house and it’s getting crowded, so she’d like to see him go to a […]

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Coming Soon…

Flickr photo by dirtystylus

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Wine Bar at 50 Henry Shut Down

The Brooklyn Eagle reports today that The Wine Bar at 50 Henry has shut down for good in the wake of the Busted Chef scandal.  As former manager/co-owner Dan Kaufman awaits indictments from a grand jury that is meeting this week, employees at the Wine Bar were told today that they were out of work […]

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Friday on the Homer Fink Show

Live Friday (8/1) at 3PM, it’s the Homer Fink Show! Join Homer and his guests, the cast of The Boy in the Basement- the Live Action Romance novel which is playing at this year’s NYC Fringe Festival. Listen live here on BHB and or subscribe to the RSS feed via iTunes and listen whenever!

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Corner of Cranberry: What’s Next?

UPDATE: Sadly, it appears now that the Wine Bar at 50 Henry Street, the best by far of the lot, has closed, according to the Brooklyn Eagle. With news that three four of the four “Corner of Cranberry” businesses have been shuttered (looks like the liquor license for the 60 Henry businesses expires tomorrow), we’re […]

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Filming on Willow Street Thursday

Get ready residents of Willow Street between Pierrepoint and Orange a Chevy commercial is being shot from 8AM – 8PM on Thursday (7/31).  But no worries if you’re expecting an “important delivery”, location manager Jared will make special arrangements.  Jingle his celly at 646- 773 – 6121. And now the full text as seen on […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 7/30/08

Another OTW… what’s on your mind? Comment away! Photo by Homer Fink

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