Archive | September, 2008

The Envelope, Please.

The award for zaniest headline goes to Mike McLaughlin of The Brooklyn Paper for this. Hmmm…methinks young Mike’s (we hope) temporary state of deprivation may be affecting his writing style. Velvets and James Brown? Can’t fault his taste in music.

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Lebanese Food Festival This Weekend.

All fanciers of tabboule, fattouche, moutabal, sambousseks, and baklawa, or those just seeking new and different taste treats, should find their way to the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lebanon, corner of Henry and Remsen, this weekend. Update: Thanks to helpful reader Amy, who found this site, which gives further details, including that the Festival […]

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Recovery Rally on Cadman Plaza Saturday Morning.

Early this Saturday morning, “thousands” of people are expected to gather on Cadman Plaza Park in preparation for a march across the Brooklyn Bridge, during which they will form a “human chain”. This event is sponsored by The Recovery Project, “a wide-ranging, multi-year initiative of A&E Network, federal agencies and leading non-profit organizations designed to […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 9/24/08

What’s on your mind?  Comment away! BHB Photo Club pic by jwpalmer via Flickr

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Extensive Nighttime Street Work in Heights Next Two Weeks

The following “heads up” was provided by Judy Stanton of Brooklyn Heights Association: We have just been handed a tentative Street milling schedule from the NYC Dept. of Transportation for work scheduled over the next two weeks, starting Thursday. Currently, all the work is scheduled for nights between 9PM – 5 AM! We urged the […]

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LICH: Is an Amputation Necessary? Are Yuppies to Blame?

Yesterday evening’s meeting on the future of Long Island College Hospital, sponsored by Community Board Six, drew an audience that filled to capacity two adjoining large conference rooms at LICH. Those present included members of C.B. 6, many residents of the communities served by LICH, and several local political figures. Among the latter were City […]

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On Cable Tonight: T.K. Small on LICH

This evening, Brooklyn Independent Television’s “Brooklyn Review” will feature an interview (conducted by yours truly) with loyal BHB reader and frequent commenter T.K. Small. T.K., a lawyer whose practice is focused on issues affecting disabled persons, will discuss the planned closure of portions of Long Island College Hospital and sale of some of its buildings. […]

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Love Letter to Allen

The first time I met Allen, he bit me in the face.

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Reminder: LICH Community Meeting Tomorrow Evening.

As previously reported here, the CEO of Continuum Health Partners, the private sector entity that owns and manages Long Island College Hospital (“LICH”), Stanley Brezenoff, and the recently appointed interim CEO of LICH, Dominick Stanzione, will meet with members of the public (all are invited) on Monday evening, September 22, at 6:30, in conference rooms […]

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Montague Parking Spaces “Liberated” for a Day

Two parking spaces on Montague between Henry and Hicks, roughly in front of Connecticut Muffin, have been taken over by Park(ing) Day NYC, an organization that promotes “Park(ing) Day” in New York City. Park(ing) Day is described in the organization’s flyer as: an international phenomenon in which people around the world reclaim parking spots for […]

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