Archive | October, 2008

Lethem to Speak at St. Francis Next Thursday

This in from St. Francis College: St. Francis College is proud to announce the start of the Walt Whitman Writers Series, a new literary program that brings top contemporary authors to campus to share their work and writing experiences with students, faculty and the entire Brooklyn community. The inaugural speaker will be acclaimed author Jonathan […]

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CO2: It’s a Gas at Secret Science Club Next Wednesday.

Next Wednesday morning you may wake up with a hangover from an election victory celebration or from drowning your sorrows in Scotch, but by the evening you may be ready to party again, and to learn something in the process. Perhaps something important about the environment, which, depending on the outcome of the election, and […]

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Hooters? Not Likely

We’ve heard that some people on the Internets have mentioned a “rumor” started by “someone who posted a sign” at 60 Henry regarding a Hooters moving into that space.   First, let’s just all calm down and remember the whole “Cigar Bar” hoax of 2007 (and its lame follow up Penelope’s Playspace) at that same location.   […]

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French Navy Ship Visits Brooklyn.

The French missile tracking ship Monge, named for the 18th-19th century mathematician Gaspard Monge, is docked at Pier 7 near Columbia Street just south of Atlantic Avenue. Need to brush up on conversational French? Drop in to Montero’s or other Atlantic Avenue watering holes this weekend.

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Some Crime is Up in the 84th; Still Not the Bad Old Days

With comments like this one on BHB: I am worried for my safety as well in the evenings. I used to feel totally comfortable walking all over the neighborhood and I don’t now – I feel like a target. Is there anyone on this board that can speak to what the local police are doing […]

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Recycle Electronics Tomorrow in Cobble Hill

Homer’s cousin/CHA Prexy Jeff “Hussein” Strabone and the Cobble Hill Association are hosting an electronics recycling event tomorrow (11/1) in Cobble Hill.  Details at CHB.

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Hidden Heights History Halloween

Take a walk around Brooklyn Heights this Halloween with a new point of view using our “Hidden Heights History” map: View Larger Map

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BHA Urges Members to Help Save LICH

The Brooklyn Heights Association is urging its members to mobilize and urge government officials to stop Continuum Partners, managers of Long Island College Hospital, from cutting services at the facility. NYS SD25 candidates Daniel Squadron and John Chromczak discussed the issue at BHB’s The Great Debate on Tuesday night and our own TK Small and […]

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Happy Halloween… Now Vote!

Speaking of voting, please take our BHB Voter Poll. It will determine who the BHB Community endorses in the NYS SD25 contest as well as the Presidential race. Vote here now. Thanks!

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange “Holiday Thursdays” Events

Starting next Thursday, November 6, the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, a not-for-profit, volunteer organization that provides a marketplace for locally handmade craft goods, including infants’ and children’s clothing, toys, housewares and gifts, and books by local authors or about local subjects, will host its annual “Holiday Thursdays”, during which artists, craftspeople and authors will be present […]

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