Archive | November, 2008

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Wonder Twins Coming to St. Francis

Amber and Autumn Lau, basketball playing twins from York, Pennsylvania will be taking the court for the St. Francis Terriers next year according to their hometown newspaper.   Currently seniors at Northeastern High,  Autumn averaged 24.1 points last season while Amber averaged 17.

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CSI: NY Waterfalls

CSI: New York featured a plotline recently that kinda sorta had to do with the NYC Waterfalls. Here’s an exciting trailer from that show.

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Nabe’s Reaction to Re-Opened Gristedes

BHB Community members are speaking out on the new “improved” Gristedes at 101 Clark Street and so are some Brooklyn Heights based bloggers. Vittles Vamp is psyched about the new British food section: It might not be a Whole Foods, but damn if this isn’t a major improvement. We’re talking about a produce section that […]

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Danish Seamen’s Chuch Fair – Hot Dogs, Glogg… Sjovt!

The Danish Seamen’s Chuch [102 Willow Street] held its annual Danish Fair this weekend.   We chomped on hot dogs and guzzled Glogg while checking out all the wonderful Christmas ornaments for sale.  While Mrs. Fink insists that Glogg is just “mulled wine” our Danish friends at the Fair say, “Nej glog er meget bedre.” Either […]

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Is Midnight the Missing Dog for Real?

From the BHB Inbox comes a story that we can’t confirm, have no idea if it’s true but figured we’d share with you anyway: Tonight, walking down Montegue Street [sic] around 6pm, I heard a woman scream outside Key Foods. She was screaming for her missing Yorkshire Terrier, Midnight, whom she has tied up to […]

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The New, Improved Gristedes Opens

Updated with News 12 Brooklyn Video after the jump The new and improved Gristedes on Henry and Clark is open and if the pistachio muffins are indication, it’s the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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Dentist a No Go for Mr. Souvlaki Space

It’s official – Vitadent has backed out of its plan to move into 147 Montague Street according to the Brooklyn Eagle.  The site of the old Mr. Souvlaki restaurant and office space above it are once again available for rent.  (Wethinks it would make a great combo of a *new* Magnetic Field/Brooklyn Bugle office.  If […]

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House of D Slapped with TRO

A Temporary Restraining Order has been issued in the case between NYC Department of Corrections and the coalition of jail opponents suing to stop the reopening of the Brooklyn House of Detention. NYS Senator-Elect Daniel Squadron (D-SD25) issued this statement: “I commend the Department of Corrections for agreeing to halt the proposed expansion of the […]

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Welcome Back, Gristedes

Sure we bought our share of moldy veggies and passed-sell by date milk at the “old” Gristedes.  Yes, we may have had dark thoughts about torching the place (metaphorically of course) ourselves.  However, that evil deed was accomplished by an electrical malfunction on April Fools Day 2008. On Friday morning (11/21) the new “improved” Gristedes […]

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