Archive | December, 2008

Snow White

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Stress Free Holiday Wine Shopping

The East Village Wine Geek Keith Beavers is the owner of In Vino [215 East 4th Street, Manhattan] as well as The Alphabet City Wine Company [100 Avenue C, Manhattan]. He’s one of the colorful and passionate columnists featured in The Brooklyn Bugle… coming soon. Ah, the Holidays. New York is full of festivities and […]

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CB2’s YCE Committee Give Dock Street DUMBO School Thumbs Up

Following Wednesday night’s public hearing, Community Board 2’s youth, culture and education committee voted last night 9-0 to support inclusion of a middle school in the Walentas Dock Street DUMBO project.  CB2’s land use committee will vote on the entire project tomorrow morning (12/20) at 10:00 a.m. in the Callahan Center, St. Francis College, 180 […]

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CB2 Didn’t Vote on Dock Street DUMBO Project

Community Board 2 held a public hearing last night regarding the Dock Street DUMBO Project which promises affordable housing a middle school to be constructed near the Brooklyn Bridge. Update: This dispatch just in from CB2: Please be advised that the Youth, Education and Cultural Affairs Committee meeting – originally planned to follow the community […]

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Heights History: Dogs Foul the Streets

On May 26, 1972 the New York Times wrote about a clash between residents of Brooklyn Heights that “threatend” the “serentiy and harmony” of the neighborhood.   The bone of contention – the use of “pooper scoopers” by dog owners. The newspaper reported that about 80 “vociferously pro-dog” residents gathered at the War Memorial in Cadman […]

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Muppets Christmas Show, Shot in Brooklyn Heights, Airs Tonight

The Muppets Christmas Special airs tonight at 8pm on NBC. Kermit and company shot the scenes, including one with Mayor Bloomberg, from the show on Joralemon Street back in September.

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Hey Man, Want to Rent a Bar?

The space formerly known as Magnetic Field at 97 Atlantic Avenue is available for rent. Which brings up the question (all over again): What would you do with Magnetic Field? Brick Real Estate is listing the rental at $5500/month and the inside of MF looks pretty much the same. Will one BHB reader be courageous […]

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Kid to Riverside Tenants: No Garage Related Rent Hike

New York State Senator-elect Daniel Squadron has written tenants of the Riverside Apartments assuring them that they will not be subject to garage construction related rent increases.  Squadron spoke to the building’s landlord, the Pinnacle Group, who claim that they will not seek an MCI increase for the construction of its proposed garage. The content […]

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CB2 Hearing on Dock Street DUMBO Tonight

Community Board 2 will hold a public hearing tonight to get community input on the proposed Dock Street DUMBO project which includes construction of a middle school.  It will be held at 6:00 p.m  at the Long Island University Health Sciences Center, 1 University Plaza, Room 107 [map]. Jed Walentas made his case for the […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 12/17/08

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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