Archive | July, 2009

Fight Night in DUMBO

Tomorrow (8/1) is Fight Night  in DUMBO.  Pugilists will duke it out under the Manhattan Bridge to benefit the DUMBO Improvement District.  The USA Boxing Metro amateur boxing event is sponsored by Gleason’s Gym and halcyon the shop in DUMBO.  Tickets are $25 and the event begins at 7pm at the Archway under the Manhattan […]

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Signs of life in Heights real estate market?

According to StreetEasy, a two bedroom, two bath unit on the sixth floor of the Franklin Trust Building, 166 Montague (corner of Clinton) has gone to contract for $1.29 million. By StreetEasy’s calculations, after making a down payment of $258,000, the buyer will pay an aggregate $8,701 monthly for mortgage, common charges, and taxes. According […]

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BHB Photo Club pic by j bary via Flickr

Ronny’s Seltzer Spritzes Brooklyn Heights

BHB Photo Club member jbary caught this delivery from Bayside’s Ronny’s Seltzer in Brooklyn Heights today.  Anyone still getting delivery of the “old timey” goodness?  Nothing makes a better Egg Cream! Update: What? You want seltzer? Here’s the info:  call Gomberg Seltzer Works 718-257-9369 8am – 4pm.  [Via Edible Brooklyn]

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UPDATE: Shop Bk Boutique Nights

Ok, so we messed up; our apologies. There’s been some confusion over what boutiques are participating in Borough President Marty Markowitz’s new Shop Brooklyn “Boutique Nights” last night and tonight, July 30. We posted the wrong participants in an earlier post about this event — for which we profusely apologize to you, readers — and […]

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Free Wine Tastings at Heights Chateau

Heights Chateau is hosting free in-store tastings on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.   Brooklyn Beat reports this week’s schedule as: July 30th, Paul from Noble House Wines, 5:30-8:30; July 31st, The Famous Grouse, 5:30-8:30; and Aug. 1st, Miolo Brazilian Wines, 4-7. Heights Chateau 123 Atlantic Avenue. C.S. addendum: Also check out Heights Chateau staffer […]

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Heights ATMs hit in $700K fraud case

Four defendants were arrested and charged in a $700,000 bank fraud case for a scheme in which they allegedly emptied their own bank accounts at ATM machines, reported the ATM cards lost or stolen, and then had the banks replace the money — and several of the targeted ATMs were along Court and Montague streets, […]

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First Presbyterian Church Music Series Profiled

The First Presbyterian of Brooklyn at 124 Henry Street’s Summer Music Series was recently the subject of a news report from religious broadcaster NET. Video after the jump.

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Film Shoot on Remsen: Is it Really So Strange?

Nabe blogger Brooklyn Beat ponders what the heck a film shoot on Remsen Street today is really all about: Brooklyn Beat: As I walked home from the gym this morning, I noticed a NO PARKING sign from the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting stating that there was to be a film shoot (Day […]

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Biv Against the Machine

The Herd for the 33rd City Council District met last night, minus a couple of sheep, for a debate in Williamsburg.  The Brooklyn Paper’s Ben “The Other Guy” Muessig was on the scene and reports that our homegrown candidate, Doug Biviano was quite animated to say the least:

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Open Thread Wednesday 7/29/09

Comment like there’s no tomorrow!!!

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