Archive | September, 2009

The Lobster Sign is Back at Armando’s!

The Beatles never got back together.  The Dodgers haven’t come back to Brooklyn (yet).  But today a true miracle happened in Brooklyn Heights —  the Armando’s Lobster sign returned to its home on Montague Street.   Brooklyn Bugle/BHB publisher Homer Fink waged a campaign to save the sign, a fixture in the neighborhood for decades,  back […]

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Internal E-mails Say Dock Street Bad Site for School

Newly released documents reveal that Department of Education architects felt that Two Trees’ controversial Dock Street DUMBO project “would yield a very small school (compromised from our standards) with premium costs due to the mixed use with the high-rise residential building.” However, the two-year-old internal e-mails do not address the current plans for the site, […]

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Nabe Blogger Chuck Taylor Gives Big Thumbs Up to New Armando’s

BHB pal/ Celine Dion maven/ Brooklyn Heights resident Chuck Taylor and his better half/composer Ayhan Sahin checked out the new Armando’s Restaurant last night.  The verdict: Smoking Nun: Ayhan and I celebrated my birthday a day late, since he was working all weekend while I was in the Hamptons. Had a grand dinner at Italian […]

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Korres Kloses

The Brooklyn Eagle reports in today’s edition that Korres Natural Products store at 140 Montague Street has closed.   The store opened in Spring 2008. Not for nuthin’ but… we never saw a soul in there.  What are your thoughts?

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BHB Photo Club pic by mopostal

Open Thread Wednesday 9/30/09

Wassup! Comment away!

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Liu’s Triumphsky Over Yassky

Queens Councilmember John Liu won the Democratic nomination for Comptroller, beating out Brooklyn Heights resident/our Councilmember David Yassky in a run-off election tonight. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Liu trumped Yassky, 56 to 44 percent. Only 227,489 votes were cast in the race, less than 10 percent of the city’s registered Democrats, according to […]

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Levin: I Owe It All to Vito

City Hall reports on “40 Under 40: The Next Political Leaders of New York” in its latest issue.  Among them our new man in the NYC Council, 28 year old Steve Levin.  Sure, the election isn’t until November but his “opponent” – we think it’s Conservative Party candidate Elizabeth Tretter –  is nowhere to be […]

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NY Daily News on Brooklyn Heights Bargains

The NY Daily News takes a look at Brooklyn Heights bargains today.  The article prominently features Pauline from Mr. Video III and shouts out Variety Mart, Diva Salon, Peas ‘n’ Pickles and of course: NY Daily News: TAKEOUT: Great Wall, 60 Henry St.; (718) 855-2630 Only two items on the menu of this Chinese takeout […]

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Visit Us at the Atlantic Antic Sunday 10/4

The Brooklyn Bugle gang including your pals from Brooklyn Heights Blog and Cobble Hill Blog will be out in full force this Sunday (10/4) at the Atlantic Antic. Our tent will be stationed in front of the Atlantic Bookshop between Court and Clinton Streets.  We’ll have limited edition Bugle T-shirts that feature a cool Brooklyn […]

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Bjork and Barney Officially Brooklyn Heights Neighbors

Public records confirm that pop star Bjork and her artist husband Matthew Barney have closed the deal on their Brooklyn Heights penthouse.   It does remain to be seen if the couple actually move in.  Gawker alleged relationship issues betwen the two last month.   Guess we’ll have to wait to see  Bjork  shopping at Ricky’s Halloween […]

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