Archive | October, 2009

Jack-o-Lantern-a-Palooza on Willow Street in Brooklyn Heights

Lost City calls the pumpkin-scape at 24 Willow Street  “Jack-o-Lantern Overload”!  We call it “awesome”.

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Kids’ Halloween Fun in Brooklyn Heights

Pierrepont Playground was packed today following the Annual Brooklyn Heights Halloween Parade.  If you were there, please add your photos to the BHB Photo Club on Flickr and we’ll post a slideshow here soon!

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Watchtower Trick or Tracts in the North Heights

Sure the folks over at the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society aka Jehovah’s Witnesses don’t “celebrate” Halloween but they took to the streets of the North Heights this morning to “Trick or Tract”. We’ve discussed the unneighborliness of Watchtower knocking in the Heights before and this morning’s doorbell ringing was no exception.  While it was amusing […]

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Tiger in the Kitchen Cooks Up Chicken Wing Stew

Brooklyn Heights resident and food blogger Cheryl “Tiger in the Kitchen” Tan recently posted a recipe for Chicken Wing Stew.  We haven’t cooked it up yet (ahem… paging Mrs. Fink) but if Ms. Tan’s photos of the dish are any indication it looks outrageously good.   Find the recipe here.

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Mr. Junkersfeld’s Brooklyn Heights Video Time Machine by Way of The Nabeguy Collection

Mr. Junkersfeld files this companion dispatch to go along with his latest film:

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Police: No crime wave in Brooklyn Heights

In light of last night’s incident, police officials wanted to reassure Brooklyn Heights residents that there were no reported robberies last night and that there is no crime wave in the Heights. “There are no crime patterns that are affecting Brooklyn Heights,” an official tells Brooklyn Heights Blog.  “Our worst crime pattern is probably a […]

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Heights (Halloween) History: The Gate to Hell

In the 1977 movie The Sentinel, the top rear window of 10 Montague Terrace served as the really spooky Gate to Hell where a blind priest stood on guard for demons and the undead. The movie does boast some scary moments (Sylvia Miles naked! Arrr!) and any movie featuring Christopher Walken is a-ok in our book.

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Please be advised

Neighbors:  Please be advised at approximately 9:00 p.m. tonight as I was walking home on Hicks between Montague and Joralemon I was accosted by a gang of four boys, approximately 14-15 years of age. 

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Kids’ Halloween Parade Saturday

Brooklyn Heights Playground Committee will hold their annual Kids’ Halloween Parade this Saturday, starting at 10:00 a.m. at Pierrepont Playground, Pierrepont Street and Columbia Heights. More details are available at the BH Playgrounds website. For a full list of Halloween fun, check out Cobble Hill Blog.

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BHA to Meet with EDC Tomorrow About Tourist Choppers

The Brooklyn Heights Association will meet with the Economic Development Corporation tomorrow to discuss banning tourist helicopter flights over Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge Park.   BHA Executive Direct Judy Stanton tells the Brooklyn Paper that chopper noise is so bad that it’s hard to hold a “face to face conversation.” Brooklyn Paper: But […]

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