Archive | October, 2009

Plymouth Church Yankee Fair Announced

The Plymouth Church Yankee Fair is scheduled for Saturday November 14 from 10am – 4pm.   The full press release and details on all the fun after the jump.

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Kiddie Korner Covered in The Jewish Week

Kiddie Korner, the new Chabad daycare center on Montague Street, is profiled in The Jewish Week: The Jewish Week: “We wanted to convey a calm feeling,” says Kiddie Korner Director Shternie Raskin. “We told the architects we were going for a Zen feeling, something that was like a yoga studio.” While yoga studios have become […]

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Village Voice Covers Wild Game Festival at Henry’s End

Every year around this time, Brooklyn Heights mainstay Henry’s End cooks up its  Wild Game Festival.  The Village Voice interviews chef/owner Mark Lahm about what’s on the menu this year: Village Voice: But you’d be hard-pressed to find much game in New York restaurants, aside from a smattering of wild boar Bolognese sauces, a few […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 10/28/09

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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The Golden Bough[s].

Montague and Clinton Streets, Monday afternoon, October 26.

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Park Progress: Thirty-Second Report–Trees!

Inclement weather prevented your correspondent from making his usual Brooklyn Bridge transit this morning, but a break in the rain late this afternoon allowed for a few shots from the Promenade. There, peeking over Regina Ridge, are Pier 1’s first five–or is it six?–trees. More are soon to come, I’m sure. Removal of the decking […]

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Gun Toting Thieves Reality vs. Hype: 84th Precinct Police Blotter – 10/27/09

After last week’s rash of robberies, there was a significant drop in thefts in Brooklyn Heights this week. First, an update on several crimes last week involving gun play. Despite hyperbolic Brooklyn-based tabloid reports, police officials said today that the three robberies involving gun-toting thieves were not linked.

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Howl-o-Ween Doggie Parade Slideshow

Photos of Sunday’s Howl-o-Ween Doggie Parade via Matthew Parker and Meg & Eric.

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Full Alternate-Side Parking Restored Nov. 9

Beginning Monday, Nov. 9, alternative-side parking regulations will return to all of Community District 2, following the final phase of sign-replacement that began this summer. Since July, signs were replaced throughout Brooklyn Heights with new, reduced street sweeping regulation signs. Since Sept. 8, signs were replaced in the small area south of Joralemon Street and […]

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GUDER, Graffiti Goon, Defaces North Heights

A Graffiti Goon using the “tag” GUDER is on a rampage in the North Heights. BHB community member Andrew Porter sent us photos of some of this social misfit’s “art” sprayed on various surfaces around Hicks Street including the side of the lovingly restored 68 Hicks Street.

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