Archive | November, 2009

Park Progress: Thirty-Fourth Report

As seen from the east tower of the Brooklyn Bridge this morning (Monday, November 30), Pier 1’s western side is almost completely sodded. What is that crater near the lower left of the photo, just above the truck? The maps posted on the Promenade don’t give a clue. More photos and text after the jump.

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Who Should be on the 2009 BHB Ten List?

Here’s your chance to chime in and help us determine this year’s BHB Ten – a list of Brooklyn Heights residents who deserve a shout-out for contributing to the outside world in a positive way. Comment below! BHB Ten 2008 list

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Fish ‘n’ Chip Paper 11/30/09

Here are some of last week’s headlines, in case you missed ’em: Law & Order SVU Shoot on Tuesday in Brooklyn Heights German Navy Re-visits Pier 7 Le Petit Marche Back In Business Wi-Pie Pizzeria Opens on Remsen Street 84th Precinct Police Blotter – 11/24/09 Lost Cat Needs Home… Help! Are you a business owner? […]

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Barricaded Subject on Pierrepont

There is police activity on Pierrepont Street tonight.  According to Gothamist newsmap, the call is for a “barricaded subject”.  DEVELOPING…. Update: This just in from BHB’s Weegee via Mama Weegee: It seems the “EDP” is a woman who has been acting erratically, eg, playing very loud jazz, burning incense, and claiming to be a “9/11 […]

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Law & Order SVU Shoot on Tuesday in Brooklyn Heights

A sign posted on Columbia Heights near Pierrepont advises drivers to move their cars by 10PM Monday night to clear way for Tuesday’s Law & Order:SVU shoot on the street.

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First Unitarian Church Gets New Roof

The Brooklyn Eagle has the details on a new roof at the First Unitarian Church [50 Monroe Place].  The church is the oldest in Brooklyn Heights, opening as the Church of the Saviour in 1842. Minard Lafever designed the church as well as the Packer Collegiate Institute: Brooklyn Eagle: The scaffolding and the plywood panels […]

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German Navy Re-visits Pier 7

The parade of foreign warships visiting Brooklyn continues. As seen from the Promenade this morning, the German air defense frigate Hessen, accompanied by a Moran tug, approaches her berth at Pier 7, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. Her sister ship, Sachsen, docked at the same pier in May.

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BHB PHoto Club pic by mopostal

Open Thread Wednesday 11/25/09

What’s on your mind? Comment below!

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Le Petit Marche Back In Business

After passing their re-inspection today “with flying colors,” Le Petit Marche will be re-opened for business beginning tonight, owner Daniella Silone told BHB. “It’s a little nerve-wracking,” she said. “I’m happy to be re-opened.” Silone said she didn’t know how the restaurant will be received, but she “hopes people will give us a chance.”

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Wi-Pie Pizzeria Opens on Remsen Street

Wi-Pie, a new pizza joint, has set up shop on the otherwise deserted stretch of Remsen Street across from St. Francis College. The new eatery will strive to be the cheapest lunch option in the area, said owner Solomon Solomonov. Almost all of the menu items are under $5, and allow for maximum customization. For […]

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