Archive | February, 2010

New Neighbor: Ozu

Nabe blogger Vittles Vamp has a first look at Ozu  at 78 Clark Street, opening soon in the old Sea Asian location. Vittles Vamp: This is the owners’ first foray into the city (or at least into Kings County), with two Sumou Sushi outposts already firmly planted in suburban Long Island. But, this new Japanese-fusion spot promises […]

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BHA Hosts 100th Annual Meeting

More than 100 residents gathered last night for the 100th annual meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association. The evening broke with tradition by beginning with keynote speaker Michael Van Valkenburg, landscape architect of Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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Open Thread Wednesday 2/24/10

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Eagle: Watchtower Officially Bugging Out of Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Eagle reports today that the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society has decided to move its headquarters out of Brooklyn Heights.  The current state of the real estate market will slow the group’s departure, the article says. The group, while eventually complimented for saving some historic buildings like the Bossert and Standish Arms Hotels […]

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Checkin’ Out Choice Market

BHB contributor Karl Junkersfeld visits the new Choice Market in DUMBO and reads a few reviews for your viewing pleasure.

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Unwelcome: Jane’s Carousel?

“Jane’s Carousel”, the 1920s vintage merry-go-round restored under the auspices of Jane Walentas, wife of developer David Walentas, and now housed in a building on Water Street in DUMBO, is slated to be moved across the street and into what is now Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, itself to be incorporated into Brooklyn Bridge Park, sometime […]

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BHS Presents Brooklyn Poetry Slam for Haiti

This Sunday, February 28, the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) will host a Brooklyn Poetry Slam for Haiti. The event will begin with a reception starting at 2:30 p.m., followed by performances from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. From BHS:

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Brooklyn Heights Biker Racing in Europe

Brooklyn Heights resident Joao Correia who is an associate publisher of Bicycling Magazine and a racer is now in Europe competing as a member of the Cervélo Test Team. interviews him about his career and living in Brooklyn Heights:

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Miss Brooklyn Invites You to Celebrate Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and Keelie Sheridan, the reigning Miss Brooklyn, wants you to know that there are events scheduled here in the Borough to mark the occasion. Specifically, there will be a series of exhibitions, readings and discussions of artwork and writing by Brooklyn based women artists and authors. This will start with […]

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VP Biden and Wife Dine at River Cafe

Yesterday, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife enjoyd a delayed Valentine’s Day celebratory luncheon at the River Cafe. New York Daily News: Vice President Biden swooped into the city yesterday and treated his wife, Jill, to a belated Valentine’s Day meal in Brooklyn. Trailed by a phalanx of Secret Service agents, the Bidens swept […]

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