Archive | March, 2010


84th Precinct Police Blotter – 3/31/10

New details about last week’s late-night robbers top this week’s police blotter.

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Greenmarket Expands to Thursdays

With warmer weather comes the addition of a third day of shopping at the Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket. Beginning tomorrow, the Greenmarket will be open on Thursdays, in addition to its year-round days of operation, Tuesdays and Saturdays. The hours will be, as always, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Great Wall DOH’d!

It looks like the NYC Department of Health has shut down another Henry Street eatery, as Great Wall [60 Henry Street] appears to have been shut down. No one answered the phone there at 5pm this evening. BHB commenter Nick reports:

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Heights Prime Meats – Open for Business, Telephone on the Fritz

Mrs. Fink phones in with this critical update — if you’ve been having trouble trying to phone Heights Prime Meats on Clark Street to place your holiday order you’re not alone.  The shop has been experiencing phone troubles this week.   They’ve provided us with an alternate number – 347-995-5066, ask for Tony. This is […]

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Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra performs at Plymouth Church

The Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra performed to a full house at the Plymouth  Church of the Pilgrims on March 27. The program was a delightful mix of both traditional and “off-beat” selections. The evening began with Laideronnette, Empress of the Pagodas, the third movement of Maurice Ravel’s “Ma Mere L’Oye.” A wonderfully experimental work on […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 3/31/10

What’s on your mind.  Comment away!

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Crop to Cup Opens on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Heights

Our pals at Brooklyn Based post news of the official opening of Crop to Cup (aka @139 Atlantic) at 139 Atlantic Avenue: Brooklyn Based: The shelves are lined with McClure’s Pickles, Nunu Chocolates, Early Bird Granola, and Kumquat Cupcakery’s miniature cupcakes, which are baked in-house, (they’re planning to hold a contest for a Crop to Cup-exclusive […]

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Brooklyn Independent TV Lands on Haystack

Haystack, located at 130 Clinton Street (between Joralemon and Livingston) is the topic of this Brooklyn Independent Television profile, one of a series about neighborhood people and institutions.

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YouTube User Hearts Brooklyn Heights

Queens resident/YouTube user “hitchcockhill” fantasizes about living in Brooklyn Heights.   He loves our humble hamlet so much that he’s created a Tron-like homage….. errr sumthin’.

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Lookey Loo – 220 Columbia Heights #5

Brownstoner made this sweet pad at 220 Columbia Heights its House of the Day today and we couldn’t resist sharing the official marketing video with you. Holy moley! Priced at $2.125 million, it’s just out of our BHB Clubhouse budget. Which is killing us because this Renaissance Revival building is named checked on page 53 […]

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