Demolition of the National Cold Storage Warehouse on the landward side of Pier 1 has opened up views of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Promenade (compare photo below, taken on May 7 of this year). More photos and text after the jump.
Archive | June, 2010
Work on the Crumbs cupcake store on Montague Street is continuing sources tells BHB. It’s expected to open later this summer. DEVELOPING…
The Brooklyn Eagle reports that work has begun on the expansion of 116 Montague Street, currently the location of a Sleepy’s outlet. We first reported in February 2009 about the plans. The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the design of 3 additional stories last year after telling planners to go back to the drawing board. However, […]
The NY Times City Room reports that the expensive and dangerous steel domes have been removed from Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 playground. NY Times City Room: The $84,000 domes were installed at the toddler playground in March. But within a week of their unveiling, parents reported that their children were burning their hands on them – […]
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Park Slope has a reputation as a neighborhood that’s almost too family friendly, to the extent that some “grown-up” restaurants have been asked to add a kids’ menu, and parents and their children are now welcome into bars. CNN.com even did a story on it back in March: [A] 14-month-old toddler is the sort of […]
Reminder: the Brooklyn Heights Association’s celebtation of Walt Whitman, produced in collaboration with Issue Project Room, will be this Thursday evening, from 5:00 to midnight, on the harbor lawn of Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. According to today’s Wall Street Journal: So while a mobile, marathon reading of “Leaves of Grass” begins at 5 p.m. […]
A fare steals $50 from a cabbie; a shooting leaves three wounded on Sands St.; and a woman leaves a $10K diamond ring in her car. It’s this week’s police blotter.
Deborah Dobski of St. Ann’s School is serving as executive producer of a Catskill Mountain Foundation production the local press calls avant-garde: Daily Mail: Dobski, who is head of the film department at Saint Ann’s School, in Brooklyn Heights, and a former film professor at Columbia University, learned of the work because O’Rourke — one […]
BHB Photo Club member Pat Bianculli snapped this shot of kayaks launching from the new boat ramp at Pier 1 Sunday.
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