Ladies’ handbags can’t stay still; Equinox fills the void left by Planet Fitness; and a thief makes off with a $700 vibrator. It’s this week’s blotter.
Archive | August, 2010
BHB contributor Claude Scales is celebrating 5 years of his own blog Self Absorbed Boomer today. Claude’s been an essential cog in the BHB machinery and if you haven’t read his personal take on things Brooklyn and beyond now is a good time to check out SAB.
State Senator Daniel Squadron, whose 25th Senate district includes Brooklyn Heights, is sponsoring a bill that, if enacted, would require all hens laying eggs for sale in New York State to be vaccinated against salmonella. This is in response to the recent outbreak of salmonella infections traced to eggs produced on farms in the Midwest, […]
As we reported earlier, the City Department of Buildings issued full vacate orders for the buildings at numbers 9, 11, 13, and 15 Old Fulton Street. Now, according to the Fulton Ferry Landing Association blog, the historic buildings at 11, 13, and 15 Old Fulton may yet be spared demolition. As you may have noticed, […]
It’s almost back to school time — discuss your kid’s school, your favorite teachers etc below.
In a Gothamist post linking to the NY Times coverage of the Williamsburg freegans today, one commenter mentions the group of freegans who rummage through the trash at Perelandra every night: There’s a group that goes to Perelandra on Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights every night and goes through their garbage looking for food. It […]
Brooklyn Heights resident/ rock star Andrew Vanwyngarden’s MGMT dropped (as we believe is the vernacular) their latest video this week. It’s weird. Really weird. It’s like Dune on shrooms while watching Fraggle Rock after robotripping. Watch it and read what Spin has to say after the jump.
News Corp’s Community Newspaper Group (the Brooklyn Paper, Courier-Life) hosted a debate last week between the two candidates squaring off for the Democratic nomination in the 52nd NYS Assembly District. Incumbent Joan Millman and challenger/ Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano discussed many local issues, but one topic appears to be gaining traction (operative word: […]
Karl, our man with cam, returns to Pier 1 and finds a breeding ground for monarch butterflies, perhaps deliberately encouraged by the planting of common boneset.
The Brooklyn Bugle is pleased to announce that we’ve added a new walking tour to our lineup — Brooklyn Heights 101. Veteran tour guide Annie Fitzsimmons will lead the maiden voyage of the BH101 on September 18 at 11am. Reserve your slot on the walk — buy tickets now at Eventbrite.
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