Archive | October, 2010

Brooklyn Heights People: David Adjmi

Brooklyn Heights resident David Adjmi was one of ten scribes, and the only playwright, awarded the 2010 Whiting Writers’ Award last night.  His initial reaction on the honor? “I was really gobsmacked when they told me,” Adjmi said, as only a writer can. Unlike so many other distinctions for which writers vie, the Whiting Writers’ […]

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Man Bites Dog It’s Not – The Eagle on Wednesday’s Dog Fight in Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Eagle gets to the bottom of this morning’s dog fight as mentioned by several folks on today’s Open Thread Wednesday:

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Brooklyn Bugle Sessions: Coby Grant Performs on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Australian singer/songwriter Coby Grant is our latest guest on Brooklyn Bugle Sessions.  She’s in town for the big CMJ confab and will be playing live tonight (10/28) at the Rockwood Music Hall [196 Allen Street (between Houston and Stanton)]. In “honor” of Halloween, Coby performs “A Song About Me”  near the infamous “gates of Hell” at […]

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Recap of Brooklyn Bridge Park Advisory Council Meeting

Last night, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council held their initial meeting at St. Francis College. The Council was set up to advise the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation as the remaining sections of the park are built, as well as to offer input on the continually thorny issues of park funding and potential […]

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Help Zombies Shuffle Over Brooklyn Bridge, Save Libraries

Zombie librarians love two things: brainy people and the Dewey Decimal System. So come join them as they try to save NYC libraries with a Halloween walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. (Bonus points for already wearing a zombie costume on Halloween, thus killing two undead birds with one stone.) Info after the jump.

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L Magazine Names Three Brooklyn Heights Blocks Among Borough’s 50 Best

L Magazine has surveyed Brooklyn’s multitude of blocks, and named its fifty best in various categories. Two blocks completely, and one partially, in the Heights made the cut. The winner in the “Best Block for Historical Significance” class is Montague Terrace (see photo above). It was here, way back in 1776 at the “Battle” of […]

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Michael-Towne Owner: Help Stop Underage Drinking

Michael-Towne Wines and Spirits owner Michael Correra wrote a Brooklyn Eagle Op-Ed piece recently about his efforts to curb underage drinking:

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@freshcafebar Now Open at Clark Street Station in Brooklyn Heights

We wrote about the new Fresh Cafe Bar getting ready to open back in July (sure it took a little longer than expected!) and today, The Brooklyn Eagle reports on its recent opening in the Clark Street subway arcade. Brooklyn Eagle: Fresh Café Bar, a sandwich bar and deli that specializes in crêpes, recently opened […]

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A Visit to Gleason’s Gym

Gleason’s Gym in Dumbo was one of those places I’d always wanted to visit, but never quite checked off my list. A couple months ago I finally got the opportunity when I covered the De La Hoya press conference, and I was completely hooked. Oscar De La Hoya, Paulie Malignaggi, AND I scored an interview […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 10/27/10

What’s on your mind?  Let it out! And congrats to last week’s OTW contest  winner

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