Archive | November, 2010

Unifair! This Saturday

Nothing un-fair about it at all. The First Unitarian Church, at Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place, which among other things nurtured the career of Alfred T. White, will have its annual Unifair! this Saturday, December 4, from 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. Items on sale include gently used clothing, housewares, furniture, artwork, games and toys. […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Restaurant Announced

The NY Post reports today on a new restaurant planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park. In other park related news, tonight a public hearing will be held regarding alternatives to housing in the park. :

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Artist Panel and Gallery Talk at BHS and BRIC Tomorrow Evening

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 30, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., the Brooklyn Historical Society, corner of Clinton and Pierrepont Streets, and BRIC Rotunda Gallery, 33 Clinton Street, will co-host a panel discussion followed by a gallery talk in conjunction with the project “Artist and Artifact: Re|Visioning Brooklyn’s Past”. The participating artists for tomorrow’s program are Nora […]

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Christmas Wreath Sale Sunday in Brooklyn Heights

The St. Charles Borromeo Chistmas Wreath Sale takes place this Sunday, December 5th from 9am-12 noon and 6pm-7pm at 21 Sidney Place. There will be many hand decorated wreaths to choose from. In other St. Charles Borromeo news, NYU’s student TV channel recently did a story about the church and the neighborhood. Video after the […]

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Rally for St. Francis Water Polo Team Today

This dispatch just in from St. Francis College. Did someone say FINAL FOUR!!! How’s about a bracket. Coming off their Eastern Championship victory, the St. Francis College Men’s Water Polo prepares for the NCAA Final Four December 4 and 5. A rally to support the team will be held today at St. Francis College at […]

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Is the Preservationist Movement Dead?

Crain’s NY writes about the debate over the Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District this week. Add in recent comments here about what type of building should end up in the empty lot at 27 Cranberry Street and one could totally jump to the conclusion that the preservationist movement is on the ropes. Okay, that’s total […]

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Love Lane Mews: Gordon Gekko Meets Mary Poppins

The Wall Street Journal recently caught up with Love Lane Mews architect Stephen B. Jacobs. The takeaway — the new condos there will be “supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus” meets “greed is good”:

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The BHB Ten 2010 – Nomination Open Thread

Who are the most influential, altruistic or just plain special Brooklyn Heights residents worthy of a spot on this year’s BHB Ten? Your suggestions and comments heavily influence our picks, so comment away!

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Henry Street Water Troubles

BHB reader Aloucha took some photos of what appears to be a water main issue on Henry Street. We first heard about it on Wednesday night and many commenters have said they were without water for some time on Thanksgiving Day.

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“Peggy’s Tree” Planted at Palmetto Playground

This in from Ben Bankson, president of the Willowtown Association: A cherry tree was planted in the Palmetto Playground in Willowtown on Thursday, November 18, in memory of Margaret “Peggy” De La Cour by the Tree Trust of the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation. Peggy lived with her family just across from the playground […]

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