Archive | December, 2010

2010 in Review: Top Stories on Brooklyn Heights Blog

2010 was an interesting year in Brooklyn Heights.   You think you know what the most popular stories were? You may be surprised by what made the  BHB Top 10 of 2010:

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Fireworks Alert: New Year’s Eve

There will be fireworks at midnight tonight to ring in the New Year. The show at the Statue of Liberty will be visible (and audible) from Brooklyn Heights.

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BHA: No Garbage Pick-Up Planned for Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Heights Association notified its members last night that the NYC Department of Sanitation has not scheduled garbage pick up for the neighborhood and does not expect them to do so anytime soon:

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Mike Bloomberg, John Lindsay, and a Storm

The British Telegraph continues its coverage of the blizzard here.

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Never Again! Levin Sends Firm Yet Warm and Fuzzy Email About Snow Screw Up to District

A missive has just arrived at the BHB Blizzard 2010 Newsdesk from our man in the NYC Council Steve Levin. We appreciate his concern about Brooklyn Heights streets being cleared soon. We appreciate even more that this email is an excuse to re-use our totally awesome Photoshopped Levin storm photo:

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Theater 2020 to Hold Valentine Gala in Heights

This in from David Fuller and Judith Jarosz of Theater 2020: SAVE THE DATE for the Theater 2020 Valentine Winter Gala! It will be taking place on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 3pm in the beautiful historic landmark neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights. More details to follow mid January, but for now…mark your calendars

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Dirtbags! Slow Snow Clean Up Sanitation Department Conspiracy “Snitches” Say

The NY Post reports today that the lack of swift snow clean up in Brooklyn Heights and the rest of NYC’s “outer boroughs” was due to a work slow down staged by “Sanitation Department bosses” to protest budget cuts in the division. The “plot” was uncovered by NYC Council member Dan Halloran of Queens:

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Heights Players to Stage Women Behind Bars

The Heights Players, “Brooklyn’s oldest self-sustaining community theater”, will present Tom Eyen’s 1975 comedy Women Behind Bars at 26 Willow Place, January 7-23. For more information,

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Name That Storm

Homer called last February’s storm “Snowpocalypse”, a name that has been used for the recent event by Melissa Whitworth, the Brooklyn resident New York correspondent for Britain’s The Telegraph. Meanwhile, Gothamist has come up with “Blizzageddon”. Any other suggestions? (Mine would be Gale, but that dates me.)

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 12/30/10

HQ is allegedly returning to the crime beat next week but that didn’t stop freaks, misfits, skells and malcontents from crimin’ in Brooklyn Heights this week.

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