Archive | January, 2011

Grace Church Winterfair This Saturday

This coming Saturday, February 5, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Grace Court, between Joralemon and Remsen) will present its annual Winterfair from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with an evening gala and silent auction beginning at 6:30 p.m. Items for sale at the fair include clothing (adults’ and kids’), toys, books, CDs and […]

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Jazz Event at BHS Wednesday Evening

This Wednesday evening, February 2, from 6:00 to 7:30 the Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium will hold a reception honoring its new chairperson, Mr. Clarence Moseley, Jr., at the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton). Mr. Moseley is a vice president at JPMorgan Chase and a jazz pianist. The event, which is free […]

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Latest on Garbage and Recyclables Collection

This in from Judy Stanton, executive director of the Brooklyn Heights Association: Here is an update from our local DSNY garage superintendent:

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Rare Look at the “Egyptian Rooftop” of St. George Tower

Karl Junkersfeld sent us this YouTube video by DatanBasen of the recently renovated Egyptian Rooftop at the Hotel St. George Tower. You may remember the 2009 destruction of terra cotta columns from the roof raised the ire of many in Brooklyn Heights. Now, as promised, the columns have been replaced and look great! Video after […]

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Montague Street Snow Sculpture

BHB pal/Brooklyn Heights resident Greg “King of the iPad Newspaper” Clayman alerted us to this cool photo of a Montague Street snow sculpture from Tumblr blog Wanderlust.

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Blue Butterflies on Pierrepont

Reader Sue Raboy sends us this photo of unusual wildlife perched on a tree trunk on Pierrepont Street. Another photo after the jump.

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BHB Gets Results – 121 Montague Shovels Snow!

Here’s the sidewalk in front of 121 Montague at about 2:30 p.m. today (compare with yesterday afternoon). We’ll be watching to see if shoveling gets done more promptly after the next storm, which is expected to arrive Tuesday.

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Squeeze Play at Clinton and Montague

BHB reader “Dave” sent in this photo and dispatch: This was the scene at clinton and montague at 930am when a truck didn’t make the turn wide enough and caught this car, blocking the street.

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No Snow Plow Love For Love Lane

Apparently the Department of Sanitation is unaware that the new Love Lane Mews features “gracious condominium living”. Perhaps you get a monogrammed shovel at the closing?

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U.S. Justice Department Orders Park Service to Review Tobacco Warehouse De-Parking

The U.S. Department of Justice announced that the National Park Service is reviewing its decision to remove the Tobacco Warehouse from federally protected park land. DOJ has also taken the unusual action of issuing a letter to the City directing it to treat the Tobacco Warehouse site as if it were still under federal protection, […]

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