Archive | January, 2011

Nice Boots

This Brooklyn Heights pooch enjoyed the snow in style this afternoon.

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Hey 121 Montague Street, How’s About Shoveling?

While it seems that most businesses and private residents cleared their sidewalks in record time today, the walkway in front of the former Jennifer Convertibles at 121 Montague Street had not been cleared of snow as of 3pm this afternoon. WTF?

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Snowday Walkabout in Brooklyn Heights

Some photos of the nabe in the snow today.

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Brooklyn Heights Promenade, the Day After the Night Before

Homer “Shaky Cam” Fink reports back with this quick video of what the Brooklyn Heights Promenade looked like today after last night’s Blizzapalooza 2011. Watch it after the jump.

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Capote House, on Market Since May, Gets a Haircut

The Real Deal reports that the asking price for 70 Willow Street, which hit the market in May for a potentially record setting $18 million, has been slashed to $15.9 million. If sold at that “bargain” price it would still hold the record for highest amount paid for a single residence in Brooklyn.

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Another Car Crashing Snow Plow in Brooklyn Heights

Blizzapalooza 2011 now has its own car crashing snow plow story. It’s deja vu all over again! Video after the jump.

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Snow ‘Nuff in Brooklyn Heights

BHB pal Dan Patterson shot this video of Blizzapalooza 2011 last night in Brooklyn Heights.

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Blizzapalooza 2011 — Is Your Street Plowed Yet?

So how’s your street looking this morning? Comment away!

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The 250-Year-Old Ratzer Map on Video

The Brooklyn Historical Society’s recent unveiling of a 250-year-old map of New York City has garnered much hoopla over the last couple weeks. And with good reason—the map was restored from a crumbly, neglected state into a historic work of art. The map will be on display until Friday, after which it will be exhibited […]

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Noted Historian to Discuss Washington and His Maps at BHS Sunday

Historian and sculptor Barnet Schecter, author of The Battle for New York, which tells the story of how George Washington’s army first fought British forces in what is now Prospect Park and Park Slope, afterwards encamping on Brooklyn Heights before escaping by boat to Manhattan, will be at the Brooklyn Historical Society, Clinton and Pierrepont […]

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