Archive | September, 2011

Bevacco in Brooklyn Heights Lifts Corner of Cranberry Curse [Video]

Our Karl Junkersfeld is such a man about town that the owners of Bevacco [60 Henry Street] invited him to attend their “soft opening” Thursday night. Karl’s kvelling and saying that the notorious Corner of Cranberry is no longer cursed. This…is a good thing. His video report after the jump.

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Accessible Pedestrian Signals coming to Brooklyn

As reported in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, accessible pedestrian signals will be installed at a number of major intersections throughout Brooklyn to make the streets easier and safer for seniors and people with visual impairments.  Notably, many of these devices will be in the downtown Brooklyn area.  Perhaps of most relevance to the BHB community, […]

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Weekend Subway Diversions

It’s almost déjà vu all over again. Just like last weekend, the only train serving local stations that has a diversion directly affecting service here is the F. But this weekend, vive la difference, it’s the Brooklyn-bound F that’s being diverted to the A/C tracks between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street in Manhattan […]

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Mr. J’s Atlantic Antic Preview: It’s This Sunday

Atlantic Antic is this Sunday, October 2, noon to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Karl has some video from last year’s event to get you in the spirit. Marty Markowitz: “It’s not about tube socks; it’s about real diversity, Brooklyn style.” In Karl’s own words: Now this weekend the 37th Annual Atlantic Antic graces our […]

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Pan Am Shoots in Brooklyn Heights Thursday

The new ABC drama Pan Am, which has been shooting in the area (sometimes LITERALLY), will be filming on Schermerhorn Street between Court and Clinton tomorrow. One BHB reader points out that signs alerting residents about the shoot went up today. Folks have until 6AM Thursday morning to move their cars or risk being towed.

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Tuesday’s Fireworks Over Brooklyn Heights

Karl Junkersfeld caught last night’s fireworks over Brooklyn Heights.

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Open Thread Wednesday 9/28/11

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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New CBS Drama “A Gifted Man” Showcases BK Bridge Park, River Cafe, Fulton Landing

New Friday night CBS drama “A Gifted Man,” starring Patrick Wilson as a heartless neurosurgeon whose dead ex-wife returns as a ghost to egg him into becoming a do-gooder (also featuring newly minted Emmy winner Margo Martindale), shows numerous scenes of the good doctor on the fringes of Brooklyn Heights. In the pilot episode that […]

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The House with a Thorn in its Side: Price Slashed Again at 70 Willow Street

The Greek Revival home at 70 Willow Street where Truman Capote once lived has had its price slashed by nearly a million bucks according to Curbed. Earlier this year the rumor was the the home had been sold but guess that didn’t happen, eh? We chalk it up to the fact that a photo of […]

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Video: DUMBO Arts Festival

Our man with a cam Karl Junkersfeld check out this weekend’s DUMBO Arts Festival. Watch the video after the jump.

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