Archive | November, 2011

Tutt Cafe Reno Irks Neighbors

There’s already one complaint on file with the NYC Department of Buildings about after hours work at 47 Hicks Street, home of Tutt Cafe. And that doesn’t include BHB readers gripes about the new giant pizza sign in front of the eatery, ostensibly part of its current renovations.

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Scaffold Collapse on Cranberry Street

FDNY and EMS are currently on the scene at 11 Cranberry Street where scaffolding, reportedly at the rear of the building, collapsed. Witnesses on the scene claim one worker has been injured however: Update: BHB’s Weegee comments: “Scaffolding incident at 11 Cranberry St. Two workers temporarily stranded, but brought back in safely through the windows.” […]

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Patti Romp Talks Christmas Trees on Montague Street

Karl Junkersfeld caught up with Patti Romp, who has been selling Christmas trees for many years on Montague Street. Video after the jump.

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Open Thread Wednesday 11/30/11

What’s on your mind? Comment away! BHB Photo Club pic by aloucha via Flickr

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State DOT Drops Environmental Study for BQE; Say Goodbye to Tunnel Proposals

We’ve received notice from the New York State Department of Transportation that the environmental impact study for the proposed Brooklyn-Queens Expressway rehabilitation has been terminated. In these financially difficult times, NYSDOT is making strategic choices to make the best use of our limited resources, balancing core infrastructure preservation with fiscal reality while maintaining the safety […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Animals Holiday Extravaganza Saturday

The Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition will hold its second annual Winter Holiday Extravaganza and Fundraiser this coming Saturday, December 3, from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Rocco & Jezebel for Pets, 89 Pineapple Walk. The event will feature: pet adoptions; photos with Santa for pets, kids and adults; a raffle; face painting; craft and […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation Board of Directors Meeting, Monday Dec 5th, Open to the Public

This brief announcement just received from the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation:

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Congregation Mount Sinai’s Holiday Concert Mixes It Up

Welcome Back Kotter’s Juan Epstein would be proud as Congregation Mount Sinai [250 Cadman Plaza West] presents a Judeo-Latin-Jazz flavored holiday concert on December 4.

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BHS Presents French Baroque Concert

This coming Saturday, December 3, starting at 7:00 p.m., the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont street (corner of Clinton) will present “Sortilège d’Amour!, the French Cantata” by BaroQue Across the River (photo), featuring soprano Michèle Eaton, flutist Kathy McDonald, violist Lisa Terry, and Harpsichordist Dongsok Shin (see musician bios here). The program includes Rameau’s Orphée, […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Two Holiday Events

Theater 2020, whose producing artistic directors are Heights residents (and BHB fans) Judith Jarosz and David Fuller, and which presented a critically acclaimed (even by notoriously tough BHB commenters) Romeo and Juliet at St. Charles Borromeo Church, with an outdoor finale at Brooklyn Bridge Park, last July, is staging not one, but two special shows […]

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