Archive | August, 2012

Montague Street Sidewalk Construction: Controlled Chaos

As reported by BHB August 14, the sidewalk in front of the span from 111 to 115 Montague Street will be a battle zone as infrastructure construction work below ensues for the next three months. Affected buildings include the Chinese Hand Laundry, McCurdy Real Estate, Peerless Shoe Repair, Connecticut Muffin and Subway sandwiches. However, by […]

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Quote Of the Day: Downtown Brooklyn ‘Back To The Future,’ M. Markowitz

From The New York Times article, “National Retailers Discover a Brooklyn Mall,” August 28, 2012. (Graphic: Chuck Taylor)

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Brooklyn Bridge Park In A Magical Time-Lapse Vignette!

Fantastic fun! A tilt-shift film shot in Brooklyn by German filmmaker Joerg Daiber. Below the jump, check out locations in Brooklyn Bridge Park (heavily featured), Downtown, DUMBO, Brooklyn’s Main Public Library, Grand Army Plaza and Coney Island. Read details of the “making of” here.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

In town for the long weekend? Bargemusic, moored to the Fulton Ferry Pier at the foot of Old Fulton Street, is having a “Here and Now Labor Day Festival” featuring works by contemporary composers, performed by an array of musicians, including The Knights, a celebrated local chamber orchestra, and Rob Schwimmer, who will play “Piano, […]

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Something New and Delicious at All in One Mart

All in One Mart [79 Henry Street] has a new special – Big Ziti!

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Tonight! BBP’s Voter’s Choice ‘Movies With A View’ Finale Is…

The final movie in the Syfy “Movies With a View” series at Brooklyn Bridge Park, is tonight, Thursday, August 30, with DJs kicking things off at 6 p.m. at the Harbor View Lawn on Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The nominees for the public vote finale were: “Splendor in the Grass,” “Across the Universe,” […]

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Italian Eatery Table 87 Preps Opening On Atlantic Avenue

As first tipped on BHB’s Open Thread Wednesday in late June, a new restaurant has been bubbling at 87 Atlantic Avenue, between Hicks and Henry streets in Brooklyn Heights. Now it appears that Italian eatery Table 87 is fixing to open its doors. According to Brownstoner, work permits and an application to sell wine & […]

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Dekalb Market Calls It Quits… For Now

Following a June mandate to vacate its Downtown Brooklyn digs as the burgeoning mixed-use City Point project begins a new phase of development, urban foodie & retail oasis Dekalb Market was intending to scout out a new space for the holiday season. But it looks like we can fuhgeddaboudit. The Brooklyn Paper reports that the […]

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Dave Matthews Band Video Features Glimpse of Brooklyn Heights

BHB reader “Dave” lets us know that the new Dave Matthews Band video “Mercy”, comprised of fan submitted material, features a glimpse of Brooklyn Heights: Dave Matthews just released a new video. It’s fan submitted things and most of the clip is split into six screens but occasionally one shot fills the entire screen. Check […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Weekend and the Following Week

This may be Labor Day weekend, but some subway maintenance workers will be laboring. Just like last weekend, Manhattan bound A and C trains are being diverted to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street. As an added complication, Brooklyn bound F trains are taking the A/C from West 4th to […]

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