Archive | September, 2012

It’s Art If You Want It to Be Redux

One of the first posts we did on BHB back in 2006 was a photo of a banged up car with the words “It’s Art if You Want It to Be” spray painted on its side. Mrs. Fink snapped this shot of another “art project” over the weekend on Pineapple Street and it made us […]

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A Colorful Fall Display

Seen on State Street between Clinton and Sidney Place: autumn blooming flowers, along with corn, pumpkins, and, yes, I think I see some ornamental kale. Click on photo to enlarge.

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Sunday’s 38th-Annual Atlantic Antic

Brooklyn Heights Blog correspondents were out in force Sunday for Atlantic Antic, which spans one mile along Atlantic Avenue, from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue. Despite an early afternoon shower and cool temps, Brooklynites came out by the thousands for the 38th-annual event. Many more pics below the jump. (Photos: Chuck Taylor)

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Sampling Food & More At Sunday’s Atlantic Antic

Your correspondent and wife took a quick tour of Atlantic Antic early this afternoon. This was the view from between Hicks and Henry streets, looking east. More photos and text after the jump.

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The 10th Annual Howl-O-Ween Doggie Costume Parade & Contest, Sun. Oct. 28

Dog lovers, cross dressers and children of all ages: Cool autumn winds are signaling that the time is again approaching for the annual Howl-o-Ween parade/contest on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. And again this year Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group is providing the legendary after-party. Save the date and register your pet at Perfect Paws, 102 Hicks Street (corner of […]

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Look Familiar? ABC’s ‘666 Park Avenue’ Films Pilot Interiors At Borough Hall

While new ABC TV drama-horror series “666 Park Avenue” may be based on New York’s Upper East Side, its pilot episode features interior scenes filmed here in Brooklyn Heights. The show—which launches Sunday at 10 p.m.—stars “Lost’s” Terry O’Quinn and Vanessa Williams, and is based on the Gabriella Pierce novel. It follows couple Gavin and […]

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Want Olympic Squash? Join Flash Mob on Promenade Monday

Brooklyn Heights is a hotbed of squash–not the kind you eat, but the kind you play. As this Eagle article notes, the Heights Casino “might well be called the squash center of the universe.” Despite the sport’s international popularity, it is as yet not recognized for the Olympics. To boost its chances of being added […]

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Great News! La Mancha’s Sardines Live On at this Year’s Atlantic Antic

Patricia Ageheim & Tarek Debira owers since April of Chez Moi (located at the space formerly known as La Mancha) wrote BHB to reassure our readers that La Mancha’s Atlantic Antic culinary stand-bys of grilled sardines and paella will survive the change of restaurant and nationality! Writes Tarek:

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Seedlings Playschool Opens On Henry Street October 1

Seedlings Academic Playschool in Brooklyn Heights will open its doors to students this Monday, October 1. The program is geared to ages 2-4 years from 8:15-11:15 a.m. and noon-3 p.m., and expands at 3:30 p.m. to include after-school enrichment for 3-15 year olds. According to A Child Grows in Brooklyn, the school will have a […]

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Shake Shack Must Love Downtown Brooklyn; Opening Second Shop At Barclays Center

Shack Shack must be cooking up a fortune at its Downtown Brooklyn Fulton Mall location, which opened in December. The New York Post reports today that the burger joint is sniffing a second neighborhood shop on Flatbush Avenue, just across from the new 18,200-seat Barclays Center. The venue hosts its grand opening tonight with rap […]

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