Archive | September, 2012

Holler and Squall Profiled in New York Times

In a piece about Mom and Pop stores in our fine borough, the New York Times gives prominent placement to Brooklyn Heights’ own Holler and Squall:

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BHB Merchant Directory Power List #1

The Brooklyn Heights Blog Directory is nearing the end of its first month. Here are the 5 most popular listings for September: Dellarocco’s of Brooklyn Jack the Horse Tavern Chez Moi Heights Cafe Picnic If you’d like have your Brooklyn Heights area business listed in our free directory email us – advertise AT brooklynheightsblog DOT […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Two major events will bracket Brooklyn Heights this weekend. To the north, the DUMBO Arts Festival will be going on Friday through Sunday. To the south, the Atlantic Antic is happening Sunday from noon until 6:00. Also, on Saturday from noon until 5:00, the Brooklyn Historical Society will honor Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day by allowing […]

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‘Time Out’ Queries BHB’s Esteemed Founder Homer Fink: His Fave Heights Hotspots

Brooklyn Heights Blog’s esteemed founder, proprietor and Master of Ceremonies Homer Fink (a.k.a. John Loscalzo) is queried in this week’s Time Out New York regarding his take on Brooklyn’s best. He begins, “What I love about Brooklyn Heights is being this close to NYC, but being totally transported somewhere else.”

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Quote Of The Day: ‘Heights Residents Who Balked About Traffic Are Running Out To Buy’ Barclays Tickets

In a story about art installations that will decorate Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center—including a 20×110-foot mural by Brooklyn-based artist Mickalene Thomas and a 70-foot mural from Cuban-American artist Jose Parla created at his studio two blocks from the arena— contributor Lynn Douglass offers a curious quote about nearby Brooklyn Heights…

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Subway Service Alerts: Weekend and the Following Week

The slo-mo do-si-do of the A and F trains continues: last weekend, Manhattan bound A trains were taking the F line, but this weekend (12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5:00 a.m. Monday) Brooklyn bound F trains are taking the A line between West 4th Street and Jay Street-Metro Tech. This means no service from Manhattan to […]

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Saturday: BBP Invites Volunteers To Help Maintain Harbor View Lawn

This Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Brooklyn Bridge Park is inviting all interested park lovers to volunteer at the Harbor View Lawn to help maintain its 100% organic demeanor: “It requires some extra hands-on care, so help us keep it lush and healthy by removing invasive turfgrass weeds. This is a […]

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BHA’s Third-Annual Dog Show: And The Nine Winners Are…

The third-annual Brooklyn Heights Association Dog Show Sunday, held during the Montague Street Business Improvement District’s Summer Space event, certainly demonstrated the passion neighborhood residents have for their pooches. Before hundreds on onlookers, 63 dogs participated, with nine dogs crowned the 2012 victors in the following categories… Finn, Best Treat Catcher; human companion: Rachel Epson […]

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Open Thread Wednesday, September 26

Welcome to the first 2012 autumnal Open Thread Wednesday on the Brooklyn Heights Blog. What words of wisdom would you care to leaf with the community today? Comment away! (Photo: Chuck Taylor/Montague Street Summer Space 2012)

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DUMBO Arts Festival This Weekend

The DUMBO Arts Festival will be this coming weekend, with events beginning on Friday, September 28 and going through Sunday, September 30. The Festival will feature outdoor and indoor visual art installations and exhibitions, digital art and large scale projections, visiting artists in their studios or making murals on the street, musicians, dancers, poets, performance […]

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