Archive | July, 2013

Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s action for naturophiles at Brooklyn Bridge Park this weekend. On Saturday, August 3, starting at 9:30 a.m., on Pier 1, there will be a Birds, Bugs, and Bees tour, and on Sunday, August 4, from noon to 1:30 p.m. there will be Seining the River Wild near the Main Street entrance to the Park […]

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Sociale On Henry Street In Brooklyn Heights – So Far So Good!

Not long after we received a dispatch from Mrs. Fink and Toddler Fink that their experience for lunch today at Sociale was super-fantastic, we received word that our man with a cam, Karl Junkersfeld, was ready to file a report about the eatery. Manager Francesco Nuccitelli makes an appearance telling Karl about the menu and […]

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FaRewell foR FouRteen Months: Your Subway Service Alert

This weekend begins the intensive work on the Sandy-ravaged tunnel on the R and (late night) N line connecting Court Street station to Whitehall Street in lower Manhattan, scheduled to last until October of 2014. On weekends (presumably this means from 11:30 p.m. Friday and 5:00 a.m. Monday) and late at night (again presumably 11:30 […]

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Hair Removal Spa Coming to 130 Montague

Perhaps its arrival will be a little late to take advantage of bikini season, but word has just arrived that a salon called European Wax Center will be taking Ruby & Jenna’s place on 130 Montague. More information on the space is here. Its site says, “We’ve been waxing guests since 1975, so we’ve had […]

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Release Your Inner Picasso on Atlantic Avenue Under the BQE

The Atlantic Avenue BID has let us know that this Thursday, August 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., there will be a community painting event in the tunnel below the BQE’s overpass of Atlantic. The BID won an award to have a mural painted there, and you may contribute to it. We will be […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 7/31/13

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Hidden Brooklyn Heights Walking Tour This Saturday 8/3 – Get Your Tickets Now!

BHB publisher/ LICENSED NYC tour guide Homer Fink is brushing off his walking tour shoes and hosting another edition of his Hidden Brooklyn Heights Walking Tour on Saturday (8/3).

Buy tickets here.

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Levin Seeks Volunteers For Participatory Budgeting Committee

Last year, for the first time, City Council Member Stephen Levin invited public suggestions for local projects on which to spend $1 million in discretionary funds, then held a plebiscite to determine the winners. This year there will be another round of “participatory budgeting,” and CM Levin has asked the Brooklyn Heights Association to solicit […]

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VIDEO: Flash Mob Proposal On The Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Video of a “flash mob” (are they still around?) proposal on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade was posted on YouTube last week.

We wish the couple well, but a clip like this is screaming out for a Tosh.0 type comment challenge.

Watch after the jump.

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Don’t #SaveLICH And The Trip To The Emergency Room Gets Dangerously Longer

NYC Public Advocate and Democratic candidate for mayor Bill DiBlasio tweeted out a map detailing the impact on door-to-ER travel time if Long Island College Hospital shuts down permanently. In the words of a #SaveLICH demonstrator recently, “don’t get sick in this part of Brooklyn.” Why #SaveLICH? Here's a look at the before & after […]

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