Archive | August, 2013

Historic Aircraft Flyover Tomorrow

Update: Your correspondent waited, and waited, and no planes. We’ll let you know if this event has been rescheduled. This in from Notify NYC: The Air Power Museum in Farmingdale, NY, will conduct a commemorative honor flight (weather permitting) over the Statue of Liberty (Hudson River) tomorrow, on Sunday, September 1st at 1:00pm. The honor […]

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104 Willow Street On The Market, Seeks New Brooklyn Sales Record

On the market for $12 million, 104 Willow Street’s owner and Brown Harris Stevens are might hit a new sales record for Brooklyn. The previous record, also $12 million, belongs to 70 Willow Street which sold to Dan Houser, creator of Grand Theft Auto, last year.

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Tale of the Tweets: Where Were The Mayoral Candidates At Friday’s Citizens Defending Libraries Forum?

After being accused yesterday of being in the BHA’s “handmaiden” in the demolition of the Brooklyn Heights Library by the group calling itself “Citizens Defending Libraries”, we thought it would be interesting to see which candidates appeared at their mayoral forum this morning in Cobble Hill.

Read the Tale of the Tweets after the jump.

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The Last Picture Show: See Ya Next Year Movies With A View!

Karl Junkersfeld files this video report from the final edition of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Movies with a View.

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NYSNA Nurses Back Levin In D33 City Council Race

New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) endorsed Steve Levin for the D33 City Council seat (which serves Brooklyn Heights) on Wednesday near the Long Island College Hospital campus. Levin, along with mayoral candidate Bill DiBlasio, have been endorsed by the organization in large part due their actions in support of keeping LICH open. In July, […]

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Registration Open For BHA Dog Show Coming Sunday, September 22

This in from Brooklyn Heights Association President Alexandra Bowie: Registration for the Fourth Annual BHA Dog Show, to be held Sunday, September 22 at 3 pm on Montague Street in front of Pets Emporium, is now open. This year the categories include Best Kisser, Cutest Couple or Duo, and Sweetest Big Dog, among others. Entry […]

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Tale of the Tweets: Citizens Defending Libraries Wants You To Know About Their Mayoral Forum

When news happens in Cobble Hill, we publish it on Cobble Hill Blog. That, was so not enough for the Brooklyn Heights group calling itself Citizens Defending Libraries, who are hosting a forum at the Kane Street Synagogue tomorrow, that they went right to accusing BHB of being in cahoots with the BHA. Anyone who knows us knows that we’re far too interested in Lena Dunham, Paul Giamatti, celebrity chefs, helicopter noise and dog poop to have time to be in cahoots with anyone. Read the Tale of the Tweets after the jump.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

In town for the holiday weekend? Bargemusic has a Labor Day Festival concert, featuring works by many composers performed by many musicians, at 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Details about the music and musicians are on the Bargemusic website. On Saturday afternoon at 3:00 there will be a free, family oriented […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a green light Labor Day weekend, and week after, apart from there being no R train service between lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Heights (a situation projected to last until next October) as there are no other planned changes affecting service at any local stations. For planned service changes that may affect travel on other […]

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Fox 5 Asks Atlantic Avenue Middle Easterners About The Current Crisis In Syria

As President Obama mulls his options on the crisis in Syria, Fox 5 NY hit Atlantic Avenue to see what members of the street’s Middle Eastern community think about the situation. Among those interviewed, the undisputed King of Atlantic Avenue Charlie Sahadi.

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