Archive | September, 2013

NY Daily News Gripes About Joe Lhota’s Pierrepont Penthouse Tax Bill

Brooklyn Heights resident/GOP mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is getting a whole lotta guff from the NY Daily News about his lho property tax bill on his duplex at 35 Pierrepont Street. To be fair, they also are not fans of Democratic nom Bill DiBlasio’s tax bill in Park Slope either. Call the waaaamublance folks, this […]

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Here Is What Will Be Discussed At This Week’s Community Board 2 Meetings

What’s happening at this week’s Community Board 2 Meetings? We’ve got the full agenda after the jump.

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So, How Did Lena Dunham React To The SNL ‘Girls’ Parody?

Brooklyn Heights resident/Emmy winner/’Girls’ star Lena Dunham and her hit show were parodied this weekend on Saturday Night Live. Guest host Tina Fey plays a new roommate who says, in a funny way, everything you shouted at the screen that time you checked out the show.

See Dunham’s response and watch the skit after the jump.

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NY Post Endorses The Not So ‘Far-Left’ Squadron For Public Advocate

Our man in the NYS Senate Daniel Squadron received the NY Post’s endorsement in tomorrow’s run off for public advocate. While the tabloid’s editorial board feels that the office itself is just a “a taxpayer-funded invitation to make mischief while promoting your political ambitions,” it’s precisely that reason and the fact that the winner of […]

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Watch Videos And See Tweets From The 2013 Atlantic Antic

Check out tweets and videos from this year’s Atlantic Antic at the Brooklyn Bugle.

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Karl Does Atlantic Antic

Mr. J. and his cam made it through the throngs at yesterday’s Atlantic Antic, capturing the excitement of a festival blessed by near perfect weather. Video after the jump, featuring lots of music, belly dancing, food, fun, and (who else?) Marty Markowitz.

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The Sights that can be Seen from Brooklyn Heights

This morning I set out early for my walk along the Promenade down to Pier 1 and back. The combination of low, scudding clouds and a sun still low to the eastern horizon created some interesting lighting effects on lower Manhattan buildings. In the photo above (more photos and text after the jump) the top […]

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BHB ICYMI Open Thread

There’s been a lot of Brooklyn Heights news over the last week. Here are some links to discuss below as well as the latest joint from Karl Junkersfeld which highlights some hot topics as well.

Comment away!

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Get Your Bake On At Saturday’s (10/5) Cranberry Street Fair

As previously reported, the Cranberry Street Fair will take place this Saturday (10/5) starting at noon. Among the activities – the Cranberry Street State Fair Blue Ribbon Bake Off contest. If you think you’ve got “mad baking skillz” (as we believe is the vernacular), entires are now being accepted here: . If you’re more […]

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Karl’s Weekend Preview

Mr. J. gives us views (video after the jump) of some of the art installations you can see in this year’s DUMBO Arts Festival (photo), and footage of a previous Willowtown Fair and Atlantic Antic as previews for Cafe Iris’s Willowtown Bazaar and this year’s Atlantic Antic. All three of these events are this weekend: […]

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