Archive | September, 2013

Weekend Tag Sales In Brooklyn Heights – Will Lena Dunham Be Selling Her Bric-a-Brac?

Among all the other super fantastic activities happening this weekend, two tag sales (that we’ve noticed let us know if there are more!) are happening Saturday in Brooklyn Heights. The first will be held at the Mansion House (145 Hicks Street) from 9am – 5pm. Sure our headline about the addy’s celebrity resident is linkbaity […]

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Runoff Election Tuesday

For registered Democrats, there will be a runoff election on Tuesday, October 1 for the nomination for Public Advocate. The candidates vying for the nomination are City Council Member Letitia “Tish” James and State Senator Daniel Squadron. Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. You can find the location of your polling […]

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City Council Hearing on Libraries Monday

This in from City Council Member Steve Levin’s office: On Monday, September 30th, the City Council’s Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations will hold an oversight hearing on capital construction needs and the potential disposal of libraries in New York City. While this hearing is not exclusive to the proposals for Brooklyn […]

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Iris Cafe Celebrates 4th Anniversary with “Willowtown Bazaar” Saturday

This Saturday, September 28, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Iris Cafe will celebrate its fourth anniversary with a “Willowtown Bazaar” on closed off Columbia Place. “In appreciation, come join us for food, drinks and games for all ages,” says the announcement flyer. The food, drinks, and games are all free.

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Today’s TV Shoot Of ‘Hostages’ Is A No Tow Situation

Signs were posted over the weekend around Monroe Place and Pierrepont Street informing residents that the CBS drama ‘Hostages’ would be filming in the area today. The BHA’s Judy Stanton tells us that the towing permit for the shoot was denied by the mayor’s office yesterday. The production company has changed the signs to reflect […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The DUMBO Arts Festival, “a three day [Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29] celebration of art, music & performance,” is this weekend. A preview, in the form of Michael Clyde Johnson’s “Untitled Benches, Tables (Cube for Children)” (2013), a work that “invites interaction” (as in the photo), has been in the Brooklyn Bridge Park […]

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Elderly Montague St. Resident Missing

Update: Mr. Rotenberg has been found, thanks to alert neighbor and BHB reader spm, and is safely at home. His relatives, and the police, have been notified. Police are asking for assistance in locating 89-year-old Avram (“Robin”) Rotenberg, who was last seen yesterday at his home on Montague St. near Pierrepont Pl. He is 5′ […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 9/25/13

What’s on your mind? Perhaps you would like to share !

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This weekend and the following week are pretty much a repeat of last weekend and this week, subway-wise. Once again, there are no planned changes, apart from the continuing R train saga, that directly affect service at any local stations (and G train service will be normal between Church Avenue and Nassau Avenue–to get to […]

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11th Annual Howl-O-Ween Doggie Costume Parade & Contest, Sun. Oct. 27

Dog lovers, cross dressers and children of all ages: Cool autumn winds are signaling that time approaches for the annual Howl-o-Ween parade/contest on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. 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 Pineapple) prior to the […]

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