Archive | October, 2013

Halloween On Garden Place In Brooklyn Heights [Video]

Snarl Junkersghoul checks out the Halloween scene on Garden Place in Brooklyn Heights and files this video. Publisher’s note: To the guy with the “half monster face” thanks for scaring the crap out of all the toddlers tonight. No, really. Thanks.

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Hidden Cemeteries of Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn

Thomas Wolfe once wrote “Only the dead know Brooklyn.” I don’t know if he meant that in the literal sense, but given the large number of cemeteries here it’s fitting nonetheless. However, most of us who head to Borough Hall every day, or run across Cadman Plaza to catch the bus, or head home on […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players’ production of Twelve Angry Men premieres this weekend at the Players’ playhouse, 26 Willow Place, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 12:00. This now classic drama began life as a television show in the 1950s, was made into a movie (12 Angry Men) by Henry […]

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This Video Of Halloween In Brooklyn Heights Is Spooooooky!

Karl “Junkersfiend” files this video report on Halloween in Brooklyn Heights.

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 10/31/13

Welcome to macabre tales of such blood-curdling terror that you’ll all be sleeping with your deadbolts on. It’s a special Halloween police blotter. I tried my best to dig up stories of werewolves and vampires in the police reports, but they must only be in the 76. Here’s what I do have: Be on the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

There are no, repeat no, planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips that directly affect service at any local stations this weekend or the following week (apart, of course, from the R train at Court and, on the weekend, Jay Street-Metro Tech). For planned service changes that may affect travel on other parts of the […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 10/30/13

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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SUNY Postpones LICH Layoffs

According to Brooklyn News 12, SUNY Downstate Medical Center has postponed the previously announced layoffs, to have been effective today, of 500 staff members at Long Island College Hospital. The News 12 story doesn’t give a date to which the layoffs have been postponed, but quotes “SUNY officials” as saying they intend to take “steps […]

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Sandy In Brooklyn Heights – One Year Later [Video]

Karl Junkersfeld files this video report on the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. What a difference a year makes.

Video after the jump.

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R Train Free Tomorrow; Feds to Pay For Tunnel Repair

As a good will gesture to mark the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, riders will be allowed free access to the R train all day tomorrow (Tuesday, October 29) in Brooklyn. The R runs between Court Street in Brooklyn Heights and 95th Street in Bay Ridge on weekdays. In another development, the Eagle reports that […]

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