Archive | October, 2013

Bugle Got Game: The Nets And Mr. Junkersfeld’s Prognostications

Karl Junkersfeld has a basketball jones and he loves the Brooklyn Nets. So we’ve asked him to file regular reports all season about the team and what he’s thinking about how they’re doing. Check the Brooklyn Bugle weekly for his reports. Right now check out what he’s done so far:

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NY Post Hangs With The Lhotas In Brooklyn Heights

The New York Post gives us a look inside the Pierrepont Street digs of GOP mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and his family. NYP: “We’re such a private family to begin with and I’m grateful that we’ve been able to maintain it,” says Kathryn, who’s spent all her 22 years on the same block in Brooklyn […]

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Watch Our Video Of The Brooklyn Bridge Park Lobster Boil

Karl Junkersfeld checked out yesterday’s lobster boil sponsored by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. Folks enjoyed, among other things, Luke Lobster’s popcorn and Maine Original’s half-and-half lemonade, iced tea, hot cider andPeak Organic Beer on the Harbor View Lawn while their lobsters boiled. Was it deeelicious? Watch the video and see!

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When Lou Reed And John Cale Played Brooklyn Heights To Honor Andy Warhol

The music world lost a legend today, Brooklyn born rock legend and lead singer of the Velvet Underground Lou Reed died at the age of 71. On January 7 1987 Reed and former VU bandmate John Cale played St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church. Here’s our report posted on the 20th anniversary of the […]

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Security! Mobilize!! Lhota Fears For His Safety In Brooklyn Heights If De Blasio Becomes Mayor

Politicker reports that GOP mayoral candidate/ Brooklyn Heights resident Joe Lhota fears that crime will skyrocket everywhere in the city if his opponent Bill de Blasio is elected in November. Asked whether he would fear for his own safety in and around his posh Pierrepont Street digs he replied, “Abosolutely”. Politicker: Speaking at a press […]

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Watch The Fun From Saturday’s Brooklyn Heights Halloween Parade

The very “scary” Karl Junkersfeld files a video report about all the cool kids and their costumes at the annual Brooklyn Heights Halloween Parade. Video after the jump.

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SUNY Issues Layoff Notices to 500 LICH Workers

Update: there will be a complete LICH update at the Cobble Hill Association’s Fall Meeting this Monday, October 28, 7:30 p.m., at the Cobble Hill Health Center, 380 Henry Street. More details here. According to Crain’s New York Business, SUNY Downstate Medical Center has sent layoff notices to 500 workers at Long Island College Hospital. […]

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Manhattan Bound Brooklyn Bridge Lanes Closed Again This Weekend

This just in from Notify NYC: Notification issued 10/25/13 at 4:00 PM. As part of the ongoing New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) project to rehabilitate the Brooklyn Bridge, a full closure of the Manhattan-bound lanes of the bridge will be required this weekend, from 12:01 AM Saturday, 10/26 until 6:00 AM Monday, 10/28. […]

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Poplar Street Community Garden Needs Helpers Sunday

“Something there is”, the poet Robert Frost wrote, “that doesn’t love a wall.” Still, the herbs in the Poplar Street Community Garden need a retaining wall to recline against. So, this Sunday, October 27, starting at 1:00 p.m., head gardener Cindy Goulder will supervise the construction of said wall. It will be made of handy-sized […]

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32 Remsen Street On The Block For $7.8 Million, Scorsese Shot ‘Age Of Innocence’ There

The townhouse featured in Martin Scorsese’s 1993 film ‘Age Of Innocence’ is on the block for $7.8 million dollars. Live in high falutin’ 19th century New York style splendor in this lovely brownstone. But wait… you may have some company as it’s a seven unit multifamily building and Curbed notes that: Of course, four of […]

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