Archive | November, 2013

84th Precinct Police Blotter – 11/20/13

To quote Gene Pitney: It isn’t very pretty what a town without pity can do. It’s this week’s blotter. The cleaning folks were doing triage in the 84 reception area yesterday, and I have to say they did a much better job than anyone who’s ever worked at the reception desk. Usually the waiting room […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

There are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations this coming weekend. The following week, from 11:45 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. each night Monday, November 25 to Wednesday, November 27, Brooklyn bound A trains will be diverted to the F line between West 4th Street in Manhattan […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 11/20/13

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Mommy Blogger Likes Clark’s Restaurant In Brooklyn Heights

Mommy blogger Christine Knight writes about Clark’s Restaurant [80 Clark Street] this week on Brunch with my Baby. It’s a great site for parents looking for places to take their kids to eat in the city with a focus on Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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Injured Hawk Sighted In Brooklyn Heights

An injured hawk was spotted today by Twitter user @eas211. We had this exchange with him regarding the sighting:

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Squadron Faults Albany “Insanity” at Town Hall

At last night’s Town Hall meeting at Brooklyn Law School, State Senator Daniel Squadron was forceful and blunt in describing what he sees as wrong with the political culture in Albany. The discussion started with a question from an attendee who wanted to know why the state couldn’t find a way to provide adequate funding […]

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BHA Social! Presents Wine and Cognac Tasting at Heights Chateau Friday

The next Brooklyn Heights Association “BHA Social!” event will be a tasting of wines and Cognacs that would complement Thanksgiving dinners, and will be held at Heights Chateau, 123 Atalntic Avenue (between Henry and Clinton) from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, November 22. All are invited, and the store is offering discounts on featured […]

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Watch This Video Of BHB’s Karl Junkersfeld On Chinese-American Television Talking Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sinovision, the NYC based channel for Chinese-Americans interviewed our Karl Junkersfeld about the new Piers 3&4 at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Watch after the jump.

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Brooklyn Paper: Brooklyn Heights Cinema To Crowdfund Potential Move To DUMBO

The Brooklyn Paper reports that Brooklyn Heights Cinema owner Kenn Lowy maybe crowdfunding a move to temporary digs in DUMBO while the fate its 70 Henry Street location is worked out by landmarks and the building’s owner.

BHB covered this subject, with quotes and comment from Lowy last month.

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Paparazzo From My Window: Hostages Shoot on Pierrepont Place

Dan Patterson may have been frustrated in his quest to get a photo of Kristen Stewart, but your correspondent was the beneficiary of blind luck. As I was having breakfast Saturday, I saw a crew laying tracks on the far side of Pierrepont Place, and assorted filming equipment being unloaded from a truck. I returned […]

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