Archive | December, 2013

Liberty Island’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Will Be Visible From The Brooklyn Heights Promenade

A reminder that there will be a fireworks display launched from Liberty Island to ring in 2014 at midnight. They will be visible from Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

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Brooklyn Heights Moms Invited To Belly Dance Their Way To Delivery

If you’re expecting, then the Brooklyn Heights Prenatal Group has an event scheduled you may want to check out:

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People Who Come To Brooklyn Heights To Get Their Hair Done Speak Out In New Video

The Fabio Scalia Salon (155 Montague Street) is celebrating 10 years in Brooklyn Heights. To mark the occasion they’ve posted a video of testimonials from their customers. Many say that they come all they way to Brooklyn Heights from MANHATTAN to get their hair done there. Do you know anyone who comes to Brooklyn Heights […]

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The Impressions Head the Bill for “Free the Slaves” Concert at Plymouth

Plymouth Church is known for its pre-eminent role, under the leadership of Henry Ward Beecher, in the anti-slavery movement before the Civil War. While the Emancipation Proclamation declared the slaves free, and the Thirteenth Amendment abolished the “peculiar institution,” slavery still exists in the United States, and, on a larger scale, elsewhere in the world. […]

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BHS Family Sing-along Series Starts Saturday with Deedle Deedle Dees

This coming Saturday, January 4, starting at 3:00 p.m., the Brooklyn Historical Society will present the first in a series of musical events for children from five to ten years of age and their parents, “Sing Back, Brooklyn! with Lloyd H. Miller.” This Saturday, Miller will be joined by the other members of the Deedle […]

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Fall Comes Up Big For St. Francis in 77-65 Win Over NJIT

Sports guy Michael Randazzo moves courtside for this recap of St Francis hoops.

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Here Are The Top 5 Most Read Stories Of 2013 On Brooklyn Heights Blog

Here are the Top 5 most read stories on Brooklyn Heights Blog for 2013:

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NYPD Brings Skynet Closer To Reality As It Tests ‘Robocar’ In Brooklyn Heights

Clearly, no one has learned anything from The Terminator series or Robocop. The New York Daily News reports that the NYPD has been testing a new high tech police cruiser loaded with gadgets including a high speed license plate scanner. It’s been assigned to the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn Heights.

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Nominate Someone Who Made A Difference In Brooklyn Heights In 2013 For The BHB Ten

Since 2008, we have compiled a list (with your help!) of the 10 most influential people in Brooklyn Heights. Sometimes, we’ll bend the rules to include those who live outside of the neighborhood but who, in some way, have made life here better through their actions. So nominate away in the comments below! We will […]

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BPL Solicits Comments on Proposals to Replace Brooklyn Heights Branch

We previously reported that the Brooklyn Public Library has selected seven proposals for consideration to replace the existing Brooklyn Heights Branch. BPL is now soliciting comments from the public regarding each of the seven proposals. To comment, go here and follow the links to comment on each proposal. If your comment is, “Keep the existing […]

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