Archive | December, 2013

Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing Nebraska and 12 Years a Slave. On Sunday at noon there will be a special kids’ movie, Shrek Forever After. There’s more info and showtimes here. Bargemusic has no concerts scheduled this weekend, but will have a New Year’s Eve Celebration at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, […]

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Celebrity Love Brooklyn Heights Style

After her Brooklyn Heights home was broken into earlier this month, it was revealed that actress Keri Russell had separated from her husband Shane Deary. Now comes word that she’s been spotted in the neighborhood with her co-star in The Americans Matthew Rhys:

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Once again, this coming weekend (Friday evening, December 27 to Monday morning, December 30) there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips that directly affect service at any local stations. As before, the following week, from 11:30 p.m. Monday, December 29 to 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 30, and from 11:30 p.m. Thursday, January […]

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Winter Of Discontent: Bossert Hotel Gets A New Architect

Looks like the conversion of the Bossert Hotel will take a little longer as developers the Chetrit Group and David Bistricer have decided to change architects. This on the heels the their latest plans being nixed by the LPC. Also, residents of nearby 200 Hicks Streets have voiced their concerns about noise and other issues […]

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New York Times Reports On A Great Discovery At Grace Church In Brooklyn Heights

A little soap and water and expertise has gone a long way at Grace Church, the New York Times reports. The landmark house of worship is currently undergoing a $5 million dollar renovation including work on “a new copper roof, new insulation, new lighting, new wiring and a much-needed cleaning of many of the 3,200 […]

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BHA Throws Cold Water on Film Shoots As City Declares Part of North Brooklyn Heights A “Hot Spot”

The BHA is claiming partial victory as the NYC Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting has declared Brooklyn Heights from Clark to Cranberry streets between Columbia Heights and Henry a “hot zone,” declaring a “partial moratorium” on production in that portion of the neighborhood. Here’s the BHA’s full dispatch sent earlier this week: We are […]

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Holiday Open Thread 12/25/13

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Let it Snow, Redux

Saturday a week ago we had some snow; the following day, before it melted, your correspondent got this photo of some hardy ornamental kale, to which an ornament was attached, outside Dellarocca’s on Hicks Street near Montague. Today’s (Tuesday, December 24) forecast is for snow showers, beginning at 11:00 a.m. and continuing until 7:00 p.m. […]

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Tell Us About The Best Bite You Had In Brooklyn Heights In 2013

So, within the confines of the Brooklyn Heights Historic District, what was the best thing you had to eat and drink in 2013?

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Looks Like The Owners Of Gallito’s Kitchen On Montague Street Are In It To Win It

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Lore Croghan sat with with Giovanni Ventura and Yovany Quisquina, the owners of Gallito’s Kitchen, the newest eatery on Montague Street. In the profile, they discuss how they’re sourcing local ingredients, sunk their savings into opening the restaurant and how they’re striving to make “really, really good” margaritas. Brooklyn Eagle: The duo […]

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