Archive | February, 2014

Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend the Heights Players are premiering their new production of Douglas Carter Beane’s As Bees in Honey Drown, described by The New York Times as “a delicious soufflé of satire.” Performances are at 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Make reservations here. The Brooklyn Heights Cinema, which is trying to […]

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Tale of the Tweets: Brooklyn Heights Association 2014 Meeting

Imagine a place where no one has heard Clay Shirky’s view of the bold new world of the internet, where actual adults hiss at other adults they disagree with and where you learn the difference between SPEED BUMPS and SPEED HUMPS. Ladies and gentleman, welcome the 2014 BHA Annual Meeting.

Behold the Tale of (Mostly Our) Tweets:

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Live Tweeting The BHA Annual Meeting

Follow @bkheightsblog on Twitter as we live tweet the BHA annual meeting tonight. If you’re there use the hashtag #shirknado ! DEVELOPING

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Theater 2020’s Candide Dazzles

Theater 2020’s production of Candide (Photo by LAB Photography of cast members Ryan Farnsworth as Candide, Lorinne Lampert as the Old Lady, and Ellie Bensinger as Cunegonde; a video follows the jump) continues its run at St. Charles Borromeo Church this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, February 28 to March 2, and the following weekend, March […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Update: The MTA website now shows no planned service changes affecting local stations this weekend (Friday evening, February 28 to Monday morning, March 3). A, 2, and 4 trains will be running as normal; 5 trains will not be running to Brooklyn. We’re not sure why the change of plans; possibly weather related. As reported […]

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Brooklyn Eagle Video Asks: Which Brooklyn Heights Properties Will The Watchtower Sell Next?

The Brooklyn Eagle posted a video today exploring the fate of the remaining Watchtower properties in the Brookyn Heights area. Jared Kushner acquired a chunk of their portfolio last year and reporter Dipti Kumar ponders what the future holds.

Video after the jump.

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War On Trees Spreads Further On Cranberry Street In Brooklyn Heights

This dispatch from a BHB reader tells that tale of another act of terror against the Brooklyn Heights tree population:

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Spike Lee Rants About Private Schools And Brooklyn Heights In Pratt Appearance

In case you’ve been off the social media for the last few hours, filmmaker Spike Lee appeared at Pratt Institute and went on an epic rant last night about gentrification in Brooklyn. NY Mag has transcribed the whole thing, and Gothamist’s Jake Dobkin has also weighed in. What did he say about Brooklyn Heights? NYMag: […]

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Andiamo! Bocce, Shuffleboard And Roller Rink Set To Open At Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2

It might be time for Homer Fink’s Brigate Bocce to make a triumphant return. The long promised bocce courts at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 will become a reality this spring along with other new additions. But wait a minute there, jerky, you gotta have a permit. They’re available beginning April 1. Details are here. […]

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Here Are The Interior Renderings For The Poplar Precinct Condo Project In Brooklyn Heights

While we were digging the Finkmobile out of its Poplar Street ice palace earlier this week, the renderings of the former NYPD precinct at 72 Poplar were released. So are these designs fit for the “urban hipsters” the developers are targeting? Curbed: 72 Poplar Street, the Brooklyn Heights police station that is being converted into […]

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