Archive | March, 2014

At LICH Forum, Strabone Says “People Will Die” If No Full Service Hospital

NY1 reports that, at yesterday’s forum on proposals for Long Island College Hospital, not surprisingly, “the consensus” of the community representatives attending was that LICH should remain a full service hospital. Jeff Strabone (photo), of the Cobble Hill Association, is quoted as saying, “If we lose this hospital, people will die.” The NY1 story also […]

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Report: Undercover Cops Nab Thug Robbing Homes In North Brooklyn Heights

A reader informed us last week about a robbery at 37 Willow Street. According to a resident of the building undercover cops from the 84th precinct nabbed the scumbag. He’s reportedly a locksmith by trade. DEVELOPING… This post has been updated since publication

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Open Thread Wednesday 3/26/14

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Tenda on Montague Street’s Name Change Might Have You Thinking Of Richard Nixon

Tenda Asian Bistro on Montague Street has apparently changed its name (and ownership?). The new name, as this photo from Mrs. Fink informs us is.. wait for it… wait for it… SAKETUMI. It offers “Thai Malay Sushi’. Will this be a hit or a miss with the Brooklyn Heights dining crowd? One very “insidery” Yelp […]

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1 Monroe Place aka 100 Clark Street Set for a Facelift

The neighborhood eyesore at 100 Clark Street (aka 1 Monroe Place) will get a new stoop, staircase, a restored mansard roof courtesy of owner Newcastle Realty Services. The Brooklyn Eagle also reports that floors lost due to neglect will also be replaced. DOB approval is pending.

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There Was a Fire On Joralemon Street Monday, No Injuries Reported

BHB contributor/King of all News Photographers Marc Hermann files this report:

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LICH Proposals to be Presented to Public Tuesday Evening at St. Francis

The Eagle reports that the nine proposals to take over the Long Island College Hospital campus submitted by the March 19 deadline, four of which would continue LICH as a full service hospital, will be presented to the public on Tuesday evening, March 25, from 6:00 to 8:00, at St. Francis College Auditorium, 180 Remsen […]

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The Custom House Gnome Has A Gname

BHB’S Heather Quinlan has won a $50 gift certificate to the Custom House for winning its Name the Gnome Competition. Let’s all raise our glasses to Drinkey O’Pintey.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Friday the Brooklyn Heights Cinema will open Le Week-End, directed by Roger Michell and starring Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan, and Jeff Goldblum. The Cinema will also be showing The Great Beauty, winner of this year’s Oscar for Best Foreign Film. Looking ahead to Wednesday, March 26 the Cinema will host its monthly Stand-Up Comedy […]

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Bookcases Getting the Heave-Ho at Hotel St George

They must be redecorating the dorm rooms at the Hotel St George, because a tipster sent us this photo with the message, “Disappointed in EHS dumping all of these bookcases into the trash. Isn’t there a Brooklyn org that uses old wood to make new things?” Anyone able to salvage a few?

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