Archive | May, 2014

Open Thread Wednesday 5/28/14

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Everyone Who Wanted to #SaveLICH Should Watch This Video

While the battle to save Long Island College Hospital may be over (?), there’s no doubt that the staff and its supporters put on a valiant effort to keep a full service hospital in our area.

Thursday was the last day for LICH staff and RN Tim Namoca created this farewell video.

Watch after the jump.

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Sticky Pathway in Brooklyn Bridge Park Gunks Up TK Small’s Wheelchair

BHB contributor/ disability rights advocate/ attorney/ radio show host/ Brooklyn Heights resident T.K. Small ran into some trouble Sunday afternoon at Brooklyn Bridge Park while checking out the new areas around Piers 2 & 3.

Read what happened and what Brooklyn Bridge Park brass did about it after the jump.

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Dave Navarro Has Dinner at Sociale in Brooklyn Heights as Folks Remain Relatively Cool

Sitting with Mrs. Fink and preschooler Fink at Sociale on Henry Street last night (5/23), I remarked, “Look at that guy over there, thinks he’s Dave Navarro.” Immediately realizing the last time I made a comment like that it was during my time at MTV about a guy “who was trying to look like Bono” […]

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BPL’s Nachowitz, Skrodelis and Woloch Discuss Brooklyn Heights Library Plans

The BHB recently sat down with senior management of the Brooklyn Public Library to discuss how plans to sell the site of the Brooklyn Heights branch library to an as yet unnamed developer are evolving amid many variables, not the least of which is community concern about the project’s impact on its Cadman Plaza neighborhood. […]

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Watch Karl’s Video of the Opening of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2

Our man with a cam, Karl Junkersfeld, was on the scene yesterday at the opening of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2.
Watch after the jump.

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30 Henry Street in Brooklyn Heights Sells Out

With prices ranging between $3.3 million and $4.95 million per apartment, 30 Henry Street has sold out. The condos, built on the lot formerly the home of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, began construction in 2012 with sales beginning in November of that year. Fortis purchased the building for $3.5 millon in 2011. The Real Deal: […]

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ReBar Owner Jason Stevens Gets His Day in Court

An angry mob of customers who had planned events and wedding at the now defunct ReBar greeted its owner Jason Stevens with jeers today as he entered Brooklyn Criminal Court to face charges of tax fraud and grand larceny. While he pled not guilty, the crowd outside had already convicted him.

Read the full story at the Brooklyn Bugle

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Peebles Choice: Full Hospital at LICH Down for the Count As Developer Triumphs

Emergency services and an ambulatory unit will be all that remains at Long Island College Hospital as Judge Johnny Lee Baynes gave the green light to a deal between SUNY and Peebles Corporation for a mixed used complex there. Emergency services will continue there until May 27 under the auspices of North Shore-LIJ who have […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

In town for the holiday weekend? It’s your last chance to see the Heights Players’ final production of their 2013-14 season, West Side Story. Performances are on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00, and Sunday afternoon at 2:00. There’s more information here. This weekend also offers your first chance to see Theater 2020’s production of […]

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