Archive | June, 2014

We Just Can’t With This Elle Piece on Brooklyn Heights Fashion

Backintheday a cat named Robyn Hitchcock had an indie hit with a song called “Young People Scream”. The chorus “Old people, they make young people scream, old people they make young people want to lay down and die” was sort of an alternative battle cry for us snot nosed college radio kids. These days, I […]

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Watch Highlights of the Metropolitan Opera Concert at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Our man Karl Junkersfeld checked out the Metropolitan Opera Concert at Brooklyn Bridge Park Wednesday night (6/25).

Video after the jump.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Brooklyn Heights Cinema will have its premiere showing of They Came Together, starring Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd tomorrow (Friday, June 27). The Cinema will also be showing Ida and Words and Pictures. On Sunday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m. there will be a special showing of “Cartoon Cryptozoologist” Tom Stathes’ Cartoons on Film. […]

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The Brooklyn Bugle Announces Noise, The Column by Tim Sommer

Homer’s pal/ Brooklyn Heights resident Tim Sommer may be familiar to many of you. Yes, he’s the guy who wrote the Brooklyn Bugle column “Remarkable Information”. That collection of totally made up history drew in many readers and fooled some too. But despite the huge readership of that column, many of you may know him […]

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A Video Tour of Squibb Park or Everyone Wants to be Karl Junkersfeld

YouTube user “jkrspecnet” has posted a video walking tour of Squibb Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park. Ladies and gentlemen, this may be the first evidence we’ve seen of our own Karl Junkersfeld’s influence out in the wild. While this clip is a nice try, it doesn’t have the snap, krackle and pop of our man […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pop Up Pool Opens Friday 6/27

Weeeeeee! Everybody in the pool! Brooklyn Bridge’s Pop Up Pool opens this Friday June 27.

Update: Check out Karl’s video of the pool and interview with the park’s Nancy Webster after the jump!

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SUNY Finalizes Fortis Deal for LICH

The saga of Long Island College Hospital comes to an end:

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What Has Some Brooklyn Heights Residents Upset Over 172 Montague Street?

The entryway cover of the new tower being built at 172 Montague Street has some residents concerned that it might be jutting out too far onto the sidewalk. Current construction staging looks to be creating an illusion of a larger structure than the renderings (photo) suggest.

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Brooklyn Paper: Atlantic Avenue Shell Station Doomed

The Atlantic Avenue Shell station is likely to close soon reports the Brooklyn Paper:

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BHB’s Heather Quinlan Kickstarting Her New Documentary on the ’86 Mets

Our HQ has tackled New York accents and police reports, and now she’s turning her sights the ’86 Mets. She’s interviewed Doc Gooden, Darryl Strawberry, and a newly-freed Lenny Dykstra. (And on Thursday she’ll be interviewing Met fan Charles Grodin.) Here’s her Kickstarter campaign/trailer to raise money for the all-important rights to MLB footage. For […]

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