Tomorrow evening, Wednesday, October 1 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Fulton Street entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park, there will be a tour, guided by the New York Harbor School’s Sam Janis, of the Park’s oyster gardens. Mr. Janis will explain “the power of these tiny ecosystem engineers” and show how they are being […]
Archive | September, 2014
Mary Frost of the Brooklyn Eagle reported today that Brooklyn State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes “dismissed a lawsuit by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) on Monday, allowing NYU-Langone to take over the walk-in emergency department at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) without rehiring LICH nurses.” According to the Eagle, Baynes ruled […]
50 Cent’s “Power” is coming to take over the North Heights on Thursday, on many of the same streets affected by the “St James Place” shoot. The show’s second season will begin on Starz soon. Scenes for its first season shot here as well.
Spielberg’s Brooklyn Heights Movie Shoot’s Attempt to “Make it Rain” with BHA Feels More Like a Light Drizzle
Yesterday, a BHB commmenter mentioned that the St. James Place production had donated money to the Brooklyn Heights Association. This is sometimes done with large shoots in an attempt to salve the inconveniences they cause. In 2007, the Coen Brothers production of Burn After Reading reportedly donated $10,000 to the BHA.
BHB pal Carrie Hamilton caught last night’s St. James Place movie shoot on Pineapple street on video. There were some cool cars and the fake rain.
Watch after the jump.
To understand the disputed height restrictions of the Pierhouse Hotel structure in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1, a number of variables need clarification, including the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s (BBPC’s) adherence to its own agreement, how the NYC Department of Planning Brooklyn Heights Scenic View District figures into the discussion, and the impact of Hurricane […]
The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange had a party this evening to celebrate its 160th year of providing a market for handcrafted goods made in Brooklyn and beyond, and a place to shop for interesting and sometimes hard to find gifts, children’s clothing, toys, books, stationery, and other items. A considerable number of BWE officers, board members, […]
On Sunday afternoon in front of a raucous Genovesi Center crowd, the St. Francis Brooklyn women’s volleyball team faced the behemoths of Brooklyn, Long Island University. The Blackbirds have not dropped a Northeast Conference (NEC) match in more than two years and have dominated the host Terriers over the last decade. Despite a spirited effort […]
Spielberg Transforms Perfect Paws into a 1960s Dress Shop and He Will Make It Rain Monday Night in Brooklyn Heights
As previously reported, Steve Spielberg’s Cold War thriller “St. James Place” is back in Brooklyn Heights shooting. Last night BHB’s Evan Bindelglass caught Tom Hanks filming scenes and this morning Mrs. Fink spotted Perfect Paws (102 Hicks Street) being transformed into a 1960s dress shop: In 1958, two years before this film regarding the Francis […]
There was a bit of a commotion centered around the corner of Henry Street and Love Lane on Sunday night. If you’re wondering what it was (and didn’t see the yellow or pink signs all over the place), it was the filming of director Steven Spielberg’s new film “St. James Place.”
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