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Brooklyn Historical Society Events This Week

On Tuesday evening, June 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and co-director, with the late Tim Hetherington, who was killed along with Brooklyn Heights resident Chris Hondros as they were covering action in Libya, of Restrepo, will be at BHS for a showing of his latest documentary, The Last […]

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Duck! Where?

Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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Mr. J’s Tribute to Nabeguy

Karl takes his cam to the residence of Phillip Wilentz, known to all of us as “nabeguy” (and to Homer as our uber-poster) who, with his wife and daughter, will soon be moving to the further reaches of Long Island. Along with nabeguy’s reflections on his 54 years of life in Brooklyn Heights, and some […]

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Brooklyn Heights Poet Daniela Gioseffi Outs Emily Dickinson as “Wild” Heterosexual

Poet, novelist, literary critic, and Montague Street resident Daniela Gioseffi has had an eventful career. The most recent anthology of her works, Blood Autumn, won the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry. She started the Brooklyn Bridge Poetry Walk which, in this year’s incarnation, included actor and poetry enthusiast Bill Murray. She is […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 5/4/10

A man gets punched in the face after saying, “Hi”; a nanny who has larceny in her heart steals $5K; and a police officer goes on vacation with her robbery report in tow. It’s this week’s police blotter.

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Park Progress: Thirtieth Report

Instead of the usual comparative pix of Piers 1 and 6 (for what’s going on there now, you need to see Karl Junkersfeld’s videos of his tours of Pier 1 and Pier 6), here are three photos, all taken on Tuesday, October 13, that show new stuff going on this week. Demolition work has begun […]

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