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Watch This New Version Of The Beastie Boys’ Sabotage Video Not Only Does It Have A Brooklyn Heights Connection But It May Save Libraries Everywhere

The Mike and Duane Show, based out of a co-ed private school in Chicago, is known for their annual wacky takeoffs of video classics. Their latest release is a version of the Beastie Boys’ legendary video ‘Sabotage’ featuring librarians.

Talk about citizens saving libraries – this video is already going viral and it makes librarians look AWESOME.

Of course there’s the obvious Brooklyn Heights connection – the late Adam “MCA” Yauch grew up here and Mike D. attended St. Ann’s School.

However, there’s one more very subtle Brooklyn Heights connection in the video – can you name what it is?

Watch the video after the jump.

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Adam Yauch To Be Honored At 2013 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

Following May 3rd’s ceremony in Brooklyn Heights dedicating the newly named Adam Yauch Park in honor of the late Beastie Boy, the childhood Heights’ resident will now be acknowledged with a special tribute at the 2013 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Yauch, a.k.a. MCA, lost his battle with cancer in May 2012, at age 47. Wes Jackson, […]

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The BHB Ten 2012

This year marks a different kind of BHB Ten. Since the first list in 2008, we’ve limited candidates to those currently living in Brooklyn Heights. As you’ll see in this year’s list we’ve opened things up a bit, thanks in part to your input.

This year’s BHB Ten, after the jump.

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Fox 5 NY: Parks Department “Looking into” Plan to Name Park After Adam Yauch

Fox 5 NY’s Heather Brown filed a report this evening confirming that the NYC Parks Department is “looking into” naming a park after Beastie Boy/Brooklyn Heights native Adam “MCA” Yauch who died of cancer earlier this month. Yesterday, we reported that the BHB community’s effort and Facebook page to rename Squibb Park after the musician […]

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Let’s Make It Happen: Rename Squibb Park to Adam Yauch Park

READ IMPORTANT UPDATE HERE. Commenter “She’s Crafty” suggested in a comment on BHB that Squibb Park be renamed Adam Yauch Park to honor the Brooklyn Heights native and Beastie Boy MC who died earlier this month at the age of 47. We couldn’t agree more. We hope you do too. A Facebook page has been […]

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Squadron (Figuratively) Pours One Out for Beastie Boy, Brooklyn Heights Native Adam Yauch in NYS Senate

Our man in the NYS Senate, Daniel Squadron honored fallen Beastie Boy/Brooklyn Heights native Adam Yauch today with a resolution on the Senate floor. Yauch, who died of throat cancer May 4, was recognized by Squadron for his contribution to music as well as his humanitarian work. Details and video from a presser after the […]

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Remembering Brooklyn Heights Native Beastie Boy MC Adam Yauch

Beastie Boys member MC Adam “MCA” Yauch, who died today at age 47 from cancer, grew up in Brooklyn Heights, where he taught himself to play bass as a teen and formed the trio with Mike “Mike D” Diamond & Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz on his 17th birthday. Mike D, meanwhile, was a graduate of local […]

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BK Tweets: Reaction to the Death of Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys

Brooklyn Bloggers, luminaries and fans took to Twitter in reaction to the death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch today:

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