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How to View the 4th of July Fireworks (or Avoid the Crowds)

Brace yourselves neighbors, this year the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks return to Brooklyn Heights. The Grucci Family pyrotechnic spectacular is set to launch from the Brooklyn Bridge and four barges in the East River between Piers 1 and 6 of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The premium viewing locations are The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park […]

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BBP Members Among The First To Own A Pierhouse Tower Condo… Because What Else Did You Expect

In case you thought this story couldn’t get any loopier (or fade into obscurity), DNA Info NY reported that two of the BBP Board members — David Offensend and Henry “Hank” Gutman — were among the first to buy condos in the Pierhouse Tower in March 2014. According to the article: Offensend, who stepped down […]

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No Permit No Sale at BBP

The other day we received an email from a man whose wife tried to sell her artwork in Brooklyn Bridge Park during the DUMBO Arts Festival. Upon arriving they were met by Park President Regina Myer, who told them they did not have the proper vendor permits and therefore had to move; the resulting confrontation […]

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E-Waste Recycling Event at BBP

Do you have cables, old monitors and e-junk collecting dust? Did you, like me, lose your dependable iPod or other technological device this week in one of our many terrific rainstorms? Then take a trip to Brooklyn Bridge Park tomorrow, where they’ll be holding an e-waste recycling event from 10-4 at Pier 1. Residents and […]

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Karl’s Video on Pier 2’s Opening

Our man with a cam, Karl Junkersfeld, was part of the opening festivities at Pier 2 yesterday. The reviews from Karl are in: “Wow. This park is incredible. Pier 2 is more beautiful than I could ever have anticipated. It blew me away. Everything is first class.” Sounds good to me!

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