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The BHB Ten for 2015!

Here, in no particular order, are the people you, the readers, and we nominated for the Brooklyn Heights Ten for the past year, 2015. Tracy (“Mrs. Fink”) Zamot and daughter Gracie: The sudden and unexpected loss of BHB’s founder, publisher, contributor, and guiding light John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo last April left all of us on […]

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Björk Posts Kickstarter Plea To Launch ‘Biophilia Educational Program’

Singer, songwriter & Brooklyn Heights resident Björk wants your cash, baby! The artist has posted a plea on Kickstarter to raise funds to develop a Biophilia app for Android/Windows 8 to support her Biophilia Educational Program. She writes on the webbie… the biophilia educational program is a new way to teach children about science and […]

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Time to Play: Name That Brooklyn Heights Biker

Washington State has Bigfoot; the Himalayas have the Yeti. But who cares because Brooklyn Heights has this famous person. Who is it? You be the judge after the jump.

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Brooklyn Heights’ Rez Björk Garners Two Grammy Nods

Congrats to Brooklyn Heights resident, singer, songwriter and Icelandic artist Björk, whose “Biophilia” was nominated today for two Grammy awards: Best Alternative Music Album and Best Recording Package. For the former nod, she’s up against Fiona Apple, M83, Gotye and Tom Waits. The latter: Boys & Girls, Charmer, Love This Giant and Swing Lo Magellan. […]

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Stumped for a Halloween Costume? Try These Brooklyn Heights Infused Ideas!

Tired of dressing up as “Sexy Cat in the Hat” or “Sexy Vampire” for Halloween? While “Sexy Ghost” may still be an option for you, why not try these Brooklyn Heights inspired costumes (feel free to add the words “Zombie”, “Sexy”, “Spooky” or “Bleh” to spice it up):

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Heights Resident Harry Kelber Plans Run For AFL-CIO Prez… At Age 99

Consider this guy the antithesis of Brooklyn Heights hipster residents Lena Dunham or Björk. Harry Kelber has announced his intention to run for President of the AFL-CIO, the nation’s largest labor organization… at the age of 98. Longtime labor activist Kelber, an outspoken critic of the AFL-CIO, announced his candidacy late last month on the […]

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New York Mag Björk Feature Offers Glimpse Inside Her Heights Home

New York magazine offers an exhaustive (if not exhaustingly long) feature on Björk’s new album “Biophilia,” including some revealing details about the Icelandic singer’s Henry Street home in Brooklyn Heights. The Feb. 26 piece by Nitsuh Abebe shares that “Björk lives in a bright, orderly penthouse in Brooklyn Heights, at least during the third of […]

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That’s Our Girl: Neighbor Björk Performs In Queens To Support “Biophilia”

Brooklyn Heights resident Björk has launched a combination concert & performance art event in support of her new album “Biophilia,” at the New York Hall of Science in Queens. If you missed her opening set Friday, she will encore Monday 2/6, Thursday 2/9, Sunday 2/12 and Wednesday 2/15.

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Brooklyn Heights Resident Bjork Nabs Spot on Worst Dressed List

AOL’s Wonderwall blog “honors” Brooklyn Heights resident/alternative diva Bjork with a place on its Undressed 2010: The Year in Bad Fashion List:

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Bjork DJs for Haiti

New neighbor Bjork played DJ Sunday night in Bushwick to help relief efforts in Haiti: NY Times: ‘Bjork plays a parking garage’ sounds like a dreamy Michel Gondry video pitch, but this weekend, it was a sweaty reality. Above the Auto Parts is an accurately named space: literally above an auto parts store in Bushwick, Brooklyn, […]

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