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Watch This Video Tour Of Plymouth Church With Brad Smith and Karl Junkersfeld

From Karl Junkersfeld this note about his latest BHB video: One of the wonderful things about living in Brooklyn Heights is its rich history. Henry Ward Beecher and Plymouth Church are near the top of the list as far as historical significance. According to many Henry Ward Beecher was, next to Lincoln, the most famous […]

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NYT on Long Time Riverside Apartments Resident

The New York Times writes about long time Riverside Apartments resident Brad Smith: New York Times: Mr. Smith, who turned 79 on Thanksgiving, has lived at Riverside since 1960, when he rented a three-room apartment for $68.33 a month. His quarters, for which he now pays about $365, are extremely modest in size. Yet he […]

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Brooklyn Heights’ Brad Smith “Do-Gooder” Finalist

Willowtown resident Brad Smith has been chosen a finalist in the community development category of the “Brooklyn Do-Gooders” campaign, sponsored by the Brooklyn Community Foundation. Smith is recognized for his work as a Big Apple Greeter, in which he gives tourists free guided tours of Brooklyn neighborhoods. As the BCF website notes:

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