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Mansion House Attack Update: Surveillance Video Stills Released

From a Brooklyn Eagle article, the NYPD have released photo stills from the surveillance video of the Mansion House vandalism/protest/attack, and are referring to it as a “hate crime criminal mischief incident.” If you seen this person, or have any information regarding this crime, you can contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or […]

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Anti-Semitic Attack on BK Museum Director’s Mansion House Home

Last night, purportedly Pro-Palestinian protesters vandalized the Mansion House on Hicks Street, where Brooklyn Museum director Anne Pasternak resides. The front of the building was defaced with red paint, inverted red triangles were painted on the doors, and hung up a banner that said “Anne Pasternak Brooklyn Museum White-Supremacist Zionist.” This was apparently a part […]

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Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Receives Bomb Threat

According to the New York Daily News, at about 5:15 PM yesterday the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, 131 Remsen Street, received an email stating that a bomb was on the premises. Three employees evacuated. Police came and found no bomb. This followed similar threats earlier on Saturday against two Manhattan synagogues. Shortly after the threat against […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

No, Clark Street Station isn’t open yet. The MTA site says “through April 2022″ — that gives them two more days. Apart from there being no late night R service, although N trains should be running normally there are no planned cancellations or route changes directly affecting service at local stations this weekend. Those planning […]

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Be a History Sleuth for the Brooklyn Museum

Reader Nancy alerted us to this item in Carol Vogel’s “Inside Art” column in yesterday’s Times: The New York Times: SOMEWHERE IN BROOKLYN: The Brooklyn Museum is digitizing its collections, and trying to solve a few mysteries along the way. One such effort is to identify the locations in thousands of photographs taken of Brooklyn […]

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