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Iconic 1826 Hicks Street Homes Reveal Fresh Facades

The two adjoining wood clapboard multi-level town-homes at 146 and 148 Hicks Street—whose exteriors were seriously damaged when the Mansion House tree fell during last August’s Hurricane Irene—have both been undergoing intensive renovations since, with all new planking installed and replacement windows, many of which were broken by the felled American elm. This weekend, the […]

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Shot in the Heights: Burn After Reading Open Thread

Burn After Reading, the new Coen Brothers film shot in Brooklyn Heights last year opens today.  Ah! It seems like only yesterday Clooney, Pitt and Malkovich were frolicking in our humble nabe.  Have you seen the movie? Post your review and thoughts below!

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Burn After Reading Debuts at Venice Film Fest

The cast of the Coen Brothers’ Burn After Reading, featuring Brooklyn Heights as Georgetown, premiered at the Venice Film Festival last week.  It opens in theaters here on September 12.  The film’s stars, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich and Tilda Swinton, were in our neighborhood last October shooting the flick at various locations on […]

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Brooklyn Heights Stars as DC in Burn After Reading

Thanks to EPC for directing us to the trailer for the upcoming Coen Brothers flick Burn After Reading which was filmed partially in Brooklyn Heights (posing as Washington D.C.) last year. Check out the trailer after the jump and see how many nabe scenes you can find. The film opens nationwide on August 27.

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Burn After Reading, Partially Filmed in Brooklyn Heights, Will Debut August 27

Reports out this week say that the Coen Brothers Burn After Reading, which filmed in Brooklyn Heights last year, will debut at the Venice Film Festival on August 27. Also out – photos from the film including the above shot of Tilda Swinton in what appears to be the 146 Hicks Street location. The film […]

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B’Paper: Coens Gave BHA $10Gs

As previously reported, after filming Burn After Reading in Brooklyn Heights the Coen Brothers and their production company showed their appreciation to several neighborhood organizations with cash.  The Brooklyn Paper reports that the Brooklyn Heights Association came out the biggest winners in the Hollywood lottery, taking in a donation of $10,000 from the filmmakers. Brooklyn […]

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Eagle: Production Gifts Nabe for Shoot

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that Gramercy Productions, the producers of Burn After Reading, which recently shot in Brooklyn Heights has sent donations and gifts to “several social and educational entities”: Brooklyn Eagle: Movie Maker Offers Gifts…: Gramercy Productions informed the Brooklyn Heights Association that it has made donations to P.S. 8, St. Francis College, Community […]

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Brad Pitt “Went” Here Too

The NY Post Daily News reports that George Clooney was seen grimacing in pain at times during yesterday’s shoot  on Middagh Street.  The actor suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident in New Jersey last month. In other Burn After Reading news, Clooney wasn’t the only one taking advantage of area bathrooms yesterday: New York Daily […]

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Clooney Yucks It Up at Van Sickel

The folks at Van Sickel salon on Middagh Street not only had the opportunity to watch a major motion picture shoot right in front of their store, but according to reports had the privilege of offering Burn After Reading Star George Clooney use of their restroom.

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George Clooney in Brooklyn Heights

BHB Newshound “Jenni” sent in these photos of America’s sweetheart, George Clooney, on Middagh Street today.  He’s here filming Burn After Reading. But you knew that already.

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