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Lena Dunham: ‘Girls’ Just Wanna Have ‘Fun.’

Here’s a tip for BHB followers who adore celebrity gazing in the neighborhood… Brooklyn Heights’ resident and Emmy-nominated creator, star and writer of HBO’s “Girls” Lena Dunham obviously believes that girls just wanna have fun. According to Gawker, the 26 year old is dating indie rock dork Jack Antonoff from American band fun., whose Queen-esque […]

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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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Scotland On Sunday’s In-Depth Interview with Heights Resident Paul Giamatti

Scotland On Sunday featured an in-depth, nearly 2,000-word interview today, with our fave local celeb and nabe Paul Giamatti. The story opens, “He has made a career out of playing life’s unlikeable oddballs—the needy losers and the creeps—but Paul Giamatti is fine with that. (His) identity is unusual for a Hollywood star: He’s an abrasive […]

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Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick To Call The Heights Home

Paul Giamati, meet your new neighbors. Sarah Jessica Parker and husband Matthew Broderick are purchasing a pair of townhouses in south Brooklyn Heights on State Street near Sidney Place. The New York Daily News‘ real estate guru Jason Sheftell reported late Friday that the family is closing in on a contract, after purchasing a Manhattan […]

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Say ‘How Do’ To Your New DUMBO Neighbor: Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway seems to have a penchant for Brooklyn. The Oscar-nominated doe-eyed actress—who is starring next as Catwoman in this summer’s “The Dark Knight Rises”—has just moved from her BK Prospect Heights home to… DUMBO. Both Curbed and Gothamist are reporting a goodie bag of details: She and fiancé Adam Shulman have moved into a […]

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Residents React to Björk’s Move

When we first heard a rumor that eccentric Icelandic singer Björk was moving to Brooklyn Heights, there was much skepticism. But, now it looks all but official that Björk and her artisit husband Matthew Barney are moving into a four-bedroom penthouse art 160 Henry Street. The 3,000 square foot pad was listed for $4.2 million […]

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