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Browning Frames Merging with Another Firm; Leaving Brooklyn Heights for Greenpoint

Catherine Browning, of Browning Frames and Prints, Inc., whose shop has been a fixture on Cranberry Street between Hicks and Willow for some time, announced that she is merging her firm with Gerlach Frames, Inc., owned by her mentor, Russell Gerlach, effective July 1. She will be closing her shop on Cranberry and moving to […]

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Deceased Man’s Body Pulled From East River Below Brooklyn Heights

Local residents spotted a body floating in the East River below Brooklyn Heights Saturday morning. According to DNAInfo.com, rescuers responded to residents’ calls at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, and harbor crews from the NYPD recovered a body along the shoreline at Furman Street in the vicinity of Cranberry Street.

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Guest Post: Hicks Street Neighbor on New Construction at 27 Cranberry Street

Hicks Street resident Jeremy Lechtzin sends us this guest post about the proposed new construction at 27 Cranberry Street: You might know that the Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing for the development at 27 Cranberry Street is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon (June 7). I’m a neighbor (I live on the Hicks Street side of the block) […]

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Big Crane on Cranberry Street Friday

Brian McGorry, owner of 31 Cranberry Street, posted signs today between Willow and Hick alerting neighbors that a crane will be in use Friday around the property.   On the note, he apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Video Premiere (Sorta): John Legend, The Roots, Common & Melanie Fiona “Wake Up”, Shot in Brooklyn Heights

The John Legend video for “Wake Up” featuring the Roots, Common and Melanie Fiona, shot in Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights has hit the interwebs.   The cover of the classic Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes song features a rap by Common, seen here in a funky 70s flashback motif shot on Cranberry Street.

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Windowboxes, Cranberry Street

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Brunch in Brooklyn Heights

Brunch could be the most important meal of the week and our Karl Junkersfeld documents North Heights brunch options.

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Damages Set to Shoot in Brooklyn Heights Thursday

The FX drama Damages will be shooting scenes around Willow and Cranberry Streets this Thursday March 25.   A crash scene shot at that intersection in November is part of a crucial plot point in the show’s current season. Cars need to be off those streets by 6AM on Thursday. The program also shot in […]

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Remember Me, Filmed Partially in Brooklyn Heights, is 9/11 Fable Probably Not for You

Remember Me starring Twilight‘s Robert Pattinson was shot here and around Brooklyn last year causing mobs of fans to crowd each location to catch of glimpse of the actor.  However it’s twist ending is probably not the sort of surprise that many Brooklyn Heights residents would enjoy. The movie opens today and reviews aren’t so […]

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Eagle’s Holt Goes Through Brooklyn Heights Time Tunnel

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Dennis Holt kicks off a series of Brooklyn history stories culled from the 1884 edition of Lain’s City Directory with a look at Henry Street between Middagh and Cranberry Streets:

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