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Oscars: What’s the Over/Under?

The Academy Awards are Sunday the 27th, and seeing as we’ve lately become such a Hollywood hubbub, who better than Brooklyn Heightsers (Heightsites?) to weigh in on the nominees. So who are your faves? Will The King’s Speech clean up? Or will Black Swan plié its way to a statuette? Most importantly, what are the […]

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Friends With Kids on Henry Street

Perhaps this is the sequel to “Friends With Benefits?” (This struck me so funny earlier that I fell of the curb.) At any rate, Henry from Cranberry to Clark will be off limits on the 14th due to this 2012 laugh-fest starring Megan Fox and Jon Hamm.

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Where Luca Brasi Met the Fishes?

One of the reasons I moved to Brooklyn Heights is because I’m a big fan of Moonstruck, and it seemed like a neighborhood with all sorts of romantic possibilities. (Little did I know.) Yet the Heights also has its dark side—which may or may not have been projected on the big screen in The Godfather. […]

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Homer, Junkersfeld and HQ on WPIX

It was a BHB fiercefest on Henry St., as reporter Emily Frances interviewed us, along with other locals and a group of tourists from Argentina about the New York accent. I’d like to think they were profiling me about my accent documentary, but I’m sure this was all just a ruse to get to media […]

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Couple More Video Snaps of John Legend and the Roots in Brooklyn Heights

Here’s ?uestlove with  Melanie Fiona. And hanging out between takes with John Legend. “Wake Up Everybody” was originally released by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes with Teddy Pendergrass in 1975.

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Reminder: New York Accents at Noon

So yours truly will be standing with this sign on Clark and Henry today from 12-1 to shoot footage for my film about the New York accent, “If These Knishes Could Talk.” News 12 just emailed and told me they’ll be filming the “event” (as it were) around noon as well, so please swing by […]

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BPL to Screen Historic Brooklyn Films

There will be a screening of historic 16mm short films made in and about Brooklyn this coming Wednesday, September 24, starting at 7:00 P.M., at the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, in the Brooklyn Collection Reserve Room. According to the Library’s press release: [f]ilm researcher Brett Dion will present […]

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Muppets Take Brooklyn Heights

Peter of FlashlightWorthy Books sent us these photos of the Muppets movie filming on Joralemon Street. More photos…

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