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The Brooklyn Paper Resorts To Writing About Han’s Market NOT Selling Helmets To CitiBike Users

Oy to the vey folks – There was a time when we enjoyed trading “barbs” with the Brooklyn Paper. It was all in fun as we truly heart both its former editorial czar Gersh Kuntzman and ex-publisher Ed Weintrob. Good folks, real Brooklynites. Say what you will about the paper while they ran it, but […]

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Mishpucha! Our Old Pal Gersh Kuntzman Is Bike Blogging For the NY Daily News

Gersh Kuntzman, former Editor-in-Chief of the Brooklyn Paper, was one of this site’s earliest – nay.. first – supporters. A couple of years back, he moved on work on that New York Times/CUNY Fort Greene blog thingy. Last year, he headed over the the NY Daily News as a deputy managing editor (hope he got […]

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Holy Kuntzman! Gersh Leaves Brooklyn Paper

Gersh Kuntzman is leaving the Brooklyn Paper to join the CUNY School of Journalism to teach and to oversee its joint effort with the NY Times on The Local – Fort Greene. While no successor has been named, inside money says the paper’s Vince Dimicelli is a likely candidate. Kuntzman tells the NY Observer, “The […]

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Brooklyn Paper on Clark Street Dorm’s Spring Offensive

The Brooklyn Paper picks up on BHB’s initial report of a “Mad Soda Can Bomber” at the Clark Street dorm.  Seems like one suspect has been given the boot:

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MSM on BHA and BHB

In addition to BHB’s crack team coverage of the Brooklyn Heights Association’s Annual Meeting last night, Brooklyn’s “mainstream media” was also on hand. The Brooklyn Eagle’s Sam “the next Carl Bernstein” Newhouse eloquently recounts Diane Ravitch’s passionate speech about the state of the American education system. More importantly, he mentions us:

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Squeezing Out Sparks: Biviano Debates Millman

News Corp’s Community Newspaper Group (the Brooklyn Paper, Courier-Life) hosted a debate last week between the two candidates squaring off for the Democratic nomination in the 52nd NYS Assembly District.   Incumbent Joan Millman and challenger/ Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano discussed many local issues, but one topic appears to be gaining traction (operative word: […]

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Grimaldi’s Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere… This Year

The Brooklyn Paper reports that Grimaldi’s won’t be evicted this year fo’ sure: Brooklyn Paper: The owner of the building housing the famous DUMBO pizzeria was ordered by a judge today to accept late rent payments and allow the coal-oven joint to remain at its Old Fulton Street location — but the landlord says that […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Makeover Will Cause Lots of Traffic

The Brooklyn Paper reports on the traffic that will be caused by the four year paint job and renovation of the Brooklyn Bridge: Brooklyn Paper: A mammoth renovation project that begins soon will close the Manhattan-bound lanes of the historic span at least 24 weekends and many weeknights, creating intense congestion as cars jam the Manhattan […]

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Brooklyn Paper Writes About Chopper Noise

Rupert Murdoch’s Brooklyn Paper has finally caught up to the issue of helicopter noise over Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Promenade and Brooklyn Heights.   Its sister publication, the NY Post ran a short story yesterday about the press conference held Friday by local officials regarding the issue.  However the Brooklyn Paper’s coverage was no where […]

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City Cuts Pole Poster’s Fine

Brooklyn Heights businesswoman Susan Hager, who faced fines totaling $3K for posting bills on area lampposts,  has had those fines reduced to $75, the Brooklyn Paper reports.

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