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How a Brooklyn Heights Kid Discovered The Who #Backintheday

Homer’s pal/Brooklyn Heights native/The Who’s #1 fan Binky Phillips writes in his HuffPo column today about how he discovered his favorite band while growing up in here in the 60s:

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Happy Birthday Mr. Lennon – John and Yoko on the Promenade

As the world remembers John Lennon on his 70th birthday, imaginepeace.com runs this photo of John &Yoko on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade in the 1970s. A free screening of the new biopic LennonNYC happens today in Central Park. My old pal and Brooklyn Heights native Binky Phillips writes about his brush with Lennon at the […]

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Dr. Love Makes Housecall on Willow Street or I Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll All Night (in My Minivan)

Today, the most awesomest thing happened in Brooklyn Heights — this minivan with all FOUR members of KISS on it was parked on Willow Street. We’re talking original KISS here folks – Peter, Ace, Gene and Paul. I’m sure my old pal/Brooklyn Heights native Binky Phillips would have a story to tell about that van… […]

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Former Brooklyn Heights Resident Talks St. George Hotel, Mobsters and Music

My old pal and Brooklyn Heights native Binky Phillips writes about playing with his band The Planets at the old (and mobbed up…allegedly) Coventry Club in Sunnyside, Queens.  While telling that story of rocking out in my old stomping grounds, Binky remembers seeing a show at the St. George Hotel:

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