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Hallowe’en Assault in Brooklyn Heights

NY1 and other outlets recently reported on a pre-Hallowe’en crime at  the corner of State and Henry Streets. Though the incident took place on Oct. 28, local news reported it two days ago. “Police said 13 men and women approached the 21-year-old woman and threw an unknown liquid in her face before putting the box […]

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Halloween Happenings: Brooklyn Heights and Boo-Yond!

Boo, Eek!   Halloween is finally upon us!! Here’s a round up of the best of what our end of Brooklyn has to offer. Add additional events or photos of your Halloween celebrations in the comments. Trick or Treat! Hands down, parents in Brooklyn Heights know the two best places to be on Halloween are […]

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Some Brooklyn Heights Halloween Scenes

There was plenty of action in and around Brooklyn Heights for Halloween yesterday. Things got going early with a parade and a party in the Pierrepont Playground. A family at Hicks and Montague streets, early afternoon. A “graveyard” on Garden Place. Giving out the goodies, Garden Place.

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Halloween Happenings in Brooklyn Heights and Beyond

Hot patootie, bless my soul! The leaves have turned, there’s a chill in the air and pumpkins and spider webs adorn the stoops (and oh the horror, the horror; pumpkin spice-flavored everything is at Trader Joe’s).  Halloween is officially upon us.  What’s that, you are haunted by the ghosts of failed-costumes past? Need some divine […]

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Coming Up This Week

To get you in a macabre mood for the coming Halloween, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Wednesday Night Tour this week is “Haunted Brooklyn Heights”, led by Andrea Janes of Boroughs of the Dead. Nestled within the sedate charms of one of Brooklyn’s oldest neighborhoods is a wealth of gory, ghastly, haunted, and horrific tales. Perhaps some […]

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Happy Howl-O-Ween!

On Sunday, October 26, join the good folks at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition to celebrate Howl-O-Ween and support some local animal welfare organizations. Perfect Paws (102 Hicks Street) and Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group are sponsoring a “Muttsquerade” parade and photo contest at the Remsen Street entrance to the Promenade from 1 – 3 pm. […]

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What Are the Haunted Sites in Brooklyn Heights?

Phantoms are the reason for the season, and as such, I’m wondering—what are the most haunted spots in the neighborhood? Iris Cafe made headlines in 2010 about a few supposed specters, but not much has been mentioned since. So because I want to make like Undead Roger Grimsby and investigate spooky things, let me know […]

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Stumped for a Halloween Costume? Try These Brooklyn Heights Infused Ideas!

Tired of dressing up as “Sexy Cat in the Hat” or “Sexy Vampire” for Halloween? While “Sexy Ghost” may still be an option for you, why not try these Brooklyn Heights inspired costumes (feel free to add the words “Zombie”, “Sexy”, “Spooky” or “Bleh” to spice it up):

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Dellarocco’s Of Brooklyn Unveils Halloween Pizza

Recently opened Dellarocco’s of Brooklyn is scaring up a special spread for the upcoming holiday, with the unveiling of its “Halloween Pizza.” Toppings comprise pumpkin, smoked mozzarella and bacon. It’s the latest creation from Dellarocco’s Chef Pasquale Cozzolino. The “Halloween Pizza” is available upon request for $18 a pie. Dellarocco’s, which opened July 31, is […]

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Halloween Horror: Author L.V. Salazar’s Ghost Stories Offer A Brooklyn Heights ‘Man In Flames’

Author L.V. Salazar’s “The Ghosts Of Brooklyn” offers spooky tales of a “house of suicides” in Brooklyn Heights, demonic wolves in Prospect Park and a coven of sperm-stealing witches in DUMBO. Writer Natalie O’Neill spoke with the self-proclaimed ghost specialist in The Brooklyn Paper. In the piece, he describes “ghosts” as such: “Imagine two rooms […]

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