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True Blue: Brooklyn Heights USPS Mailbox Reveals Curiously Gaudy New Hue

A USPS mailbox at the corner of Columbia Heights and Pierrepont Street has revealed a brazen new blue hue… without any particular rhyme or reason. We conducted a web search to see if the struggling U.S. Postal Service had perhaps purchased millions of gallons of the gaudy blue paint at a marked discount… but nuttin’. […]

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Bike Rack Switcheroo: Remsen to Hicks

As the photo shows, racks for the Citi Bike Share program have been placed along the west side of Hicks Street going south from Montague, in front of Heights Cafe, Dellarocco’s, and J McLaughlin. According to BHB Ten 2012 honoree Sahmi Rum, who mourns the loss of parking spaces, the racks were moved from Remsen […]

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Mid-day Walk Photos

Having slept in for a while this morning, I got a somewhat later start than usual on my Saturday walk, heading out shortly before noontime. As I walked, I noticed that the Forsythia, which were just beginning to bloom last week, and pear blossoms, which were not to be seen then, were profuse along Hicks […]

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Forsythia blooming next to the garden wall on Hicks Street between Grace Court and Remsen proclaims (along with reopened sidewalk dining) that spring is truly here. Never mind that, after a couple days of sunshine and temperatures in the 70s, the weather forecast predicts nothing but more dreariness.

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Inside The Reno At Stately Federal-Style 146 Hicks Street

After 2011’s Hurricane Irene sent a mature elm hurling from Mansion House into the two adjoining wood clapboard multi-level town-homes across the street at 146 and 148 Hicks Street, many in the nabe watched as the homes underwent some pretty major cosmetic renovations, ultimately restored to grandeur. BHB showed you the exterior results in March […]

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Winter’s Tale Film Shoot Spreads Fake Snow in Brooklyn Heights

As previously reported, Winter’s Tale has been shooting in Brooklyn Heights. Today, the crew was spotted spraying artificial snow on Hicks Street by a few eagle-eyed residents.

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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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To Walk, or Not to Walk?

Update: It’s been fixed. OK, here I am at the corner of Montague and Hicks, about to cross Hicks as I head for the Promenade, and the light shows the little figure that says “Walk.” So, I walk. Wait! Why are these cars coming at me? I look up, and see that the traffic light […]

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Dellarocco’s Opens for Lunch Tuesday, September 4

Brooklyn Heights’ newest pizza parlor, Dellarocco’s of Brooklyn, will begin serving lunch on September 4. No word yet on when the eatery will begin its delivery service. Right now, orders are available for eat-in or pick up.

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Construction On Hicks Progresses, Serenity On Remsen Regresses

The sidewalk reconstruction bedlam in front of 200 Hicks Street at Montague is rapidly easing, as progress moves forward at a nice clip. Over the weekend, a hole in front of the residential building was getting wider and deeper, but as of Thursday, fresh white cement curbs have been poured and reshaped at the corner, […]

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