Eight years ago Karl Junkersfeld braved the wind and rain to get video (click on “Read full story” to see it) of Brooklyn Heights during what came to be called “Superstorm” Sandy, and our beloved “Homer Fink” (John Loscalzo), who makes an appearance in the video, embedded it in his post, just as I’ve embedded […]
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A year ago, I had just arrived home from my day job when the phone rang. It was Heather Quinlan, fellow BHB staffer. “Did you hear about John?” I knew it wasn’t some ghastly April Fools’ gag. My first thought was of Tracy, his wife, and of Gracie, his daughter whom I had last seen […]
This in from Tracy (“Mrs. Fink”) Zamot: THE BELL HOUSE is dedicating this year’s Derby to the memory of John Loscalzo and his deep abiding love for the Derby and a strong mint julep. Please come out and honor my silly man and the great compassion of the organizers. Also – we can reminisce about […]
There will be a memorial service for John Loscalzo, publisher of Brooklyn Heights Blog and known to readers as “Homer Fink,” who died suddenly this past Wednesday. The service will be this coming Wednesday evening, April 8, from 7:00 to 9:00, at Scotto’s Funeral Home, 106 1st Place, at Court Street, Brooklyn. There will be […]
BHB’s own Karl Junkersfeld has put together a video chronicle of some of John’s moments on camera. See it after the jump.
John Loscalzo—a.k.a Homer Fink, the King of Brooklyn Heights, the CEO of the Brooklyn Heights Blog—passed away yesterday. John started the blog in 2006 when he was new to the neighborhood—he brought a reporter’s integrity to the site along with a devilish wit and insatiable curiosity about both the beautiful and the quirky of Brooklyn […]
Bugle/BHB publisher Homer Fink (seated, in loud shirt) chats with EJ, Beth, and future BHB commenter Calvin, who will celebrate his first birthday soon. More photos and text after the jump. Adorbs kits Charlotte and Fritz chow down while awaiting adoption at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition tent. Brooklyn Heights Association President and Bugle […]
Brooklyn Heights Blog’s esteemed founder, proprietor and Master of Ceremonies Homer Fink (a.k.a. John Loscalzo) is queried in this week’s Time Out New York regarding his take on Brooklyn’s best. He begins, “What I love about Brooklyn Heights is being this close to NYC, but being totally transported somewhere else.”
Our friends at Gothamist got some scary looking photos taken last night by Bobby Finger of a ragged looking one-eyed raccoon seen climbing a chain link fence next to a walkway adjoining Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The critter in the photo above is another, much healthier looking Brooklyn raccoon, caught on pixels by […]
News 12 Brooklyn was on the scene today, covering the recent string of burglaries in the neighborhood. BHB’s John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo was interviewed. Watch the video, after the jump, and hear him invent a new word.
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