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Brooklyn Heights: Home of the (Literary) Stars

It’s pretty well known that Brooklyn Heights has had more than its share of great writers as residents, but in response to a question from Heights resident “Lauren” the Eagle has interviewed another Heights resident, former Borough Historian John Manbeck, about the neighborhood’s literary history. We all (or most of us, I presume) know about […]

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John Manbeck Publishes Second Crime Novella Set In Brooklyn Heights

Former Brooklyn borough historian John B. Manbeck has published his second crime novella set in Brooklyn Heights. “The Disappearance of Patricia Murphey” is available on Amazon.com for Kindle. The plot as described there: In a local restaurant that just opened in 1930, an attractive Brooklyn College student disappears after a family argument. Fears of abduction […]

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John Manbeck Visits Dawood Mosque on State Street

Eagle contributor and former Brooklyn Borough Historian John Manbeck recently toured Turkey, and was impressed by the respectful and friendly treatment he received in this predominantly Muslim country. On returning to Brooklyn, he decided to look into the history and present state of Islam here. Islam has a long standing presence in Brooklyn, initially brought […]

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John Manbeck Talks Heights History on Brooklyn Independent TV

John Manbeck, Heights resident, writer, and former Borough Historian, talks neighborhood history on Brooklyn Independent Television. This is another in a series of BITV pieces on Heights people, businesses, and institutions.

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