That’s a fearsome looking cicada-killer wasp peering over the edge of a flower stalk in Brooklyn Bridge Park this morning. I saw it while on the Birds, Bugs, Bees tour offered by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. Although skies were gray and some desultory rain was falling, I put on my slicker and walked down […]
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The Urban Wildlife Guide, a website maintained by Julie Feinstein—a Brooklyn resident, author & collection manager at New York’s American Museum of Natural History—keeps watch on animals, birds and insects located in public areas throughout the city. For Brooklyn Heights bird-watching aficionados, Feinstein noted that with the unseasonably warm weather, migrant fowl are returning early […]
Each year, Brooklyn Heights Blog identifies ten people we feel have made a positive impact on the neighborhood. This year’s list is an eclectic mix of the fascinating personalities who make Brooklyn Heights a very special place. And now the BHB Ten 2011.
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