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Friends, Neighbors And Family To Celebrate The Life Of Beloved Brooklyn Heights Resident Brian McGorry Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

A celebration of the life of Brian McGorry, Cranberry Street resident, community activist, and beloved neighbor to many, will be held at the Superfine Restaurant, 126 Front Street in DUMBO, this coming Saturday, March 8, starting at 11:00 a.m. Mr. McGorry’s death last Thursday was announced with great sadness by Brooklyn Heights Association President Alexandra [...]

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Heights History (A Slight Return): How Brooklyn Heights Became A Landmark District (Video)

We first published this video, “Brooklyn Is My Neighborhood/ The Story of New York’s First Historic District” produced by Martin L Schneider and Karl Junkersfeld in 2010. It served as a prelude to Schneider’s book “Battling for Brooklyn Heights“. A version of that work was originally published in serial form in the Brooklyn Heights Press [...]

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Watch Karl Cover Kiehl’s Kickoff On Montague Street In Brooklyn Heights

Mr. J. was on hand with cam Friday for the grand opening of Kiehl’s Montague Street store. Video after the jump.

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Karl Covers the Brooklyn Heights Promenade Christmas Tree Lighting

Mr. J. and his cam were on hand for this evening’s Promenade Christmas Tree lighting, then wandered around a bit to get some shots of decorations in the neighborhood and in nearby MetroTech. Video after the jump.

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Karl on Heather’s TV Interview

Mr. J. peruses the Times and discovers our own Heather Quinlan’s prominent mention in the TV section for her interview on CUNY TV about her acclaimed documentary film If These Knishes Could Talk. The interview will be shown on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Video after the jump.

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Karl Sez: “Berm Baby Berm”

(Video after the jump.) As anyone who’s read this blog for a while knows, our Mr. J. is a huge fan of Brooklyn Bridge Park, as is your correspondent. (Actually, one of the things that lured your correspondent to the Heights in the first place was the prospect of walking along the Promenade and watching [...]

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See What The New Downtown Brooklyn Sephora Is All About In This New Video

When we think “spa day” we think Karl Junkersfeld. Okay we don’t, so it’s extra special that our man with a cam was courageous enough to visit the new Sephora in Downtown Brooklyn and file this video report.

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Sandy In Brooklyn Heights – One Year Later [Video]

Karl Junkersfeld files this video report on the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. What a difference a year makes.

Video after the jump.

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Watch Our Video Of The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Harvest Festival

Our man with a cam, Karl Junkersfeld checked out the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Harvest Festival today. He reports that a “good time was had by all”. Watch his video now. Did you attend?

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Poplar Street Community Garden Perennials Workday Saturday

Our friends at Poplar Street Community Garden have sent us this message: Come join in the fun, gardening with a great group of neighbors, this Saturday October 12, noon – 3pm, as we tend to the Garden’s fabulous array of perennials. We’ll trim, dig, divide, and transplant to improve the design of the Garden for [...]

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Karl Does Atlantic Antic

Mr. J. and his cam made it through the throngs at yesterday’s Atlantic Antic, capturing the excitement of a festival blessed by near perfect weather. Video after the jump, featuring lots of music, belly dancing, food, fun, and (who else?) Marty Markowitz.

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Karl’s Weekend Preview

Mr. J. gives us views (video after the jump) of some of the art installations you can see in this year’s DUMBO Arts Festival (photo), and footage of a previous Willowtown Fair and Atlantic Antic as previews for Cafe Iris’s Willowtown Bazaar and this year’s Atlantic Antic. All three of these events are this weekend: [...]

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Watch Our Report On The New Development At 20 Henry Street In Brooklyn Heights

The Real Deal ranks 20 Henry Street as the number one new development in Brooklyn. Our Karl Junkersfeld ponders that distinction in his latest video report.

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30 Henry Street Facade Revealed With 80% Of Units In Contract [VIDEO]

The scaffolding, or as the pros call it “staging”, around 30 Henry Street came down today and our Karl Junkersfeld was there. He notes that according to Streeteasy, 4 out of the 5 units in the building are under contract. One apartment is still available at $4.5 million which he notes is a valuation of [...]

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Poplar Street Precinct Condos To Go On Sale This Fall, Targets “Urban Hipsters” [Video]

Our man with a cam Karl Junkersfeld ponders the meaning of condos going on sale at the renovated 72 Poplar Street Precinct in Brooklyn Heights in his latest video. The 72 Poplar website is now live. Curbed reported yesterday that units will go on sale this fall: Designed, by Freyer Architects, the 14 units will [...]

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Karl on 177 Montague and Neighboring Brooklyn Heights Architecture

Mr. J. has put together an impressive video presentation (after the jump) focusing on the Brooklyn Trust Building, now occupied by Chase Bank, the upper floors of which are being converted for residential use. He then gives us a tour of some neighboring architectural gems, including the Brooklyn Historical Society, St. Ann and the Holy [...]

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