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Heights Streets, Milled Weeks Ago, to be Paved This Week

On June 22 we warned that certain streets in Brooklyn Heights were to be milled, and then repaved, during the following week. The milling got done, but the repaving is taking longer. So far, Poplar, Schermerhorn, and Willow streets, as well as Monroe Place, have been repaved. The Brooklyn Heights Association has notified us that […]

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Many Brooklyn Heights Streets to be Milled and Paved Next Week

Brooklyn Community Board 2 has advised us that many Brooklyn Heights streets are scheduled for milling and repaving during daytime hours next week. The schedule is: Remsen Street from the Promenade entrance to Clinton Street: Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26. Monroe Place, College Place, Love Lane, and Willow Street: Tuesday, June 26. Middagh […]

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Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg Film ‘St. James Place’ In Brooklyn Heights

There was a bit of a commotion centered around the corner of Henry Street and Love Lane on Sunday night. If you’re wondering what it was (and didn’t see the yellow or pink signs all over the place), it was the filming of director Steven Spielberg’s new film “St. James Place.”

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Love Lane Legs

Brooklyn Heights resident/super-fantastic photographer Chris Arnade took this shoot over the weekend on Love Lane. Who throws out perfectly good legs? #brooklynheights #LateAfterDrinking twitter.com/Chris_arnade/s… — Chris Arnade (@Chris_arnade) June 7, 2013

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Romance On Brooklyn Heights’ Love Lane

In a Valentine’s story titled “Road to Happiness: Brooklyn’s Love Lane lives up to its name,” The New York Daily News offers two neighborhood tales of romance. Jim & Patricia Aliperti share how they met nearly 40 years ago, while George Heusinger talks about his nearly 40-plus-year romance with late partner, William. The Alipertis live […]

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Dave Matthews Band Video Features Glimpse of Brooklyn Heights

BHB reader “Dave” lets us know that the new Dave Matthews Band video “Mercy”, comprised of fan submitted material, features a glimpse of Brooklyn Heights: Dave Matthews just released a new video. It’s fan submitted things and most of the clip is split into six screens but occasionally one shot fills the entire screen. Check […]

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CVS Site Was Once Henry Miller’s Hellhole

Over the years, Brooklyn Heights has been home to enough writers, actors, musicians, and visual artists to rival its not-too-distant neighbor Greenwich Village as a Bohemian community. Many, including novelist Norman Mailer, playwright Arthur Miller, and sculptor John Rhoden, seem to have liked living here. Horror fiction master H.P. Lovecraft, by contrast, found the neighborhood […]

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Love Lane Mews: Gordon Gekko Meets Mary Poppins

The Wall Street Journal recently caught up with Love Lane Mews architect Stephen B. Jacobs. The takeaway — the new condos there will be “supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus” meets “greed is good”:

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Pondering Love Lane

Ephemeral New York ponders the naming of Love Lane, citing a New York Times (a printed newspaper then run by rapscallions, fops and raconteurs) article from 1894: “The oldest residents can remember a time when there was a cool and shady path leading down “Lover’s Lane,” where plump, rosy-cheeked Dutch maidens, with their sweethearts, meandered on summer […]

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B’Stoner Concerned About Slow Going at Love Lane Condos; How About You?

Brownstoner seems a little more concerned about the construction of the new Love Lane condos (aka Love Lane Mews) than the average Brooklyn Heights man (or gal) on the street.  While we look forward to less parking and more people crowding the lines at Key Food, it really hasn’t been the first thing that comes […]

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