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Parakeet Found on College Place; Owner Sought

Word has come from Judy Stanton at the Brooklyn Heights Association that the young male parakeet in the photo (sorry for the fuzzy quality) flew into the window of a resident of 9 College Place and is being kept there in hope that its owner will come and claim it. Judy thinks the bird may […]

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Weekend Tag Sales In Brooklyn Heights – Will Lena Dunham Be Selling Her Bric-a-Brac?

Among all the other super fantastic activities happening this weekend, two tag sales (that we’ve noticed let us know if there are more!) are happening Saturday in Brooklyn Heights. The first will be held at the Mansion House (145 Hicks Street) from 9am – 5pm. Sure our headline about the addy’s celebrity resident is linkbaity […]

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Lena Dunham Could Probably Soon Buy Mansion House, As Book Deal Reaps $3.6M

Poor, poor misguided Uley… On the “Entertainment Weekly” website, he comments, “Is Lena Dunham honestly that big of a draw? To the general public, she’s a no name. I know of her, but I’m not interested in reading a book by her. Seems like publishers might be jumping the gun on this one.” Those literary […]

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Another Magnificent Brooklyn Heights Elm Doomed

It’s been a bad year for elm trees in the Heights. Just under a year ago, the great elm in the courtyard of the Mansion House, 145 Hicks Street, fell victim to Hurricane Irene. Now we have learned that the even larger and probably older elm in the courtyard of Grace Church (photo) off Hicks […]

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Heights Rez Lena Dunham Garners Boatload Of Emmy Noms For HBO Series ‘Girls’

Lena Dunham might be needing a larger apartment at the Mansion House. The Brooklyn Heights resident and creator/star/writer of HBO’s freshman series “Girls,” cleaned up in the nominations for the 2012 prime-time Emmy Awards, announced Thursday morning. Among her nods: Outstanding Comedy Series (against “The Big Bang Theory,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Modern Family,” “30 Rock” […]

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Sawdust Memories: Mansion House Elm Ain’t Nothin’ but Mulch Now

BHB reader “Carl” shot these photos of yesterday’s clean up of the Mansion House American Elm, which met its demise early Sunday morning. Just as many of the trees felled by Hurricane Irene and its aftermath, Brooklyn Heights’ beloved elm will be ground down into mulch. “Too bad it couldn’t be turned into lumber to […]

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