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The King of Staten Island Has a Brooklyn Heights Connection

Unfortunately, it’s one that proved tragic. In an interview by Spectrum News NY1’s George Whipple with Saturday Night Live cast veteran Pete Davidson (photo), co-author and star of The King of Staten Island, along with co-author and director Judd Apatow and co-star Marisa Tomei, it’s described how the life of movie’s central character, Scott Carlin, […]

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Image Of The Week: Markowitz, Bloomie & Ratner Embrace Barclay Center’s Creation Of ‘2,000 Jobs’

On Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz joined NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Forest City Ratner Cos. Chairman/CEO Bruce Ratner to rally around the 2,000 jobs they insist will be created by the fall opening of Downtown Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Markowitz said, “Bringing the Nets to Brooklyn means more than exciting in-your-face basketball with a […]

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Earth Day 2012: NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg Claims To Love Brooklyn Bridge Park

With Earth Day coming up on Sunday April 22—which aims to preserve and protect the environment—grassroots environmental organization Sierra Club posted a video offering a slew of notable public figures sharing their favorite “pieces of America.” Actor Corbin Bernsen names Yosemite National Park, “That ’70s Show” regular Laura Prepon cites Big Sur and HBO’s “True […]

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Markowitz endorses Bloomberg for Mayor

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz endorsed Michael Bloomberg for Mayor this morning.  Just a few months ago at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Marty was non-committal when asked about a possible third term for Bloomie.  However he was clear about running for mayor himself saying, “not this time”. Get the full story on today’s endorsement […]

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Bloomberg to State: Give Us Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mayor Bloomberg told reporters today at his daily briefing that the city wants to take over Brooklyn Bridge Park from the state. A spokesperson for Governor Paterson tells the Brooklyn Paper that the state and city are working on a deal “right now”. Update: NYS Senator Daniel Squadron (D-SD25) tells BHB’s Sarah Portlock, “I will […]

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Hizzoner Backs Kid

Daniel “Kid” Squadron picked up an important endorsement today in his bid to unseat incumbent NYS Senator Martin Connor in the 25th District – Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  Hizzoner is the third elected official to back Squadron, joining Sen. Chuck Schumer and Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh.  The NY Daily News suspects that Bloomberg’s endorsement of “Kid” is […]

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