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“Moonstruck” House For Sale Again

As reported by House Beautiful, 19 Cranberry Street, a.k.a. the “Moonstruck House” because it was the principal location for the 1987 romantic comedy Moonstruck, starring Cher and Nicholas Cage, is for sale with an asking price of $12.85 million. Our founder, John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo, noted here that the house was for sale in 2008 […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Who knows the secrets that lurk in the vaults of the Brooklyn Historical Society? Reference Librarian Joanna Lamaida and Exhibition Coordinator & Registrar Anna Schwartz do! Come to BHS this Wednesday evening, August 3 at 6:30 for “Tales from the Vault: The Skeletons in Our Closets”. Admission is $5, or free for BHS and Green-Wood […]

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NY Daily News On Cranberry Street Arborcide: RIP “Moonstruck” Tree

The New York Daily News reports on the Cranberry Street tree that was taken down last week by the city. While we cited its appearance in the 1970 film “The Landlord” the NYDN took a more populist route by calling it the “Moonstruck tree”. Sure… why not, right? After all it’s the crown jewel of […]

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Stumped for a Halloween Costume? Try These Brooklyn Heights Infused Ideas!

Tired of dressing up as “Sexy Cat in the Hat” or “Sexy Vampire” for Halloween? While “Sexy Ghost” may still be an option for you, why not try these Brooklyn Heights inspired costumes (feel free to add the words “Zombie”, “Sexy”, “Spooky” or “Bleh” to spice it up):

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Moonstruck: In Brooklyn Heights, it’s Cosmo’s Moon Tonight

Looking in the sky tonight from everywhere else but Brooklyn Heights, folks will be seeing a closer, brighter “supermoon” for the first time in 18 years. But if you’re in Brooklyn Heights tonight is the night of Cosmo’s Moon as seen in 1987’s Moonstruck. As you know, the film centered around a fictional family living […]

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Some Things Don’t Change

It’s not news that significant parts of the 1988 film Moonstruck were filmed in BH and environs. Most everyone knows the house at Cranberry and Willow, (recently sold and currently under renovation) which served as the focal point of the Castorini household, and the focal point of the film, and that the Cammareri bakery was […]

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