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Sex and the City Dog

“That’s disgusting,” a woman said one cold morning on the Promenade. Marie and I looked around. Did one of the dogs have diarrhea? It took us about 45 seconds to figure out what she was talking about. Daisy was humping Tuppence.

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Photo by M. Hermann/BHB; inset courtesy of the Toulouse family

Statement from the Toulouse Family

Photo by M. Hermann/BHB; inset courtesy of the Toulouse family The following statement was released by Dr. Chris Toulouse, father of Alexander “Zander” Toulouse: “Zander Toulouse (2000-08) was 8 years-old and a student at PS 29 in Cobble Hill. He was killed Saturday afternoon after being hit by a Post Office van in downtown Brooklyn. […]

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Death On Hicks Street

The Brooklyn Eagle is reporting that a 42 year old man was found dead in his apartment at 166 Hicks Street between Clark and Pierrepont.  Reportedly stabbed to death in his bathtub see update 2 below.  We’ve received reports that Hicks Street around Clark Street has been cordoned off by the police as they investigate […]

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Breaking News: Busted Chef

BHB has learned that Dan Kaufman, aka Chef Dan, of Busy Chef was arrested a 9am today. Charges against Kaufman include Grand Larceny, Attempted Grand Larceny, Possession of a Forged Instrument and Criminal Impersonation according to the Brooklyn Criminal Court. He will be arraigned this evening. No word on whether this is related to credit […]

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Bat Signal Seen from Brooklyn Heights

The next installment in the Batman series, The Dark Knight, opens next Friday.  The flick stars Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman and the late Heath Ledger as the Joker.  BHB readers Ali and Johnny caught this promotional display of the Bat Signal from their Heights apartment last night.  See the movie trailer after the jump.

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La Dolce Doggie Or Isn’t That Really Dangerous?

A BHB tipster sends in this photo and observation: There’s a nabe dog walker who consistently puts her charges in danger by “walking” the dogs while she rides on her Vespa scooter. Here’s a photo snapped this morning.

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Such a Deal!: Moonstruck House Reduced

Back in January 2006, Brownstoner reported that the “Moonstruck House” at 19 Cranberry Street was on the market for $5 million.

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St. Ann

NY Sun Grades Private Schools: St. Ann’s Earns “B”, Packer “C”

The NY Sun has published its review of New York City’s private schools. Overall St. Ann’s is given a B, while Packer goes home with a “gentleman’s” C.  Packer also earns kudos for Best Urban Campus, while St. Ann’s receives big ups for its “Hipsters in Training”.  In the all important Harvard race, it’s St. […]

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UA Theater: Nightmare on Court Street

From the BHB Inbox comes this dispatch from a reader: My family of 4 have lived in Brooklyn Heights/Cobble Hill for 6 years now.  We’ve noticed a deterioration in quality of service and cleanliness at the UA Court Street Stadium 12 over the years (not that it was that nice to begin with).  My wife […]

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