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All That Shooting? It’s Not Your Imagination

Over the last few weeks, those little multi-colored notices on trees and street signs have flourished almost as efflorescently as the white blossoms that are harbingers of spring in our neighborhood. Locals, though, don’t welcome the signs with quite as much enthusiasm as they do the blossoms. The Brooklyn Eagle reports what we always know to be […]

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“Crime” Spree Hits The Heights

Brace yourselves, neighbors: for the next week, nowhere will be safe. The intruders will be everywhere, from Montague to Cranberry, Cadman Plaza to Hicks Street. Some of us (this writer included) view the encroachment of TV crews as nothing short of an invading army. Others may welcome the opportunity to catch a glimpse of Mariska […]

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Unauthorized Movie Shoot on Columbia Heights

As she is wont to do of a Tuesday afternoon, your correspondent was cruising the neighborhood yesterday, looking for a Tuesday spot to park., when she came across an unusual sight on Columbia Heights between Clark and Pineapple. (I will now cease talking about myself in the third person.) There were several vintage cars parked […]

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Welcome to the Week of Parking Hell

Street cleaning rules are suspended today and tomorrow for Shemini Atzereth and Simchas Torah respectively, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have to move your car, as huge swaths of the Heights are hit with “no parking” signs. Between street work and the filming of Blindspot, the dreaded signs are up on most of Henry, Hicks, and […]

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50 Cent’s Power to Shoot in Brooklyn Heights on Yom Kippur

50 Cent’s “Power” is coming to take over the North Heights on Thursday, on many of the same streets affected by the “St James Place” shoot. The show’s second season will begin on Starz soon. Scenes for its first season shot here as well.

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Heights’ Resident Paul Giamatti Filming ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ In DUMBO

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ is filming in DUMBO this week, as the neighborhood was taken over by police cars, the “Midtown bus,” crowds of extras and all sorts of whacko action. McBrooklyn offers pics, including lead Andrew Garfield—and Brooklyn Heights’ own Paul Giamatti, who plays villain “The Rhino.” In the film, his alter ego is […]

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Elementary Shoots In Cobble Hill

The CBS series “Elementary” will be filming in the Cobble Hill this week. More at Cobble Hill Blog.

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Sparring Match: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Crew Trashing The Heights—Or Not?

There’s a dynamic little sparring match taking place over in the Brownstoner forum. Heights’ Henry Street resident Dean Collins posted a comment & pic grumbling about Wednesday’s pervasive “Boardwalk Empire” shoot, insisting “Hey, ‘Empire’ producers, you left your sh*t in front of my apartment.” His comment reads: “Classless move. Came home to see that the […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Returns For Court Street Shoot 4/10

HBO’s fourth season of “Boardwalk Empire” will be filming along Court Street between Cadman Plaza and Remsen Street next Wednesday, April 10. Vehicles must be moved by 10 p.m. Tuesday. The Emmy award-winning series—set in Atlantic City during the Prohibition era and starring Steve Buscemi—was last in the Heights in late February. In all, “Empire” […]

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Spanish Film ‘La vida inesperada’ Shoots Wed. On Montague

Signs are posted along Montague Street, from Hicks Street to Henry, alerting residents that a shoot will take place Wednesday for Spanish film “La vida inesperada.” Vehicles should be moved by 5 p.m. today. According to IMDB, the flick stars Javier Cámara, Raúl Arévalo, Sarah Sokolovic and Carmen Ruiz. It is directed by Jorge Torregrossa. […]

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