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Boardwalk On Montague

Filming takes place today, Tuesday, on upper Montague Street between Court and Clinton streets, for what appears to be HBO’s fourth season of “Boardwalk Empire.” Curiously, signs are imprinted with “Boardwalk Impire.” Doink!? The series, set in Atlantic City, during the Prohibition era, stars Steve Buscemi. It has won 12 Emmy Awards and received 30 […]

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Inside The Reno At Stately Federal-Style 146 Hicks Street

After 2011’s Hurricane Irene sent a mature elm hurling from Mansion House into the two adjoining wood clapboard multi-level town-homes across the street at 146 and 148 Hicks Street, many in the nabe watched as the homes underwent some pretty major cosmetic renovations, ultimately restored to grandeur. BHB showed you the exterior results in March […]

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‘Delivery Man’ Film Shoot Returns To The Heights

The seemingly ever ongoing film shoot for “Delivery Man,” which all but hijacked Brooklyn Heights in mid-October, returned to the neighborhood Friday for a less invasive shoot at the top of Remsen Street between Clinton and Court streets through the early afternoon into the post-midnight hours. During the week of October 22, the 533 Kids […]

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Is Filming In Brooklyn Heights ‘Out Of Control’?

Ask the Mayor’s Office about the inundation of shoots for movies, TV shows and commercials and you’ll get this response: “The industry provides high-quality jobs in an era when low-paying service jobs have become the norm.” According to the Boston Consulting Group, NYC’s film sector is the strongest in history, generating $7.1 billion in 2011, […]

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Vehicles Must Be Moved Monday 10/22 For Film Shoot: Montague Terrace, Remsen & Pierrepont

Filming for feature flick “Delivery Man” will take place near and along the Promenade on Tuesday, October 23. The NYPD Tow Unit will begin removing all vehicles at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, October 22. The specifics: both sides of Montague Terrace between Remsen Street and Montague Street; and both sides of Pierrepont Place between Pierrepont […]

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Montague Street Featured In (Another) New York Lottery Commercial

In the BHB post last Thursday about Brooklyn Heights’ most recent inundation of film crews, Wiley E mused in a comment, “BH = Brooklyn’s Hollywood.” And how. On Monday, Montague Street was abuzz with a robust posse of equipment for a lil’ ole New York Lottery commercial. This morning, the entrance to the Promenade resembled […]

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The Heights Are Alive… With The Sound Of Movie & TV Shoots

Following Tuesday’s BHB post about Brooklyn Heights being potentially overtaken by a multitude of film shoots, there was certainly plenty of ongoing action we witnessed along Montague Street, Hicks Street, the Promenade, Montague Terrace, Pierrepont Place and Remsen Street on Wednesday and Thursday. It’s a red cone zone, for sure—along with associated mammoth vehicles taking […]

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Movie & TV Shoots Pervading Brooklyn Heights This Wednesday?

A tipster in the ‘hood Tuesday evening informed us that he hears Wednesday October 10, is scheduled to be a red-letter (or is that red cone?) day in Brooklyn Heights for movie and TV shoots—with as many as 10 taking place around the neighborhood. Our usual online resources didn’t offer much in the way of […]

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Filming For ABC’s ‘Zero Hour’ Friday: Vehicles Should Be Outta The Way!

Just in: Today, Friday, October 5, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., filming is taking place for ABC’s “Zero Hour. Cars should already have been moved from the following streets: East & West side of Clinton Street, between State and Atlantic Avenue; North & South side of State Street, between Sidney Place and Court Street; […]

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Look Familiar? ABC’s ‘666 Park Avenue’ Films Pilot Interiors At Borough Hall

While new ABC TV drama-horror series “666 Park Avenue” may be based on New York’s Upper East Side, its pilot episode features interior scenes filmed here in Brooklyn Heights. The show—which launches Sunday at 10 p.m.—stars “Lost’s” Terry O’Quinn and Vanessa Williams, and is based on the Gabriella Pierce novel. It follows couple Gavin and […]

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