Tag Archives | nabeguy

One-Eye Jimmy Re-Release Party at Montero’s Monday

Former Heights resident and still loyal BHB reader and commenter Nabeguy alerts us to the pending release of DVD and BluRay recordings of The Search for One-Eye Jimmy, a Brooklyn-made cult classic movie. The release will be celebrated at an invitation-only (but tell them Nabeguy sent you) event at

Read full story · Comments { 17 }

Mr. J’s Tribute to Nabeguy

Karl takes his cam to the residence of Phillip Wilentz, known to all of us as “nabeguy” (and to Homer as our uber-poster) who, with his wife and daughter, will soon be moving to the further reaches of Long Island. Along with nabeguy’s reflections on his 54 years of life in Brooklyn Heights, and some […]

Read full story · Comments { 23 }

Brownstoner Makes Nabeguy’s Brooklyn Heights Pad House of the Day

While we’re totally bummed that Nabeguy has decided to move out of the neighborhood, we were jazzed to see that his place is featured on Brownstoner as its “House of the Day”:

Read full story · Comments { 9 }
BHB photo by C. Scales

Trivia Champs!

Members of the team Culver Express celebrate their victory in tonight’s Trivial and Convivial event at the Brooklyn Historical Society. The main floor event room was jammed for this contest, in which categories tested included general Brooklyn knowledge, Brooklyn authors, Brooklyn singers and their songs, spotting locations in Brooklyn from Google Earth photos, and spotting […]

Read full story · Comments { 3 }

Suerte Inks Nabeguy with Brooklyn Bridge Tattoo

BHB community member “Nabeguy” gives us the why and how on his decision to get inked by our pal Adam Suerte of Brooklyn Tattoo who offered $27 Brooklyn Bridge tattoos this weekend in celebration of the span’s 127th anniversary: So, what drives a man of 54 to decide to get his first tattoo? A mid-life […]

Read full story · Comments { 26 }

Mr. Junkersfeld’s Brooklyn Heights Video Time Machine by Way of The Nabeguy Collection

Mr. Junkersfeld files this companion dispatch to go along with his latest film:

Read full story · Comments { 12 }
nabeguy photo

Heights History:The Nabeguy Collection

BHB  community member Nabeguy has posted many vintage photos of Brooklyn Heights to the BHB Photo Club on Flickr.  About the pics he says: These photos were taken in November 1961 by my father, who, along with other like-minded neighbors, was in opposition to the proposed zoning variance that would allow for construction of the […]

Read full story · Comments { 68 }

The new PS 8 annex — see it here first

Last night, the School Construction Authority released its current renderings and plans for the new PS 8 annex at a PTA meeting last night, presenting an 18,000 square-foot, three-floor addition, with a net of seven new classrooms. The three-phase construction will take three years, and the SCA still has to bid out the job, so […]

Read full story · Comments { 14 }