Tag Archives | ny daily news

NY Daily News Weighs In On Downtown Landmarking: “No Good Reason”

The New York Daily News published a to-the-point Opinion piece titled “The Battle Of Brooklyn” condemning the proposed Brooklyn Downtown Skyscraper District, which is heading for a full City Council vote February 1. The five-paragraph story calls the bid to protect the 21 buildings “transparently nonsense.”

Read full story · Comments { 9 }

Brooklyn Heights Resident, Dan Fogler, Kisses Supermodel in New Movie

Actor/Brooklyn Heights resident Dan Fogler who shot to fame (and won a Tony) in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is currently starring in the 80s flashback flick Take Me Home Tonight. Fogler co-stars with Topher Grace as well as 80s supermodel Angie Everhart, who he gets to make out with (see trailer after […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

NY Daily News Covers P.S. 8 Kids and NatGeo Contest

As we reported last month, The P.S. 8 kids have until March 16 to win National Geographic’s Find Your Footprint contest. They’re currently in second place in the race for $36,600 for their school. So as they say in Chicago, vote early and vote often — HERE. The NY Daily News covers their bid and […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1’s Red Hot Steel Domes Covered Up

Brooklyn Bridge Park officials placed tents over steel domes in Pier 1’s playground because they become red hot in midday sun.  The NY Daily News ran a story today saying children were crying out in pain after touching the shiny objects. Raw video from WPIX-TV after the jump.

Read full story · Comments { 18 }

Brooklyn Heights Woman Needs a Job

The NY Daily News profiles Brooklyn Heights resident /job seeker Carol Vitkay an executive secretary with over 40 years of experience at investment firms.   Contact her – cavitkay AT yahoo.com if you’ve got a position or lead for her: NY Daily News: The first time the company Carol Vitkay worked for was sold, she survived […]

Read full story · Comments { 2 }

NY Daily News on Brooklyn Heights Bargains

The NY Daily News takes a look at Brooklyn Heights bargains today.  The article prominently features Pauline from Mr. Video III and shouts out Variety Mart, Diva Salon, Peas ‘n’ Pickles and of course: NY Daily News: TAKEOUT: Great Wall, 60 Henry St.; (718) 855-2630 Only two items on the menu of this Chinese takeout […]

Read full story · Comments { 19 }

Brooklyn Heights Resident Beats the Heat

The Daily News has a story today about how home cooks are beating the heat, featuring a Brookyn Heights resident: NY Daily News: “If you turn on the oven, it’s tough,” said K.J. Dinnhaupt, a decorative arts graduate student whose 275-square-foot Brooklyn Heights apartment can quickly turn into a sauna. While some Brooklyn residents admit […]

Read full story · Comments { 2 }

BHB Contributor Marc Hermann Profiled in NY Observer

Brooklyn Heights’ own Marc Hermann, NY Daily News photographer and BHB contributor is profiled in the NY Observer: NY Observer: Mr. Hermann, 27, has been covering the city’s seamy side for over a decade. His job is one for which he is—quite literally—well-suited. In a double-breasted suit, polished wingtips, and a fedora festooned with his […]

Read full story · Comments { 2 }