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Open Thread: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Last Wednesday was the 4th of July, but let the festivities continue on this Open Thread Wednesday. Fire away! FYI: Our bear friend pictured here lives in Palmetto Playground, located in the southwest tip of Brooklyn Heights, at State Street & Columbia Place, with the BQE behind it. According to NYC Parks, Palmetto Playground’s nomenclature […]

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Fox 5 NY: Parks Department “Looking into” Plan to Name Park After Adam Yauch

Fox 5 NY’s Heather Brown filed a report this evening confirming that the NYC Parks Department is “looking into” naming a park after Beastie Boy/Brooklyn Heights native Adam “MCA” Yauch who died of cancer earlier this month. Yesterday, we reported that the BHB community’s effort and Facebook page to rename Squibb Park after the musician […]

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