In a Daily News piece, “Long Island College Hospital merged to death”, Denis Hamill retells an ambulance driver’s account, told to Hamill at Thursday evening’s community forum, about picking up a man in cardiac arrest on Hamilton Avenue, administering first aid, taking an EKG that was forwarded to LICH electronically, and getting the patient to […]
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Mallory Hagan, a 23-year-old Brooklyn resident by way of Alabama, was crowned Miss America 2013 on Saturday, January 12. Miss New York, who resides in nearby Park Slope, attended the Fashion Institute of Technology, and her platform issue is child sexual abuse prevention. Read more on the Cobble Hill Blog.
Average asking rents in Brooklyn Heights increased by 23% from 4Q 2011 to 1Q 2012, the highest percentage increase among the more desirable New York City neighborhoods included in a survey by RentJuice. The Real Deal reports that “Brooklyn was responsible for much of the asking rent gains, as popular neighborhoods including Brooklyn Heights (23%), […]
Heather gives her spiel on the local lingo, with videos, at Union Hall in Park slope last Tuesday night. Video after the jump.
L Magazine has surveyed Brooklyn’s multitude of blocks, and named its fifty best in various categories. Two blocks completely, and one partially, in the Heights made the cut. The winner in the “Best Block for Historical Significance” class is Montague Terrace (see photo above). It was here, way back in 1776 at the “Battle” of […]
As of 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, our BHB poll on the Herd for the 33rd City Council District continues to be a closely-fought battle between Brooklyn Heights resident Doug “Biv Against the Machine” Biviano and “machine” candidate Steve Levin, with Biviano holding the narrow lead he retook after last night’s debate. Update: As of 1:00 P.M. […]
The Citizens Union will host a debate for candidates for the 33rd district City Council seat on Tuesday night from 6:30 to 8 pm. The event is held at St. Francis College, in its Founders Hall (180 Remsen St., between Court and Clinton streets). The seven candidates — Isaac Abraham, Ken Baer, Doug Biviano, Ken […]
U.S. Senator and Brooklynite Charles Schumer announced his support for Vito Lopez staffer Steve Levin in the race for the NYC Council’s 33rd District in a press conference at Brooklyn Borough Hall this morning. No local television stations were on hand, so BHB is the only place you’ll be able to see the full press […]
You won’t see “frontrunner” Steve Levin in the BIT piece on the race for the Democratic nomination in the 33rd City Council District. You will, however, see Brooklyn Heights’ Doug Biviano. Tomorrow, the New Homer Fink Show will broadcast live from Biviano HQ on Montague Street. He’ll be taking our questions but more importantly yours […]
The Brooklyn Paper reports that Senator Chuck Schumer will be announcing his support for 33rd City Council district candidate Steve “the Machine” Levin this Friday at Borough Hall. “This is a very big deal,” said Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D-Bushwick), who is not only the Brooklyn Democratic Party chairman, but also employs Levin has his chief […]
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