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The BHB Ten 2023: The Most Notable People of Brooklyn Heights This Year

It’s that time, for our annual list of ten people or groups of people living or working in Brooklyn Heights, who made an impact on our neighborhood, the city, the country, or the world this year. With input from everyone at BHB, here in no particular order (actually after the first three groups, alphabetically listed), are The […]

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Unauthorized Movie Shoot on Columbia Heights

As she is wont to do of a Tuesday afternoon, your correspondent was cruising the neighborhood yesterday, looking for a Tuesday spot to park., when she came across an unusual sight on Columbia Heights between Clark and Pineapple. (I will now cease talking about myself in the third person.) There were several vintage cars parked […]

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How did the Fruit Streets Get Their Names?

The Times’ “New York Today” offers an explanation…or two…without actually taking a stand. Cranberry, Orange and Pineapple Streets. A vitamin C trifecta. Why do these streets in Brooklyn bear names both boggy and tropical? As it turns out, there is no definitive answer to today’s question. Click away to see what Mrs. Middagh might have had to […]

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Paving On Columbia Heights, Joralemon and Pineapple Streets Next Week

Community Board 2 has advised us that on Wednesday, August 5 paving will be done on Columbia Heights between Cranberry and Pierrepont streets, and on Pineapple Street between Columbia Heights and Henry Street. On Thursday, August 6, paving on Columbia Heights between Cranberry and Pierrepont will continue, and paving on Joralemon Street between Clinton and […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park States Its Case in Pierhouse View Dispute

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation has provided us with a link to part of the visual presentation that accompanied Park Corporation VP for Real Estate David Lowin’s talk at last Wednesday’s Community Advisory Council meeting. The presentation shows comparative views (scroll to the bottom) in photos taken in 2008, before the National Cold Storage Warehouse […]

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Tragedy at St. George Tower

Police are currently investigating the death of an unidentified person who apparently fell or jumped from the St. George Tower at 111 Hicks St., landing at the adjacent 60 Pineapple St. UPDATE: TUESDAY MORNING: The New York Daily News reports: A young man jumped to his death from a Brooklyn luxury high-rise and crashed through […]

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Cars Crash into Scaffolding on Pineapple and Hicks Streets in Brooklyn Heights

This just in…Two cars collided at the corner of Pineapple and Hicks Street at around 1pm. No reported injuries. Emergency services on the scene.

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Brooklyn Heights Coffee Shop Asks for One Drink per Hour of Wifi Use

Vineapple [71 Pineapple Street] is a welcome addition to Brooklyn Heights and the first comfortable cafe in the North Heights to provide free wi-fi access. That gambit has been very successful so far for the coffee shop in the sense that it’s a great traffic builder. But we’ve noticed that some folks take advantage of […]

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Truck Stuck on Hicks and Pineapple

@suave tweets us (@bkheightsblog) this photo of a truck stuck on Pineapple Street Thursday night around 8:45 pm.

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Mr. Junkersfeld on Pineapple Street

BHB contributor Karl Junkersfeld delivers another report, this time on the progress at 73 Pineapple.  The formerly vacant lot has made much progress in the last year, rising more than halfway towards the five-story residential property it will become. Information is still slim on the proposed lounge next door, on the ground floor of 71 […]

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