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Is The Brooklyn Heights Historic District a Mistake? Heights Resident Sandy Ikeda Thinks So

Sandy Ikeda is a professor of economics at SUNY Purchase, and a resident of Brooklyn Heights. He’s also a very personable and bright guy, as your correspondent can attest, having gone on two Jane’s Walks through the Heights that he led, one several years ago and one this April. On each occasion he showed extensive […]

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Mathnasium To Move Into Heights Kids Space

Neighborhood tiger moms and dads, rejoice! Mathnasium, a math tutoring center, will be moving into the empty space on Pineapple Walk that used to be home to Heights Kids. The recently-posted sign on the window says Mathnasium will be opening this spring. The space has been empty since last July, when the neighborhood collectively grieved over […]

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Top Takeaways From BHA Annual Meeting

Here are your correspondent’s top takeaways from Wednesday evening’s Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting. For a more detailed account, see Mary Frost’s story in the Brooklyn Heights Press. Asked if he was aware of the shooting incident at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 last April, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson (photo) said he was. He […]

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Developer Offers 75 Henry Residents Big Payout to Raze Pineapple Walk Stores and Build 40 Story Condo

The Eagle reports that an as yet unidentified developer has offered the co-op board of 75 Henry Street, one of the high rise Cadman Plaza buildings that also controls some adjacent low rise townhouses, a payment of $75 million for the right to raze the existing store buildings along Pineapple Walk, which the 75 Henry […]

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FOUND: YOUNG MALE DOG! He’s Safe & Sound

The proprietor of Rocco and Jezebel for Pets at 89 Pineapple Walk found a dog wandering the neighborhood this morning, and is eager to return him to his family. Andrea contacted BHB with the following info: “Pugle, young male found around the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Willow Street, black collar with white paw prints, no […]

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Heights Kids Moves into Brooklyn Dojo Space

Heights Kids has moved from 85 Pineapple Walk to the space formerly occupied by Brooklyn Dojo at 93 Pineapple Walk. Brooklyn Dojo owner Brian Pang posted this on their website: Thank You! OSU! -Sensei Brian “Osu” is karate talk for “patience with myself and others”. Brooklyn Dojo opened in March 2007. Update: A BHB tipster […]

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Poetry Event at Park Plaza Diner Saturday

Brownstone Poets will present a poetry reading, with open mic, this Saturday starting at 2:30 p.m. at the Park Plaza Diner, 220 Cadman Plaza West (at the eastern end of Pineapple Walk). Poets featured at this event are G.P.A. the Poetic Unsub (photo above) and Jeffrey Cyphers Wright. Admission is $3; food and drinks extra. […]

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Wal-Pet? Local Retailer’s Reaction to NYCPet Coming to Clark Street

As we all know, NYCPet is stocking their shelves on Clark Street for an August opening. With four other pet stores within a four-block radius, I wondered if owners are nervous about the competition.

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