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Feeling Blue? No New York Primary For You…

Today, April 24, is the date for New York’s presidential primary election—but only Brooklyn Heights Republicans need apply. Because Democrat Barack Obama has no primary competition, there’s only a Republican race on the ballot. Registered Republicans have a choice between Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul and the recently dropped-out Rick Santorum. Polls are open, as usual, until […]

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New Congressional District Lines May Shake Up BH Politics

The Special Master appointed by the Federal Court to develop new Congressional District lines for New York State (in the absence of the State Legislature’s ability to do so) has issued its proposed district boundaries. Brooklyn Heights had previously been primarily represented by Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, with some snippets given to Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez and Congressman […]

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Vito Lopez Scores a Win in Civil Court Race

From the New York Law Journal: Two court-system lawyers handily beat two Housing Court judges in yesterday’s primary election to win Democratic nominations for New York City Civil Court. In a contest for a countywide seat in Brooklyn, Sharon D. Hudson, a court attorney at the Red Hook Community Justice Center, defeated Housing Court Judge […]

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Biviano Retakes Lead in BHB Poll on Herd for the 33rd

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. […]

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Citizens Union debate Tuesday night

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 […]

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Full Video: Chuck Backs Steve at Borough Hall in the Herd for the 33rd

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 […]

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Brooklyn Independent TV’s Herd for the 33rd Primer

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 […]

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Chuck Joins the Machine and Backs Levin in Council Race

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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The New Homer Fink Show – LIVE and In Person Saturday

The New Homer Fink Show hits the road this Saturday (8/8) as we podcast live from 33rd District City Council candidate Doug Biviano’s campaign HQ on Montague Street. The Brooklyn Heights resident is one of the “Herd for the 33rd” and recently made headlines when he accused his opponents of being part of the “Democratic […]

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Biv Against the Machine

The Herd for the 33rd City Council District met last night, minus a couple of sheep, for a debate in Williamsburg.  The Brooklyn Paper’s Ben “The Other Guy” Muessig was on the scene and reports that our homegrown candidate, Doug Biviano was quite animated to say the least:

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