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Brooklyn Heights Doc and Patients Featured on WABC-TV

Brooklyn Heights resident and City Council candidate in the 33rd District Doug Biviano let us know about this clip of his wife Lee, son Quinn and Brooklyn Heights pediatrician Dr. Stephen Turner discussing probiotics on last night’s WABC-TV newscast. Watch the video.

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City Council Candidate Starts Drive for P.S. 8 Playground

Democratic NYC Council candidate (D33)/ Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano  announced today that he is starting a petition to provide a temporary playground for P.S 8 kids.  They’ll be losing their current school yard due to an expansion project announced earlier this year. And as election year attention getting ploys go, this one doesn’t seem […]

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City Council Candidate Biviano Sets Up Shop at Montague and Hicks

Council candidate and Heights resident Doug Biviano, along with a bevy of helpers, spent yesterday afternoon in front of his soon-to-becampaign headquarters in the former Red Blue Rose space at Montague and Hicks streets, collecting signatures for his petition to be put on the ballot for the 33rd Council District. The colorful, hand-painted seashells on […]

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New Kings on the Block

The seven candidates for City Councilman David Yassky’s 33rd district council seat went head to head on Tuesday night, and the winner? Democracy. There were also a few good laughs, though solely at candidates’ expense. “Let’s do this every Tuesday night,” said candidate Evan Thies, with only a slight glimmer of sarcasm. The New Kings […]

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This week’s community meetings

It’s a big week for local government! First and foremost, the New Kings Democrats will host its debate for the 33rd district city council race in Williamsburg tonight at 7 pm, at Harry Van Arsdale High School Auditorium (257 North 6th St. at Havemeyer Street). All seven candidates have promised to show up, and North […]

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B’Paper: Levin Promises to Attend His First 33rd District Debate

Steve Levin, candidate for David Yassky’s 33rd District City Council seat, vows that he’ll attend next week’s debate sponsored by the New Kings Democrats.  Levin works for Democratic jefe Vito Lopez;  pundits ponder if that connection is a negative or a positive for the candidate. <br /> <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1615317/” mce_href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1615317/”>If the primary were held today, […]

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The Herd for the 33rd: The Magnificent Sumthin’ Seven

Oy vey!  We have such a headache from trying to remember all the candidates for David Yassky’s New York City Council seat representing the 33rd District.  Perhaps we should give them nicknames?  Nah, too early and just too easy to go the “Snow White” route.  Anywho,  the Herd for the 33rd meet for another debate […]

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City Council candidate debate round-up

Monday night’s debate between six (of the seven) candidates running for City Councilman David Yassky’s seat (which may or may not be vacated) was, to be blunt, long and routine. To their credit, moderators Kenn Lowy and Lucy Koteen kept things rapid-fire, pushing the candidates to answer questions in two minutes, then one, and then […]

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Hynes Hosts Bloggers

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes played host to Brooklyn bloggers yesterday evening in his office, at 350 Jay Street. Besides your BHB correspondent, those present were: Jonathan Butler of Brownstoner, Rock Hackshaw of Room 8, Ron Howell of Brooklyn Ron, and Liza Sabater and David Michaelson of The Daily Gotham. Hynes described many […]

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