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Smith Street’s Bastille Day Celebration Sunday Until 10 p.m.

While Saturday, July 14, was the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, our Gallic friends on Smith Street in Cobble Hill are having their celebration Sunday, until 10 in the evening. Karl was there, without his cam, but managed to get some good video–which you can see after the jump–with his iPhone.

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Sifton Reminisces About Pizzas Past, Looks to Future at BHA Meeting

New York Times National Editor Sam Sifton recalled a rough-and-tumble childhood growing up on Willow Street, learning tricks like heading down Grace Court, which would trick pursuers seeking to “yoke” him into thinking he would be trapped on a dead-end street, then going over the fence and walking above the BQE to safety on Remsen […]

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L Magazine Names Three Brooklyn Heights Blocks Among Borough’s 50 Best

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 […]

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Photo by Jonah Eller-Isaacs

Bastille Day on Smith Street

The annual Bastille Day festivities happened today (7/18) on Smith Street.  Read all about it at Cobble Hill Blog.

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Play Boules! Bastille Day on Smith Street Sunday

Read all the details about Sunday”s big Bastille Day bash on Smith Street at Cobble Hill Blog.

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