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Pierson To Announce Endorsements Monday In District 33 Council Race

The Democratic challenger in the NYC council D33 race has picked up a few key allies. Stephen Pierson will be officially endorsed Monday morning at Borough Hall by Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, Democratic State Committeewoman Jo Anne Simon and New Kings Democrats President Alex Low. Pierson’s presser reiterates the major focus of his campaign against incumbent, […]

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Pierson’s RBSCC Allegations Against Levin: Does He Strike A Chord Or A Brown Note?

This dispatch was just received by BHB and it’s already causing a Twitter war between NYC Councilmember Steve Levin and his challenger in the democratic primary/ Brooklyn Heights resident Stephen Pierson. Read more after the jump.


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Levin Seeks Volunteers For Participatory Budgeting Committee

Last year, for the first time, City Council Member Stephen Levin invited public suggestions for local projects on which to spend $1 million in discretionary funds, then held a plebiscite to determine the winners. This year there will be another round of “participatory budgeting,” and CM Levin has asked the Brooklyn Heights Association to solicit […]

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Pierson Extends Kudos To Levin For “Backing Down”

Earlier this week, we reported on accusations made by political consultant Chris Owens’ on behalf of NYC council D-33 hopeful Stephen Pierson. Owens claimed that incumbent Steve Levin was attempting to knock the challenger off the ballot. Levin quickly responded personally to BHB on Tuesday saying that his campaign had made a routine review of […]

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Pierson Advisor Chris Owens: Levin Trying To Keep Us Off Ballot

Steve Levin is trying to knock Brooklyn Heights resident/candidate for NYC Council D-33 Stephen Pierson off of September’s primary ballot. At least that’s what a statement released over the weekend from Pierson advisor Chris Owens alleges. While Levin spent last week protesting the planned closure of LICH, Owens says that the councilmember’s minions were filing […]

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Levin, DiBlasio Arrested At #SaveLICH Rally

Our man in the NYC Council Steve Levin is among those arrested today at a #SaveLICH rally in midtown. DEVELOPING. Tweets and video after the jump.

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Will Brooklyn Heights Resident Stephen Pierson Take Out Steve Levin In NYC Council District 33?

Not since Daniel “Kid” Squadron took out long time incumbent Martin “Marty” Connor in the 2008 NYS Senate D25 race has a local election been pre-packed with as much drama as the upcoming face-off in NYC Council’s 33rd district. As in previous years the winner of the Democratic primary, held this year on September 10, […]

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Results In From Councilman Steve Levin’s Participatory Budget Ballot: MS 8 Gets Tech Funds

The ballots have been counted from last week’s poll on project funding conducted by City Councilman Steve Levin, who represents Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and North Park Slope. The only winning project to have immediate impact on our neighborhood is funding for technology equipment for MS 8, the middle school […]

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District 33 Participatory Budget Ballot: Here’s How To Help The Heights

Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director Judy Stanton reminds BHB readers that this is the week to vote for four Brooklyn Heights projects that are part of the Participatory Budget Ballot for District 33. Those projects that would enhance Brooklyn Heights, according to Stanton, are: * PS8’s new Middle School (MS 8) needs funds to purchase […]

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Vote For Local Project Funding From Councilman Steve Levin’s Kitty

As we reported last October, Steve Levin, who represents our district in the City Council, has $1 million in discretionary funds that may be used to bankroll projects in the area. Back then he had a community meeting to solicit ideas; now he has a list of sixteen “viable” projects and is asking constituents to […]

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