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Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting Highlights

Because of a long standing conflict your correspondent was unable to attend Thursday evening’s Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting. Fortunately, The Eagle’s Mary Frost was there to provide an excellent summary. As always for the past several years, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway was a prominent topic. The Eagle story quotes BHA President Erika Belsey Worth: The […]

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Brooklyn Paper Writes About Chopper Noise

Rupert Murdoch’s Brooklyn Paper has finally caught up to the issue of helicopter noise over Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Promenade and Brooklyn Heights.   Its sister publication, the NY Post ran a short story yesterday about the press conference held Friday by local officials regarding the issue.  However the Brooklyn Paper’s coverage was no where […]

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First Unitarian Church Gets New Roof

The Brooklyn Eagle has the details on a new roof at the First Unitarian Church [50 Monroe Place].  The church is the oldest in Brooklyn Heights, opening as the Church of the Saviour in 1842. Minard Lafever designed the church as well as the Packer Collegiate Institute: Brooklyn Eagle: The scaffolding and the plywood panels […]

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Remembering Mailer Two Years Later

Brooklyn Heights resident, former NYC mayoral candidate and world renown author Norman Mailer died two years ago today from acute renal failure.   We thought it appropriate to remember the cantankerous writer with this clip from his 1968 appearance on Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.

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What’s Nextsky for Yassky

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Sam Newhouse looks into what’s next for our soon-to-be former City Council Member David Yassky, who lost his bid for NYC Comptroller last month.  Will Yassky return to teaching at Brooklyn Law School: Brooklyn Eagle: “He loved teaching and he’s been very clear about that,” said Danny Kanner, a Yassky spokesman. “He’s […]

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Brooklyn Writers Walking Tour

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Brad “Mick” Lockwood offers up this video tour of Brooklyn Writers starting in Brooklyn Heights.

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Plymouth Church School Adds Classrooms

The Brooklyn Eagle reports on new classrooms at Plymouth Church School: Brooklyn Eagle: In a playful homage to the “Fruit Streets” of Plymouth’s neighborhood, the rooms have been named Cranberry, Orange and Pineapple, and their entry doors painted in cheery matching colors. These three “Fruit Rooms” are set to play an important new role for […]

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Armando’s Will Reopen Monday

Armando’s Restaurant [143 Montague Street, 718-624-7167] will re-open on Monday but without its famous lobster sign.   The Brooklyn Eagle reports that veteran chef Samuel Jachero will be joined with newcome chef David Ferraro. Owner Peter Byros closed  the original Armando’s and rented the space to the Spicy Pickle franchise in March 2008.   It lasted less […]

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Notorious Author, JT Leroy, Coming Home to Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Don Evans has published an interview with Brooklyn Heights native/ notorious author Laura Albert aka JT Leroy who will be appearing at Sunday’s Brooklyn Book Festival.

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Brooklyn Eagle Goes On the Set with John Goodman

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Samuel Newhouse has the scoop on today’s filming of You Don’t Know Jack at the Brooklyn Supreme Court in Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Eagle: As crew with walkie-talkies darted around, Goodman walked up to the set wearing a rumpled white button-down shirt, gray trousers, and with gray powder in his hair, looking like […]

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