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Heights Resident Puts Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 on New Yorker Cover

The cover of this week’s New Yorker magazine is a sketch of a lively basketball game being played on the Pier Two courts in Brooklyn Bridge Park, with the lower Manhattan skyline in the background. As Françoise Mouly reports, it was made by Brooklyn Heights resident Jorge Colombo, using his iPad. Colombo is quoted as […]

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Steve Buscemi to Help Launch New Film Series at BHS

Actor, former firefighter and firehouse preservation champion Steve Buscemi will introduce a screening of Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One, …a groundbreaking 1968 film by the legendary African-American filmmaker William Greaves that blends fiction and documentary and remains one of the most insightful deconstructions of filmmaking to date. The screening will be at the Brooklyn Historical Society on […]

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Actor Dan Stevens, Brooklyn Heights Resident, Profiled in New Yorker

English actor Dan Stevens, who played Matthew Crawley in Downton Abbey as well as Orlando in As You Like It at the BAM Harvey Theater and starred in The Heiress on Broadway, now lives with his wife and two young children in Brooklyn Heights. He’s profiled in this New Yorker piece by Rebecca Mead. Mead […]

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The New Yorker Notices Cobble Hill’s Long Island Bar

Read about it on Cobble Hill Blog. Thanks to BHB reader SPM for the tip.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Photoville will be open at the uplands of Pier 3, Brooklyn Bridge Park (see map here) today (Friday, June 22), Saturday, and Sunday all day. This event has drawn notice from The New Yorker for its “Underage” exhibit, which features the work of young photographers. For the kids, the Park is hosting Puppet Mobile presenting […]

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New Yorker Covers BHA’s Wolfe-Fest

Ian Crouch, a writer for the New Yorker magazine, attended Monday’s “Evening at Mr. Wolfe’s”, presented by the Brooklyn Heights Association, and wrote an account of the event for the magazine’s blog, The Book Bench. Mr. Crouch misidentified the address of Thomas Wolfe’s one-time home, which is at 5 Montague Terrace, not Montague Street, but […]

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