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Armed Robbery on Remsen

BHB contributor weegee alerts us, via Open Thread Wednesday, of an armed robbery that, according to Gothamist, took place at 114 Remsen Street yesterday at 2:14 p.m. The robbers fled in a vehicle that was stopped by police on the BQE. The robbers are in custody and a gun was taken.

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Two Workers Seriously Injured at 195 Montague

This in from BHB contributor Weegee, responding to a reader’s comment: If you’re referring to the modern fire apparatus that was in front of 195 Montague, that had nothing to do with the set-in-1921 scene being filmed in Borough Hall. There was a very real incident in which two workers sustained serious electric shocks and […]

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Barricaded Subject on Pierrepont

There is police activity on Pierrepont Street tonight.  According to Gothamist newsmap, the call is for a “barricaded subject”.  DEVELOPING…. Update: This just in from BHB’s Weegee via Mama Weegee: It seems the “EDP” is a woman who has been acting erratically, eg, playing very loud jazz, burning incense, and claiming to be a “9/11 […]

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New York Times Magazine Gives Kudos to BHB and Weegee

Brooklyn Heights Blog’s Weegee and the coverage of the recent suicide on Hicks Street are the focus of an article in the Sunday’s New York Times Magazine. The piece, written by nabe journo Virginia Heffernan, documents her quest to find out what all the police activity was about around 166 Hicks Street on August 5. […]

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