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Many Brooklyn Heights Streets to be Milled and Paved Next Week

Brooklyn Community Board 2 has advised us that many Brooklyn Heights streets are scheduled for milling and repaving during daytime hours next week. The schedule is: Remsen Street from the Promenade entrance to Clinton Street: Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26. Monroe Place, College Place, Love Lane, and Willow Street: Tuesday, June 26. Middagh […]

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Spielberg Turns Willow Street Into D.C.’s Georgetown

If you were at the north end of Willow Street today, you may have seen lots of 1970s vintage cars parked there, including a cab with the paint scheme of a D.C. company. If you were lucky, you might have caught a glimpse of Tom Hanks or Meryl Streep playing, respectively, former Washington Post editor […]

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Danish Seamen’s Church: Danish Christmas Fair November 17-18

The Danish Seamen’s Church in Brooklyn Heights at 102 Willow Street is hosting its annual Traditional Danish Christmas Fair Saturday, November 17, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, November 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.. Julie Slok shares with BHB: “You may have heard about delicious Danish open-faced sandwiches with their lavish combinations of fish and seafood, cheese, […]

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Quote Of The Day: ‘Brooklyn Is More Major, More Important And More Historical Than You Realize’

Just as a good lot of us damn Yankees might associate New Zealand with kiwis and koalas, it appears folks down south—way down south—have an equally simplified, if not tarnished view of Brooklyn. A rallying post on that nation’s leading news website Stuff.co.nz, explains the bounty of Manhattan’s borough to the east in a fawning […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Raccoon Captured

Our friends at Gothamist got some scary looking photos taken last night by Bobby Finger of a ragged looking one-eyed raccoon seen climbing a chain link fence next to a walkway adjoining Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The critter in the photo above is another, much healthier looking Brooklyn raccoon, caught on pixels by […]

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Bowery Boys: “10 Fabulous Facts About 70 Willow Street”

With the yellow house at 70 Willow Street where Truman Capote once lived fetching the highest price for a single-family home in Brooklyn history last week, New York history blog The Bowery Boys has come up with a delectable post “Ten fabulous facts about 70 Willow Street.” Read all about the home being a destination […]

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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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Willow Street Shooting [Video]

Karl Junkersfeld surveys the scene of last night’s shooting on Willow Street. Watch after the jump.

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Willow Street Car Crash Shooting Photos

Returning from the airport tonight at around 2am, I snapped a few photos of the scene of the New Year’s Eve shooting on Willow and Clark Street. Police were on hand gathering evidence.

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DEVELOPING: Shooting Victim on Willow Street

NYPD is operating on Willow St. near Clark St., where a vehicle has crashed on the sidewalk. An occupant of the vehicle was found to have been shot, with a suspect fleeing toward the Promenade. Officers have a suspect in custody on Columbia Heights. UPDATE: The victim was shot once to the neck, and is […]

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