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‘Gossip Girl’ Goes Fancy in Brooklyn

A tipster spotted the cast of the Greatest Show of Our Time readying for the infamous Snowflake Ball, which will take place … in BK?

By Chris Rovzar

Can’t Beat ’Em, Join ’Em

The reopened Gristedes in Brooklyn Heights is hoping to take on Peas & Pickles with healthier products.

By Daniel Maurer

I.M. Pei to Appear in Chinatown

The reclusive architect will show up at the reopening of the Museum of Chinese in America, the ‘pop-up park’ gets another month in Brooklyn Heights, and a pretty new footpath uptown on the High Bridge doesn’t mean you still can’t find drugs in the park! All in today's boroughs report.

By Tim Murphy

The Revenge of the Stoop Pooper

Behold the return of the Boerum Hill Stoop Pooper, the chilled-out raccoon of Brooklyn Heights, and the aggressive Kennedy Fried Chicken sign of Bedford Park. All in today’s boroughs report.

By Tim Murphy

Joshua Kushner: Jared 2.0?

Jared Kushner's developer bro rocks the East Village shul crowd, the waterfalls installation is killing the trees at River Café, barges are rotting in Jamaica Bay, and scruffle venue Studio B in Greenpoint is shuttered. In today's hood roundup!

Chelsea Hotel Bars Right to Peaceably Assemble

Illegal and blatant fruit stands in Brooklyn Heights, Donatella in the Clock Tower building, and maybe even rats on a beach (awesome potential metal-band name, right?) in Staten Island: That wackness and more, in today's neighborhood report.

Ikea Shuttle-Crisis Solved?

Plus the sad old buildings of the Bowery and Gowanus, the ecoartist of Bushwick, and the developmentally disabled clown lovers of Staten Island, in our daily borough report.

‘Ugly Betty’ Watch Begins!

America and friends come to Dumbo, Betsey Johnson sells her Village penthouse and moves uptown, and the hipsters still haven't taken over the Giglio Feast in W'burg. That and more in our daily boroughs report!

John Varvatos Replaces Indies With Undies

Unbelievable trauma visited upon the children of the Slope, outer Queens folks take a protest of a "whore motel" out to Great Neck, and John Varvatos's carrionlike radar takes him to the meatpacking district. And other stuff in our daily hood scoper.