Brooklyn Heights

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    May 21, 2014


    How well do you know New York City?

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    How the Brooklyn Wine Exchange Became a Beloved Neighborhood Wine Shop

    NYC is experiencing a golden era in wine, as retailers have access to more wines from more importers from the farthest reaches of the globe than ever before. As I set out to distill those retailers down to a forthcoming list of the 10 best (which will build on last year's list), I reached out to the ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 8, 2013


    Tour the city’s bridges in a hurry

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    The CitiBike Program Has A New Map So Maybe It Is Really Happening

    We haven't forgotten about the CitiBike plan. Even after it got delayed once (thanks computer glitches). And then again (thanks Sandy). Now, the expected release date is this July for New York's first citywide bike share - a program that Mayor Bloomberg is still whatever about. Keyword: expected. B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    White Pizza from Dellarocco's of Brooklyn, Dish #72

    Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, the tasty countdown leading up to our "Best of 2012" issue. Tune in each day (weekends too!) for a new dish from the Fork in the Road team. [See More 100 Dishes: Saba Kinuta at Miyagi, Dish #73 | Hidden Chili Sesame Noodles from No Name Bar, Dish #74]

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    May 12, 2012

    A Youth Stabbing and Deadly Fire Last Night in Bushwick

    The past few weekends have been a little rough for Brooklyn residents. Last Saturday, we reported on a deadly accident that happened in Sheepshead Bay and a police officer who might have been over the legal limit to drive in Brooklyn Heights. This week, our attention shifts to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Christopher Rendell 'In' at Highlands; Andrea Bergquist 'Out' at Red Rooster

    ​Alex Sorenson, the opening chef at Colonie in Brooklyn Heights, has left the restaurant to open his own place. He'll be replaced by Brad McDonald, who has worked at Alain Ducasse at the Essex House, Per Se, and Noma. [Eater] Christopher Rendell has taken over the kitchens at both Mary Queen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Smoking Ban in Parks, Beaches, Anywhere You Want to Smoke to Go Into Effect

    ​You have two weeks to smoke freely in the out-of-doors. Starting May 23, the city-wide ban on smoking in parks and beaches goes into effect. That means you can no longer smoke in Central Park, the Brooklyn Heights promenade, the Coney Island boardwalk, even the horrid pedestrian plaza outside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Reginella Closes, Letting the Hot Dog-and-Fries Pizza Dream Die

    Reginella zips up its hot-dog pie.​Reginella, the casual Italian on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Heights, has closed.

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    What to Drink at Colonie: The Bergamot Margarita

    Each week in The Daily Shot, we have ourselves a drink that we think you should try, too. Mmmm... bergamotty.​The drink: Bergamot Margarita The bar: Colonie (127 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn Heights, 718-855-7500) The price: $11 The ingredients: Reposado tequila, orange liqueur, fresh bergam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon, and time to look back at the week that was ... Our 10 Best and Cheapest Grand Central Terminal Eats. Imperial No. 9's Sam Talbot talked about egos, mentors, diabetes, and other things. Battle of the Vegan Slices: Viva Herbal Pizzeria faces off with Slice, the Perfect Food. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Colonie in Brooklyn Heights Offers Dinner and a Show

    Brooklyn Heights BlogBrooklyn Heights, Colonie-ized.​Colonie (127 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn Heights), the new restaurant opened by alumni from Public and Double Crown, and funded using Kickstarter, is already bustling on a Saturday night, taking reservations only for groups of five or more. On ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Brooklyn Heights Residents Reminded to Lock Doors Because They Live in New York City

    Lock your doors. Even if you live here. ​This story kind of blows our minds. In Brooklyn Heights, people apparently feel so safe that they don't bother, most of the time, even locking their doors, or their windows. Maybe we're paranoid. (Yes, we're paranoid.) But, come on! It's the city! (We h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    NYC Snow Plow Hits Car Again, On The Same Street! [VIDEO]

    ​Remember that video from last month's snowstorm of the snow plow smashing into the car without any care? Unfortunately for someone, the same thing has happened again during this snowstorm. In a twist of fate, this accident took place on the same exact street in Brooklyn Heights! Video of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    New York City Workers Kill Ford Explorer in Demonstration of Supreme Ineptitude

    Some poor slob's Ford Explorer gets royally fucked up in this video of apparently impatient/lazy/drunk/stupid city workers trying to free a front-loader stuck in the snow in Brooklyn Heights. Blizzards: Bringing out the dumb. The narrator of this video, by the way, must have some powerful heat in hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Crop to Cup Relocates to Gowanus

    ​A walk by Crop to Cup in Brooklyn yesterday revealed that it was the last day of operation at the Atlantic Avenue location. Just seven months after the artisanal roaster opened up shop in Brooklyn Heights, it's moving its facilities and cafĂ© to Third Avenue in Gowanus. Have a restaurant tip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Located! Most Expensive Parking Spot in New York: $110,000

    This is meant to illustrate the ridiculousness of a $110,000 parking spot.​When you have more money that you know what to do with, and also a car, you need: the city's most expensive parking spot, ever, or at least, in recent memory. Which exists in Brooklyn Heights, according to Brownstoner. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    The Calexico Cart Is Up and Running at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Now with burritos.​The first of the long-awaited Brooklyn Bridge Park food vendors has opened for business: Brooklyn Heights Blog reports that the Calexico Carne Asada cart began selling its tacos, quesadillas, and burritos this weekend. Ditch Plains and Blue Marble are expected to follow shor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    As our truncated week comes to an end, here's a look back at the best posts of the last 96 hours: Sugar Mama NYC's Michelle DuQuesnay talked about designing 'adult' cakes, Rice Krispie penises, and the joys of chocolate phalluses. Here's Our 10 Best Places to Slurp Raw Oysters. Ask the Critic: Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Gear Up: Friday Is National Bike to Work Day

    ​The signs sometimes do align, as in the case of tomorrow, which is our humble nation's official Bike to Work Day. It's been bike month all of May, in fact, but if you've been focused on other things -- masturbation month, anyone? -- well, it's not too late to get involved.

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Chuck Norris Has Gone M.I.A. in Brooklyn

    Via Brooklyn Heights Blog.Kitty. Click to enlarge. The picture. Not the cat. The cat is not in your computer. But the picture of the cat will get larger.​No, really. Via Brooklyn Heights Blog, posters seeking out a black cat, with yellowish (almost "marigold") eyes have been posted, identifyin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Probation Officer Shot and Wounded in Brooklyn

    A city probation officer was shot and seriously wounded this evening in the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn, law enforcement sources say. The officer is not believed likely to die. Not much more on it right now. The 84th precinct includes the areas of Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Vinegar Hill and the F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Crumbs Branching Into Brooklyn

    CrumbsCrumbs gets its sticky fingers on Brooklyn Heights.​Here's the latest news in cupcake proliferation: not content with its 12 locations in Manhattan, Crumbs Bake Shop is branching into Brooklyn Heights. The Brooklyn Heights Blog noticed a "coming soon" sign in the window of the old Height ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    An Italian Wine Bar in the Making for Brooklyn Heights

    ​ The Iris Cafe isn't the only new tenant of the Riverside Apartment complex on Columbia Place: Down the block, the old River Deli space will soon be home to an Italian wine bar, according to one of Iris's proprietors.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to Travertine; Goodbye to (the Other) Tea Lounge

    Danae Cappelletto, a former restaurant manager in her native Australia, has opened Travertine in the space formerly occupied by Little Charlie's Clam House on Kenmare Street. The menu, by Manuel Trevino, is Mediterranean. [NY Times] Hotelier Andre Balazs has introduced The Boom Boom Room, the firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    News From Brooklyn Heights

    Brooklyn Heights Blog attended last night's Community Board 2 meeting and reports on some goings-on in the neighborhood, which is becoming an increasingly popular dining destination: Park Slope's Tea Lounge was approved for a liquor license for its latest location on Clark Street, while the new inca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    Well, some cowboy's Goin' Galt in Brooklyn Heights, anyway. Photo (c) Charles D Rightbloggers decided President Obama is a fascist. Despite this, and the aid and comfort he gives to pirates, the voters like him anyway -- which figures, since many of them are apparently socialists. Which may be why ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Despite Drop in Costs, Area Bagels, Pizza Go Up

    In August we were delighted to learn that flour prices were dropping and a Brooklyn Heights bagel vendor had reduced his prices accordingly. But today the Daily News says flour is still down, but bagel prices are rising around the city. And, though mozzarella's gotten cheaper, pizza prices are up to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Voters Persist in Voting

    What, they're not done voting yet? Fat lines reported in Williamsburg, Carroll Gardens, Flatbush, Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope -- you get the idea (but not so much in Van Cortlandt Village). Turnout also remains heavy in the real America, as shown by an old lady in a lawn chair in Louisiana, a "flo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 23, 2008


    Overload of the senses

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    September 18, 2008
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    September 10, 2008


    Bid on original pieces by Thurston and Yoko

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    The Truth Behind 'Beaver' Shots and Who Owns Your Tofurky?

    A web site touting the amenities in The Beaver House, a new building by developer Andre Balazs, features avideo of girls pillow-fighting among other delights. The sales gimmick, dubbed The Beaver Butler, allows owners to monitor their apartments while they are away through video surveillance, light ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008
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    June 13, 2008

    Brooklyn Heights' Newest Publication

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 14, 1959, Vol. IV, No. 12 The Village Square By John Wilcock Brooklyn Heights, where Villagers go when they get married, has a weekly paper called the Brooklyn Heights Press. For years this publication staggered along printing soci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008

    Where the 'Hipnicks' Live

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 13, 1958, Vol. III, No. 42 Off-Beat Survey: Hipnicks When dawn comes, where does Young Bohemia bed-down? This seemed like a reasonable question to ask. So, the paper put two operatives into the field. Our off-beat survey was intereste ... More >>

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    August 30, 2007
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    August 23, 2007

    Priceless: The PietĂ  by Michelangelo is Yours FREE

    Someone in Brooklyn Heights needs to get rid of a life-size copy of Michelangelo's Pieta, which was, unsurprisingly, an impulse buy by the seller's granny:

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    July 26, 2007
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    March 27, 2007
  • People

    February 20, 2007

    Cuming Clean

    It's big, it's electric, and it makes me wet. Only $600, at Sears.

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    June 14, 2005
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    March 11, 2003
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    December 18, 2001
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    June 19, 2001

    Multiple Choice

    A Scene Grows in Brooklyn

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    August 29, 2000
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    March 2, 1999

    Signing Bonus

    Studio In Limited-Profit Co-Op High-Rise

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