Watch Money Rain Down on Cobble Hill Park

In 2005, the New York State Lottery shot a commercial in Cobble Hill Park. It featured money “raining” down on the neighborhood jewel and a subsequent stampeded. Prescient of the goings on at LICH and the real estate boom in the area? What? Too much? (h/t CHA)

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It’s Official: Atlantic Avenue Shell Will Become Apartments

The Shell station on Atlantic Avenue will become a four story apartment building. Brownstoner notes that property at the corner of Henry and Atlantic will, “have eight apartments scattered across 17,355 square feet — which works out to about 2,000 square feet per apartment — along with 6,000 square feet of shops on the ground [...]

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Cobble Hill Author Jessie Burton to Appear at Book Court on September 13

Cobble Hill author Jessie Burton will discuss her debut novel “The Miniaturist” at Book Court on September 13.

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Channel 7 Visits Cobble Hill’s Brucie for Roast Chicken

WABC-TV recently featured Court Street’s Brucie on its “Neighborhood Eats” segment.

Video after the jump.

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Robert DeNiro and Anne Hathaway Shoot ‘The Intern’ in Cobble Hill

Anne Hathaway and Robert DeNiro were in Cobble Hill this week filming “The Intern“. The shoot happened around Cheever Place and Cobble Hill Park. The production will reportedly be back later this month. DeNiro plays the title character who works for a tech company run by Hathaway. The film is scheduled for a September 2015 [...]

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The Brooklyn Eagle Hearts Cobble Hill Real Estate

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Lore Croghan takes a walk around Cobble Hill, gushes about real estate – but the piece is really more about the great architectural history of the area. Of note our favorite stretch, “We love thy diminutive, soft-hued row houses on Verandah Place, flanking Cobble Hill Park. Of course everyone else in the [...]

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Here Comes the Sun: Cobble Hill Cinemas to Use Solar Energy

Cobble Hill Cinemas will be solar powered, at least partially, within the next six weeks. The theater’s owner, Harvey Elgart, tells DNAinfo that the sun soaking panels necessary for the effort will cover about 4,000 square feet of the building’s roof. DNAinfo: The solar power will supplement the building’s energy use, contributing to a main [...]

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BHB/CHB Readers’ Endorsement Poll: NYS 52nd Assembly District

On Tuesday night, we hosted a debate between the three candidates in the 52nd AD Democratic primary – Jo Anne Simon, Peter Sikora and Doug Biviano. In addition, the candidates debated tonight (9/3) on BRIC TV and last week on NY1.

Vote in our poll after the jump.

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Registered Democrat? Vote Tuesday!

Tomorrow (Tuesday, June 24) there is a primary election for the Democratic Party nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives from New York’s 7th Congressional District, which includes Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill. The election pits incumbent Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez against Jeff Kurzon. The polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. You can [...]

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Atlantic Avenue Summer Celebration Saturday

This Saturday, June 21, the Atlantic Avenue BID, in conjunction with Make Music New York, is having its first ever Summer Celebration from noon until 9:00 p.m. The festivities will span the length of Atlantic from the East River to Flatbush Avenue, and will include live music from 36 performers and groups at 12 venues, [...]

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