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Brooklyn Heights

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  • Brooklyn Mansion Where 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' Was Written Up For Sale For $18M

    Brooklyn Mansion Where 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' Was Written Up For Sale For $18M
    Truman Capote wrote some of his most famous works, including "Breakfast at Tiffany's", inside the 11-bedroom Brooklyn mansion where he lived. Now that huge townhouse is up for sale for a cool $18 million. Capote rented a basement apartment at the 70...
  • Governors Island Opens To The Public Today

    Governors Island Opens To The Public Today
    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
  • Statue of Liberty's Crown Reopens on 4th of July

    Statue of Liberty's Crown Reopens on 4th of July
    NEW YORK -- The first visitors allowed into the Statue of Liberty's crown in nearly eight years made the arduous climb Saturday on an Independence Day journey laden with symbolism of freedom, national pride - and for one couple, romance. Aaron Weisinger,...
  • Manhole Fire Snarls Subway Service in Brooklyn

    Manhole Fire Snarls Subway Service in Brooklyn
    A manhole fire in Brooklyn Monday temporarily shut down some subway service in the area. The incident occurred around noon on Willow Place, near downtown Brooklyn. The explosion prompted the evacuation of buildings in Brooklyn Heights near Borough Hall...
  • 25 Year In The Making, Brooklyn Bridge Park To Open Monday

    25 Year In The Making, Brooklyn Bridge Park To Open Monday
    After 25 years of planning and delays, the Brooklyn Bridge Park is finally set for its grand opening at Pier 1 Monday morning. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will be joined by Gov. David A. Paterson, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and other...
  • Fortunately, Peter Hedges Decided Against Writing a ¿Serious¿ Book

    Peter Hedges Reading from his new novel, The Heights. 7 p.m., March 16. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. $5. 203-245-3959, rjjulia.com. I was slow to pick up Tom Perrotta’s Little Children; I think the only reason I read it...
  • NYPD Increases Security As Crime Wave Sweeps Central Park

    NYPD Increases Security As Crime Wave Sweeps Central Park
    Central Park has gotten much more dangerous in the past year, having had the highest rise in crime in all of New York City, according to the latest statistics from the NYPD. The police department says it's also showing a commitment to reducing the rising...
  • NY Best Pix Dog Runs

    Lets' face it, NY is a dog friendly city, so much so that the New York City Parks Department has dozens of dog runs and Off-Leash locations in all 5 boroughs. We asked for your input and went to 4 locations that you, the fan, recommended. Madison...
  • Officials Call On City To Cut Down On Helicopter Noise

    Officials Call On City To Cut Down On Helicopter Noise
    Community leaders from both Manhattan and Brooklyn urged city officials Friday to implement rules improving regulation and oversight of tourist helicopter traffic over downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn Heights. The calls -- made from Brooklyn Borough...
  • Chopper Stopper: Brooklyn Closer To A Deal On Helicopter Noise

    Chopper Stopper:  Brooklyn Closer To A Deal On Helicopter Noise
    Business leaders, residents and lawmakers are nearing a compromise to limit the number of noisy helicopters that crowd the skies over New York Harbor. The city's Economic Development Corporation has confirmed it is crafting an Air Tour Management Plan. A...
  • 'Secret' Subway Exit In Decoy Brooklyn Brownstone

    'Secret' Subway Exit In Decoy Brooklyn Brownstone
    Sandwiched between two Brooklyn Heights homes is a curious building that's one of the worst kept secrets in the five boroughs. The NYPD doesn't want you to know the address, but the facade of this faux brownstone is like something out of "The Matrix." On...