archive-com.com » COM » C » CLINTONHILLBLOG.COM

Total: 442

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Local Duo, Sparkly Fin, (sort of) Release First Album! Local Duo, Sparkly Fin, (sort of) Release First Album! | Clinton Hill Blog
    any male offspring of Thom Yorke What I m saying in lay terms is that they are very sensitive to their tone which usually doesn t get such attention in predominantly electronic music Also they have an undeniably eclectic pop sensibility that contains sincerity as well as irony in a seemingly unpretentious way This sets them apart from the ideas that usually seem to spring out of the invisible retinues that follow around many a BK band Plain and simple it s electro pop music that is built to last As a final addendum they encourage dancing To celebrate the release they are going to be having an intimate performance this coming Saturday 1 31 09 at Emily s apartment on Atlantic at 10pm Email the band for address directions If you missed any of the hyperlinks www sparklyfin com www myspace com adingsparklyfin sparklyfin gmail com This entry was posted in arts atlantic ave nightlife review on January 30 2009 by lesterhead Post navigation The Pratt Steam Whistles Friday Photo Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August

    Original URL path: http://www.clintonhillblog.com/2009/01/30/local-duo-sparkly-fin-sort-of-release-first-album-local-duo-sparkly-fin-sort-of-release-first-album/ (2016-04-27)
    Open archived version from archive


  • The Pratt Steam Whistles | Clinton Hill Blog
    creator of Babar the elephant was personally commissioned for a series of Babar murals in the childrens areas The first class dining hall almost the length of a football field seated 700 diners and was lit with lamps encased in huge glass pillars earning the Normandie the nickname Ship of Light The luxury attracted passengers like Ernest Hemingway Noël Coward Fred Astaire Walt Disney James Stewart and even the von Trapp family Singers Sadly the Normandie s life on the sea was short World War II caught her in New York and the U S Navy took her over as a troopship While she was being refitted for combat sparks from a welding torch set fire to a stack of life preservers in the first class dining hall The ship s sprinkler system had been disconnected and firefighters were unable to contain the blaze She finally capsized and sank onto her side in the Hudson remaining there until she was sold for salvage in 1946 Some of the interior décor had been saved and sold at a special auction beforehand though the lighted pillars some of the furniture and several statues and other art pieces which decorated the ship Another bit of the Normandie is elsewhere in Brooklyn the church doors of Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church in Brooklyn Heights used to be the doors to the first class dining room And the whistle ended up here in Clinton Hill sounding off again every New Year s Eve This entry was posted in history pratt on January 29 2009 by lesterhead Post navigation Karaoke Thank You Local Duo Sparkly Fin sort of Release First Album Local Duo Sparkly Fin sort of Release First Album 6 thoughts on The Pratt Steam Whistles Kath January 29 2009 at 2 33 pm Great post I also love the steam whistles such a great neighborhood tradition If you haven t seen the salon panels from the Normandie I think they are still on display at the Met http www nytimes com 2008 05 09 arts design 09voge html ref design Log in to Reply Kyle January 29 2009 at 2 37 pm Agreed Great post We went for the first time this year It was a good time Log in to Reply joe January 29 2009 at 2 40 pm Excellent post We need more like this I ve been here for almost 10 years went to pratt and had no idea Log in to Reply myrtle mer February 4 2009 at 1 20 am this was great I got goosebumps thinking about the amazing history of such a glamorous but doomed ship and how a piece of it landed in our back yard Log in to Reply Pingback happy new year steam whistles water worship Bowsprite A New York Harbor Sketchbook Pingback Maritime Monday 195 Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New

    Original URL path: http://www.clintonhillblog.com/2009/01/29/the-pratt-steam-whistles/ (2016-04-27)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Karaoke Thank-You! | Clinton Hill Blog
    HAVE TO REALLY LEARN THE SONG FIRE N DESIRE LOL Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007

    Original URL path: http://www.clintonhillblog.com/2009/01/29/karaoke-thank-you/ (2016-04-27)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Bati — Delicious New Ethiopian Restaurant Open in Fort Greene | Clinton Hill Blog
    Can t wait to try Bati Log in to Reply Amy January 28 2009 at 11 19 am At The Greene Grape we re excited about Bati opening haven t been yet but hope to go Saturday night Our staff has posted some wine recommendations for Ethiopian food on our blog at blog greenegrape com including mead a honeyed wine ours is made in NY but mead is a traditional Ethiopian drink as well Log in to Reply johnathan January 28 2009 at 3 49 pm ok so i ve been waiting for this restaurant to open for a while and it did it is just as good ethiopian fare as any i ve had in the city and we have two now in the BK thank god As far as the pics get over it already they were taken with phone cams as far as the service it was very good and even somewhat better than the once i ve gotten in the upscale restaurants in the hood being from the greenboro i m glad there are more local eateries that are willing to sever me wish u well BATI Log in to Reply kmley January 28 2009 at 6 39 pm for the love of all that is holy stop shooting food with mobiles phones flashes dis gust ing looking and i spent a year in an ethiopian kitchen Log in to Reply emilyahn January 29 2009 at 3 16 pm i am very excited to hear about the Mead wine pairing and i will be sure to try out Bati very soon on another note i would like to sound off by saying that i would like a Vietnamese restaurant in the neighborhood or even a sandwich shop anyone at Hanco s interested i know that they have one on bergen and smith and recently opened a second location in park slope i have a feeling that one might pop up in a year or two and i d definitely be a regular patron Log in to Reply Cherry NewburghRestoration February 2 2009 at 1 22 pm Very cool I like Ethiopian food too That bread is very interesting and the food has some great flavors First time I am hearing of one in Brooklyn Great Log in to Reply adam February 2 2009 at 2 36 pm it was so good good portions fast service and delicious Log in to Reply Jock Rider February 3 2009 at 12 58 am photo does look like poop though Log in to Reply Amy February 3 2009 at 11 18 am Glad you are excited about the pairing We will be tasting our meads on Valentine s Day in the Brooklyn wine store from 5 7pm if you want to try mead is very sweet and not for everyone though last year it was a huge hit for people who tried it We also recommend some regular old wines on our blog Log in to Reply kmley February 3

    Original URL path: http://www.clintonhillblog.com/2009/01/27/bati-delicious-new-ethiopian-restaurant-open-in-fort-greene/ (2016-04-27)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Welcome, New Contributors! | Clinton Hill Blog
    s Market and the knitting group that meets every Wednesday and is looking forward to digging up more nuggets about the past Waverly Mama covering the local parenting beat Waverly Mama has lived in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill for the past five years and has been mother to a little boy since New Year s Day 2008 She is a doula and licensed massage therapist and editor of The New York Guide to a Healthy Birth published by Choices in Childbirth Stephanie writing neighbor profiles covering local politics and discovering unusual bits of history She s lived in Ft Greene and Clinton Hill for over five years and loves the area She has a day job at a German bank in Midtown and spends her free time volunteering pursuing a path towards Anusara yoga teaching serving on the boards of two nonprofits and working on freelance writing and translation projects This entry was posted in contributors on January 26 2009 by lesterhead Post navigation cough sniffle Bati Delicious New Ethiopian Restaurant Open in Fort Greene 7 thoughts on Welcome New Contributors sarah January 27 2009 at 8 39 pm dear kim on clinton where is the wednesday knitting group held how does one get invited thanks Log in to Reply Jennie January 28 2009 at 10 30 am How exciting I can t wait to hear more about our lovely neighborhood Log in to Reply anonymous January 28 2009 at 1 40 pm Um isn t a little odd that none of the new contributors have lived in the neighborhood for more than 10 years I have trouble believing that s going to bring much diversity to the posts I would assume that is one of the goals of spreading the writing around I ll still read the blog but it seems like you could have tried to reach out to some of the neighborhoods longer term residents It could have made for a nice dialogue This place can get tense at times and having an entire staff of writers who many would consider newcomers probably won t help Log in to Reply January 28 2009 at 3 51 pm anon she cant force longtimers to contribute if they didnt answer the call she has to move on Log in to Reply HEy January 29 2009 at 2 31 pm Who cares how long they ve lived here Restaurants and stores from 10 years ago are history We re interested in today Though it would be nice if they could blog on any genre I don t want just one person blogging on each topic Log in to Reply JP February 3 2009 at 11 43 am just wondering how does one get in touch with the new contributors by using the same contact clintonhillblog at gmail dot come Log in to Reply JP February 3 2009 at 11 44 am or dot com Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to

    Original URL path: http://www.clintonhillblog.com/2009/01/26/welcome-new-contributors/ (2016-04-27)
    Open archived version from archive

  • cough, sniffle | Clinton Hill Blog
    cases which have similar respiratory issues Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007

    Original URL path: http://www.clintonhillblog.com/2009/01/23/cough-sniffle/ (2016-04-27)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Karaoke Night! | Clinton Hill Blog
    to attend this event Do they serve beer at Mirrors on Grand or is it BYOB Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007

    Original URL path: http://www.clintonhillblog.com/2009/01/22/karaoke-night/ (2016-04-27)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Notorious | Clinton Hill Blog
    and African food in other words they more typically serve locally rooted black residents then new yuppie invaders Joloff one of the restaurants he was probably referring to was there when Biggie was alive too Log in to Reply Jesse S January 21 2009 at 3 30 pm Oh yes and for a much better and more informed look at Biggie s CLINTON HILL see http www timeout com newyork articles own this city 70536 the biggie walk Yes Time Out New York s research chops The Times In this case at least Log in to Reply CDawgg January 22 2009 at 1 13 am Great job Jesse S Thanks Log in to Reply Little Z January 22 2009 at 9 47 am Yeah thanks Jesse S Log in to Reply Michael January 22 2009 at 10 51 am I had an interesting email exchange with the author of the article in the Daily News about the movie and his life She made the false claim that opportunistic brokers are the ones to blame for the neighborhood no longer being Bed Stuy I made it clear that it never was and she simly suggested that her research was based on what the locals who had lived there for years had called it I think the most bizzare part of all of this is that the guy that works at the Met who gave Biggie his first well second to dealing job was quoted as saying with regret that the neigborhood has changed and that it s no longer what it used to be Why would anyone in their right mind WANT it to be the way it was in Biggie s day I suppose he was referring to the culture and community that existed but when said next to the acknowledgement that the neighborhood was full of drugs and violence it sounds like THAT S what he misses Log in to Reply JP January 22 2009 at 11 02 am I m sorry but this movie looks terrible I loved Biggie and I m all for the nostalgic look at this neighborhood but this is a Netflix at best Log in to Reply JP January 22 2009 at 11 09 am Also when I moved to the neighborhood for school in the late 80s it was called Clinton Hill I don t know what these brokers are talking about Log in to Reply Paolo January 22 2009 at 6 01 pm I thought the entire movie was miscast and it felt like a mediocre made for television movie AT BEST They were absolutely just telegraphing the message of following ones dreams and don t get it twisted I am an absolute sucker for that kind of stuff but just hearing it here made me want to gag This video just hits the miscasting notes perfectly for me http www rooftopcomedy com watch TheCastOfNotorious Log in to Reply localftgreene January 22 2009 at 7 36 pm If you needed your fix

    Original URL path: http://www.clintonhillblog.com/2009/01/21/notorious/ (2016-04-27)
    Open archived version from archive



  •