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About Alli

I am the Communications & Development Associate at BHS. This summer I'm looking forward to many things - bike riding and traveling to Guatemala are at the top of the list. I am also eagerly awaiting BHS' Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Neighborhood Guide so I can read up on the history and architecture of my favorite Brooklyn neighborhoods.

Delicious: The Event

Last night BHS’ trivia event whipped more than 120 trivia buffs into a frenzy. We covered the gamut from Biggie Smalls to shuttle stops and team “Culver Express” proved unstoppable. Congrats to our winners and thanks to everyone who came. … Continue reading

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In Line with Jive Turkey

Thanksgiving in Clinton Hill just wouldn’t be the same without the around-the-block lines to Jive Turkey, leading up to the big day. This has been my second year witnessing the massive lines down Myrtle Ave., smelling the scent of cooked … Continue reading

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Bountiful Borough

A few weeks ago┬áI went to Frankie’s Spuntino on Court St. in Carroll Gardens for the first time. My entire experience at Frankie’s was amazing from the warm service staff to the delicious Soppressata, which even broke the will of … Continue reading

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Breukelen State of Mind

The Brooklyn Paper’s going Dutch this week? The newspaper’s title banner has been changed to the Dutch spelling of the word (or at least a version of the Dutch spelling) and is replete with an animated windmill. Jasper Danckaerts would … Continue reading

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Now You’ve Got Plans for Friday

If you’ve been clicking around the BHS website recently, you’ve probably seen the mentions of this new exhibit, Pages of the Past: The Breukelen Adventures of Jasper Danckaerts. Or if you’ve come into our building lately then you might have … Continue reading

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