Marty Arno Former Heights video store owner MARTY ARNO looked like he was signing autographs when he was spotted outside Cranberry’s on Henry Street this summer. Turns out he was just sharing his home address with some of the many people he got to know during his 21 years in business in Brooklyn Heights. “I miss..
Month: August 2006
Jennifer Egan Congratulations to Fort Greene-based writer JENNIFER EGAN, whose latest novel, The Keep, was on the cover of the New York Times Book Review and whose reading habits were featured in the latest New York Magazine. She’ll be on a panel discussion titled “The Soul of the Bestseller” at the Brooklyn Book Fair Saturday,..
Justice Matthew J. D’Emic Eagle law editor Elizabeth Stull reports that Bay Ridge resident Justice MATTHEW J. D’EMIC and the Brooklyn Mental Health Court were featured on page one of the Wall Street Journal on Monday, Aug. 21. The article provided a reasonably in-depth description of how the court functions. Reporter Gary Fields noted that the judge..
Sam Ibrahim SAM IBRAHIM, the general manager at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, is right up there with Borough President Marty Markowitz as one of Brooklyn’s biggest boosters. British “Bobbies”-members of the British Police American Alliance-and the Ugandan North America Association are two of the international groups that, for the first time,..
Dr. Michael Avram Keeping Up With The Avrams? Fat chance. DR. MICHAEL AVRAM, Long Island College Hospital’s renown nephrologist, recently told us that he and his wife, Maria, have five adult children–Rella, Marc, Eric, Mathew and David–four of whom are doctors and two are lawyers. (Mathew is a lawyer-turned-doctor.) And they all live in Brooklyn. Maria is..