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Don Draper in Clinton Hill! ‘Mad Men’ star shooting flick on Grand Avenue

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Yep, that was Don Draper taking in the summer breeze from one of the best places around — a Clinton Hill stoop.

Sweltering temps didn’t stop actor Jon Hamm, who snagged a Golden Globe for playing the protagonist on “Mad Men,” from checking out the vista outside tree-lined 365 Grand Ave. at Gates Avenue, in between takes for his new movie, “Friends With Kids,” co-starring Megan Fox, and directed by his gal-pal, Jennifer Westfeldt.

Other parts of the borough, including Henry Street from Cranberry to Clark, were also closed off for flick — a stroller-pushing tale of two best friends who attempt to offset the stress of raising kids by dating other people.

It’ll be out next April, and more proof — as if we needed one — that the best talkies are made in these exciting parts.

Always were, always will.

Updated 5:25 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

D from WB says:
You realize Grand/Gates = Clinton Hill - not Williamsburg, right?
July 21, 2011, 8:04 am
andrew from cobble hill says:
whoopee ! and who the hell cares!
July 21, 2011, 9:31 am
Joe from Brooklyn Heights says:
He's sooooo close!
July 21, 2011, 11:50 am
Greg from Greenpoint says:
Not even close to Williamsburg. Correction please.
July 21, 2011, 12:10 pm
Sara from Greenpoint says:
Umm, I don't think his real name is Don Draper....
July 21, 2011, 3:10 pm
Veggie says:
Who is this?
July 22, 2011, 12:01 pm

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