Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This long Labor Day weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, September 4 to 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 8, F trains will be diverted to the E line from Queens through Manhattan to Canal Street; from there they will take the A/C line to Jay Street-MetroTech. This means no service from Manhattan to York Street in DUMBO, […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

OK, all you OTW fans, I’ve been slo-o-o-w getting this one on line. What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Deli at Joralemon and Clinton Robbed; Suspected Thieves Caught

The Eagle reports that, on last Thursday evening at 7:00, a group of twenty or so young men and teenagers entered the Sunny Gourmet Deli (photo), on Joralemon Street just west of Clinton, and, in the words of owner Joe Kim, “they were grabbing candy and sodas, stuffing their pockets and book bags.” Not all […]

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Re-Zoning Update: DOE to Discuss Draft Scenarios at CEC’s 9/1 Business Meeting

CEC13Brooklyn made the following announcement on Sunday morning: “On Friday, August 28, the New York City Department of Education’s Office of District Planning (DOE – ODP) requested placement on the Agenda for the CEC’s public business meeting on Tuesday, September 1. The ODP intends to share with the CEC and the public at least one […]

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CEC13 Working Session Tues, Sept 1st: School Re-Zoning On the Agenda

CEC13Brooklyn is scheduled to hold a working session meeting 6:30 pm on Tuesday, September 1st at District office at 355 Park Place, Brooklyn, NY.  Per the agenda, the CEC’s re-zoning committee is scheduled to provide an update. The meeting is open to the public, attendees may make comments. As previously reported, the CEC had expected […]

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Summer Has Come And Gone: Hotel Bossert Yet to Re-Open

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle’s “Eye on Real Estate” has been following the progress of The Hotel Bossert gut-renovation.  The project underway is to include 279 guest rooms and a rooftop restaurant.  Back in March they reported the “Waldorf-Astoria of Brooklyn” re-opening had been pushed back to this summer.  Yet, here we are one week away […]

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Long-Standing Eyesore Slapped With New Violations

At the corner of Clark Street and the bucolic Monroe Place resides the notorious neighborhood eyesore, 100 Clark Street.  The Brooklyn Eagle cheekily reports the dilapidated “half-demolished historic house” owned by Newcastle Realty Services has been slapped with new Buildings Department violations including a “partially open roof” and cracked facade.  The Eagle also reports the Scaffold […]

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Kitten Palooza on Montague Street Friday

Join our friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition at the North Shore Animal League adoption van Friday from 1 – 6 pm. Dozens of bundles of furry adorableness will be available for adoption!

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Flyover of Historic and Contemporary Military Planes Tomorrow

This in from Notify NYC: Tomorrow [Thursday], August 27, 2015 at approximately 10:30AM there will be a flyover involving four military aircrafts [sic] near the Statue of Liberty and Freedom Tower in Lower Manhattan. The event will consist of a B-25, P-51 [photo], F-16, and F-22. The planes will converge in New York Harbor and […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions, and Some Stuff the Week After: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Saturday evening, August 29 at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon, August 30 at 4:00 Bargemusic will present works by Haydn, Mozart, and Dvořák performed by Mark Peskanov on violin, Vladimir Mendelssohn on viola, Edward Arron on cello, and Jeewon Park on piano. Looking ahead to the following week, on Wednesday, September 2 there will be […]

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