Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This coming Hanukkah and pre-Christmas weekend it’s déjà vu all over again, as we have a three-peat of the R/N train diversion. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 19 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, December 22 there will be no service in either direction on the R and (late night) N line at Court Street or Jay [...]

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Rabbi Raskin, NYS Senator Squadron Light Borough Hall Menorah

Last night was the first night of Chanukah and Congregation B’nai Avraham’s Rabbi Aaron Raskin and NYS Senator Daniel Squadron were on hand to light the Borough Hall menorah.

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Electeds Hope New LICH Bill Will Prevent Future Hospital Closings

From the lemons to lemonade department comes word of an effort by our local electeds to prevent future hospital closings in the wake of the LICH closing:

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Open Thread Wednesday 12/17/14

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Breakfast with Santa This Saturday (12/20) at First Presbyterian Church on Henry Street

Santa makes his annual stop in Brooklyn Heights this Saturday. Details after the jump.

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Open Thread: Who Should Make the BHB Ten 2014?

It’s time once again to discuss who should make the BHB Ten. Please comment below on the neighborhood resident who had the most influence on the neighborhood, the city or the world as well as any others who made a direct impact on Brooklyn Heights.

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Pierhouse: Still Growing on Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1

A BHB reader notes on Facebook that the Pierhouse is continuing to rise and block the view of the Brooklyn Bridge. Of course, it doesn’t block the historic view plane if you ask park officials. And heck, if you believe what we reported on in 2007, the big fun is JUST GETTING STARTED. In any [...]

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Tree Chopped Down on Pierrepont Street

We know these things happen in Brooklyn Heights all the time. A tree is deemed to be diseased by the city and the next thing you know it’s kaput. Who cares if it starred in a Hollywood movie like that one on Cranberry Street, eh? Today we received this dispatch from a BHB reader along [...]

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Millions Marchers Delay Trip to ER for MTA Employee Injured While Working at Court Street Station

MTA worker Vincent Dobe suffered leg injuries last night while on duty at Court Street station in Brooklyn Heights. EMS planned to take him to Bellevue Hospital but demonstrators participating in the Millions March were blocking the Brooklyn Bridge, reports the New York Daily News. Instead, he was taken to Lutheran Medical Center. NYDN: Dobe, [...]

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Join BHB at the Custom House Saturday (12/13) for the Annual Toys for Tots Drive

The BHB gang will be at the Custom House [139 Montague Street] Saturday (12/13) afternoon (around 3pm) celebrating the holidays and supporting the restaurant’s annual Toys for Tots drive in conjunction with St. Charles Borromeo Church and the Salvation Army. Please bring an unwrapped toy appropriate for kids aged 2 – 14. We’ll see you [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Friday evening, December 12, starting at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “Forever Brooklyn: Brooklyn Documentary Screenings.” Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival presents a screening of five Brooklyn short documentaries celebrating the culture of Brooklyn. From 1980′s Third Avenue to contemporary media paradies, see Brooklyn’s creative spirit and energy on screen! The event [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This week’s Subway Service Alerts are virtually identical to last week’s. This weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 12 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, December 15–there will be no service in either direction on the R and (late night) N line at Court Street or Jay Street/Metro Tech. R and N trains will be routed over [...]

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Open Thread Wednesday 12/10/14

What’s on your mind? Comment away! Photo: Mrs. Fink

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