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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights And Nearby

Note: This week, we’re filling in for Claude, who is on special assignment, posing as a promising young squash player to uncover an illicit bitcoin-for-Argyle socks scheme at the Heights Casino. Wait, did we just blow his cover? Sorry, Claude! This is a brief summary of this weekend’s subway service alerts that we think most […]

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4 Alarm Fire at 132 Montague Street (Updated With Pictures)

We’re hearing (and seeing the smoke!) of a big fire at 132 Montague Street. We will post more info when we get it. UPDATE: Reports are that it is now a four alarm at 132 Montague St. where Heights Vision is located. All people got out safely. Heavy smoke seems to be drifting north to […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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The Mystery Noise Of Pineapple Walk — Solved!

If you had been hearing a mysterious, annoying, “high pitched zee-zee-zee-zee” sound in the vicinity of Pineapple Walk, Henry Street, and Cadman Towers, and thought “hey, that’s almost as loud as the helicopters”, Mary Frost revealed the culprit yesterday in The Brooklyn Eagle, in a page-turning (finger-scrolling?) article we’re sure will be optioned by Netflix […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Note: This week, Claude is taking a break from deciphering the MTA’s weekend service changes (so you don’t have to), so we’re deciphering them (so Claude doesn’t have to (so you don’t have to)) This is a brief summary of this weekend’s subway service alerts that we think most directly affect the neighborhood. It is […]

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The “Mystery of Montague Street” Featured on Curbed

Curbed published an interesting article on “The Mystery of Montague Street” — why does it suck? There are the usual reasons given — business owners blame the high rent, landlords blame the high taxes, the BHA and the Montague BID don’t want to blame anyone. Incoming city council member (and neighborhood son!) Lincoln Restler puts […]

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PS8 And Jeweler Alexis Bittar Holiday Fundraising Sale This Saturday!

Hey, looking to do some early holiday shopping but worried about those supply chains? Or, (and purely hypothetical here) just looking to get something nice for your wife’s birthday? World famous jewelry designer (and local yocal) Alexis Bittar is hosting a PS8 fundraising/shopping event this Saturday, November 20, from 3pm to 7pm, at his newly […]

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Clark Street Citi Bike Station Is Back!

Just in time for the Elevocalypse Elevegeddon Clark Street 2/3 Station shutdown, the Clark Street Citi Bike docking station has returned! Temporarily removed while Clark Street was repaved (for what seemed like an eternity), as of Thursday afternoon the bike docks were reinstalled and ready for action. It’s unclear how much of the busy docking […]

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PSA: Vote in Election 2021!

Reminder: Today is Election Day for 2021, don’t forget to vote! Polls close at 9pm, but vote now and get it out of the way! You can look up your local poll site (as well as see who/what will be on your ballot) at findmypollsite.vote.nyc. Though some of it may seem like a foregone conclusion […]

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