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Clark Street Elevator Hell

Thanks to newly-revived Gothamist, we get this bit of NYC nightmare-come-to-true: I hope that none of you happened to be on the far right Clark Street station elevator around 10 am this morning. Because, despite what seems like endless repairs and replacements and closures, that elevator stopped and wouldn’t budge for an hour, to the […]

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DOT/BQE Meeting: New Location

According to the BHA, Thursday’s meeting has been moved  to the Ingersoll Houses Community Center at 177 Myrtle Avenue at the corner of Prince Street.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 and doors open at 5:30 PM.   Share this Story: Tweet

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BQE Rehab: Promenading No More?

New buildings, endless construction, and the opening of Brooklyn Bridge Park have led many Brooklyn Heights residents to wring their hands and gnash their teeth about “progress” in the neighborhood. They ain’t seen nothing yet. Scrolling through my Twitter timeline yesterday, I came across this horrifying news: The city may have to shutter the Brooklyn Heights […]

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Squibb Bridge: The Saga Continues

The saga might continue, but the bridge as a path to Brooklyn Bridge Park won’t…not for the foreseeable future. As reported in Brooklyn Paper, the minor problem that led to the bridge being closed in July is, in fact, “a far bigger structural flaw.” This comes, of course, after $3 million in repairs after the bridge was […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Swimming in Ideas For New Pool

Brooklyn Paper won the aquatic pun contest, while the Eagle  doused readers with details about recent public meetings for the pool planned for Squibb Park, slated to open in 2020. Brooklyn Bridge Park President Eric Landau was joined at PS 8 by Kristina Drury, founder of Tythe Design, the community engagement firm hired by the Park, at gatherings […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind?  Comment away! Share this Story: Tweet

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Seeks Input on Squibb Pool

Want to offer feedback on the proposed pool? Here you go. The survey takes just a few minutes. Share this Story: Tweet

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The Cat Cafe Presents: CPR For Cats and Dogs

Maybe you heard about the Italian kitten saved by mouth-to-mouth?   Or the cats on Long Island that were revived after a fire by CPR? Now you, too, can become certified in CPR and First Aid for cats and dogs, on July 18 from 7-10 pm.   Who knows? Maybe you can be a hero, […]

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Is The Bossert Back?

If so, the Eagle is on it. Following reports of a party on the Bossert’s famous roof (on which the Brooklyn Dodgers celebrated their only World Series win), the Eagle contacted one of the hotel’s owners, who said, “We plan to make  a major announcement soon.” The hotel has been under renovation since it was sold in […]

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Never Mind the Bollards, Here Are The Local Landmarks

If local officials have their way, habitues of the Promenade and Brooklyn Bridge Park might need to watch where they’re going. According to the Eagle, the city has been considering since last fall the installation of retractable bollards at entrances to the Park and the Promenade, spurred by the attack on the West Side walking path in […]

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