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Pre-Halloween Events Make For Lively Saturday in Brooklyn Heights

Things got going at 11:00 a.m. Saturday with the start of the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual Halloween Parade on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade (photo above; “Read full story” for more photos). Oscar the Grouch offered some wisdom to passers-by in the parade. Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair featured a pumpkin patch, along with many activities for […]

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Halloween Memories in Brooklyn Heights, the return of Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair and a Plan for Saturday’s Packed Community Calendar

I suppose we could have a debate, but I’d win: there’s really nothing more Fall than Halloween in Brooklyn Heights. And with a world going sideways, we need community, small humans and canines in costumes, Fall lovers and spectators, pumpkins, homemade treats and gratitude in this harvest home. This Saturday, October 28th, is shaping up for a […]

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Halloween Parade on Promenade Saturday

The Brooklyn Heights Association will host its annual Halloween Parade on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade this Saturday, October 28, starting at 11:00 AM. It will start at the Clark Street entrance to the Promenade and proceed southward (left turn from Clark) to Remsen Street. It will be an opportunity for kids AND parents (see photo […]

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New Turf Down, Cadman Park Open!

We don’t have stats, but we’re guessing the synthetic turf replacement at Cadman Park was finished in record time. The work started August 14th, so that’s under a month. Much shorter than the 2-3 months we were warned about. As of early evening today, soccer players were on the field, kids were frolicking, and Luis […]

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Letter from 16 Organizations to Electeds Rejecting the City’s BQE Rehab Plans

Here is the open letter, printed in full, from 16 organizations rejecting the City’s plan for BQE rehab, including A Better Way (originated by community activists in Brooklyn Heights), Brooklyn Heights Association, the Montague BID, 160 Columbia Heights, and 360 Furman St. August 14, 2023 Dear Governor Hochul, Mayor Adams, Deputy Mayor Joshi, and DOT […]

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Brooklyn Heights Association and Other Local Civic and Business Groups Demand Action on Atlantic Avenue Safety

Spurred by last Monday morning’s fatal car crash at Atlantic Avenue and Court Street, which follows the killing of a pedestrian at Atlantic and Clinton Street in April, the Brooklyn Heights Association, along with the Willowtown Association, the Atlantic Avenue BID, the Cobble Hill Association, and the Boerum Hill Association, has issued a statement demanding […]

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Brooklyn Heights Association’s “Future of the BQE” Survey Results Are Out

Update: According to Kirstyn Brendlen in the Brooklyn Paper the DOT has decided to delay repair work on the triple cantilever by conducting a traffic study before the environmental study instead of concurrently. The DOT says the cantilevered section will be safe, and “plans to begin some short-term repairs on the most-damaged sections of the […]

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Montague Open Streets Saturdays Starts Tomorrow, May 6

OPEN STREETS ON MONTAGUE STARTS TOMORROW (SATURDAY) No parking 9am-7pm Clinton – Henry & Henry – Hicks While you’re there, don’t forget to support our local businesses! Treat yourself to a new pair of fashionable but affordable shoes at Bentley’s. Grab a coffee and pastry at Lassen & Hennigs. Stop in for lunch at Grand Canyon […]

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Last Chance to Take the BQE Survey: Respond before 11:59 pm, Thursday, May 4th

From the Brooklyn Heights Association: Over 300 of you have taken our BQE survey so far! In light of this very encouraging response, we’re leaving the survey open for an additional 48 hours. Please take a few minutes to respond before Thursday, May 4th at 11:59pm. Your opinions and thoughts matter a great deal to us, […]

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“Open Streets” Returns to Montague Starting May 6

Open Streets Montague, co-sponsored by the Montague Street BID and by the Brooklyn Heights Association, with the co-operation of the NYC Department of Transportation, will return Saturday, May 6 and will continue every Saturday through October 28, with a break for all of August and through Labor Day (during which time, of course, everyone will […]

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