Archive | Brooklyn Heights Association RSS feed for this section

More Opportunities to be Heard on BQE Issues, including Tomorrow (Wednesday) Evening

Our friends at the Brooklyn Heights Association let us know that tomorrow, Wednesday, November 16, starting at 5:30 PM, “DOT will hold an online meeting for the Brooklyn Heights Community to outline their plans for repairs [to the BQE] and explain the anticipated impact on the neighborhood.” The discussion will concern the “repair” phase of […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Ribbon Cutting for New Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Thursday

We reported earlier that the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange had moved into its new quarters at 137 Montague Street. There will be an official ribbon cutting ceremony this Thursday, November 3 at 5:00 PM. City Council Member Lincoln Restler will speak, as will Montague BID Executive Director Kate Chura and the Exchange’s President, Ann Aurigemma. Brooklyn […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Mixed Reactions to DOT’s Community Meeting on BQE

As Mary Frost reports in the Eagle, Dozens of Brooklyn Heights residents trekked to the New York City College of Technology on a rainy Thursday night to attend the NYC Department of Transportation’s first community engagement meeting for the redesign of the “Central” portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE). The “Central” portion extends from Atlantic […]

Read full story · Comments { 8 }

Volunteers Wanted For BHA Designer Showhouse

The Brooklyn Heights Association has called for volunteers for its Designer Show House at 145 Columbia Heights, which is open through October 30. Volunteers are not guides, but are stationed in four locations throughout the house to help visitors find their way through a self-guided tour. Volunteer shifts are two and one half or three […]

Read full story · Comments { 2 }

Town Hall Thursday Evening; BQE Meetings Upcoming

City Council Member Lincoln Restler will hold a Brooklyn Heights Town Hall meeting this Thursday evening, September 29, starting at 6:30 PM. The meeting will be held by Zoom; register here to receive information on how to join the meeting. Along with Council Member Restler, representatives of the Brooklyn Heights Association and of various city […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Brooklyn Heights Association’s Designer Show House Open Now Through October 30

The Brooklyn Heights Association’s Designer Show House, located this year at 145 Columbia Heights (photo), is open now through October 30. Mary Frost in The Eagle gives us an inside look at the rooms and the people involved. Unfortunately, the 1839 vintage house is not wheelchair accessible. Tickets for tours are $40 for individuals, $35 […]

Read full story · Comments { 3 }

Year’s Final Open Streets Montague This Saturday

The final Open Streets Montague for 2022, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, takes place this Saturday, September 24 from noon to 6:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague between Clinton Street and Hicks Street before noon; an emergency lane will be open during the event. This Open […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Does Adams Want to Keep Existing BQE? Repair Plans Announced; Public Discussion Forums Coming

According to Cate Corcoran in Brownstoner, “It seems the mayor has made up his mind.” He wants to repair the triple cantilevered section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway that sits below Brooklyn Heights and leave it and the rest of the highway as is, while mitigating the damage the BQE has done to other neighborhoods with […]

Read full story · Comments { 4 }

Open Streets Montague Goes to the Dogs

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, September 10 from noon to 7:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague between Clinton Street and Hicks Street before noon; an emergency lane will be open during the event. This Saturday’s Open Streets will feature a […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Open Streets Montague Returns This Saturday, August 20

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, August 26 from noon to 7:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague between Clinton Street and the Promenade before noon; an emergency lane will be open during the event. From 1:00 to 2:00 PM Rogue Connections, […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }