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Swastikas, Trump, And A Kids Park: A Personal Note

It’s Mrs. Fink. Hey!  I haven’t been here much.  Besides my daughter, my husband loved (LOVED) this blog and this community more than anything. So, it’s hard for me.  Baby Fink, as Homer lovingly called her, had to witness his death in our Brooklyn Heights apartment.  That she, or ANY of our children have to […]

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Adam Yauch Park Defaced With Hateful Graffitti – Electeds Organize “Stand Up Against Hate” For This Sunday

Hate is on our doorstep, where our children play. On Friday afternoon a resident alerted Senator Daniel Squadron’s office that Adam Yauch Park playground had been defaced with swastikas and the message, “Go Trump.”  The Daily News reports The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident and the Parks Department is in the […]

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Swastikas and Trump Graffiti Discovered At Adam Yauch Park

Earlier this evening, graffiti of swastikas and “Go Trump” were discovered at Adam Yauch Park. We should have more shortly. DEVELOPING….

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Free yoga tonight!

Hayley Winter of Yoga Sports Science at Eastern Athletic is offering a free 45-minute yoga class tonight to help you deal with whatever stress you might be feeling about the election. The yoga/meditation session begins at 6 pm; book your spot by 3 pm today by e-mailing sessions@sciyoga.com. Space is limited. In addition to offering […]

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City: BQE Repair Can Avoid Diversion of Traffic to Brooklyn Heights Streets

The Brooklyn Paper reports that City Department of Transportation project manager Tanvi Pandya told local residents at Monday evening’s community meeting on BQE reconstruction that testing by DOT shows that the cantilevered stretch of the highway that parallels Brooklyn Heights and sits partially below the Promenade can last another ten years before repaairs would demand […]

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Breathing and the presidency: Local yoga teacher weighs in

For the last four months, Hayley Winter has been teaching yoga classes at Eastern Athletic Club as part of her Yoga Sports Science Institute. Offering classes in the morning, mid-day, and evening, she focuses on using the science of yoga to eliminate pain and stiffness and increase balance and flexibility, in a departure from traditional yoga […]

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Is Brooklyn Heights to Blame for Hillary Clinton’s Pneumonia?

Death and Taxes is reporting that several Clinton staffers working in her campaign headquarters in One Pierrepont Plaza (photo), including campaign manager Robby Mook, came down with symptoms similar to hers some time before she was diagnosed with pneumonia. According to Death and Taxes: If this top advisor sought treatment in the days before Clinton, […]

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Mothers Who Lost Newborns in Daycare Deliver Paid Leave Petition to Trump and Clinton Headquarters

Former Brooklyn Heights resident, Amber Scorah and Oklahoma native Ali Dodd have something unimaginable in common: their infant sons, Karl and Shepard, each died in day care within the first week of their returning to work.  The two women are from opposite ends of the country and the political spectrum but are bound by their […]

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Stop the Chop: Senator Squadron Urges End to All Tourist Helicopter Flights from Downtown Heliport

State Senator Daniel Squadron, along with Congressman Jerrold Nadler, submitted testimony at a July 11, 2016 hearing on whether to extend Downtown Manhattan Heliport’s (DMH) concessionaire agreement with Saker Aviation Service, which operates tourist helicopter flights from the heliport. At stake is whether the concessionaire agreement would be extended through April 2021, with additional short-term renewal options. The […]

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State Scuttles Pier Six Towers Plan; Park Execs Got Hefty Raises

Politico New York reports that the Empire State Development Corporation, controlled by Governor Andrew Cuomo and with authority over development at Brooklyn Bridge Park, has decided not to approve a proposed modification to the Park’s plan that would have allowed construction of two residential towers, including a substantial affordable housing component and a space for […]

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