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Waterfront History Tour Wednesday Evening, and Smorgasburg Lives on Pier 5 Uplands

The week before last, while writing my Last Minute Weekend Suggestions, I noticed that Smorgasburg had disappeared from the listing of events on the Brooklyn Bridge Park Website. This, and my having seen a news item about Smorgasburg starting up at Coney Island, made me assume (a word that Capt. Noland, my gunnery instructor in […]

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Some Empire State Development Board Members Consider Need for New EIS for Pier 6 Towers

At Thursday’s meeting of the Empire State Development Corporation’s (ESDC) board of directors, as reported in Mary Frost’s Eagle story, two board members questioned whether Brooklyn Bridge Park’s 2005 Final Environmental Impact Statement and the 2014 Technical Memorandum supplementing it properly considered changes in the local environment, particularly population growth and its stress on infrastructure […]

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Commercial Shoot Scheduled For Today Postponed To Tuesday

Update: The word as of now is no towing from the locations marked in blue; time frames remain the same. We have word just in from the Brooklyn Heights Association that the U.S. Army commercial shoot, originally planned to happen today (Sunday, May 31) from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Monday morning, June 1, has […]

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CB2 Exec Committee to Consider Slow Zone, Joralemon Closure at Furman, Schermerhorn Bike Lane on Monday

Community Board 2’s Executive Committee will meet at the Jonas Board Room, Metcalfe Hall, Long Island University, Flatbush and DeKalb avenues this coming Monday evening, April 27, starting at 6:00 p.m. Among the items on the agenda are (1) the Brooklyn Heights “Slow Zone”, (2) a proposal to close Joralemon Street to through traffic at […]

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Slow Zone, Bikes on C.B. 2 Transportation Committee Agenda Tuesday Evening

Community Board 2’s Transportation Committee will meet tomorrow (Tuesday, April 21) evening at 6:00 in the first floor board room at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street. According to C.B. 2: The agenda … includes presentations by the DOT on proposals for a Brooklyn Heights Slow Zone, extension of the bicycle network on Schermerhorn Street, […]

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Plans for “Brooklyn Strand” (Not a Bookstore) Revealed

Thanks to reader “DoBro84″ we have a link to the presentation (PDF) given at Monday evening’s meeting about plans for the “Brooklyn Strand,” a series of parks, green spaces, pedestrian and bike paths, and other amenities intended to tie together Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Metro Tech, the Navy Yard, Farragut Houses, and Fort Greene, […]

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Plans For “Brooklyn Strand” to be Revealed Monday Evening

We have the following from Community Board 2: Join the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and CB2 parks committee as they host Claire Weisz of WXY Studio, who will present the final plan for Brooklyn Strand. Based on a series of stakeholders meetings and an earlier public meeting co-sponsored by Community Board 2, the plan reimagines the […]

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Resident Raises Concern About Cracked Sidewalk in Brooklyn Heights

A BHB tipster alerts us that the sidewalk in front of 92 Remsen Street is – and has been for a while – a hazard.

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Vote For Best Montague Street Photo Tonight or Tomorrow

You’re invited to vote for best photo in the Montague Street BID’s photo contest. You can see the finalists here and cast your vote this evening or tomorrow at the BID’s booth in front of the Custom House, 139 Montague Street, during Downtown for the Holidays on Montague Street.

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Some Scenes From The 2014 Atlantic Antic

Perfect weather encouraged a large crowd to attend today’s fortieth anniversary Atlantic Antic. Your correspondent enjoyed grilled sardines and Sangria in front of Chez Moi. Encouraged by a friend, he tried a salt codfish (bacalao) fritter prepared by the good people of Yglesia Antioqua, near Court and Atlantic. It was delicious, but aroused a thirst […]

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