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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s lots of work on the subways this coming weekend – late Friday, October 15 to early Monday, October 18. There will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms (5 trains do not normally serve Brooklyn on weekends) at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will be terminating and originating at Bowling Green […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend – late Friday night, October 8 to early Monday morning, October 11 – there will be no service in either direction at High Street, as A and C trains will both be diverted to the F line between Jay Street/MetroTech and West 4th Street in Manhattan. For A/C service you can use the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Just like last weekend, barring unforeseen circumstances, there will be service at all local stations from late Friday evening, October 1 to early Monday morning, October 4, although 2 trains will be running on a slightly less frequent schedule (every 12 minutes). Indeed, there will be extra service in both directions at Court Street and Jay […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

I’m calling this a “green light weekend” because, barring unforeseen circumstances, there will be service at all local stations from late Friday evening, September 24 to early Monday morning, September 27, although 2 trains will be running on a slightly less frequent schedule (every 12 minutes). Indeed, there will be extra  service in both directions […]

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Clark St. Station to Close from Nov. 2nd to Spring 2022

All the hemming and hawing over when and how to repair the Clark St. station’s three elevators is over. The February 2020 decision to close the station for eight months to replace all three elevators at once, rather than one at a time, was derailed by the pandemic. Now, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that the station will close starting Nov. 2nd “until […]

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Alternate Side Parking Rules Suspended Tomorrow and Saturday

Update: Alternate side rules are now suspended through Wednesday, September 8. Parking meter rules will be in effect except for Monday, Labor Day. We have word from Notify NYC that alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended tomorrow – Friday, September 3 – and Saturday, September 4. Parking meter rules remain in effect.

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Alternate Side Parking Suspended Saturday, June 19

Thanks to Governor Cuomo’s signing of legislation making June 19 – Juneteenth – a state holiday, alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended this Saturday. Parking meter rules remain in effect.

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Brooklyn Heights Resident Hank Gutman Named City Transportation Commissioner

The Eagle reports that Henry “Hank” Gutman, a long time Brooklyn Heights resident, has been named by Mayor de Blasio as the City’s new Transportation Commissioner. According to the Eagle story, Mr. Gutman has promised to create 10,000 new bike racks by the end of 2022. The Eagle quotes him: We have an opportunity to […]

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The Results Are In: BHA’s Future of Montague Street Survey

The Brooklyn Heights Association recently called for community input on the future of Montague Street, and the survey results are in. BHA promises to use the 1,381 responses “to support the creation of a vibrant and successful Montague Street,” while working with community members, local real estate brokers, and the Montague Street Business Improvement District. […]

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Brooklyn Bridge to Have New Dedicated Bike Lane

The New York Times reports that Mayor de Blasio has said, as part of his State of the City address today, that he wants to convert the inner (left hand) lane on the Manhattan bound side of the Brooklyn Bridge into a dedicated eight foot wide bike path, separated from auto traffic by a barrier. […]

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