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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

From 11:45 PM tomorrow (Friday, August 19) to 5:00 AM Monday, August 22 there will be no service in either direction at Clark Street or at the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall, as 2 and 3 trains will not be running to or from Brooklyn. As partial compensation for this, 5 trains, which do not […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Tomorrow (Monday, August 15) evening at 7:00, at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, in partnership with BookCourt will present Eowyn Ivey reading from her latest novel, To the Bright Edge of the World. The event is free; books will be available for purchase and signing. Perhaps this Alaskan writer can bring […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

From 11:45 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, August 12) until 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 15 there will be no service in either direction at the Court Street station or at the R/N platforms at Jay Street/Metro Tech, as R and N trains will be diverted to the Q line between DeKalb Avenue and Canal Street. Service on […]

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Expand Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian and Bike Paths?

Your correspondent occasionally enjoys a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, but as the narrow pedestrian and bike paths, separated only by a thick painted white line, have become increasingly crowded, enjoyment has become scarce. I’ll quickly admit this is more the fault of pedestrians than of cyclists. Walking three or even four abreast, or stopping […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Weekend problems continue on the 4/5 and A/C lines because of Sandy related tunnel repair work. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 5 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 8 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will terminate and originate at Bowling Green in Manhattan, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a three-peat of subway turmoil this coming weekend. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 29 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 1 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will terminate and originate at Bowling Green in Manhattan, and 5 trains do not serve Brooklyn […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

For the 4/5 and A/C lines this is a reprise of last weekend. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 22 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 25 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will terminate and originate at Bowling Green in Manhattan, and 5 trains […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Continuing post-Sandy work brings a weekend of heavy disruption. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 15 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 18 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will terminate and originate at Bowling Green in Manhattan, and 5 trains do not serve Brooklyn […]

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Overnight BQE Repair July 19th – 30th

Senator Squadron’s office kindly forwarded an email alert from Community Board 2 regarding upcoming repairs and resurfacing of the BQE between Tillary and Atlantic Avenues. QUEENS BOUND JULY 19th – 23rd: “The work will begin with milling in the Queens-bound direction in the early-morning hours on Tuesday, July 19. On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday morning, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

“Fix & Fortify” post-Sandy repair work resumes in the A/C line’s East River tunnel this weekend. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 11, A and C trains running in both directions will be diverted to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street, so there will be […]

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