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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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Rehabilitating the BQE: “It’s going to be a mess.”

Residents of Brooklyn Heights have long complained about the trucks and vehicles that have used the neighborhood’s quiet streets as a detour to avoid the traffic on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. In five years, that traffic might get a whole lot worse. On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the neighborhood may well see an […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

The only planned changes affecting service at local stations this long holiday weekend and the week after involve the G train. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 1 to 5:00 a.m Tuesday, July 5 there will be no G train service in either direction between Hoyt-Schermerhorn and Church Avenue. A and F trains provide alternative service, […]

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Sisters Help to Rescue Two Trapped in Court Street Station Elevator

DNA Info reports that on Sunday afternoon two sisters, Teresa and Rebecca Lo, planning to catch an R train at the Court Street station, went to catch an elevator down the station’s long descent to the subway platform and were surprised by cries for help and banging from below. An elevator had stalled just below […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Ugh. This weekend shapes up as worse than the last. Once again, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 24 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, June 27 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 […]

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Meeting on Proposed Brooklyn-Queens Connector Monday Evening at St. Francis

The Brooklyn Heights Association has notified us of a public meeting, to be held at St. Francis College, the Callahan Center, 182 Remsen Street, this Monday evening, June 20, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., to discuss the proposed Brooklyn-Queens Connector (“BQX”), a streetcar, or if you prefer, trolley,

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Post-Sandy repair work resumes on the 4/5 line this weekend. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 17 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, June 20 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 […]

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