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NYC DOT Begins Work on BQE Cantilever This Monday

Extensive surface repairs to the Brooklyn Queens Expressway cantilever deck below the Brooklyn Heights promenade will commence on Monday, August 4. The BHA website reports that the New York City Department of Transportation will begin milling and paving of the full surface of the eastbound (towards Queens) BQE from Atlantic Ave to Cadman Plaza West. [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This coming weekend–from 11:45 p.m Friday, August 1 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 4, Brooklyn bound F trains will be diverted to the A/C line from West 4th Street in Manhattan to Jay Street-MetroTech, so no service from Manhattan to York Street in DUMBO. If that’s your destination, you can either get off at High [...]

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This “NYPD” No Parking Sign on Pierrepont Street Looks Legit, Right?

A BHB reader sent us this photo of a No Parking sign posted on Pierrepont Street and Columbia Heights. He comments:

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a green light at local stations this coming weekend (Friday evening, July 25 to Monday morning, July 28) as there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service here. The following week (Monday, July 28 to Friday, August 1) from 11:45 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. each night, 2 trains are [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This coming weekend–from 11:45 p.m Friday, July 18 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 21, Brooklyn bound F trains will be diverted to the A/C line from West 4th Street in Manhattan to Jay Street-MetroTech, so no service from Manhattan to York Street in DUMBO. If that’s your destination, you can either get off at High [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

From 11:45 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, July 11) to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 14 Manhattan bound A and C trains will be diverted to the F line between Jay Street-MetroTech and West 4th Street. This means no Manhattan bound service at High Street. To get to West 4th or stops above there in Manhattan, walk down [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

On this Fourth of July weekend, there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips that directly affect service at any local stations. The following week (Monday, July 6 to Friday, July 11) each night between 11:45 p.m.and 5:00 a.m. A trains will be diverted to the F line between Jay Street-MetroTech and West [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Would you believe? It’s another green light weekend coming up (Friday evening, June 27 to Monday morning, June 30) with no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations. The following week (Monday, June 30 to Friday, July 4) should be much the same, with nothing planned except the [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Barring unforeseen circumstances it’s another green light weekend (Friday evening, June 20 to Monday morning, June 23) for the Heights, as there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations. The same holds true the following week (Monday, June 23 to Friday, June 27) except that those [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This coming Saturday, June 14, is Flag Day, and it’s a green flag weekend for local subway riders, as there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips that directly affect service at any local stations. Late nights the following week, between the hours of 11:45 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., Monday, June 16 to [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a green light weekend, as there are no planned changes directly affecting service at any local stations this coming weekend (Friday, June 6 to Monday, June 9). G train fans, who should watch this, need to know that the G won’t be running in either direction between Hoyt-Schermerhorn and Church Avenue from 11:30 p.m. [...]

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Struggle Bike: Video Shows the Agony of Docking CitiBikes in Brooklyn Heights

How ’bout those CitiBikes? In a new megamix video, bike users are seen struggling to return their bikes at the dock on Henry near Atlantic Avenue.

Have you had this issue?

Video after the jump.

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Once again, there will be service at all local stations this coming weekend (Friday, May 30 to Monday, June 2). No 3 trains will be running in either direction from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5:00 a.m. Monday. However, 2 trains will be running, so there will be service at both Clark Street and on the [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This Memorial Day weekend (Friday, May 23 through Monday, May 26) is another “green light” weekend for stations in Brooklyn Heights or nearby, as there is no planned maintenance directly affecting service at any of these stations, apart from there being no 3 trains running in either direction from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5:00 a.m. [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s déjà vu all over again, as we have service, with no planned changes, in both directions at all local stations this coming weekend (Friday evening, May 16 to Monday morning, May 19). 3 trains will not be running from 11:30 p.m. Friday until 5:00 a.m. Monday, but 2 trains will be running, so there [...]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Once again we have sevice in both directions at all local stations this coming weekend (Friday evening, May 9 to Monday morining, May 12). No 3 trains will be running from 11:30 p.m. Friday until 5:00 a.m. Monday, but 2 trains will be running, so there will be service at Clark Street and on the [...]

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