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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

The apparently never-ending post-Sandy repair work continues in the 4/5 tunnels connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan all this weekend, so there will be no service in either direction on the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall from 11:45 PM Friday, June 2 to 5:00 AM Monday, June 5. Fortunately, barring unforeseen circumstances, service on all other lines […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

The apparently never-ending post-Sandy repair work continues in the 4/5 tunnels connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan all this long Memorial Day weekend, so there will be no service in either direction on the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall from 11:45 PM Friday, May 26 to 5:00 AM Tuesday, May 30. Fortunately, barring unforeseen circumstances, A and […]

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Karl Celebrates Brooklyn Bridge’s 134th Anniversary

Our friend Karl Junkersfeld contacted me to alert me to today’s being the 134th anniversary of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge. He kindly sent me the video he made seven years ago, for the 127th anniversary. Video after the jump (click on “Read full story”); enjoy!

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a repeat of last weekend as post-Sandy repair work continues in the 4/5 and A/C tunnels under the East River. From 11:45 PM Friday, May 19 to 5:00 AM Monday, May 22 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall. Also, after a reprieve, during this same […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Okay, I told you last week that it was the last weekend that the 4/5 tunnel connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan would be closed for repair work. I was WRONG. My bad. From 11:45 PM Friday, May 12 to 5:00 AM Monday, May 15 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

For this one more weekend – 11:45 PM Friday, May 5 to 5:00 AM Monday, May 8 – the 4 will not be with us (nor will the 5, which doesn’t serve Brooklyn on weekends). This means no service at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall. For those traveling to or from the interior of […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

It’s a busy week coming at the Brooklyn Historical Society. At 6:30 on Monday evening, May 1, there’s a program for two wheel enthusiasts, “Bike Month: A Conversation with Paul Steely White and Mark Gorton.” White is Executive Director of Transportation Alternatives and Gorton is founder and publisher of Streetsblog and Streetfilms. Admission is $5, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Once again, this weekend, from 11:45 PM Friday, April 28 to 5:00 AM Monday, May 1, there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, because of post-Sandy repair work on the tunnels connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan. Fortunately, barring unforeseen incidents, all other trains (except the R, which will […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a repeat of our previous messed-up weekend. From 11:45 PM Friday, April 21 to 5:00 AM Monday, April 24 there will be no service in either direction at High Street or at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall. A and C trains are being diverted to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s one of those weekends. From 11:45 PM Friday, April 14 to 5:00 AM Monday, April 17 there will be no service in either direction at High Street or at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall. A and C trains are being diverted to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street, […]

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