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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 31 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 3 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will terminate and originate at Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan and, unlike last weekend, 5 trains (which don’t normally serve Brooklyn on weekends) won’t […]

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Subway Service Alerts; Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Post-Sandy repair work on the A/C tunnel continues this weekend, so the diversion of A and C trains to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street, meaning no service in either direction at High Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 24 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 27. Repair work on the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 17 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 20, there will be no service in either direction at High Street, as once again A and C trains are being diverted to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street. To get to or from Manhattan below West […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Post-Sandy work takes a heavy toll on service at local stations this weekend. From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 10 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 13 there will be no 4 train service in either direction (and 5 trains don’t serve Brooklyn on weekends). During this same time, A and C trains in both directions will […]

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Update on Montague Street Water Main Break

As of Friday afternoon, March 3, there was still a large hole in Montague Street between Clinton and Henry streets, and so no vehicle traffic on that block. Based on your correspondent’s eyeball survey, most businesses on that block were open. The only exceptions were the Nanatori and Lichee Nut restaurants, which may have suffered […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Sandy repair work on the A/C tunnel resumes this weekend, and is slated to continue through all weekends during March. From 11:45 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, March 3) to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 6, A and C trains will run on the F line in both directions between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street. This […]

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Water Main Break Floods Montague Street, Businesses, and R/N Subway Line

Update: According to the MTA website, service has been restored on the R/N line at Court Street. A water main break below Montague Street between Clinton and Henry streets late today flooded several ground floor level businesses and the Court Street subway station, served by the R and (late night) N trains. It caused interruption […]

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BHA Annual Meeting: P.S.8’s Phillips and Others Honored; Expert Panel Dubious about BQX

Court hearing on Pier 6 towers has been rescheduled–see below. At Monday evening’s annual meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association, BHA President Patrick Killackey (photo) began by asking, rhetorically, what a neighborhood association can do in a time of political turmoil. He answered by arguing that the nature of the times requires more action at […]

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More Homeland Simulated Chaos This Sunday

Brooklyn Community Board 2 tells us that this Sunday, February 26, there will be more filming of Homeland centered at 110 Livingston Street but affecting nearby areas. The permit extends from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. As before, the action will include “explosions, simulated weapon fire, smoke and actors dressed as uniformed police and military […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s heavy maintenance work on the subways this weekend. From 11:45 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, February 24) to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 27 Sandy repair work will close the 4/5 line between Brooklyn Bridge and Utica Avenue, so no service in either direction on the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall. The 2. 3, N and R […]

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