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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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Reminders: BHA Annual Meeting Monday; Plymouth Stuff-A-Sack Sale Continues Sunday

As we previously reported, the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual meeting, to which all are invited, is this coming Monday evening, February 27, at St. Francis College, starting at 6:30. It will feature awards to those who have contributed significantly to the Heights community, as well as a discussion of the proposed Brooklyn-Queens Connector light rail […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

No, it’s not a grade for the whole system this long Presidents’ Day weekend or the week after. The only planned service disruption directly affecting local stations during the holiday weekend–from 10:30 p.m. Friday, February 17 to 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 21–is the diversion of F trains in both directions to the Q line between […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s another heavy maintenance weekend, as post-Sandy repair work closes two major lines serving the Heights, the 4/5 line at Borough Hall and the A/C line at High Street, in both directions from 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 3 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 6. A and C trains are being diverted to the F line […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Post-Sandy repair work on the 4/5 tunnel connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan resumes this weekend, so there will be no service in either direction on the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall from 11:45 p.m. tonight (Friday, January 27) and 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 30. 2, 3, and R trains will, barring unforeseen problems, provide alternative service. […]

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Subway Service Alerts, and a Tale of Subterranean Woe

This weekend–11:45 p.m. Friday, January 20 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 23–there will be no service between Brooklyn and Manhattan, in either direction, on the 2/3 line. This means no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall. Use the 4 or 5 (extended to Brooklyn this weekend) at Borough Hall, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

There’s lots of subway maintenance work this weekend. Post-Sandy repair work on the 4/5 tunnel connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan continues this weekend, so there will be no service in either direction on the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall from 11:45 p.m. this Friday, January 13 and 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 16. 2, 3, and R […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Following a break for the holidays, post-Sandy repair work on the 4/5 tunnel connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan resumes this weekend, so there will be no service in either direction on the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall from 11:45 p.m. this Friday, January 6 and 5:00 a.m. Monday. 2, 3, and R trains will, barring unforeseen […]

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