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PSA: How to Protect Your Vehicle from Catalytic Converter Theft

Readers on our open thread from a few weeks back reported catalytic converter thefts on Cranberry off Hicks and Joralemon off Hicks. Nextdoor is flush with posts about thefts in surrounding neighborhoods. The 84th Precinct tweeted that there’s a rise in thefts in the Downtown area and here’s how they suggest you protect your vehicles: Meanwhile, the crime […]

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“City on a Hill” Returning For Another Shoot

As you may have noticed, Showtime’s City on a Hill has been shooting scenes using Three Pierrepont Place and nearby streets and sidewalks. Your correspondent’s ever alert wife spotted this sign at Pierrepont Street and Pierrepont Place informing us of another shoot this Thursday, February 24. So, here’s a new chance to reduce your Bacon […]

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Snow Friday; Alternate Side Parking Suspended

Snow is predicted to start falling at about 4:00 AM Friday, January 7 and continue until about 10:00 AM. Accumulation is expected to be fairly heavy – 3 to 4 inches. Alternate side parking rules are suspended Monday to facilitate snow removal, but parking meter rules remain in effect. This time, it looks like it’s […]

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Snow Monday; Alternate Side Parking Suspended

Update: the latest predictions are that we will see little, if any, snow. Say goodbye to the mild-for-January temperatures; they will be plunging tonight. Tomorrow – Monday, January 3 – they are expected to remain in the 20s all day. Snow is predicted to start falling at about noon and continue until late afternoon. Accumulation […]

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Alternate Side Parking Rules Suspended Tomorrow and Saturday

Update: Alternate side rules are now suspended through Wednesday, September 8. Parking meter rules will be in effect except for Monday, Labor Day. We have word from Notify NYC that alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended tomorrow – Friday, September 3 – and Saturday, September 4. Parking meter rules remain in effect.

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Alternate Side Parking Suspended Saturday, June 19

Thanks to Governor Cuomo’s signing of legislation making June 19 – Juneteenth – a state holiday, alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended this Saturday. Parking meter rules remain in effect.

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The Results Are In: BHA’s Future of Montague Street Survey

The Brooklyn Heights Association recently called for community input on the future of Montague Street, and the survey results are in. BHA promises to use the 1,381 responses “to support the creation of a vibrant and successful Montague Street,” while working with community members, local real estate brokers, and the Montague Street Business Improvement District. […]

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Local Electeds Move Against City Parking Placard Abuse

Kings County Politics reports that State Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon (photo) and City Council Member Stephen Levin are urging the city to enforce parking regulations, particularly with respect to abuse of city issued parking placards, in Downtown Brooklyn. As has been noted here before, this is a problem that extends into Brooklyn Heights, especially along […]

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Alternate Side Parking Rules in Effect Monday, July 20, with Changes

As we noted before, alternate side of the street parking rules go back into effect this Monday, July 20. However, there are changes to the rules. These changes went into effect in June, while ASP rules were suspended, and concern sweeping schedules for “residential side streets” (non-metered streets) which will now be swept only once […]

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Alternate Side Parking Suspension Continued One Week

ICYMI (as we did), alternate side parking rules have been suspended for an additional week, through Sunday, July 19. Parking meter rules remain in effect.

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