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Alternate Side Parking Returns and Everybody’s Mad

After about a week long hiatus, New York City reinstated alternate side parking rules today and city residents took to Twitter to air their frustration. Heck, we just knocked the bumper off the BHBMobile getting out of a space on Orange Street (good thing Joke and the gang at New Xcell are already on the case). All for what? So the city could write some parking tickets? Because, y’know we didn’t see any street cleaning happening. So who should we send the repair bill to?

Enjoy these angry tweets and feel free to add your two cents in the comments:

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Spielberg’s “St James Place” Sets Up Shop A Little Early in Brooklyn Heights

Forget what the signs say–the production that is taking over the neighborhood for days on end has decided that 24 hours of empty streets isn’t enough. By 9 am, production crews had set up cones to prevent parking on multiple blocks. Calls to the number listed on the sign yielded only voicemail; a call to […]

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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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Brooklyn Heights Residents Sound Off About Lack Of Parking Spaces in Brooklyn Eagle Video

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Dipti Kumar looks into the parking crunch in Brooklyn Heights in a new YouTube video. Many neighborhood residents are interviewed including Nando Pelusi, Ann Peloquin and Fred Kneip. The latter observes that parking is difficult, claiming that folks try to get around the rules in that you can see “a very attractive […]

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This Brooklyn Heights Resident’s Revelation Will Have You Thinking About Film Shoots In A Whole New Way

A Brooklyn Heights resident posts this revelation about leaving their car in the “No Parking” zone during a film shoot.

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Who Says There’s No Parking in Brooklyn Heights?

A tipster sent us this photo of ample parking for strollers and scooters at Plymouth Church. But how do you feel the parking has been for automobiles in the Heights recently?

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Hicks Street In Brooklyn Heights To Be Repaved Thursday (7/11)

If you’re parked on Hicks Street after 6am Thursday (7/11) your vehicle will be towed. Following last month’s milling, the NYC DOT will be repaving it starting at that time and until 6pm. Signs were posted along Hicks this afternoon. Brooklyn Heights Association executive director Judy Stanton tells BHB she’s let the DOT know that […]

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More Street Milling: Garden Place to Start Tuesday

Community Board 2, which earlier alerted us to the milling of Hicks Street (which Homer tells me has begun today) now advises us of more milling projects, including Garden Place, which is scheduled to be milled beginning this coming Tuesday, June 25. Also slated to be milled are several small streets at or near the […]

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Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights to be “Milled” Thursday and Friday

Our friends at Community Board 2 have passed on to us the word that the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) intends, weather permitting, to “mill” Hicks Street from Atlantic Avenue to the BQE this coming Thursday and Friday, June 20 and 21. (We presume this means northward from Atlantic through the Heights, as the notice […]

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Parking in Brooklyn Heights

I don’t own a car, but I imagine parking has not gotten any better around here recently? I spotted this on Henry Street yesterday. Which came first, the Minivan or the Audi? Looks like the Minivan, with the Audi trying to, literally, wedge its way in. The fact that it has one of those bumper […]

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