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Open Streets Montague Gives Cats Their Day This Sunday

If you’re in town this Memorial Day weekend Open Streets Montague, on Sunday, May 26, has much to offer. This is “kitten season,” when feral or semi-feral mother cats often deliver litters, and the kittens too often “end up on the street or in shelters.” On Montague between Henry and Hicks, from noon until 4:00, […]

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Alternate Side Parking Suspended Tomorrow

We’ve received notice that alternate side parking rules are suspended tomorrow, Thursday, February 15, “to facilitate weather and trash collection operations.” As usual, you must still pay parking meters.

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Halloween Theme for Last Open Streets Montague of 2023 This Saturday

For the first time in many weeks, no rain is being forecast for this Saturday, October 28. Open Streets Montague, presented by the Montague BID, promises to be a “SPOOK-tacular” pre-Halloween event, with local merchants inviting trick-or-treaters; free pumpkins while they last from a Pumpkin Patch; Halloween themed games, fitness, and dance events; music by […]

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Air Quality Hazardous

According to Channel 2 CBS News New York, our air quality, because of smoke and dust being conveyed south from wildfires in Canada, is at a dangerously bad level. Everyone, especially those with health conditions that make them more sensitive, should remain indoors as much as possible. Those who go outside should wear masks of […]

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Community Board 2 Seeks Comments on Funding Priorities

This coming Monday, January 30 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Brooklyn Community Board 2, which includes Brooklyn Heights, will have a public Zoom meeting to invite comments on CB 2’s “Community District Needs Statement” and city agencies’ responses to those needs. CB 2’s needs, and the agency responses, can be seen here at pages 24-50. […]

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Movie Shoot to Create Parking Nightmares Sunday through Tuesday

Thanks to Marisa Cohen on Nextdoor for the image and the warning. I’m guessing this is a remake of the 2015 movie Brooklyn, based on Colm Toibin’s novel with the same title.

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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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