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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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Passive-Aggressive Parallel Parking at CitiBike Station

The New York Post has yet another article (as do we!) about the CitiBike shares, this one focusing on the inconveniences they’ve caused to drivers and the DSNY.

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NYC Council Member Letitia James: Bike-Share… Get Used To It

Despite mounting disdain in Brooklyn Heights—and throughout the borough—Citi bike-share is here to stay. At a Town Hall meeting Wednesday in Fort Greene that the New York Times deemed “raucous,” NYC Council Member Letitia James—who helped formulate the program with NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg—told 100+ neighborhood residents, “The public streets belong to all of us. [...]

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The ‘Empire’ Strikes Back: Filming Takes Over Heights

As previously reported, filming for HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” is pervasive in Brooklyn Heights Wednesday, with shooting, catering, holding, cranes hoisting giant spotlights, cams and various other big mamma trucks, wiring & related accoutrements along: Cadman Plaza West, Montague, Court, Remsen, Monroe Place, Clinton, Pierrepont and Henry. In fact, it’s almost easier to omit those streets [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving From ‘Delivery Man’

He’s baaaack! Shooting resumes on feature film “Delivery Man” on Wednesday, following a hiatus after Hurricane Sandy struck New York. Crews will be on Monroe Place between Pierrepont and Clark streets, from 9 a.m. through the night, according to posted signs. Note that vehicles will not be towed, for a change. 533 Kids Productions offers: [...]

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Pervasive ‘Delivery Man’ Film Shoot Hijacks The Heights

Consider this the week that the “Delivery Man” took over Brooklyn Heights. Locating a street where the feature film shoot from 533 Kids Productions isn’t shooting in the neighborhood is easier than naming all those where it is. Tuesday’s scheduled filming near and along the Promenade was postponed until Wednesday because of cloudy weather—meaning that [...]

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The Heights Are Alive… With The Sound Of Movie & TV Shoots

Following Tuesday’s BHB post about Brooklyn Heights being potentially overtaken by a multitude of film shoots, there was certainly plenty of ongoing action we witnessed along Montague Street, Hicks Street, the Promenade, Montague Terrace, Pierrepont Place and Remsen Street on Wednesday and Thursday. It’s a red cone zone, for sure—along with associated mammoth vehicles taking [...]

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CBS Series ‘Person Of Interest’ Filming In Heights Monday

CBS-TV crime thriller “Person Of Interest” will be filming in Brooklyn Heights on Monday, September 17, from 7 a.m. until noon. According to a posted notice, the shoot will take place on Clark Street between Cadman Plaza West & Monroe Place; Henry Street between Middagh & Pineapple; Hicks Street between Pineapple & Orange; Clark Street [...]

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Montague Street Parking Ticket Overkill? Come On!

Are you kidding? This UPS truck parked on Montague Street Monday afternoon across from the AT&T store was adorned with not one, not two, but three parking tickets, each strategically placed so as not to overlap. I’ve never known a UPS truck to dawdle for so long that it merits this kind of overkill. Really? [...]

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Willowtowners Fear Traffic Nightmares From Fieldhouse Crowds

Yesterday (Wednesday) evening the Fieldhouse road show continued in Willowtown, at a meeting arranged by the Willowtown Association and hosted by their President, Ben Bankson. The opening presentation was similar to that at St. Francis on Monday, except that Fieldhouse Executive Director Greg Brooks stressed even more–no doubt anticipating the questions he knew would come–that [...]

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