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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

If you’re in town for the Fourth, the One Big Thing is the fireworks. Expect huge crowds on the Promenade and in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The show starts at 9:00 p.m. Saturday. Parking will be prohibited from 11:00 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, July 3) to 11:00 p.m. on the Fourth on Joralemon from Hicks to Furman; […]

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Commercial Shoot at Promenade Montague Street Entrance Sunday Night

The Brooklyn Heights Association has alerted us to a planned shoot of a commercial for the U.S. Army to take place Sunday, May 31, beginning at 6:00 p.m. to Monday morning, June 1, at 1:00. The shoot will feature people watching fireworks from the Promenade (the fireworks will be added digitally), will be produced by […]

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What’s Worse? Getting Towed or Getting Booted?

Oy to the vey. Those of you who have opted not to have a car in New York City are excused from this conversation. We get it, you feel great about that decision. And to be honest, it’s the most sensible one. But for many of us, having a car is a necessity and alternate […]

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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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