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BHA Invites Us to “Spring Into Service” This Saturday

The Brooklyn Heights Association invites us all to join in “Spring Into Service” activities this Saturday, May 4. You may join with The Service Collective to help to build Ikea furniture for newly arrived asylum seekers, clean up Hillside Dog Park, tend to neighborhood tree beds (photo), tidy up P.S.8, or clean and restock the […]

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Who Chopped Down a Tree on Clark St. in the Dark of Night? NYC Parks Dept Seeks Info

Mary Frost reports in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle that the NYC Parks Department is seeking information about a missing tree on Clark St. According to the report, sometime after midnight on October 13, an arborcidal maniac chopped down a young, healthy, honey locust tree in front of 64 Clark St. The Parks Department had planted the tree a […]

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High Winds Cause Damage in Brooklyn Heights

Walking through Brooklyn Heights today, Martha Foley saw two instances of trees uprooted by high winds from last night’s storm, including one, in her photo, that damaged a window at Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral.

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Mulchfest 2022 – Dec. 26 to Jan. 9, 2022

Whether you follow the tradition of taking down your Christmas tree and decorations on the Twelfth Night (Jan. 6), or you prefer to get that drying, shedding tree out of your home as soon as you can, Mulchfest 2022 has begun. From Dec. 26 to Jan 9, 2022 Drop off your tree at: Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Today, April 22 is Earth Day, but this Saturday, April 24, Brooklyn Bridge Park will celebrate with a full list of activities for adults and kids. They include a meditative nature walk, a scavenger hunt, family fitness, an Earth Day storytime, Yoga, and opportunities to volunteer for cleanup of the park and shoreline. Here’s a […]

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Brooklyn Heights – Tree Heaven?

We lost a few in Tropical Storm Isaias, but Brooklyn Heights retains and maintains a healthy population of street, park, and garden trees. In her Eagle story, Mary Frost tells of the history. Before the 1940s the Heights, like most of Brooklyn, had few trees. This is why Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn […]

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