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Squibb Park Pool?

Saturday’s steady rain turned a large portion of Squibb Park’s surface into an impromptu wading pool, enjoyed by many on Sunday. Photo: Claude Scales

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Fireworks Tonight; or, More Likely, Tomorrow

This in from Notify NYC: Notification issued 5/13/17 at 9:00 AM. There will be a fireworks display near the Statue of Liberty tonight, 5/13, at approximately 11:30 PM. In the event of inclement weather, the fireworks display will take place on 5/14. Given the forecast, I’m betting on tomorrow. Update: Looking at the radar weather […]

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Tropical Storm Warning Issued Today

Update: The forecast as of now (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.) is for little if any rain (none today, a 20% chance tomorrow, and none Tuesday or Wednesday) but high winds tomorrow and Tuesday. Hermine is on the way, in time to spoil your Labor Day (and I’m a poet and didn’t know it.) This just in […]

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Mayor Says Keep Warm This Weekend.

That’s right. According to our friends at Carroll Gardens Patch, Mayor de Blasio has warned of “life-threatening wind chills” this Valentine’s Day weekend. All the more reason to stay inside and–uh–snuggle! Take heart–as it were–though. The map at the linked story shows us as only getting “Wind Chill Advisory”, meaning “values will be as low […]

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We Don’t Care About No Stinking Snow!

So are you hunkering down or did you get outside and brave the weather?  Check out these die-hards playing touch foot ball on Cadman Plaza! Show us how you are passing the time while Jonas pummels NYC. Post your personal snapshots** in the comments.  Go! *Cover Photo by Mary Kim, published with permission of the […]

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Snow Update

As we’ve noted below, the Anti-Human Trafficking event at Plymouth Church has been postponed to Sunday, January 31 at 12:15 p.m. We called Heights Players and asked if the Saturday and Sunday performances of Arsenic and Old Lace this weekend were still on; we were told, “So far, so good.” If you have tickets or […]

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Hot! Hot! Hot!

Community Board 2 has passed to us Mayor De Blasio’s advisory concerning the unusually high temperatures we’re now experiencing, and which are expected to continue through tomorrow. If you have elderly or otherwise vulnerable neighbors or friends, especially those who may be without air conditioning, please check on them by phone or in person periodically. […]

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Hot Enuf 4 Ya?

Yeah, it’s hot. Hot enough to fry an egg on the Promenade pavement. It’s gonna be even hotter tomorrow, they say. So, someone must be lovin’ it. Yeah. Lizz, of Lizzmonade is lovin’ it. Art appreciation is up, at least for Jeppe Hein’s “Appearing Rooms” on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Your correspondent found temporary […]

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Here Are Some Photos of the Not So Historic Snowfall in Brooklyn Heights

Gentle hippies will say “we dodged a bullet” while conspiracy theorists will blame the Illuminati or Hillary Clinton – but the Snowmageddon 2015 that was predicted for our area wasn’t all that huge. Here’s some photos:

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Brooklyn Bridge Park CAC Meeting Postponed

Because of weather, the meeting of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council, originally scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday, January 27) evening, has been postponed for one week, to Tuesday, February 3. We presume it will be at the same time, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., at Congregation Mount Sinai, 250 Cadman Plaza West. If this changes, […]

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