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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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Snowmageddon 2015: Brooklyn Heights Braces for Record Storm

Welp, it looks like Brooklyn Heights and its surrounding area is about to experience a RECORD SETTING blizzard this week. Back in the 80s, when your humble publisher hosted an under-rated morning show in the middle of nowhere (now sorta somewhere), our weather dude would say “WE’RE GOING TO GET CLOCKED THIS WEEKEND BY SNOW.” Yes indeed, this seems to be the case.

To keep up on the latest, bookmark the BHB Storm Center.

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Flash Flood Warning For Tuesday

The Brooklyn Heights Association has forwarded this message to us: Below is a message received today from Community Board 2 in anticipation of flash flooding predictions by the NYC DEP: “Due to the forecasted rain for Monday night through Tuesday night, DEP has activated its Flash Flood Emergency Plan. All chronic flooding locations will be […]

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Man Documents Spring’s Arrival In and Around Brooklyn Heights While Riding a Longboard

YouTube user Hugo Viera has posted a video, shot today (4/12), of a longboard ride he took from the Lower East Side through Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. It’s like Karl Junkersfeld on wheels(errrr sumthin’).

Watch after the jump.

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