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Alternate Side Parking Suspended Tomorrow

Tomorrow — Wednesday, January 17 — alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended to facilitate snow removal, but meter requirements remain in effect. NYC schools will be open.

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NYC Schools Open Tomorrow; Alternate Side Rules Suspended Through Saturday

Update: Alternate side rules are now suspended through Wednesday, January 10. New York City public schools are open tomorrow (Friday, January 4), including for all scheduled after-school activities. Packer, Brooklyn Friends, and Brooklyn Heights Montessori remain on regular Winter Break. We suspect St. Ann’s does, too, but they’ve yet to update their January calendar. Having […]

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NYC Schools Closed Thursday, January 4; Alternate Side Parking Suspended

All New York City public schools (including P.S. 8 and M.S. 8) are closed tomorrow, Thursday, January 4, because of expected severe weather including snow and sustained high winds. Packer and Brooklyn Heights Montessori are closed for their normal Winter Breaks. No word on St. Ann’s; best to call (718) 522-1660 in the morning. AltSchool? […]

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New Year’s Fireworks

The New Year’s Fireworks will go off at the stroke of midnight, just as the ball is dropping at Times Square. They will be launched from near Liberty Island, and so will be easily visible from the Promenade, or from Heights rooftops. Unfortunately, the forecast temperature at that time is fourteen degrees Fahrenheit. Dress for […]

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It’s Cold Out There!

Who better to know than the Eagle’s Mary (ahem!) Frost, who found the sign at TD Bank, near the corner of Montague and Court streets, registering a temperature of seventeen degrees today. She cites a 2013 New York Times story that declared Montague and Court “the windiest intersection in all of New York City.” My […]

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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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