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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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Sanitation Pickup Update

This in from the Brooklyn Heights Association regarding garbage and recyclables pickups: The following information comes from the DSNY District 2 Garage Superintendent and applies to Brooklyn Heights even if snow arrives as predicted for tomorrow: 1) The DSNY advises that they could reach Brooklyn Heights for pick-ups of regular garbage as soon as tonight, [...]

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Morning Walk Photos: Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn Bridge Park

The robin is supposed to be a harbinger of spring. “If only!” this one seems to be saying to himself. As I started my morning walk, a few little snowflakes were falling, but as I headed down into Squibb Park and across the bouncy bridge to Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park the flakes got [...]

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Update on Garbage Pickup from BHA

The Brooklyn Heights Association has given us this heads-up: Due to the heavy snowfall, we are advised not to expect any garbage collection until next Tuesday, February 18, at the earliest. Monday, February 17 is a DSNY holiday. Residents should keep garbage off the sidewalks until we can be certain of pick-ups. There’s a list [...]

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Snowmageddon It Open Thread 2/13/14

So, how you like this weather, eh? We talk a walk this morning and shot some video before hunkering down inside Ice Station BHB. So what’s on your mind about this storm – for example public schools were open while most private schools were closed. Comment below! And here are some tweets from BHB readers [...]

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Winter Walk Photos

These photos were taken on walks yeterday (Friday) afternoon and this (Saturday) morning. The first was taken from Cadman Plaza East, looking west across Cadman Plaza Park, with lower Manhattan in the background. More photos and text follow the jump. Snowboarding on the slope between Washington Street and the Brooklyn Bridge on-ramp. The Manhattan Bridge [...]

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Brooklyn Heights Snowmageddon Called #Janus 1/21/14

If you haven’t noticed it snowed in Brooklyn Heights today. The Tale of the Tweets after the jump.

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Fog In Brooklyn Heights

A view looking north along the Promenade, with the Brooklyn Bridge in the background. (Another photo after the jump.) Looking out from the Promenade, with Pier 3 in the foreground and the lower Manhattan skyline beyond.

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Snowy Saturday Fun In Brooklyn Heights Or Is That Jabba The Snowman?

The day after #Hercules saw fun and whimsy in Brooklyn Heights. Kids took to Hillside Dog Park (which magically turns into a sledding hill on snow days) while others made whimsical snowmen (photo here by Mrs. Fink). Actually that looks like Jabba the Snowman, eh?

What did you do today?

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Snowpocalypse In Brooklyn Heights: #Hercules Open Thread

Well, that just happened. Some call it #Hercules, we call it snow. Post your photos, gripes and other comments below!

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Let it Snow, Redux

Saturday a week ago we had some snow; the following day, before it melted, your correspondent got this photo of some hardy ornamental kale, to which an ornament was attached, outside Dellarocca’s on Hicks Street near Montague. Today’s (Tuesday, December 24) forecast is for snow showers, beginning at 11:00 a.m. and continuing until 7:00 p.m. [...]

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Let it Snow…

This is the view of Pierrepont Place from your correspondent’s window this morning. The precipitation prognostication is that this turns to sleet, then rain, later today or this evening, making for a sloppy, slushy Sunday.

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Obscured By Clouds

As seen from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, a low lying cloudbank cut off the upper stories of lower Manhattan buildings, and brought to mind a Pink Floyd album.

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