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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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. […]
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 […]
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:
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, […]
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.
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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 […]
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.
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, […]
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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