Archive | February, 2013

Subway Service Alerts: Weekend and the Following Week

Once again, there’s little planned that affects service at local stations this weekend or the following week. The 3 train won’t be running in either direction from 11:30 p.m. Friday until 5:00 a.m. Monday, and from 12:15 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, but 2 trains will be running at these times. Brooklyn bound […]

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Cops Seek Pert Pickpocket Perp

Police at the 84th Precinct are investigating a larceny that occurred late last year, and say this bespectacled lady is the prime suspect. At around 6:00 P.M. on November 17th, a 27-year-old woman noticed her wallet, which contained her bank card, was missing as she entered the Borough Hall subway station. Two days later, at […]

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Reminder: Latest MTA Fare Hike Sunday

Good thing Brooklyn Heights is such a lovely place to be, since it’ll cost you more to get in and out of the nabe come Sunday. Here’s a grim reminder that MTA’s latest fare hike begins Sunday, March 3. Gothamist provides a handy rundown about how much more it’ll cost to move about town, while […]

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Friday’s The Day: Red Hook Fairway Market Reopens!

Friday is the big day! Red Hook’s Fairway Market will reopen with a celebration that begins at 7:30 a.m., which the store calls “a foodie event to remember,” with food and product demos, giveaways and appearances from Miss America Mallory Hytes (who lives in Brooklyn) and Borough Prez Marty Markowitz. Among improvements to the grocery […]

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Jack The Horse Tavern Looking To Expand On Cranberry Street

The stalwart Jack The Horse Tavern plans to open an adjoining retail store with overflow seating, according to a notice posted at the secondary locale at 37A Cranberry Street, the former space of Browning Frames. The beloved restaurant—located at at 66 Hicks Street at the corner of Cranberry—is seeking a license to sell and serve […]

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Gothamist Names Brooklyn Heights’ Park Plaza As One Of NYC’s Top 10 Diners

The Park Plaza Diner has made Gothamist’s list of the the Top 10 diners in New York City. The Cadman Plaza eatery joins such NYC icons as Prospect/Crown Heights’ Tom’s Diner, Neptune Diner in Astoria (Homer’s haunt backintheday) and Manhattan’s Market Diner (Poppa Fink’s fave).

The diner seems to have bounced back from last August’s fire that shut it down for a month.

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Alan Light Reads From ‘The Holy Or The Broken’ At St. Ann & Holy Trinity in Brooklyn Heights: March 10

St. Ann and the Holy Trinity will host music critic Alan Light reading from his new book “The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley and the Unlikely Ascent of ‘Hallelujah,’” on Sunday, March 10, at 3 p.m. Suggested donation is $10. St. Ann is located at the corner of Montague and Clinton streets. […]

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Thugs Swipe $100,000 Of Solar Equipment From Brooklyn Bridge Park

Thieves swiped more than $100,000 in solar equipment donated to power vehicles and equipment in Brooklyn Bridge Park, including 24 solar panels and 30 storage-cell batteries. The goods were a gift to BBP in 2011 from Red Hook-based green-energy company Beautiful Earth Group. The New York Post reports that the charging station had been set […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 02/27/2013

Gruesome, cold, windy February is coming to a close, which means… cold, windy March is just around the corner. Yeah, man! So what’s putting the gusto in your sails on this final BHB Open Thread Wednesday of the month? By all means, comment away! (Photo: Columbia Heights/CT)

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Memorial Service for Martha Atwater Friday, March 1

A memorial church service for Martha Atwater, who was tragically killed Friday at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue & Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights, will be held this Friday, March 1, at 3:30 p.m. at Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street. The Brooklyn Eagle has published the 48-year-old Emmy-winning local resident’s obituary. Atwater, who produced children’s […]

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