Archive | January, 2014

Is A Second Hotel Coming To Montague Street?

Word on the street is that the Treeline Cos-owned building at 189 Montague St may be torn down and rebuilt as a hotel. As the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports: For one thing, tenants’ leases aren’t being renewed at 189 Montague, one source said. For another, at 146 Pierrepont St., a small apartment house located next […]

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Statement of LICH Patients Responding to SUNY’s “Re-Opening” of RFP

Susan Raboy (photo), who credits her proximity to Long Island College Hospital and the prompt care she received there with saving her life, has sent us Patients for LICH’s statement in response to SUNY’s announcement that it is “re-opening” its request for proposals for the acquisition of LICH, but that it is limiting responses to […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players premiere their production of John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt: a Parable this weekend, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00, and a Sunday matinee at 2:00. There’s more information here. The Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing Inside Llewyn Davis (its run ends on Thursday, February 6), and Nebraska, and the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This coming weekend (Friday evening, January 31 to Monday morning, February 3) there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips that will directly affect service at any local stations. The following week, from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Monday to Friday, there will be no A or C train service in either direction […]

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Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting Set For February 27, Digital Thought Leader Clay Shirky To Speak

The Brooklyn Heights Association will hold its annual meeting on February 27. The featured speaker will be author/digital thought leader/NYU professor/Brooklyn Heights area resident Clay Shirky. Here’s an omnibus of the mad knowledge Shirky throws down in TED Talks and the like: Please join us for the BHA’s Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 27, […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 1/29/14

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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84th Precinct Names P.O. Saief Hasnain Cop Of The Year

On Monday night the 84th Precinct, which covers Brooklyn Heights, named P.O. Saief Hasnain Cop of the Year for his outstanding achievement in fighting DWIs in the area.

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Will The Sidewalk At 27 Cranberry Street Ever Be Shoveled After A Snow Storm?

After the snowstorm on January 4, we noted that the sidewalk in front of the construction site at 27 Cranberry Street had not been shoveled. After last weekend’s snow fall a BHB tipster notes it still hasn’t been cleared:

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SUNY Will Re-Open Request for Proposals for LICH

NY1 reports that SUNY “will reopen the Long Island College Hospital request for proposals and allow the public to view developers’ plans for the struggling Brooklyn hospital.” The story indicates that SUNY has sent letters “to all firms that submitted proposals in response to its July 2013 RFP,” inviting them to “clarify or modify their […]

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Kiehl’s Grand Opening Friday

Fashion site Racked has the details on the grand opening of the Kiehl’s skin care products shop at the corner of Montague and Henry this Friday, January 31, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. You can have your skincare products needs determined by Kiehl’s SkinProfile diagnostic device, have your photo taken in the store’s permanent photo […]

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