Archive | January, 2015

Brooklyn Bridge Park CAC Meeting Postponed

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, […]

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New York Times Looks at the Brooklyn Heights Library Plan

The New York Times published a look at the Brooklyn Heights library proposal this weekend:

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Snowmageddon 2015: Brooklyn Heights Braces for Record Storm

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.

To keep up on the latest, bookmark the BHB Storm Center.

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/24/15

For those of you hunkered down under the inches of snow, it’s a special weekend edition of the blotter. Last Monday there were two reports of women being robbed in elevators. The first occurred at 8 a.m. on Bridge Street, where a thug stole $20, the second at 8:30 a.m. on Sands Street, where a […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Plymouth Church’s Underground Thrift Store will be having a winter clothing sale starting this Sunday, January 25. From the Church: Join us at the Underground Thrift on Sunday, January 25 for a special “bin sale” on kids’ winter clothes. Items are $1, $2 and $5 in the Plymouth Gym. And, upstairs in the Thrift Store, […]

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PS8 PTA Shares Opportunities for Advocacy About Overcrowding

This dispatch just in from the PS 8 PTA:

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Take-Aways from Special Kindergarten Admissions Info Session

The DOE delivered on their promise made at the November overcrowding meeting and held a special Kindergarten Admissions information session at PS8 on Tuesday night. In attendance were of course concerned parents, City Councilman Steve Levin, NYS Senator Daniel Squadron, PS8 Principal Seth Phillips, PS8 Co-Presient Kim Glickman and key Department of Education representatives including […]

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Anchor Away at 76 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights

The news I had feared and knew inevitable came with this Eagle story confirming that the owner of Friend of a Farmer, the restaurant that is moving into the space at 76 Montague formerly occupied by Design Within Reach, will remove the antique anchor (photo) that has been displayed in front of the building since […]

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Open Thread Wednesday 1/21/15

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a three-peat this coming weekend. There are no planned route diversions, cancellations, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations this weekend (Friday evening, January 23 to Monday morning, January 26). However, C trains will be running once every fifteen minutes. The following week (Monday, January 26 to Friday, January 30) each […]

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