We have word from a reader that Verizon has installed new fiber optic communications cable, and that consequently the streetside fire and police call boxes at various locations around Brooklyn Heights (The one in the photo, an obvious recipient of the loving attention of “Captain Cleanup,” a “BHB Ten” honoree for 2013, is located on […]
Archive | May, 2015
Update: The word as of now is no towing from the locations marked in blue; time frames remain the same. We have word just in from the Brooklyn Heights Association that the U.S. Army commercial shoot, originally planned to happen today (Sunday, May 31) from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Monday morning, June 1, has […]
On Tuesday evening, June 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and co-director, with the late Tim Hetherington, who was killed along with Brooklyn Heights resident Chris Hondros as they were covering action in Libya, of Restrepo, will be at BHS for a showing of his latest documentary, The Last […]
Save The View Now, which has succeeded in getting a court-ordered temporary stop to construction of the southern, or “Parcel B” portion of the Pierhouse complex, and which continues to litigate the issue of whether the northern portion has execeeded a height limit agreed upon to preserve views of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn […]
On Saturday, May 30, Brooklyn Bridge Park, in conjunction with the World Science Festival will present two space-themed events. From 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., near the main entrance to Pier 1 from Old Fulton Street, there will be an ongoing program on the History of Spacewalking with NASA. Representatives of NASA will be present; […]
This weekend (Friday evening, May 29 to Monday morning, June 1) there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips that will directly affect service at any local stations. If you’re traveling into Brooklyn and back, say to Prospect Park, the Botanic Garden, or the Brooklyn Museum, you should know that Manhattan bound 2,3, […]
The Brooklyn Heights Association has alerted us to a planned shoot of a commercial for the U.S. Army to take place Sunday, May 31, beginning at 6:00 p.m. to Monday morning, June 1, at 1:00. The shoot will feature people watching fireworks from the Promenade (the fireworks will be added digitally), will be produced by […]
The Daily News reports that People for Green Space Foundation and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the Foundation that sought to prevent the construction of two residential towers on the landward side of Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, near the Atlantic Avenue entrance and just south […]
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Update: despite the banner, this year’s festival will be on Saturday only, from noon until 9:00 p.m. The annual Lebanese Food Festival will be this coming Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31 at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Cathedral, Remsen Street between Henry and Clinton streets.
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