It’s a green light, as there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any other local stations this weekend (Friday, October 2 to Monday, October 5), or during the following work week (Monday, October 5 to Friday, October 9). For planned service changes that may affect travel on other […]
Archive | September, 2015
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Stories in both the Wall Street Journal and New York Times note that power forward Thaddeus Young, a Memphis, Tennessee native who recently signed a $50 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets, has become the first team member to move to Brooklyn, and specifically to Brooklyn Heights. Although the Nets became Brooklyn’s team and began […]
After receiving feedback from the community, the DOE’s Office of District Planning is scheduled to present their final re-zoning proposal at the next CEC13 Calendar Meeting this Wednesday September 30th, 6:30 – 9:00 pm at P.S. 307, 209 York Street in Brooklyn. There will be opportunity for public comment at the meeting. Per the CEC […]
As part of the month-long Celebr8 Reading initiative, P.S. 8 is is hosting Family Fun Shopping Day book fair this Saturday, October 3rd from Noon – 4:00 pm in the Lower School Auditorium. ALL are welcome! The sale offers titles from great publishers for families and classrooms and a portion of the proceeds go direclty […]
On Wednesday evening, September 30, starting at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present New York Times antiques columnist Eve Kahn moderating a discussion among a panel of distinguished scholars and writers on the topic “Lost, Found, and Stewarded: Collecting Stories of African American Civil War Soldiers.” Admission is $5; free for BHS and Green-Wood […]
When it opened this past June, Montague Street’s Chocolate Works’ original design was slick and gleaming white. But by August, owner Shlomi Avdoo felt the confectionery should have a more “homey feel” and undertook a quick renovation. The wall of candy by the pound, glass displays of chocolate truffles and fudge remain. But the high […]
PIX 11 reports that, with assistance from NYPD officers and FDNY EMTs, a woman successfully gave birth to an apparently healthy baby on the sidewalk outside the Clark Street subway entrance on Saturday at about 6:00 p.m. The story quotes Twitter user Chris Fohlin’s tweet: Just another day in Brooklyn Heights: woman had a baby […]
Another Trader Joe’s is headed to the area, so Brownstoner decided to take a look at prices at some of Brooklyn’s most popular grocery stores, including our very own Gristede’s: The produce section isn’t magnificent, but offers a decent selection of basic fruits and veggies. When Brownstoner visited on an early Sunday afternoon, the store […]
Reader Andrew Porter alerts us to a total lunar eclipse (photo) that will begin at 10:11 p.m. tomorrow (Sunday, September 27) and last until 11:23 p.m. The partial eclipse, when the earth’s shadow begins to darken the moon, will start at 9:07 p.m. The best time to start watching is about twenty minutes before totality, […]
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