As reported by Kaitlin Menza in House Beautiful, yesterday (Saturday, December 29) the Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian walkway (shown on an uncrowded day in the photo, by your correspondent) became extremely crowded, mostly with tourists here for the holidays and out to enjoy some relatively good winter weather. Yes, you bike enthusiasts, I know it’s a […]
Archive | December, 2018
This year’s New Year’s Fireworks, which begin promptly at midnight, when the ball drops, should be clearly visible from the Promenade and other Brooklyn Heights vantage points, as they will be launched from a barge near Liberty Island. If you hear some explosions and see flashes of light to the east, that’s because there is […]
No Garbage, Organics or Recycling Collection New Year’s Day; Alternate Side Rules and Parking Meters Suspended
Our friends at Community Board 2 have advised us that, according to the City Department of Sanitation, there will be no pickup of garbage, organics, or recyclables on Tuesday, January 1. Those who normally receive pickup of these items on that day should put them out for pickup following 4:00 PM Tuesday. Also, according to […]
The only subway service change affecting service at local stations this weekend is that, from 10:45 PM this Friday, December 28 to 5:00 AM Monday, December 31 there will be no Manhattan bound service from York Street in DUMBO, as F trains will be diverted to the A line between Jay Street-MetroTech to West 4th […]
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There have been several recent developments concerning the plan to repair the cantilevered portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway that lies below Brooklyn Heights and its Promenade, including the City Department of Transportation’s “innovative” proposal to replace the Promenade with a six lane highway while the two levels of the BQE below are repaired. This would […]
For the coming weekend and the following Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Friday, December 21 through Tuesday, December 25, there are no planned maintenance operations adversely affecting service at any local stations. The following work week, from Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28, each night from 9:30 PM until early the following morning (the […]
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Apologies for the late notice. The Brooklyn Heights Association is sponsoring a forum for candidates for the office of New York City’s Public Advocate this evening, Tuesday, December 18, at the First Unitarian Church, Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place. According to the BHA, “[d]oors will open at 6:30pm and the discussion will begin at 7pm. […]
Ambient Church, “a nomadic experiential event series dedicated to working with artists to bring new ecologies to architecturally unique spaces through transcendent audio and visual performance”, will, in conjunction with the indie record label Kranky, present a concert at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, this Saturday evening, December 15, […]
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