Archive | January, 2019

Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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BHA Sends New Letter to DOT; Harvard “Kroks” Benefit Concert for BHA and A Better Way NYC

The Brooklyn Heights Association, in a letter sent today to Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, noted that the announcement of an alternative plan for repair of the L train tunnel should inspire DOT “to re-think DOT’s approach to the BQE reconstruction project.” The parallels seem clear: each project poses […]

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New Life for 186 Remsen? Bye-bye 192 Montague?

In a post this past September I speculated about the future of 186 Remsen Street (photo, by C. Scales), which I have long liked as an example of Victorian Romanesque architecture. In the post I noted that the building had been acquired by Up Ventures LLC, who had filed plans for a fourteen story hotel […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 11:00 PM Friday, January 4 to 5:00 AM Monday, January 7, there will be no 3 train service to or from Brooklyn. 2 and 4 trains should be running normally, so there will be service in both directions at Clark Street and Borough Hall. For those traveling to or from the interior […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This weekend Bargemusic presents a “Here and Now” festival, featuring works by seven contemporary composers, most of them world premieres. These will be performed by members of the Semplice Players, led by Bargemusic’s Artistic Director, Mark Peskanov. The festival’s first performance will be Friday evening, January 4 from 7:00 to 8:30. It will be repeated […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away, and happy New Year!

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