Archive | December, 2021

Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This New Year’s weekend – Saturday, January 1 and Sunday, January 2 – apart from the continuing closure of Clark Street Station, there will be minimal planned disruptions to service at local stations. C trains will not run overnight, and this will continue through the following week. Midnight Sunday to early Monday morning F trains […]

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Heights Vision Seeks New Location

For many years Heights Vision has been located at 132 Montague Street, between Henry and Clinton. That location was destroyed by fire on December 10. Heights Vision is a family owned and operated optometry office and optician, and is seeking a new home in the neighborhood. They “plan to secure an exam space to provide […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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The BHB Ten 2021: The Most Impactful People of Brooklyn Heights This Year

We’re bringing back a BHB tradition of an annual list, described by our founder John Loscalzo aka Homer Fink as “10 people who live or work in Brooklyn Heights who we think made an impact on our neighborhood, the city, the country, or the world” or who are “influential, altruistic or just plain special.” After […]

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Free Covid Testing Sites Near Brooklyn Heights

On December 22nd, The NY Times reported CityMD closed 19 clinics, 13 of them in NYC, due to staffing shortages. As of this writing, there’s still no indication of reopenings. So, while Omicron IS surging, don’t panic if you see longer than usual lines at Montague Street clinic. Cobble Hill residents have been directed to visit the […]

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Mulchfest 2022 – Dec. 26 to Jan. 9, 2022

Whether you follow the tradition of taking down your Christmas tree and decorations on the Twelfth Night (Jan. 6), or you prefer to get that drying, shedding tree out of your home as soon as you can, Mulchfest 2022 has begun. From Dec. 26 to Jan 9, 2022 Drop off your tree at: Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier […]

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Two New Cafés With “An Asian Twist” in Brooklyn Heights

Your neighborhood blog is always excited to announce new local businesses. Here are two new cafés, one open and one soon to be open. Sippy Café, “your neighborhood coffee shop with an Asian twist,” is now open at 153 Remsen St., the space formerly occupied by Blossom Poke Bowl. On the menu are all of […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Christmas weekend, apart from the ongoing closure of the Clark Street station and no overnight C train service (which continues through the following week), there are no planned route changes or cancellations directly affecting service at any local stations. The following week, late nights from Monday, December 27 to Thursday, December 30, there will […]

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Overweight Trucks on BQE to be Monitored and Penalized

As reported by Kirstyn Brendlen in the Brooklyn Paper, Governor Kathy Hochul has signed into law a bill, sponsored by State Senator Brian Kavanagh and Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon, that authorizes the city’s Department of Transportation to install up to 16 weigh stations on the BQE between Atlantic Avenue and Sands Street. The technology […]

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Chase Bank Closing Tomorrow

Thanks to reader Remsen Street Dweller for the tip: the Chase Bank branch at Montague and Clinton streets will be closing tomorrow for an indefinite period because too few employees have met the vaccination requirement. The nearest other Chase branch is at 101 Court Street, near Schermerhorn.

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