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Open Thread Wednesday

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Christmas Tree Stand Controversy Apparently Resolved

If you’ve been following the local news or listening to the latest chat in the neighborhood, you’re probably aware of the controversy over a Christmas tree vendor doing business on the sidewalk in front of the now vacant space previously occupied by a Loft store. This Channel 4 video (there’s an ad at the beginning) […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4, there will be no service in either direction at Court Street or at the N/R platforms of the Jay Street-MetroTech station, as N and R trains will be diverted to the Q line between DeKalb Avenue and Canal Street. All other lines that serve local stations should […]

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SUV Tires Deflated in Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO

Jalopnik reports that a group of climate “activists” called the Tyre Extinguishers deflated the tires (“tyre” is the British spelling of “tire”) of fifty SUVs, some in Brooklyn Heights and some in DUMBO, earlier this week. According to Jalopnik: Tyre Extinguishers aims to “make it impossible to own a huge polluting 4×4 in the world’s […]

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MTA to Add Three Elevators at Borough Hall Station

Gothamist reports that the MTA plans major changes to the Borough Hall subway station: At Brooklyn’s busy Borough Hall station, MTA officials . . . seek approval for a separate $106 million contract to add three new elevators, work to reduce the gap between platforms and train cars, and other infrastructure improvements. The construction will […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s a “green light” both this weekend and the following week, as there are no planned routing or schedule changes directly affecting service at any local stations. Always check MTA Info for unplanned service changes that may affect local service or service on other parts of your trip, or for planned service changes that affect […]

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Would You Believe? — Tom Brady’s Favorite Pizza Spot May Be Dellarocco’s

The New York Post’s Page Six reports that Tom Brady — former Patriots quarterback and now QB of your correspondent’s old home town Bucs — took his three children for lunch yesterday to Dellarocco’s Pizza in Brooklyn Heights where, a source said, “[t]hey were happy and enjoying an array of delicious pizzas.” According to the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The only planned change directly affecting service at any local stations this weekend — late Friday evening, November 18 to early Monday morning, November 21 — is that there will be no Manhattan bound C train service at High Street, as Manhattan bound C trains are to be diverted to the F line between Jay […]

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