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Open Thread Wednesday

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Court Street Regal Cinema Movie Theater CLOSED

It’s official: Court Street Regal Cinema at the corner of State Street is closed. According to the Brooklyn Paper, signs were posted on the doors indicating it is closed (with the nearest theater in Sheepshead Bay!), and there are no showtimes listed on the Court Street Regal Cinema. It’s still not clear if this location […]

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Felice Opens at Former Giulia/Heights Cafe Site

Once again your correspondent’s wife has been busy surveying the ‘hood while he can’t. Today she found Felice, the restaurant that took over the site of the former Giulia/Heights Café (and for those with long memories, the Promenade Restaurant) at 84 Montague Street (corner of Hicks), open for business, and got this shot of its […]

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Has a Sign Guiding Visitors Fallen Victim to a Video Shoot?

While your correspondent has been nursing a slowly but (I hope) surely mending fractured ankle, his ever alert wife, Martha Foley, has kept a keen eye on neighborhood developments. Over a period since November, Three Pierrepont Place and the sidewalk in front has on occasion been used as a setting for the TV drama City […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend – Late Friday evening, January 14 to early Monday morning, January 17 – in addition to the continuing closure of Clark Street station, there will be no 2 or 3 train service in either direction between Brooklyn and Manhattan; so, no service at the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall. Use 4, N, or […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Open Letter To An Anti-Vaxxer

On Tuesday, a flyer titled “The Replacement Game,” was taped to a lamppost directly in front of my building. There’s no sugarcoating it. The message was racist, homo/transphobic, and Anti-Semitic. The “designer” relies on a smug false equivalency to plead their case, portraying anger toward anti-vaxxers as bullying and akin to discrimination against the Black, LGBTQ+, and Jewish […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

I’m calling this a “Green Light Weekend” because, apart from the long term closure of the Clark Street Station and the lack of late night 2 trains, which also seems to be an ongoing thing, there are no planned service changes that directly affect service at any local stations. Be aware, though, that Omicron has […]

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Snow Friday; Alternate Side Parking Suspended

Snow is predicted to start falling at about 4:00 AM Friday, January 7 and continue until about 10:00 AM. Accumulation is expected to be fairly heavy – 3 to 4 inches. Alternate side parking rules are suspended Monday to facilitate snow removal, but parking meter rules remain in effect. This time, it looks like it’s […]

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State Senator Kavanagh Co-Hosting A Homeowner Assistance Virtual Town Hall TONIGHT

State Senator Brian Kavanagh, along with State Senator Liz Krueger, will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting on the Homeowner Assistance Fund and what it can do for you tonight, January 6th, from 7pm to 8:30pm. You can register to attend here. The NY Homeowner Assistance Fund is a federally-funded program to help struggling […]

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