Archive | August, 2022

More Traffic Confusion This Saturday

The Eagle reports,in its “Good Morning Brooklyn” section, that the City DOT has announced two more street closures in Brooklyn Heights this Saturday, August 20, in addition to the closure of Montague Street between Clinton and the Promenade for Open Streets Montague, Montague between Court Street/Cadman Plaza West and Clinton will be closed from Saturday […]

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Open Streets Montague Returns This Saturday, August 20

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, August 6 from noon to 7:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague between Clinton Street and the Promenade before noon; an emergency lane will be open during the event. From 1:00 to 2:00 PM Rogue Connections, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend — Friday, August 19 to Monday, August 22 — is a “green light” weekend, as there are no planned service changes that directly and negatively affect service at any local stations. The following work week, late nights to early mornings Monday, August 22 to Friday, August 26, there will be no Brooklyn bound […]

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Old Stone House Marks Anniversary of Battle of Brooklyn

Saturday, August 27 will be the 246th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, the first battle of the War of Independence to pit Continental Army regulars under General George Washington against the British Army commanded by General William Howe. The story of the battle is here. The Old Stone House, site of the rear guard […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Vote for Last Show in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s “Movies with a View” This Summer

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s summer Movies with a View series ends Thursday, August 25. You are invited to vote on what will be the last movie shown in the series. The choices are: (a) Back to the Future (PG); Mamma Mia (PG-13); and Mission impossible (PG). You may vote here; voting closes at 5:00 PM this […]

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Georgian (Republic of, not State of) Cuisine Coming to Montague?

The sign appears in the door of 121 Montague Street, former home of Le Pain Quotidien. If and when Chama Mama arrives (there is still a large Retail for Lease sign in the window; perhaps the realtor has been slow to remove it), it will be the third location of a small chain, with restaurants […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn and Nearby

This weekend — late Friday evening, August 12 to early Monday morning, August 15 — there will be no Manhattan bound C train service at High Street, as Manhattan bound C trains will be diverted to the F line from Jay Street-MetroTech to 34th Street-Herald Square. A trains should be running normally in both directions. […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away! Photo by Martha Foley

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St. Ann’s School Dumps Hundreds of Books On Clinton Street

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure, or so the adage goes. It started with a late-afternoon post to Buy Nothing Brooklyn Heights/Dumbo/Vinegar Hill. St. Ann’s School had just dumped hundreds of books in the trash. “Curb Alert: Close to 40 Clinton by the parking garage at 3:50pm Tuesday…Hundreds of books. So many good ones.” The post fomented […]

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