Tag Archives | 222 Hicks Street

Happy arboreal news

Last summer, a miscommunication among gardeners led to a mob-like hit on two local trees: these juniper trees at the corner of Remsen and Hicks streets were buried alive in concrete. But local activisits — including the Brooklyn Heights Association — lept to action, reached out to local media, and saved the trees. We checked […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Can Alfalfa Stop the War on Trees?

Friends, there clearly is a war on trees happening in Brookyn Heights and DUMBO.  Today’s reports from the Brooklyn Eagle regarding two evergreens put in “cement shoes” on Remsen Street and from the Brooklyn Paper of “artist” Olafur Eliasson’s continued NYC Waterfall attack on trees lining the Brooklyn Heights Promenade as well as trees at […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Tree Murder in Progress on Remsen Street

View Larger Map First “artist” Olafur Eliasson’s NYC Waterfalls project was unmasked as a secret plot to kill trees in DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights with its salt water spray.  Now the intrepid reporters at the Brooklyn Eagle have uncovered a scheme to murder two innocent evergreen trees at 222 Hicks Street.  The dying twins (seen […]

Read full story · Comments { 5 }