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WTC Freedom Tower Peeks Through From BK Promenade

Amid the speeches, TV specials and media coverage surrounding the 10th anniversary of 9/11, here’s a sign of hope that Brooklyn Heights residents can literally see: The WTC Freedom Tower has at last peeked through the horizon from the BKH Promenade. A glorious sight…

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#9/11Plus10 Through the Years

We’ve added the tag 9/11plus10 to all our 9/11 related posts since the inception of BHB. Look back on what we’ve been talking about over the years here.

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Brooklyn Heights’ FDNY Heroes Remembered

FDNY members attended 9/11 memorial services today at Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Cranberry Street today. Our own FDNY heroes, Engine Company 205 / Ladder Company 118 “Fire Under the Bridge”, lost 8 men on 9/11/01 including 6 who died together in their firetruck under the rubble. Engine 206/Ladder 118 […]

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BHB Readers’ 9/11 Photos

Many BHB readers have submitted photos to the our Flickr photo group. See them all here.

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Brooklyn Paper On #9/11Plus10

Your humble publisher and other Brooklynites reflect on 9/11 in this week’s Brooklyn Paper. Brooklyn poet/laureate Tina Chang, Democratic district leader Chris Owens, NYC Councilmember Brad Lander and others contributed to the section. Here’s the “director’s cut” of my take:

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Remembering 9/11/01 Open Thread

Please share your stories, photos and remembrances about 9/11/01 with your neighbors here. Also feel free to link to other sites and reports about the 10th anniversary below.

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BHS Hosts 9/11 Program

The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), in conjunction with the Brooklyn Community Foundation, will mark the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks this Sunday, September 11, starting at 2:00 p.m., with a program on the topic “Doing Good in a Post 9/11 World”. The Foundation has supplied these details: […]

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Reminder: St. Ann’s Church to Commemorate 9/11 This Sunday Afternoon

As we previously reported, the Church of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity, at Clinton and Montague Streets, will host “Sanctuary STILL” this coming Sunday afternoon, September 11, 2011, the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. The Church has provided the following details about the event: On Sunday, […]

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St. Ann’s Church to Hold 9/11 Memorial Event

Sunday, September 11 will be the tenth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center, and on that day, starting at 3:00 p.m., St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, at Clinton and Montague streets, will host “a community event to honor the spirit of Brooklyn and its particular perspective on our nation’s loss, […]

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Ladder 118 Profiled in Daily News

Today’s Daily News, as part of its “9/11: Ten Years Later” series, profiles Middagh Street’s Ladder Co. 118, which lost its entire crew during the World Trade Center attacks.  A two-page spread appears in the print edition, but it can also be found here.

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