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Montague Open Streets-Saturday, June 25

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, June 25 from noon to 7:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before then; an emergency lane will be open during the event. There will be music, games and activities for kids, and, again, a “pastry […]

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BHA’s Halloween Parade… On Halloween!

Due to the potential of rain on Saturday, the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual Halloween Parade is now scheduled for Halloween (that’s this Sunday, in case you live in a grave)! This spooktacular event will start haunting the Promenade at the unghostly time of 10:30am. All zombies, goblins, witches, and other stranger things can gather at […]

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BHA Launches “The Brooklyn Heights Together Community Relief Fund”

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) has launched the “Brooklyn Heights Together Community Relief Fund” to support hourly workers who have lost or been furloughed from their jobs in Brooklyn Heights. The fund will pay out grants of $250 to each qualifying hourly worker, helping recipients to buy groceries, medicine, diapers/baby items, and pay utility or […]

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Affordable Housing Lottery Open for The Pierrepont

As seen on the Brooklyn Heights Association’s Facebook page: There are 23 newly constructed affordable housing units at 146 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn, 11201 currently accepting applications. Preference will be given to people already living in Community Board 2 (Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Clinton Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO, Ft. Greene, Vinegar Hill). Applications […]

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Brooklyn Heights Showhouse A “Huge Success”

Following the cancellation of the Brooklyn Heights house tour because the age of ubiquitous social media made homeowners uneasy, the Brooklyn Heights Association is presenting Showhouse at 32 Livingston Street from 11 am – 5 pm every day except Monday through November 5. Last entry is at 4 pm. Showhouse features the work of more […]

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Game On: Brooklyn Heights Association Announces Support of Pierhouse Foes Save the View Now

This just in — the Brooklyn Heights Association has released a statementsupporting Steve Guterman’s Save the View Now campaign to curb the height of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse: A decade ago, the BHA lobbied on behalf of our community to protect the iconic views of the Brooklyn Bridge by limiting the height of development in […]

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BHA Speaks Out on Brooklyn Heights Library with “Concern and Cautious Optimism”

The Brooklyn Heights Association has responded to the Brooklyn Public Library’s redevelopment of its Brooklyn Heights Branch. Last month, the BPL announced that Marvel Architects and Hudson Companies were its development team of choice for the library site. Here’s the BHA’s response:

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BHA Throws Cold Water on Film Shoots As City Declares Part of North Brooklyn Heights A “Hot Spot”

The BHA is claiming partial victory as the NYC Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting has declared Brooklyn Heights from Clark to Cranberry streets between Columbia Heights and Henry a “hot zone,” declaring a “partial moratorium” on production in that portion of the neighborhood. Here’s the BHA’s full dispatch sent earlier this week: We are […]

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Heights History (A Slight Return): Billy Goat Of Montague Street

On September 20, 1970, the New York Times reported on a new addition to the neighborhood. Nicknamed, “Billy Goat” a huge vacuum cleaner that promised to “gobble up… dirt, paper, bottles, tin cans, cigarette butts” and most of Montague Street’s other garbage patrolled Brooklyn Heights’ “Main Street” 3 hours a day, 6 days a week.  […]

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District 33 Participatory Budget Ballot: Here’s How To Help The Heights

Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director Judy Stanton reminds BHB readers that this is the week to vote for four Brooklyn Heights projects that are part of the Participatory Budget Ballot for District 33. Those projects that would enhance Brooklyn Heights, according to Stanton, are: * PS8’s new Middle School (MS 8) needs funds to purchase […]

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