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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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Tale of the Tweets: Brooklyn Heights Association 2013 Meeting

The Brooklyn Heights Association is holding its tonight at the St. Francis College auditorium with featured speaker Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez. Follow our live Storify after the jump.

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The Latest Poop On Garbage Collection

Another update on what is becoming a regular topic of interest in the neighborhood: refuse, rubish, trash! Here’s Judy Stanton from the BHA: “Regular garbage trucks will be in the Heights Wednesday, but no recyclables whatsoever will be picked up. Even if the DSNY does not plan to issue summonses, the neighborly thing to do […]

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Monday Garbage Collection Update

From BHA Executive Director Judy Stanton: Please do NOT put your recyclables on the curb because they are not going to be picked up tomorrow. No exception is being made for Brooklyn Heights. Recylable paper is clean enough to be safely stored indoors as are bottles and cans, if rinsed.

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Wednesday Garbage Collection Scheduled For Later Today

BHA Executive Director Judy Stanton provides a Wednesday update regarding garbage collection: “The Bk2 garage foreman is telling me that they are (currently) collecting Tuesday neighborhoods (Boerum Hill, Ft. Greene) and will have garbage trucks out in the Heights picking up our Wednesday trash. There are also trucks collecting tree debris in the Heights. 311 […]

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