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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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 […]
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 […]
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:
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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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