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Bee Gone, Apple Returns

My heart soared when I saw the display on the upper half of the photo to the left, pitching for new advertisers on the probably legal bilboard that dominates the view from the north end of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. This made me think that Apple, which has had ads on it for the past […]

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Update on Billboard: “Not Illegal” says TA

Following up on our inquiry, prompted by reader Andrew Porter, Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director Judy Stanton got on the phone and found that the City Department of Buildings has no jurisdiction over the billboard (see photo) near the north end of the Promenade, because it is affixed to a building owned by the Transit […]

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Billboard Near BQE and Promenade Illegal?

Responding to our post about an illegal billboard that was blown down by last Friday’s high winds and blocked the southbound lanes of the BQE, a local resident noted that there is an illegal–because it is within 200 feet of a highway–billboard near Brooklyn Heights. It can be seen in the photo and from the […]

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