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My First Dispatch: On Moving to Brooklyn in 1996 as We Welcome September in the Best Neighborhood in NYC

Greetings neighbors—the first dispatch from me, Caroline Aiken Koster, your newest BHBlogger here. This first post has me thinking about moving to Brooklyn Heights in Fall of 1996. Until then, my husband James and I, fresh out of graduate school and landing in Manhattan from our hometowns of Louisville and Cincinnati, rented a standard NYC […]

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No GreenMarket Tomorrow; May Resume Thursday

Alert reader Ann of Orange advises us there will be no Borough Hall GreenMarket tomorrow, Tuesday, March 24 (and none at Union Square in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 25) “while officials work out further containment steps,” but that they are “[e]xpected to reopen after that.” We’ll keep you posted. Update: reader KBells40 says the GrowNYC Blog indicates the Borough […]

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Flowers that Bloom in the Spring

Now that spring is here in almost full force and temperatures are climbing, on my customary morning walks over the past few days, I’ve seen blossoms in profusion in many locations, starting with these in the garden outside my building on Montague Street. There are more photos and there is more text after the jump. […]

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Colorful Greenmarket Bounty

Your correspondent visited the Borough Hall Greenmarket on Saturday, and his eye was caught by this array of tomatoes, green beans, and other colorful vegetables at the Central Valley Farm stand. More photos and text after the jump. Flowers and herbs were for sale one stand over. For the adventurous, there’s Bad Seed Hard Cider, […]

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More Photos From My Walks; Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

A floral display on a stoop on Henry Street between Joralemon and Remsen. Photos in this post are from several walks over the past two weekends. A colorful row of townhouses on Joralemon between Hicks and Furman. Sand volleyball season has started on Pier 6. South Street Seaport Museum’s schooner Pioneer, seen from Pier 6. […]

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In Spring, Thoughts Turn to…Recycling!

The Brooklyn Heights Association calls to our attention two opportunities for recycling as we do our spring cleaning. There will be an e-waste recycling event the weekend after next at First Unitarian Church, Pierrepont Street between Clinton and Monroe Place. Bring your no-longer-useful electronics to the Church on Saturday, May 5 from 10:00 a.m. to […]

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Borough Hall Greenmarket 25th Anniversary Today

Nabe blogger Dave’s Kitchen reminds us that today marks the 25th anniversary of the Borough Hall Greenmarket… and there’s lots of fun planned (poster here): Dave’s Kitchen: A reminder that the Borough Hall Greenmarket in Cadman Plaza is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with a day long party this Saturday, 6/27. You can play […]

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Thursday Greenmarket to Resume This Week

Borough Hall Greenmarket (located on Columbus Park Plaza just east of Court Street, between Remsen and Pierrepont) is open year round on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8:00am to 6:00pm, but April through December it is also open on Thursdays during those same hours. So, this Thursday it will resume its thrice-a-week schedule. The Greenmarket is […]

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