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Brooklyn Heights Association’s Designer Show House Open Now Through October 30

The Brooklyn Heights Association’s Designer Show House, located this year at 145 Columbia Heights (photo), is open now through October 30. Mary Frost in The Eagle gives us an inside look at the rooms and the people involved. Unfortunately, the 1839 vintage house is not wheelchair accessible. Tickets for tours are $40 for individuals, $35 […]

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Does Adams Want to Keep Existing BQE? Repair Plans Announced; Public Discussion Forums Coming

According to Cate Corcoran in Brownstoner, “It seems the mayor has made up his mind.” He wants to repair the triple cantilevered section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway that sits below Brooklyn Heights and leave it and the rest of the highway as is, while mitigating the damage the BQE has done to other neighborhoods with […]

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Bossert on the Block

The auction block, that is. After many projected opening dates, the last of which we noted here, we now have word from Raanan Geberer in The Eagle that because of its owner’s default on a mortgage. Thanks to reader Cassie Von Montague for the link to the story. As the Eagle story notes, the building […]

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More Traffic Confusion This Saturday

Update: Montague between Hicks and the Promenade entrance is not closed. The Eagle reports,in its “Good Morning Brooklyn” section, that the City DOT has announced two more street closures in Brooklyn Heights this Saturday, August 20, in addition to the closure of Montague Street between Clinton and Hicks for Open Streets Montague, Montague between Court […]

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Brooklyn Book Festival September 25 – October 3

The Eagle reports that the Brooklyn Book Festival will return from September 25 through October 3, offering “events throughout Brooklyn as well as a full Virtual Festival Day (Sept. 25) to expand its reach to readers anywhere in the world.” As always, all events will be free. Books will be for sale at various publishers’ […]

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Mayor Adams Wants New BQE Plan

Just a month ago, we cited an AMNY report that Mayor Adams wanted to slash the budget for repairs to the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, which are focused on the cantilevered portion that runs below Brooklyn Heights and the Promenade, “from $225.1 million to $44.6 million, with the reduction of $180.5 million preserved for use in […]

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Cops Nab Suspects After Armed Robberies in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Update: Thanks again to Mary Frost we now know that all four suspects have been arrested; that they were likely involved in two robberies on Tuesday night, and that they may have been involved in a third on Saturday evening. This is a developing story; we will add new information here as it becomes available. […]

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Koren Volk Becomes President of Brooklyn Heights Association

The Eagle reports that Koren Volk has become the new president of the Brooklyn Heights Association, succeeding Erika Belsey Worth, who led the community efforts to organize an alternative BQE plan and supported initiatives such as the ‘Brooklyn Heights Together’ fund which supported workers in need during the COVID lockdown in 2020. Ms. Volk and […]

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Fire at 75 Henry

As reported by Mary Frost in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, late Friday evening there was a “smoky fire” emanating from a fourth floor apartment at 75 Henry Street, part of the Cadman Plaza complex. The apartment, which faced Cadman Plaza West, was “under renovation.” Fire trucks arrived promptly and extinguished the fire before it could […]

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The BHB Ten 2021: The Most Impactful People of Brooklyn Heights This Year

We’re bringing back a BHB tradition of an annual list, described by our founder John Loscalzo aka Homer Fink as “10 people who live or work in Brooklyn Heights who we think made an impact on our neighborhood, the city, the country, or the world” or who are “influential, altruistic or just plain special.” After […]

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