Besides fireworks, what’s synonymous with summer and the Fourth of July? Barbeque! Tonight Chef Dimitri Likourentzos and General Manager of Park Plaza Diner is thrilled to host a “soft launch” of Brooklyn Barbeque. “We’ll be having a limited menu starting from 5:00 pm until closing, 10:00 pm. Full bar available. And we have an exciting, brand […]
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Brooklyn Barbeque Launches on Pineapple Walk Tonight!
BQE Cadman Plaza Exit to Close Monday Until August
Our friends at Montague Street BID have advised us that, starting this coming Monday, March 29, and continuing until August, the Cadman Plaza exit from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, which serves northbound traffic, will be closed while the Hicks Street wall that borders the ramp is repaired. This may also lead to some construction noise in […]
March in Solidarity Against Anti-Semitism Sunday
If, like me, you’ve been horrified by the recent rash of anti-Semitic violence in Brooklyn, Rockland County, the U.S., and the world, you may wish to join the march to be held this Sunday, January 5 sponsored by the UJA Federation – New York, to which “New Yorkers of every background” are invited. The march […]
Brooklyn Heights: Den of Spies?
It’s fairly well known that Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, the Soviet spy who was caught, convicted, and later exchanged for U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers, lived in the Heights, specifically at 252 Fulton Street, near Clark Street, a building later demolished to make way for the Cadman Plaza apartment towers. The story is told here by […]
Ice Cream Trucks a Problem?
Mary Frost, in the Eagle, has a story about DUMBO residents who “have had it with the noisy, fume-spewing ice cream trucks clogging their streets and sidewalks.” However, if you follow the link and read to the end of Mary’s story, you’ll find some reports of Brooklyn Heights residents complaining about noise and fumes from […]
Is The Brooklyn Heights Historic District a Mistake? Heights Resident Sandy Ikeda Thinks So
Sandy Ikeda is a professor of economics at SUNY Purchase, and a resident of Brooklyn Heights. He’s also a very personable and bright guy, as your correspondent can attest, having gone on two Jane’s Walks through the Heights that he led, one several years ago and one this April. On each occasion he showed extensive […]
12 Year Old Boy Struck by Car at Cadman Plaza West and Middagh
At about 8:10 am on Monday morning, a twelve year old boy on a scooter was struck by a car in Brooklyn Heights. The accident occurred on the east side of Cadman Plaza West at the Middagh Street Brooklyn Bridge off ramp. A combination of reporting from DNAinfo and The Patch pieced together more details. […]
Hillary Announces; Anti-Hill Signs Go Up on Cadman Plaza; View From the U.K.
Today’s announcement by Hillary Clinton that, yes, she’s running for President, came as little surprise, following as it did the earlier news that she had leased two floors at One Pierrepont Plaza for use as a campaign headquarters. Today signs mocking Ms. Clinton (see photo) appeared, hanging from streetlight fixtures on Cadman Plaza West and […]
Dog-Owners: Beware of Rat Poisoning in Cadman Plaza!
Dr. Heather Thomson from Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital contacted BHB to let us know about a couple of neighborhood dogs that have had recent run-ins with rat poisoning in Cadman Plaza. Fortunately, both dogs are going to be fine. Dr. Thomson has treated two dogs that ingested warfarin, an anti-coagulant commonly used as rat poisoning. […]
BQE Cadman Plaza Exit Ramp Reworked For Pedestrian Access
As reported earlier this month, the stretch of Cadman Plaza approaching an exit ramp that offers drivers BQE access is being made more pedestrian-friendly. A curb extension (or “neckdown”) is being added at the southeast corner of Middagh Street and Cadman Plaza West, while a new sidewalk is being installed between Middagh and where the […]
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- Thieves Pilfering Checks From Mailboxes Using Mouse Glue Traps March 24, 2023
- Another Last Minute Suggestion: Grace Chorale’s “We Will Rise” at St. Ann’s Church Sunday Afternoon March 24, 2023
- Spring Bird Walk with Heather Wolf This Coming Saturday March 26, 2023