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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.  […]

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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 […]

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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.  […]

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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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‘Citizens Defending Libraries’ Rallies In Manhattan To Protect Cadman Plaza Branch

Brooklyn Heights-based organization Citizens Defending Libraries rallied Friday during a hearing in Manhattan addressing the New York City Council’s Fiscal Year 2014 Preliminary Budget, and the Mayor’s Fiscal Year ‘13 Preliminary Management Report and Agency Oversight. The hearing was run by James G. Van Bramer, Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Relations. Testimony from […]

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‘Citizens Defending Libraries’ To Hold Public Rally At NYC City Council Offices Friday, March 8

A group calling itself Citizens Defending Libraries will host a public rally to defend New York’s public libraries on Friday, March 8 @ 250 Broadway (the base of NYC’s City Council), 10:30 a.m. The event will begin outside, before mounting public testimony inside at 1 p.m. in the New York City Council Committee Room, 14th […]

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Another Look Inside Cadman Plaza Library Potential Sale

As news continues to swirl regarding the potential sale of Brooklyn Heights’ Cadman Plaza Public Library, there’s new perspective to the story as reported by Brooklyn Daily in a post titled “The Brooklyn Public Library wants to cut off its nose to save its face.” As previously reported, the library is considering demolishing its Brooklyn […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

This is another big weekend for furry friends. You can adopt a kitty at the BBAWC event in front of Pet’s Emporium, 105 Montague (between Hicks and Henry) between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Then you can take it, or your already long-standing pet, to St. Ann & the Holy Trinity […]

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