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Night Milling Of Cadman Plaza West Scheduled For Friday

We have word from Community Board 2 that Cadman Plaza West between Clark Street and Pineapple Walk will be milled this coming Friday, May 6. Due to daytime traffic volume, this work is planned to take place OVERNIGHT. Yes, this is an annoyance but one that is deemed necessary. Thank you for your forbearance. If […]

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DUMBO Leader Tweaks Raw Nerve in Brooklyn Heights Library Re-development Dispute

In Thursday’s Brooklyn Daily Eagle, community advocate Doreen Gallo tweaked the raw nerve that is the proposed sale of the Brooklyn Heights and Pacific branches of the Brooklyn Public Library. The BPL’s controversial plan to sell the two properties—eliminating costly repairs and maintenance in exchange for new much reduced libraries rebuilt by developers—has been roundly […]

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Park Plaza Diner Reopens Thursday After August Blaze

Following a fire August 4 that decimated the kitchen and HVAC system at Park Plaza Diner, the long-lived eatery at 220 Cadman Plaza West is scheduled to reopen for business Thursday, September 6. Dimitri Likourentzos, a member of the family-owned diner and its chef, tells BHB that the blaze caused extensive damage, requiring gutting of […]

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Theater 2020 Offers Another Chance to See a Work in Progress: Lady Susan

This past February, our friends at Theater 2020 presented a reading of playwright Lynn Marie Macy’s work in progress, Lady Susan or the Captive Heart, a Jane Austen Bodice Ripper at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Heights Branch, Cadman Plaza West and Tillary Street. Your correspondent attended, and filed this report. Since then, Ms. Macy […]

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MS Walk Tomorrow: Possible Temporary Street Closures

Notify NYC sez: “Multiple street closures will be in effect throughout Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Heights tomorrow, Sunday, 4/29/12, from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM, in support of Walk MS.” More details on the event are here. According to the route map the walk begins at the South Street Seaport, circles around a small part […]

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Poetry Event at Park Plaza Diner Saturday

Brownstone Poets will present a poetry reading, with open mic, this Saturday starting at 2:30 p.m. at the Park Plaza Diner, 220 Cadman Plaza West (at the eastern end of Pineapple Walk). Poets featured at this event are G.P.A. the Poetic Unsub (photo above) and Jeffrey Cyphers Wright. Admission is $3; food and drinks extra. […]

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Sad Panda Suicide in Brooklyn Heights?

Reader Kylie sends us this photo of what appears to be Sad Panda suspended from a tree limb on Cadman Plaza West, near the High Street A/C subway entrance, taken this morning at around 7:00. Does anyone know anything about this? Update: BHB tipster “REDACTED” sent us us a photo from another angle.  See it after […]

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More Voting Machine Demos Scheduled

We’ve been notified by Assembly Member Joan Millman’s office that two more demonstrations of the new electronic voting machines, which are to be used for the first time in the primary election September 14, have been scheduled. They will be held on Wednesday, July 28, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Brooklyn Public Library, […]

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84th Precinct Crime Blotter

It was a busy week in crime, plus we’ve got some updates on last week’s big crime stories. Update: Bank heist A would-be bank robber tried to steal money from the Citibank on Montague Street on March 20. The incident happened around 4 pm when the man walked in the Pierrepont Street entrance, wrote out […]

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Van Crash at Cadman Plaza West

The New York Daily News reports that a van smashed into a dump truck at the Cadman Plaza West entrance of the BQE at 2:30 pm today.  Eleven people were injured.

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