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Community Board 2: General Meeting Wednesday, March 13

Community Board 2 (CB2) will hold its next general meeting Wednesday, March 13, at 6 p.m. The place: St. Francis College in Founders Hall (the auditorium), 180 Remsen Street, between Clinton and Court streets. Among agenda items: * Ruth Saunders, chairperson of the Health and Social Services Committee, will present the committee’s recommendation on city […]

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Weekend Subway Diversions

Here are service advisories for subway lines serving Brooklyn Heights and areas nearby, courtesy of Community Board 2: 4 12:01 AM Sat to 5 AM Mon, Mar 26 – 28 Trains run local between 125 St and Brooklyn Bridge in both directions

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Update: CB2 Nixes Downtown Dog Run?

We earlier reported that Community Board 2 would consider at its meeting yesterday evening whether to establish a dog run in Downtown Brooklyn. The Board members decided to take a pass deferred action. The Brooklyn Paper: Community Board 2 on Monday shot down a proposal to build a pooch pen somewhere in the booming residential […]

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CB2 Approves River Cafe Cabaret License

Last night, a CB2 committee approved a cabaret license for Dumbo’s River Cafe without much of a battle in a 6-1 vote. The swank eatery, which earned its first Michelin Star this year, was revealed by the Post this week to only pay $5,536 a month in rent, while the restaurant’s tasting menu is $125 […]

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71 Pineapple Liquor License Approved by CB2 Committee

Following a contentious meeting and several compromises, a CB2 committee unanimously approved a liquor license for a forthcoming cafe at 71 Pineapple St. Angry neighbors showed up to battle over the serving of alcohol in the cafe’s backyard space, which they said was unfit for a residential neighborhood. That fight, however, turned out to be […]

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CB2 January Meeting Recap

Last night’s Community Board 2 meeting began on a somber note, as Borough President Marty Markowitz addressed the board about the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti. “Whatever impacts Haiti impacts Brooklyn big time,” he said, citing that Brooklyn has the largest Haitian population in the United States. He encouraged people to open their checkbooks in […]

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Community Board Meeting Tonight

The first Community Board 2 meeting of the year will be held tonight in the courtroom of Borough Hall at 209 Joralemon Street at 6 p.m. On the agenda tonight is a proposal that would require New York City restaurants to display their inspection grades.

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71 Pineapple Liquor License Meeting Postponed

The new lounge/backyard garden planned for 71 Pineapple Street has postponed its liquor license application until next month’s community board meeting. The owners will make their case on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. during CB2’s Health, Environment and Social Services Committee meeting at Brooklyn Hospital. BHB contributor Miriam said the postponement was requested by […]

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Community Board Meeting Tonight

Tonight’s December Community Board 2 meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Brooklyn Tabernacle, located at 180 Livingston Street, between Smith and Hoyt streets. On the agenda for this evening is an update on Long Island College Hospital and a presentation on the Parks Department’s Million Tree Program’s planting efforts in the city.

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CB2 Meeting Recap

It was a packed house last night at this month’s full Community Board 2 meeting. The night included several presentations and a goodbye from David Yassky.

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