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Clark Street Elevator Repairs on Hold; MTA to do Borough Hall First

We’ve seen some questions on Open Thread Wednesdays, and heard them in on line conversations with friends: when will the MTA proceed with replacement of the Clark Street elevators? Just this February the MTA announced that the Clark Street subway station would close for eight months while all three aged, breakdown prone elevators are replaced, […]

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Breaking: Clark St. Station To Close For Eight Months

Just reported by José Martinez, transit reporter for The City NEW: The @MTA will close the Clark St. (2/3) stop in Brooklyn Heights for 8 months to replace three aged elevators prone to breakdowns (see chart from my colleague @annjychoi). Other options would have stretched repair work anywhere from 22 to 24 months. pic.twitter.com/aBjHzCqjoA — […]

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Reminder: Meet With TA President Monday Evening About Clark Street Elevator Repairs

As we reported earlier, Transit Authority President Andy Byford will be at St. Francis College from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. this coming Monday evening, September 16 to discuss plans for repair of the frequently malfunctioning elevators at the Clark Street station. There are reports that the TA may plan to close the station for as […]

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Clark Street Elevator Hell

Thanks to newly-revived Gothamist, we get this bit of NYC nightmare-come-to-true: I hope that none of you happened to be on the far right Clark Street station elevator around 10 am this morning. Because, despite what seems like endless repairs and replacements and closures, that elevator stopped and wouldn’t budge for an hour, to the […]

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Get Your Breakfast Tacos Tomorrow at Jalapa Jar in Clark Street Station

Gothamist reports that the long-awaited Jalapa Jar, with its breakfast tacos, will open tomorrow (Tuesday, August 23) at 7:00 AM. The hours, initially will be 7:00 to 7:00 Monday through Friday. Tacos are $4 each, or two for $7, and, Gothamist assures us (as perhaps you can, too, of you’ve patronized them at Smorgasburg, where […]

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The Clark Street Subway Station Now Has 3 Working Elevators

According to a BHB reader, the middle elevator at the Clark Street subway station is now operational. It’s been out for a while and for a time it felt like it might never come back. Have you taken a ride on the newly fixed elevator? What was it like…like magic? @bkheightsblog elevator at Clark street […]

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Riders Get Smoked at Clark Street Station

This just in from a BHB tipster: This morning around 9:45 or so at the Clark Street subway station, a couple of firemen were standing by the elevators. Various people including myself were asking: “Are the subways running? Is it okay to go down there?” The firemen responded “Yeah, sure” with every query. When we […]

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Time Out Surveys Brooklyn Heights

Time Out New York has a piece about the Heights as part of its “Own This City” series of neighborhood guides. Its summary is: Brooklyn Heights is a peculiar piece of real estate among the five boroughs: a quiet, clean suburb with tree-lined streets and a wide-screen view of FiDi. Thanks to the perfectly preserved […]

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New Clark St. Station Cafe to Open … Next Week?

I’d been wondering what was going on with the new café in the old Chess Café spot, and this afternoon I was lucky enough to meet the owner and find out. Maria Dobrovolskiy may only be 23, but she’s got a head for the biz, having staked her claim to the spot after finding it […]

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