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Has BHB Reader “Jorale-man” Spurred Borough Hall Plaza Repair?

News blog DNAInfo NYC picked up Jorale-Man’s opening comment in the New Year’s Open Thread Wednesday: At the risk of sounding a (mildly) negative note to start the year, it would be nice if 2014 is the year that the city fixes the crumbling sidewalks around Borough Hall. I noticed yesterday while lugging my rollerboard […]

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Fireworks Tonight; Blue Angels Flyover Tomorrow

Our friends at Community Board 2 have advised us that, first, there will be a fireworks display over Ellis Island tonight at about 8:30, and second, that the U.S. Navy Blue Angels precision aerobatic team (photo): …will fly over the Hudson River to take promotional photos in front of One World Trade Center. Six aircraft […]

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Here Is What Will Be Discussed At This Week’s Community Board 2 Meetings

What’s happening at this week’s Community Board 2 Meetings? We’ve got the full agenda after the jump.

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Friday Deadline for Primary Election Voter Registration

Our friends at Community Board 2 remind us that, if you’re not already registered to vote in this district, the deadline to register in order to vote in the September 10 primary election–there are exciting contests on both the Democratic and Republican sides–is this coming Friday, August 16. You can register on line through this […]

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Night Milling for Old Fulton Thursday and Friday

Our friends at Community Board 2 tell us that there will be nighttime milling of Old Fulton Street between Front Street and the BQE this coming Thursday and Friday, July 25 and 26. According to the notice: NIGHTTIME milling is scheduled for heavily trafficked streets where work during the day would have an especially negative […]

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More Street Milling: Garden Place to Start Tuesday

Community Board 2, which earlier alerted us to the milling of Hicks Street (which Homer tells me has begun today) now advises us of more milling projects, including Garden Place, which is scheduled to be milled beginning this coming Tuesday, June 25. Also slated to be milled are several small streets at or near the […]

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Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights to be “Milled” Thursday and Friday

Our friends at Community Board 2 have passed on to us the word that the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) intends, weather permitting, to “mill” Hicks Street from Atlantic Avenue to the BQE this coming Thursday and Friday, June 20 and 21. (We presume this means northward from Atlantic through the Heights, as the notice […]

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Update Meeting on Brooklyn Bridge Park Tomorrow

We’ve received word from Community Board 2 that staff members from Brooklyn Bridge Park will meet with interested community members tomorrow (Tuesday, June 11) evening at 6:00 at Galapagos Art Space, located at 61 Main Street (corner of Main and Water streets), in DUMBO. Among the topics to be discussed are “development plans for Empire […]

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Landmarks President Peg Breen to Speak at CB2 Meeting Wednesday

Peg Breen, President of The New York Landmarks Conservancy, will address the General Meeting of Community Board 2 this Wednesday, June 12, at 6:00 p.m. The title of her talk will be “Forty Shades of Landmarks: The New York Landmarks Conservancy, its Programs and Services.” This is a topic of interest to Brooklyn Heights residents, […]

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St. Ann’s Warehouse Again Seeking Approval to Build in Tobacco Warehouse

You may recall the lengthy legal battle over the St. Ann’s Warehouse theater’s attempt to build a new performance space inside the 19th century Tobacco Warehouse in the Fulton Ferry Historic District, which led to a court decision holding that the transfer of the Tobacco Warehouse space from Brooklyn Bridge Park had not been done […]

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