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Collapsing Scaffolding Injures Three at Court and Joralemon

The Daily News reports that scaffolding being taken down from the building at Court and Joralemon streets that houses a Starbucks and is adjacent to an entrance to the Borough Hall subway station collapsed at about 11:00 AM this morning (Saturday, April 14), causing minor injuries to three pedestrians. Two of them were taken to […]

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It’s Cold Out There!

Who better to know than the Eagle’s Mary (ahem!) Frost, who found the sign at TD Bank, near the corner of Montague and Court streets, registering a temperature of seventeen degrees today. She cites a 2013 New York Times story that declared Montague and Court “the windiest intersection in all of New York City.” My […]

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Montague Milled, Not Paved; Nothing Done Elsewhere

I’ll confess to having felt a bit curious when it was announced last Friday that various streets in and around Brooklyn Heights, including my home street, Montague, were to be paved the following Monday (last night) and Tuesday nights. After all, the affected streets had not yet been milled; a necessary prelude to repaving. Indeed, […]

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Overnight Street Paving On Joralemon, Remsen, Montague, and Court Monday and Tuesday

We’ve received word from Community Board 2 that overnight (no start or finish times are given) street paving will take place this coming Monday and Tuesday, August 17 and 18, on the following schedule: Monday: Joralemon Street from Fulton to Clinton streets; Remsen Street from Court to Clinton streets; Montague Street from Court Street to […]

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Brooklyn Youth Chorus Sings in TD Bank Lobby

Young choristers of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus raised their voices in song today in the lobby of the TD Bank branch at Montague and Court Streets.

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How Sweet it Is: Sephora’s Downtown Neighbor Will Be Candy Store It’s Sugar

For those whose sweet tooth may not be satisfied by the new chocolate shop on Montague St, a candy store is moving into a space near the Heights.  It’s Sugar, a national chain will be opening next to Sephora in the Municipal Building.  It’s Sugar features gourmet and bulk chocolates as well as candy novelties […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players’ production of Twelve Angry Men premieres this weekend at the Players’ playhouse, 26 Willow Place, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 12:00. This now classic drama began life as a television show in the 1950s, was made into a movie (12 Angry Men) by Henry […]

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Sephora May Anchor “Women’s Power Center” at Court and Joralemon

According to Lois Weiss’s “Between the Bricks” column in the New York Post, cosmetics retailer Sephora will be the anchor tenant in the retail space being developed in the Brooklyn Municipal Building at the southeast corner of Court and Joralemon streets. Weiss quotes Albert Laboz of United American Land, the developer of the site, as […]

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Work Ensues To Remove Asbestos From Court Street ‘R’ Station Cables

Work began this month within the Court Street R subway station line to remove asbestos from cables along the tracks. It will endure through July 23. That explains why there was no Manhattan-bound service over the weekend—although it doesn’t explain why one of the two elevators in the station was offline. Specifically, “asbestos abatement” in […]

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Nasty! Court Street ‘R’ Subway Station Could Use A Hose Down Post-Sandy

BHB reader Justine Swartz notes that following our post about the most heavily trafficked MTA subway outposts in Brooklyn Heights, the Court Street (R) train station remains blech! yuck! nasty! following Hurricane Sandy’s wrath. Overall, the linked Court Street (R) and Borough Hall (2/3 4/5) station ranked #28 among all MTA stops; and although Atlantic […]

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