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Battle for Brooklyn Returns to Heights Cinema

The critically acclaimed documentary film Battle for Brooklyn will return to the Heights Cinema, Henry and Orange streets, this Wednesday, July 6, to begin a one week run every evening starting at 7:15. At the first two showings, this Wednesday and Thursday, the filmmakers, Mike Galinsky and Suki Hawley, along with Daniel Goldstein, who led […]

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BQE Rehab Update: Some Perspective from the BHA

There’s been much discussion over the past several days about plans to widen the BQE. BHA President Jane McGroarty had this to say on the subject: As part of NYS Department of Transportation’s study to rehabilitate the triple Cantilever portion of I-278, the DOT is taking a preliminary look at a number of options that […]

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Transit Blog: NYSDOT Shot Self in Foot with BQE Planning Proposal

Transit blog Mobilizing the Region adds a dose of reality to the controversy over the  “Standard Alternative” plan presented by the New York State Department of Transportation at its May 26 BQE EIS stakeholders meeting.   That plan calls for the demolition of many homes and land in Willowtown and North Heights area in Brooklyn […]

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