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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Saturday, May 2, the NYFD is celebrating its 150th anniversary with open houses at firehouses throughout the city. Both of Brooklyn Heights’ firehouses are participating. Engine Company 205 and Hook and Ladder Company 118 (photo) at 74 Middagh Street (between Henry and Hicks)–former Mayor Bloomberg unsuccessfully tried to close E 205 in 2011–will be […]

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Willowtown Fair Next Saturday

The Willowtown Association’s annual Willowtown Spring Fair will be next Saturday, May 18, from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Willow Place between Joralemon and State streets. This year’s fair will feature live music, food from Iris Cafe, a wine tasting by Waterfront Wines, baked goods and plants for sale, and lots of activities for kids, […]

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Hicks Street Pain in the Neck-down

The Brooklyn Paper reports that the sidewalk widening project underway on Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights may pose a problem for firetrucks attempting to turn into or out of Engine Company 224. B’Paper newshound Stephen Brown found a city inspector who agreed that the new wider sidewalk would be a problem: Brooklyn Paper: “Firetrucks are […]

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