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I Scream, You Scream…

…and we all scream because Van Leeuwen Ice Cream is coming to the neighborhood, per Brooklyn Bridge Parents. Van Leeuwen already has three shops nearby, in Boerum Hill, Prospect Heights, and Park Slope, but now scoops will be just a short walk away, at the old Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory/Ample Hills spot on the Fulton […]

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Aerial Tramway Proposed to Connect Brooklyn, Manhattan

According to Crain’s New York Business, at the recent Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, Daniel Levy, head of CityRealty, proposed a system of aerial tramways, similar to the existing Roosevelt Island Tramway, that would connect Brooklyn to Manhattan as well as linking various places along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts. One segment of the […]

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This Weekend: Bargemusic Returns With Classical Fare

It’s been a while since we’ve featured Bargemusic, the floating classical locale just south of Fulton Ferry Landing at the entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park. This weekend brings characteristic variety to the barge, with works for violin and piano by Brahms, Beethoven, Schubert and Sarasate. On Wednesday June 6, string arrangements of Bach, Rachmaninoff and […]

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East River Ferry Adds Food Service

Starting today, there will be food service on the East River ferries that connect Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens, making a stop at Fulton Ferry Landing at the foot of Old Fulton Street. DNAinfo.com: Beginning Monday morning, passengers will be treated to a new menu of locally-produced goodies, including cupcakes from Butter Lane Cupcakes, retro-style u-bet […]

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Local Pols to Hold Transportation Town Hall Wednesday Evening

State Senator Daniel Squadron, Assemblywoman Joan Millman, and City Council Member Steve Levin will host a Transportation Town Hall meeting this coming Wednesday evening, October 26, from 7:30 to 8:30, at 55 Washington Street in DUMBO, Room 216. The purpose of the meeting is “to discuss the ongoing transit-related issues in DUMBO, Fulton Ferry Landing, […]

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Upcoming CB2 Committee Meetings: Transportation and Land Use

The Transportation Committee of Community Board 2 will meet tomorrow evening (Tuesday, October 18) at St. Francis College, First Floor Board Room, 180 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Court), starting at 6:00. On the agenda are: (1) a presentation by Cheska Tolentino, of Transport Workers Union Local 100, on a campaign, New Yorkers Deserve a […]

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Brooklyn Heights in the Path of Hurricane Irene

It’s still three days away, and the path it follows changes continually, but the current (Thursday afternoon) “center” track of Hurricane Irene is now projected to pass through Brooklyn and Manhattan, and the eye could potentially go right over the Brooklyn Heights Area.

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Scenes From a Morning Walk

Your correspondent took his morning walk today along Brooklyn Bridge Park from Pier 6 to DUMBO, and got some photos along the way. Here is the East River Ferry passing Pier 1 on its northbound run, making haste from downtown Manhattan to Fulton Ferry Landing. More photos and text follow the jump.

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East River Ferry Service Starts Today; Rides Free Through June 24

We noted in February that new ferry service among points along the East River, including Fulton Ferry Landing, at the foot of Old Fulton Street, and. on Fridays in summer, Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, at the foot of Atlantic Avenue, would start this month. The service is making its debut today, and rides […]

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NY1 Visits Fulton Ferry Landing This Morning

NY1’s Vivian Lee was on the pier at Fulton Ferry Landing, and on Pier 1 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, this morning, interviewing local residents who were out to enjoy the brief respite (alas, ending after today) from winter weather. See the video here.

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