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This Revelation About The Man Accused Of Robbing Keri Russell’s Brooklyn Heights Brownstone Will Probably Not Surprise You

The 50 year old man, part of an uncle-nephew burglary team nabbed this week after robbing actress Keri Russell’s Hicks Street home and another on Remsen Street, turns out to be a career criminal who was released from jail just two weeks ago. WABC TV: Police now confirm Ronald Swindell was just released from prison […]

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Poplar Street Community Garden Perennials Workday Saturday

Our friends at Poplar Street Community Garden have sent us this message: Come join in the fun, gardening with a great group of neighbors, this Saturday October 12, noon – 3pm, as we tend to the Garden’s fabulous array of perennials. We’ll trim, dig, divide, and transplant to improve the design of the Garden for […]

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Apple Tree Trimming Time at Poplar Street Garden

It’s time to trim the fruit trees in the Poplar Street Community Garden, located at the northwest corner of Hicks and Poplar streets in north Brooklyn Heights (Poplar is one block north of Middagh Street). You’re invited to join in the work and fun this Saturday, August 10, or the following Saturday, August 17, starting […]

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In Case You Didn’t Get the Memo…

As the Scots say, “Noo ye ken!”

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Hicks Street In Brooklyn Heights To Be Repaved Thursday (7/11)

If you’re parked on Hicks Street after 6am Thursday (7/11) your vehicle will be towed. Following last month’s milling, the NYC DOT will be repaving it starting at that time and until 6pm. Signs were posted along Hicks this afternoon. Brooklyn Heights Association executive director Judy Stanton tells BHB she’s let the DOT know that […]

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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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True Blue: Brooklyn Heights USPS Mailbox Reveals Curiously Gaudy New Hue

A USPS mailbox at the corner of Columbia Heights and Pierrepont Street has revealed a brazen new blue hue… without any particular rhyme or reason. We conducted a web search to see if the struggling U.S. Postal Service had perhaps purchased millions of gallons of the gaudy blue paint at a marked discount… but nuttin’. […]

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Bike Rack Switcheroo: Remsen to Hicks

As the photo shows, racks for the Citi Bike Share program have been placed along the west side of Hicks Street going south from Montague, in front of Heights Cafe, Dellarocco’s, and J McLaughlin. According to BHB Ten 2012 honoree Sahmi Rum, who mourns the loss of parking spaces, the racks were moved from Remsen […]

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Mid-day Walk Photos

Having slept in for a while this morning, I got a somewhat later start than usual on my Saturday walk, heading out shortly before noontime. As I walked, I noticed that the Forsythia, which were just beginning to bloom last week, and pear blossoms, which were not to be seen then, were profuse along Hicks […]

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Forsythia!

Forsythia blooming next to the garden wall on Hicks Street between Grace Court and Remsen proclaims (along with reopened sidewalk dining) that spring is truly here. Never mind that, after a couple days of sunshine and temperatures in the 70s, the weather forecast predicts nothing but more dreariness.

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