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City Will Consider Options for BQE Reconstruction

A large crowd assembled for Thursday evening’s meeting at which City Department of Transportation officials discussed plans for the reconstruction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below Brooklyn Heights. I took the photo some minutes before the program began; by the time it did there were even more standing in the back or along the sides, and […]

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Squadron Is Friend To Our Best Friends

As the Eagle reports, the Hillside Dog Park urgently needed a delivery of fresh wood chips which, spread on the Park’s ground, “keep the dust (and the smell) down.” A delivery wasn’t scheduled until August. Park users contacted the office of State Senator Daniel Squadron, and he was able to get the delivery advanced to […]

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Morning Walk Photos in Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn Bridge Park: Birds, Boats, and Dogs

As I left for my morning walk yesterday, I saw a very well-fed looking robin (photo above) foraging in front of my building. Robins are supposed to be a harbinger of spring; does this one know something I, and the weather forecasters, don’t? Spring seemed far away when I got to Pier 5 in Brooklyn […]

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Memorial Day Walk Photos: Brooklyn Heights & Nearby

Your correspondent and family returned from visiting friends on Cape Cod Sunday, having endured a rainy, chilly couple of days there. We understand it was, if anything, worse here. I was delighted to get up Monday ready to enjoy one more day’s holdiday, and find bright sunshine and milder temperatures. So, I took a walk. […]

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Morning Walk Photos

My morning walks, these days mostly confined to Saturday mornings because of my work schedule, usually follow the same route: from Montague on to the Promenade, down one block to Remsen, across to Hicks, down to Joralemon, then down the hill, past One Brooklyn Bridge Park and on to Pier 5. I then walk around […]

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WPIX Declares Hillside Best Dog Run in NYC

A WPIX TV report tells us what we already knew. Video after the jump.

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Tree Drama at Hillside Dog Park Ends in Sawdust

Pooches frolic around a new patch of mulch at the Hillside Dog Park last week.   On Wednesday, a tree limb fell onto the grounds with almost tragic results.  Details after the jump.

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Sledding at Hillside Dog Park Gives Us Perfect Opportunity to Write a Kids Vs. Dogs Story

Sure January and February may have been slow news months and the only headlines we had going for us were weather related.  Nope, Jan/Feb didn’t yield a new Slappaccino Dad story or a rhubarb over parking.  Ah, but wonderful March has already  bestowed this wonderful sure-to-be-discussed-forever tidbit from the New York Times (an electronic newspaper […]

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A Beautiful Day at the Howl-o-Ween Parade

Perfect Paws and the Friends of Hillside Dog Park held their annual Howl-o-Ween Doggie Parade today (10/25) on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. BHB publisher Homer “Shaky Cam” Fink was there and caught the parade on video. The Phantom of the Opera was today’s overall winner and Giuseppe the airplane (and his pilot Matthew) won for […]

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Been Thinking of Adopting a Dog? Great Opportunity to Adopt Locally…

Over the past two days, two dogs have been abandoned at Hillside Dog Park.  They are currently being fostered in the nabe, and are available for adoption to good homes. I’m fostering the Akita, which Akita Rescue believes is a full breed.  He’s male, and the vet estimates he’s between 4-5 years old.  He’s a gorgeous […]

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