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Douglas Elliman Realty Organizes BK Donation Collection Center

Douglas Elliman Realty is sponsoring an ongoing effort to accept donations and organize relief efforts following dastardly Hurricane Sandy at its Brooklyn Heights location, 156 Montague Street, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Its efforts in Brooklyn and around NYC include: · The firm is using social media and online resources to rally and […]

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Jack The Horse Tavern Giving 10% Of Sales To Robin Hood NYC

Tim Oltmans, owner & chef of nabe fave Jack the Horse Tavern, tells BHB that the restaurant will be donating 10% of all sales to @RobinHoodNYC, through Thursday, November 9. See more about the organization here. Jack is at 66 Hicks Street @ the corner of Cranberry. If you have yet to stop by one […]

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Councilman Steve Levin Demands Restoration Of G/L Subway Lines

City Council Member Steve Levin, whose district includes Brooklyn Heights, is fuming that MTA has not yet restored G and L subway service following Hurricane Sandy. He tells The New York Observer, “Commuters along the G-train deserve the same service and respect that other lines get. And the same goes for the L-train.” MTA has […]

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Heights’ Halstead Realty Loads Up Moving Van Packed With Donations

Monday morning, Halstead Realty at 150 Montague Street collected a gargantuan amount of donations for those affected locally by Hurricane Sandy. The office’s Meryl Blackman calls the response “a huge success, with Heights residents’ response overwhelming! We have sent 12 fully loaded SUVs/cars to donation centers and this morning at 11, we had a professional […]

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Monday Garbage Collection Update

From BHA Executive Director Judy Stanton: Please do NOT put your recyclables on the curb because they are not going to be picked up tomorrow. No exception is being made for Brooklyn Heights. Recylable paper is clean enough to be safely stored indoors as are bottles and cans, if rinsed.

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Atlantic Avenue’s Chez Moi Helps Red Hook Relief Effort Monday

Patricia Ageheim from Chez Moi [135 Atlantic Avenue] tells BHB that all profits from Monday’s (11/5) service will be donated to The Red Hook Initiative. They’ll be open from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Read more about Sandy Relief efforts and how you can help here.

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How You Can Help Brooklynites Impacted By Hurricane Sandy

As we know at this point, residents of Brooklyn Heights were fortunate as Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc over many other regions of the borough. If you’d like to help out those in neighborhoods that suffered great impact, info is below: (Note: Weekend updates added) Monday: The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and its Real Estate and […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Update: What’s Open, What’s Being Restored

Brooklyn Bridge Park reopened to the public Saturday morning, after floodwaters impacted several areas of the park, including play surfaces in the Swing Valley playground at Pier 6 and the playgrounds at Main Street and Pier 1. Electrical and irrigation equipment were also affected by flooding, as were lawns and horticulture.

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The Thin Line Between Light & Darkness

After four nights shrouded in darkness following Hurricane Sandy, Con Edison reports that power has been restored to much of the Lower East Side and East Village and parts of Chelsea. But Battery Park and the Wall Street area remain without electricity. The utility said it expects to have power back in the bulk of […]

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Local Grocery Stores Begin Restocking Perishables Friday

Grocery stores in Brooklyn Heights were restocking perishable items as of Friday morning, as trucks began making their way back to the neighborhood at 7 a.m. Key Food management at 102 Montague Street told BHB early this morning that fresh fruits, milk, bread and meat are returning to the shelves, with night crews working overtime […]

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