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Scenes From Last Night’s BHA Pub Crawl

From left to right: past Brooklyn Heights Association President Tom van den Bout; Karen Auster, President, Auster Agency, Inc., planners of the event; and BHA President Jane McGroarty enjoy Promenade Prosecco Punch at Armando’s. Getting into the Brooklyn Bridge Buzz at Roebling Inn. (More photos and text after the jump.)

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BHA Sponsors “Literary, Artistic and Cinematic” Walking Tour This Sunday

This coming Sunday, June 27, the Brooklyn Heights Association, as part of its continuing centennial celebration, will present a walking tour of Brooklyn Heights focusing on the neighborhood’s heritage in literature, the visual arts, and film. The tour will be led by the BHA’s newly inaugurated President, Jane McGroarty, an architect and thirty year Heights […]

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BQE Proposal: Hey BHA, Time to Do Some Shouting

“[We have] been too dignified and respectable. Let us now get up and do some shouting.” – Rev. Newell Dwight Hillis at the first BHA meeting 100 years ago In response to BHA President Jane McGroarty’s comments regarding the NYSDOT’s “fully compliant” BQE rehab project scenario – which in following Federal guidelines would need to take […]

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Holy Moses! Highway Planners Considering Condemnation of Brooklyn Heights Residences

State Department of Transportation officials studying ways to improve the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, which is cantilevered on two levels below the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, then curves to the northeast near Middagh, Willow, Poplar and Hicks streets, are considering a scenario under which widening of the highway would necessitate taking some residential buildings near Middagh and Willow […]

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