We lost a few in Tropical Storm Isaias, but Brooklyn Heights retains and maintains a healthy population of street, park, and garden trees. In her Eagle story, Mary Frost tells of the history. Before the 1940s the Heights, like most of Brooklyn, had few trees. This is why Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn […]
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The Eagle reports that, on last Thursday evening at 7:00, a group of twenty or so young men and teenagers entered the Sunny Gourmet Deli (photo), on Joralemon Street just west of Clinton, and, in the words of owner Joe Kim, “they were grabbing candy and sodas, stuffing their pockets and book bags.” Not all […]
Word has come from Judy Stanton at the Brooklyn Heights Association that the young male parakeet in the photo (sorry for the fuzzy quality) flew into the window of a resident of 9 College Place and is being kept there in hope that its owner will come and claim it. Judy thinks the bird may […]
There will be fireworks tomorrow (Thursday, April 9) evening starting at 9:45 off of Liberty Island. Thanks to Judy Stanton of the Brooklyn Heights Association for notifying us of this.
Today, March 22, is the fifth anniversary of the opening of Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The opening ceremony took place on a rainy day, as the photo of Judy Stanton, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Heights Association, being interviewed by NY1, shows. This photo, taken from the Brooklyn Bridge on March 13, 2009 […]
Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director Judy Stanton, who will be retiring later this year, sat down for a Q&A with amNY. When asked what she thinks the future of Brooklyn Heights holds she replied:
If you’re walking on Schermerhorn Street towards Clinton Street, you might notice something new. The building at 141 Clinton Street will be getting a rooftop stair bulkhead to replace the existing hatch. This will allow the residents to make use of the roof as the plan presented included a “piped gas outdoor barbecue.” On Tuesday, […]
Over the years, much work has been done on the apartment building at 54 State Street, including partial demolition, without the approval of the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission.
With thirty year veteran Judy Stanton retiring August 31, the Brooklyn Heights Association has begun its search for a new Executive Director to “help lead a visible and highly effective community organization at a pivotal moment in its history.” Candidates should have a masters degree and experience in urban planning, historic preservation, communications, nonprofit management, […]
Judy Stanton, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Heights Association, has announced her decision to retire, effective August 31, 2015. From the BHA’s announcement: Since the early 1980’s Judy has served the BHA, first as a member of the Board of Governors and later as its first Executive Director. Known to many as “the face of […]
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