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BHA’s Judy Stanton to Retire in 2015

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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LICH Contempt Hearing Adjourned Until Thursday; de Blasio Said To Be Involved: DEVELOPING

Update: According to reader Susan Raboy (see comments) there will be no hearing today (Thursday, February 20). We will update with a new top post as soon as more information is available. Shortly after this morning’s hearing began, the Eagle’s Mary Frost reports, representatives of the two union plaintiffs in the action against SUNY’s aattempt […]

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LICH Update: Contempt Hearing Postponed

Judy Stanton, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Heights Association, advises us that the court hearing to determine whether SUNY should be held in contempt of court orders concerning Long Island College Hospital will not be held this coming Tuesday, January 21, as had previously been announced. ” As of now,” she said, “Tuesday will be […]

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Has BHB Reader “Jorale-man” Spurred Borough Hall Plaza Repair?

News blog DNAInfo NYC picked up Jorale-Man’s opening comment in the New Year’s Open Thread Wednesday: At the risk of sounding a (mildly) negative note to start the year, it would be nice if 2014 is the year that the city fixes the crumbling sidewalks around Borough Hall. I noticed yesterday while lugging my rollerboard […]

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“Dorothy,” Here’s “Toto”

Judy Stanton, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Heights Association, sends us this message: [This] toy Toto (Wizard of Oz character)…is presumably half of a child’s Halloween costume. During ‘trick or treating’ on Garden Place last night this was dropped next to my stoop. I brought it in so it was not rained on, and I […]

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Levin Introduces Bill to Require Info on Film Shoots

City Council Member Steve Levin, who represents Brooklyn Heights and nearby neighborhoods, has introduced a bill in the Council that would require the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting to make “monthly reports detailing the locations of all film shoot permits in New York City, broken down by Borough, Community Board, Council District, and […]

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#SaveLICH Court Hearing Tomorrow Morning

Update: The hearing will continue tomorrow (Thursday, August 8), at 10:00 a.m., same place. There will be a hearing tomorrow (Wednesday, August 7) at 10:00 a.m. in Justice Johnny Lee Baynes’ courtroom on the fourth floor of 360 Adams Street at which oral arguments in the lawsuit against SUNY Downstate’s plan to close Long Island […]

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BHA Urges Maintenance Work on BQE

According to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle the Brooklyn Heights Association has urged the City Department of Transportation, which is responsible for routine maintenance of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, to mill the roadway and replace asphalt and concrete, as necessary, on the cantilevered portion of the BQE that runs below Brooklyn Heights. A letter to DOT Commissioner […]

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Is Filming In Brooklyn Heights ‘Out Of Control’?

Ask the Mayor’s Office about the inundation of shoots for movies, TV shows and commercials and you’ll get this response: “The industry provides high-quality jobs in an era when low-paying service jobs have become the norm.” According to the Boston Consulting Group, NYC’s film sector is the strongest in history, generating $7.1 billion in 2011, […]

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Pet Post Redux: How Many Pets Do You Think Live In Brooklyn Heights?

With the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual Dog Show returning to Montague Street Sunday, Sept. 23—part of the BID’s Summer Space—it seems apropos to share info about how much New Yorkers prize their pets. Webbie Puppy Tales featured a “New York Dog Spotting” post Sunday, with stats from the NYC Economic Development Corp.: As of February […]

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