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Heights Streets, Milled Weeks Ago, to be Paved This Week

On June 22 we warned that certain streets in Brooklyn Heights were to be milled, and then repaved, during the following week. The milling got done, but the repaving is taking longer. So far, Poplar, Schermerhorn, and Willow streets, as well as Monroe Place, have been repaved. The Brooklyn Heights Association has notified us that […]

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Many Brooklyn Heights Streets to be Milled and Paved Next Week

Brooklyn Community Board 2 has advised us that many Brooklyn Heights streets are scheduled for milling and repaving during daytime hours next week. The schedule is: Remsen Street from the Promenade entrance to Clinton Street: Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26. Monroe Place, College Place, Love Lane, and Willow Street: Tuesday, June 26. Middagh […]

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Save The View Now Scores in Opening Round of Pierhouse Litigation

Save The View Now, organized by Steven Guterman (at center in photo) and other Brooklyn Heights residents, as well as non-residents who enjoy views from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and other locations, has filed suit on April 21 in New York State Supreme Court, Kings County, against Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation and various government entities, […]

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Forgotten NY Checks Out Middagh Street

As mentioned in today’s Open Thread Wednesday, Forgotten New York has posted a look at Middagh Street. It’s a great read. Here’s a passage about the Peaks Mason Mint Factory (aka 20 Henry Street):

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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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Karl: “Be Careful What You Wish For”

Karl discovers the bike parked and chained on the Middagh Street sidewalk, featured in his previous video, has been moved…to his side of the street. He also takes a look at some new and almost new construction in the Heights. Video after the jump.

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Opinion: Karl on Middagh Street Graffiti and More [VIDEO]

In the few years that Karl Junkersfeld has been contributing to Brooklyn Heights Blog via video verite we have seen him sing the praises of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Noodle Pudding, Iris Cafe and many other neighborhood hotspots and landmarks.

Today, Mr. Junkersfeld’s takes on Middagh Street graffiti and some other issues. While his opinions do not reflect the ownership or staff of Brooklyn Heights Blog and its affiliates, we think you’ll find it to be his finest moment. Watch it after the jump.

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Christmas Eve Morning Walk Photos, With Tugboats

Yesterday was a good day for a walk, so I did a circuit around the northern part of Brooklyn Heights, including a side trip into Brooklyn Bridge Park and DUMBO, where I did a little last minute Christmas shopping. The photo above–more photos and text follow–is of a wreath on the red door at 33 […]

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Is Brooklyn Heights Walkable? You Bet!

I decided to take my own advice as well as test the theory L Magazine proposed, as reported here by Chuck Taylor. I had an errand to run at the Greenmarket, but I decided to go there, with camera, by a circuitous route, down the Promenade and Squibb Hill to Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, […]

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Inventive Christmas Tree Disposal in Brooklyn Heights

A BHB reader sent us this comment and photo: It’s interesting that someone mentioned on the open thread last week that our hood could use a Xmas tree composting station. I was going to suggest that the dead end at Middagh St. would be a good open space to set it up. Well, apparently the […]

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