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All Monroe Place Residents Without Water Beause of Main Break

Update: Water was restored last (Saturday) night. A water main break this morning has caused all Monroe Place residents to lose water supply to their homes. The latest word is that water service should be restored by 9:00 tonight. Photo: C.Scales for BHB

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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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Geotechnical Drilling To Begin Around Library Site This Week

Brooklyn Public Library has announced that geotechnical drilling to test ground quality around the site of the existing Brooklyn Heights Branch will begin this Thursday, July 23 and continue for about three weeks. The drilling, using truck mounted drill rigs, will be done during the hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. The […]

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Is Your Cat Missing? Friendly Feline Found On Monroe Place

Our good friends at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition were alerted that a friendly, thin cat had been spotted on Monroe Place by several people.  When a BBAWC volunteer went to check it out, this gorgeous guy was sitting in front of 13 Monroe Place in the shade. No one answered the door, and […]

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Brooklyn Heights Resident Lois Osborne Celebrates 99th Birthday

Monroe Place resident Lois Osborne prepares to blow out the candles at Grace Church this morning. She will be 99 tomorrow, Monday, October 10.

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BHA Sponsors “E-Trash” Recycling Event

Do you have old electronic devices, such as laptop or desktop computers, printers, CD, DVD or VHS players, telephones (land line or cell), answering machines, air conditioners, or even dead batteries, which you would like to dispose of in an environmentally safe manner? The Brooklyn Heights Association is sponsoring an e-wast recycling event, to take […]

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Wind-Driven Arboricide Continues

While the tree carnage of ten days ago was spectacular, brisk winds tonight claimed another victim. BHB friend Martin L. Schneider, perhaps channeling Edward Bulwer-Lytton, sends the following, along with the photo above: It was a dark and stormy night. And this was the shocking scene on Monroe Place at the Clark Street corner around […]

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BHA Seeks Volunteers and Bakers for House Tour Next Saturday; Will Hold E-Waste Recycling Event on Weekend of June 5-6

The Brooklyn Heights Association needs volunteers to be house-watchers at the annual House Tour next Saturday, May 8, and also wants bakers to make cookies for the House Tour reception. Dear BHA Friends: Our House Tour is this Saturday, May 8 and we still need volunteers to stand in the houses, and bakers to make […]

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Monroe Place During Blizzard of 1888

Heights Hero Martin Schneider sends in this photo of Monroe Place during the blizzard of 1888, which to the best of our knowledge was way before his time. He writes, “I’ve been on Monroe Place a long time, a very long time. I thought my neighbors might enjoy a view of Monroe Place after the […]

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