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From Planting to Blossoming: Hellebores in the Promenade Gardens

Neil Calet, Columbia Heights resident, advocate and tireless worker on behalf of the Promenade gardens, sends us these photos of planting last November (see above), and of the first blossoms of hellebores heralding the coming spring. More photos after the jump.

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New Yorker Covers BHA’s Wolfe-Fest

Ian Crouch, a writer for the New Yorker magazine, attended Monday’s “Evening at Mr. Wolfe’s”, presented by the Brooklyn Heights Association, and wrote an account of the event for the magazine’s blog, The Book Bench. Mr. Crouch misidentified the address of Thomas Wolfe’s one-time home, which is at 5 Montague Terrace, not Montague Street, but […]

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Volunteer Gardeners: Ready to Grow

Have you a green thumb yearning to be used? Want to spend some time outdoors, in the company of like-minded people, while getting good exercise? The Promenade Partners have a deal for you:

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Brooklyn Heights Brahmin Goes Bonkos Over Tourist Choppers

Former BHA president and retired advertising kingpin Neil Calet lets loose on the city’s plan to allow more tourist helicopters to operate out of the downtown Manhattan heliport, directly across the East River from Brooklyn Heights.  The NY Post speculates that could mean an additional 75 tourist flights above Brooklyn Heights per day. Chopper noise […]

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BHA Annual Meeting Set for February 26

The Brooklyn Heights Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday February 26, 7:30pm, at Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims.  This year’s keynote speaker will be the Chief Financial Correspondent of The New York Times, Floyd Norris. The nominees for the BHA’s Board of Governors this year are: Nancy Bowe, Neil Calet, Meredith Hamilton, Claire […]

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