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Bill Sponsored by NYC Councilmembers Menchaca, Chin & Rosenthal Takes Aim at Tourist Helicopters

Stroll the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and you can hear it day and night: the constant thwapping of tourist helicopters.  Flights take off from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport (DMH) located just south of the Seaport and is operated by Saker Aviation Services.  According to the Stop the Chop NY NJ,  “these tours are allowed to operate […]

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“Burglary! Burglary”: Henry Street Sign Begs for Alarm to be Shut Off

Mrs. Fink snapped this photo of a sign on Henry Street near Clark requesting that someone “fix or disconnect” their “alarm system” as it is “violating the peace and quiet of the neighborhood continuously.” No word on if this is a store, home or car alarm in question.

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Helicopters over the Heights this morning

Because of the Occupy Wall Street activity in Lower Manhattan, Police and Media helicopters are hovering or flying lower over Brooklyn Heights and the East River. Protests are expected to continue throughout the day.

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