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Brooklyn Heights – Tree Heaven?

We lost a few in Tropical Storm Isaias, but Brooklyn Heights retains and maintains a healthy population of street, park, and garden trees. In her Eagle story, Mary Frost tells of the history. Before the 1940s the Heights, like most of Brooklyn, had few trees. This is why Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn […]

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Pumpkin Composting at Greenmarket Tomorrow; Trash Pickup Today

Got leftover Halloween pumpkins (we’re thinking of you, Peter Steinberg)? The BHA’s Judy Stanton urges you to take them to the composting booth at the Greenmarket tomorrow. They’ll also handle other veggie waste or scraps, and are there every Saturday. Word came late, but there is normal trash pickup today, despite the Veteran’s Day holiday.

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NYT Reviews Colonie

The New York Times reviews Colonie [127 Atlantic Avenue] and awards it one star. The review, by Heights native Sam Sifton, is mixed and throws an elbow at what the writer feels is uneven service.  On different note,  BHB reader/pumpkin carver of Grace Court Alley Peter Steinberg and his wife (whose wedding we covered here) are […]

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Halloween Hijinx: Spiders, Pumpkins Vanish

BHB’s Qfwfq shot this photo on Sunday on Columbia Place. Seems as though a giant decorative spider was lifted from 149 Columbia Heights Halloween night.  A “spider hotline” has been set up – 718-855-0772 – for any tipsters to drop the time on the fake spider thief. Nabe resident Peter Steinberg writes BHB with his […]

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