As she is wont to do of a Tuesday afternoon, your correspondent was cruising the neighborhood yesterday, looking for a Tuesday spot to park., when she came across an unusual sight on Columbia Heights between Clark and Pineapple. (I will now cease talking about myself in the third person.) There were several vintage cars parked […]
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The Times’ “New York Today” offers an explanation…or two…without actually taking a stand. Cranberry, Orange and Pineapple Streets. A vitamin C trifecta. Why do these streets in Brooklyn bear names both boggy and tropical? As it turns out, there is no definitive answer to today’s question. Click away to see what Mrs. Middagh might have had to […]
Community Board 2 has advised us that on Wednesday, August 5 paving will be done on Columbia Heights between Cranberry and Pierrepont streets, and on Pineapple Street between Columbia Heights and Henry Street. On Thursday, August 6, paving on Columbia Heights between Cranberry and Pierrepont will continue, and paving on Joralemon Street between Clinton and […]
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation has provided us with a link to part of the visual presentation that accompanied Park Corporation VP for Real Estate David Lowin’s talk at last Wednesday’s Community Advisory Council meeting. The presentation shows comparative views (scroll to the bottom) in photos taken in 2008, before the National Cold Storage Warehouse […]
Police are currently investigating the death of an unidentified person who apparently fell or jumped from the St. George Tower at 111 Hicks St., landing at the adjacent 60 Pineapple St. UPDATE: TUESDAY MORNING: The New York Daily News reports: A young man jumped to his death from a Brooklyn luxury high-rise and crashed through […]
This just in…Two cars collided at the corner of Pineapple and Hicks Street at around 1pm. No reported injuries. Emergency services on the scene.
Vineapple [71 Pineapple Street] is a welcome addition to Brooklyn Heights and the first comfortable cafe in the North Heights to provide free wi-fi access. That gambit has been very successful so far for the coffee shop in the sense that it’s a great traffic builder. But we’ve noticed that some folks take advantage of […]
@suave tweets us (@bkheightsblog) this photo of a truck stuck on Pineapple Street Thursday night around 8:45 pm.
BHB contributor Karl Junkersfeld delivers another report, this time on the progress at 73 Pineapple. The formerly vacant lot has made much progress in the last year, rising more than halfway towards the five-story residential property it will become. Information is still slim on the proposed lounge next door, on the ground floor of 71 […]
Brooklyn Daily Eagle: “Is it poor management, bad timing, or just a terrible location?” When a commercial corner location in toney Brooklyn Heights remains perpetually empty, or even when occupied it is home to short-lived enterprises, one might ask that question.One of these unfortunate corners (photo above) is at Clark and Hicks, in the St. […]
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