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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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Cause of Gas Smell in Brooklyn Heights on Saturday Revealed

Some residents of the north Heights may have been puzzled about a gas smell in the area on Saturday (5/10) afternoon. The Brooklyn Eagle reveals that the source was the result a truck knocking the head off of a gas lamp on Poplar Street. Brooklyn Eagle: FDNY ladder companies 110, 118 and engine 205, along […]

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Crime on Poplar Street Today

McBrooklyn’s scanner picked up the dispatch of police to Poplar Street this afternoon to search for a man, described as light skinned Hispanic and wearing a black hoodie, alleged to have commited one or more robberies on that street. Update: from the two comments this post has drawn, it appears to me (it’s been a […]

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Poplar Street Community Garden Perennials Workday Saturday

Our friends at Poplar Street Community Garden have sent us this message: Come join in the fun, gardening with a great group of neighbors, this Saturday October 12, noon – 3pm, as we tend to the Garden’s fabulous array of perennials. We’ll trim, dig, divide, and transplant to improve the design of the Garden for […]

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Apple Tree Trimming Time at Poplar Street Garden

It’s time to trim the fruit trees in the Poplar Street Community Garden, located at the northwest corner of Hicks and Poplar streets in north Brooklyn Heights (Poplar is one block north of Middagh Street). You’re invited to join in the work and fun this Saturday, August 10, or the following Saturday, August 17, starting […]

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The New Reflects the Old

Glass on the addition, under construction, to 20 Henry Street, reflects the facade of the building at the northwest corner of Henry and Poplar streets, as seen from the Brooklyn Bridge on January 7.

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Poplar Street Community Garden Needs Help

From Poplar Street Community Garden: Poplar Street Community Garden SPRING WORK DAYS! Sat, May 8 and May 15 12 -3 PM NW Corner of Hicks and Poplar Streets Friends and Neighbors! Please join us as we plant/transplant and repair garden paths to ready the garden for summer — or just stop by to say hello […]

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Tires Stolen Near Poplar and Hicks

BHB tipster Matthew sends us this photo of a SUV that had all four of its tires stolen this morning, near the corner of Poplar and Hicks streets. Our tipster writes in: The car was held up by the jack earlier, but then apparently the hoodlums came back for their jack and left the car […]

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Midday at the Oasis

From frequent commenter Karl Junkersfeld comes this BHB guest post via the BHB Inbox: I’m sure you have seen this beautiful garden oasis on Poplar and Hicks but possibly many aren’t aware of its existence. It is open to the public for 10 hours per week on Monday and Wednesday 6:00PM to 8:30PM plus other […]

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