Tag Archives | Promenade

Electeds Seek Answers On Squibb Bridge, Now Closed One Year

As of August 9th, the Squibb Park Bridge, a.k.a “the Bouncy Bridge” has been closed for one year.  What was billed by Brooklyn Bridge Park as a “unique and vital access point to the park” connecting Brooklyn Heights to Pier 1 has been, as reported by the New York Times in July, closed longer than […]

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Monday’s Resplendent Sunset… Ooh, La La!

And this, friends, is one of the everlasting joys of living in Brooklyn Heights. Taken from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, 7:50 p.m. (Second view inside.) Oh, sigh… (CT)

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Heights Promenade: One Good Perennial Deserves Another

Just as the spectacular spray of yellow daffodils has peaked along the Promenade, the enduring warm weather has allowed a kaleidoscope of colors from the other plentiful perennial—tulips—to burst into bloom. Vivid reds, warm whites, pretty pinks and prismatic purples are now abounding all along the walkway. Ooh, la la! (CT)

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Take A Look At Me Now: Holly Jolly Heights

This little Holly bush near the Montague Street entrance to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, survived the brutal winter—as seen in February and now. This week, it is surrounded by a cluster of festive daffodils. Good things come to those who wait, indeed. (CT)

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Comedy Troupe Dinner For One Offers Pithy Parody Of ‘It-Girl(s)’ Lena Dunham

And now, the video! NYC sketch comedy troupe Dinner For One (a.k.a. dfor1.com) paraded a robot along the Brooklyn Heights Promenade January 18, and revealed to BHB they were filming an other-worldly take on HBO’s “Girls,” starring Brooklyn Heights’ Lena Dunham, a member of the BHB Ten 2012. The guys, who comprise New York-based graduates […]

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MLK & Inauguration Day—And A Christmas Tree?

The annual Christmas tree that has festively lighted the Brooklyn Heights Promenade’s Montague Street entrance for 63 years is still standing – on January 21. According to tradition, January 6—the day of Epiphany or Twelfth Night, is the last day for ol’ tannenbaums.

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Hazy Shade Of Winter

With temperatures in the mid 50s and light rain on the way, fog has rolled in for the second morning in a row, erasing Manhattan from the landscape. Here’s the view from the Pierrepont entrance to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade at 8 a.m. Monday, as the persistent sound of fog horns pervade the harbor. (Photo: […]

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Thousand-Dollar Pooch Poop Fine Sign Is… A Fraud!

After reporting on BHB December 14 that signs had suddenly appeared on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade mandating an exorbitant and sudden escalation of a $1,000 fine for failing to scoop your pooch’s poop, it turns out… the signs are phony! News 12 Brooklyn shares that Department of Sanitation officials say the wrong health logo is […]

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Hello, Holly! Meet Brooklyn Heights Official 2012 Christmas Tree

The tradition of a Promenade Christmas Tree goes back to before there was an actual Promenade. Some 63 years later, it continues to be a Brooklyn Heights tradition. Here is 2012’s official tree, standing tall and proud with hundreds of colorful lights at the Montague Street entrance to the Heights Promenade. (Photo: CT)

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The Scoop On Poop: Fines Escalate To $1,000 Max

When NYC’s first pooper-scooper fines were established in 1978 by the Parks Department, they were set between $50-$100. In 2009, fines were raised to $250—and earlier this year, to $500. Now, signs have appeared on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade setting a new max of $1,000. For the sake of context, a Class B misdemeanor—like selling […]

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