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Tuesday: Brooklyn Heights Promenade Is The Place To Be

You’d think it was the first day of spring after a long winter’s haul. Late Tuesday morning, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade was swarming with onlookers, checking out the after-effects of Superstorm Sandy, while peering for signs of life on the other side, where Lower Manhattan remains without power for what may be days. While it […]

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Fallen Limb Blocking Hotel St. George 2/3 Subway Entrance

A formidable tree limb is down right in front of the 2/3 entrance at the Hotel St. George on Clark Street, as well as some other fairly significant broken limbs along Clark to the Promenade. In addition, a fallen limb is blocking the Remsen Street Promenade entrance. CBS 2 is reporting that winds reached 65 […]

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Eerie Scene: Much Of Lower Manhattan In The Dark Tuesday Morning

An explosion at a Con Edison substation before 9 p.m. Monday has left much of lower Manhattan in the dark and knocked out power to about 310,000 customers. Here’s the eerie scene from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade at 6 a.m. Tuesday, where among the only lights surrounding the Wall Street horizon come from the WTC […]

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Cops Close Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Late Monday afternoon, cops ribboned off entrances to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade with yellow tape… which promptly blew away. By 5, two strands replaced it, imprinted with “Police Line: Do Not Cross.” That wasn’t enough to stop a fairly constant flow of folks taking a peek at the East River below (as we see in […]

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Hurricane Sandy Update: 310 Miles From NYC At 8 AM

As rain began falling steadily early Monday, winds are slowing picking up, reaching around 27 mph by 8 a.m. Temps: 54 degrees, remaining steady throughout the day. The storm is currently 265 miles southeast of Atlantic City, and 310 miles south-southeast of New York City. Maximum sustained winds are predicted to reach 85 mph, according […]

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It’s 9 O’Clock. You Know Where Your Storm Center Is?

The waiting continues, as Hurricane Sandy continues barreling Northeast, with “unheard of” winds already reaching 75 mph. The storm is moving 15 mph, and could make landfall anywhere between Sandy Hook, N.J., and Delaware. “Once it arrives, a high-pressure system will have the effect of a cork in a bottle, sealing the storm in the […]

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The 10th-Annual Howl-O-Ween Doggie Costume Charity Parade

We interrupt this storm for… the 10th-annual Howl-o-Ween Doggie costume charity contest! Despite brisk breezes and the imminent threat of Hurricane Sandy Sunday night, the pet parade took place as planned on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade from 1 to 3 p.m., with Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group sponsoring the after-party. All proceeds for $25 entry were […]

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Promenade Pic: Daisies At Dawn

Autumn daisies are keeping the Promenade colorful in mid-October, just inside the far entrance at Remsen Street. Here, early morning Tuesday, they soak in last night’s shower. (Photo: Chuck Taylor)

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The Heights Are Alive… With The Sound Of Movie & TV Shoots

Following Tuesday’s BHB post about Brooklyn Heights being potentially overtaken by a multitude of film shoots, there was certainly plenty of ongoing action we witnessed along Montague Street, Hicks Street, the Promenade, Montague Terrace, Pierrepont Place and Remsen Street on Wednesday and Thursday. It’s a red cone zone, for sure—along with associated mammoth vehicles taking […]

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The 10th Annual Howl-O-Ween Doggie Costume Parade & Contest, Sun. Oct. 28

Dog lovers, cross dressers and children of all ages: Cool autumn winds are signaling that the time is again approaching for the annual Howl-o-Ween parade/contest on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. And again this year Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group is providing the legendary after-party. Save the date and register your pet at Perfect Paws, 102 Hicks Street (corner of […]

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