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Parking Tickets Issued in Heights on Rosh Hashanah

Community Board 2’s Executive Director Robert Perris has sent us the following: Several people got tickets in Brooklyn Heights today despite the fact that alternate side of the street parking was suspended for the second day of Rosh Hashanah. Shana tova! Similar incidents have happened in the past because the parking regulations on the narrow […]

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After Contentious Meeting, C.B.2 Land Use Committee Defers Vote On Library Plan

Because of a schedule conflict (a.k.a. having a day job) your correspondent arrived late for Wednesday evening’s public hearing before Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee. The photo shows what he found on arrival. The hearing concerned the proposed transfer of the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library to a developer who would […]

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Brooklyn Heights Library Meeting Reveals Schedule; Much Still to be Resolved

Last evening’s meeting of the Community Advisory Committee for the Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library had few surprises. The final design of the proposed structure is far from complete, although it has been decided that it will be “taller and skinnier” than earlier renderings showed. The footprint of the library space within […]

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Community Board 2 Quits Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council

The Brooklyn Paper reports that Community Board 2 has decided to withdraw its representation from the Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council because, as CB2 Chair Shirley McRae wrote in a letter to Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation President Regina Myer: The discourse at and resultant actions of the CAC often appear to be adversarial to […]

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Planned Building at 30 Henry Will Have a Waterfall

The Brooklyn Eagle reports today on plans by the Fortis Group for the paper’s former headquarters at 30 Henry Street. In its original piece about a proposed condo on there, the paper reported that the new building would be 65 feet high, 15 feet over what is allowed in our landmark district. However, the BHA’s […]

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