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After The Snowstorm: Remsen Street Completely Blocked By Downed Tree

While Brooklyn Heights suffered comparatively little damage following Hurricane Sandy, the weight of the wet, slushy snow from Wednesday’s snow took its toll. The huge mature tree that fell around 10 p.m. has completely blocked access on Remsen Street between Montague Terrace and Hicks Street. That’s for vehicles and pedestrians. Three cars were impacted by […]

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Snowca-blip-se! (Don’t Get Excited; Just A Dusting)

A flurry of snow began gently falling in the neighborhood before 5 p.m. Wednesday, as Brooklyn Heights local Devan tries his best to catch a snowflake on his tongue along Montague Street. A dusting is expected as late as midnight, while Thursday brings a high of 46 degrees. Saturday’s low temp of 18 degrees may […]

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Snow, in October?!

Snow falling shortly after noon in front of Two Montague Terrace.

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Montague Street Snow Sculpture

BHB pal/Brooklyn Heights resident Greg “King of the iPad Newspaper” Clayman alerted us to this cool photo of a Montague Street snow sculpture from Tumblr blog Wanderlust.

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DSNY invades the Heights or Is Your Street Plowed Yet?

In the last 15 minutes I saw snowplows and/or salters on Joralemon, Schermerhorn, Atlantic and State Streets, making a fevered effort to finish up street clearing (my taxi driver said the Mayor had promised every street would be clear by 7 AM tomorrow. Most streets in the South Heights look fairly clear, which should be […]

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The Blizzard of ’10 in Brooklyn Heights

Karl “Admiral Byrd” Junkersfeld takes in the Blizzard of ’10 in Brooklyn Heights in a new video, after the jump.

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Park Progress: Thirty-Fifth Report–Winter Wonderland

It looks like the slope of Regina Ridge could be a contender for best sledding spot, though it’s not in Brooklyn Heights proper. Contrast this with the last photo to appear here of Pier 1 with (less) snow, taken from the vantage point of the Brooklyn Bridge last March 6. It should not be too […]

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Snowpacalypse Now in Brooklyn Heights

Ok, so the blizzard was a pretty gentle hippie as these things go – and it seems like many more people than usual are shoveling their sidewalks here in the neighborhood. We took a jaunt this morning, checked out the sledding action at the Hillside Dog Park and a few other street scenes.

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Winter Wonders

There is nothing more pathetic than a dog that has walked through salt. It sits, lifts its paws and looks up in excruciating pain until its walker can get a handful of pure snow and rub the paws clean.

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