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Pierson Advisor Chris Owens: Levin Trying To Keep Us Off Ballot

Steve Levin is trying to knock Brooklyn Heights resident/candidate for NYC Council D-33 Stephen Pierson off of September’s primary ballot. At least that’s what a statement released over the weekend from Pierson advisor Chris Owens alleges. While Levin spent last week protesting the planned closure of LICH, Owens says that the councilmember’s minions were filing […]

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PS8 Acknowledges BHA Contribution For Middle School Launch

At PS8’s benefit auction last Friday at Plymouth Church, the Brooklyn Heights public school acknowledged the generous gift from the Brooklyn Heights Association last spring to help launch PS8’s new middle school. In fact, BHA offered PS8 a greater contribution than DOE. The event included a presentation from Councilman Steve Levin. In the photo: Jane […]

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Opposition Mounts Over BBP John Street Residential Complex

Not so fast… Brooklyn Bridge Park’s request for proposals to develop a waterfront residential complex along a 9,600sf vacant lot on DUMBO’s John Street—now owned by ConEd and being bought by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corp.—has already met with formidable opposition. Local politicos and community members are raising concerns about flooding, according to the […]

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G Subway Train Returns With Limited Service

The MTA reported Wednesday morning that G train service has returned, albeit with “with extended waits between trains due to ongoing signal repairs,” according to Curbed. The train will have eight cars, up from its usual four, so it’s actually the size of a regular train. It’s running between Court Square and Church Avenue. The […]

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Councilman Steve Levin Demands Restoration Of G/L Subway Lines

City Council Member Steve Levin, whose district includes Brooklyn Heights, is fuming that MTA has not yet restored G and L subway service following Hurricane Sandy. He tells The New York Observer, “Commuters along the G-train deserve the same service and respect that other lines get. And the same goes for the L-train.” MTA has […]

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Macy’s Finally Sees The Light? ‘Considers’ Fireworks Return To East River

Apparently, Macy’s has finally realized that where there’s smoke, there’s fire. For much of the past year, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Brooklyn Heights state Sen. Daniel Squadron have been rallying for the annual 4th of July fireworks extravaganza to return to the East River, including public rallies, petitions and a non-stop tirade of […]

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Pols Pitch Petition To Bring Macy’s July 4th Fireworks Home To Brooklyn

They’re not giving up. At the beginning of April, State Senator Daniel Squadron and City Council Member Steve Levin led a rally to return the annual Macy’s 4th of July fireworks to the East River. Since 2009, the historic annual display has been based along the Hudson, stealing views from residents of Brooklyn, Queens and […]

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Hipster Mag Claims “Conspiracy” in Levin’s Crime Filled Weekend

The L Magazine goes hog wild with snark today, joking that Democratic upstart (with Brooklyn Heights roots) Lincoln Restler was somehow involved in NYC councilmember Steve Levin’s crime filled weekend. Cops say the car theft and office break-in suffered by Mr. Levin do not appear to be connected to each other. The L also ponders […]

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Must Be Reading BHB – Levin Flips Over Lack of Snow Plowing in Brooklyn Heights

Our man in the NYC Council, Steve Levin fires off this missive regarding the city’s “poor response” to the Blizzard of 2010 in Brooklyn Heights:

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The NY Post Unmasks Darth Vito

The NY Post runs a scathing piece today about Assemblymember/ Kings County Democratic boss Vito Lopez,  based on a 2005 recording of a meeting with “eight little old ladies.”   This report comes one day before he faces a challenge from the New Kings Democrats at the Kings County Democratic Committee meeting at St. Francis […]

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