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Brooklyn Federal Courthouse Target of Second “Anthrax” Letter

Lightning is said not to strike the same place twice, but the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse, at Tillary Street and Cadman Plaza East, has twice this month received envelopes containing white powder. According to the Daily News, the second envelope arrived Wednesday afternoon and white powder came out after a courthouse employee opened it in a […]

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Fall Colors in Brooklyn Heights

The deciduous trees in the Catskills are already bare, but here in the Heights the peak of foliage season comes later. As I walked around the neighborhood this past weekend, I photographed some examples. Above (click on photo to enlarge) is a portion of the Promenade gardens between Clark and Pierrepont streets. More photos and […]

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P.S. 8’s Middle School to Open Tomorrow

Tomorrow (Thursday, September 6), M.S. 8, the middle school extension of P.S. 8, will welcome its first students. The school is located in the George Westinghouse High School building (see photo). M.S. 8 students will use the building’s Tillary Street entrance, between Jay and Bridge streets.

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Theater 2020 Offers Another Chance to See a Work in Progress: Lady Susan

This past February, our friends at Theater 2020 presented a reading of playwright Lynn Marie Macy’s work in progress, Lady Susan or the Captive Heart, a Jane Austen Bodice Ripper at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Heights Branch, Cadman Plaza West and Tillary Street. Your correspondent attended, and filed this report. Since then, Ms. Macy […]

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MS Walk Tomorrow: Possible Temporary Street Closures

Notify NYC sez: “Multiple street closures will be in effect throughout Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Heights tomorrow, Sunday, 4/29/12, from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM, in support of Walk MS.” More details on the event are here. According to the route map the walk begins at the South Street Seaport, circles around a small part […]

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DOE Proposes P.S. 8 Middle School Expansion

We previously reported that the City’s Department of Education was seriously considering expanding P.S. 8 to include a middle school that would be sited at Tillary Street and Tech Place in downtown Brooklyn. This morning, State Senator Daniel Squadron announced that the DOE has decided to go ahead with this plan: Last night, DOE answered […]

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Four Metro Tech Evacuated; Traffic Congestion on Nearby Streets

This just in from NotifyNYC: Notification issued on 10/29/2010 at 12:55 PM. Due to law enforcement activity, 4 Metro Tech has been evacuated. Flatbush Avenue Extension between Tillary Street and Willoughby Street is closed. Expect traffic congestion in the area. Update: The evacuation appears to have been because of a suspicious package delivered to the […]

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Brooklyn’s Next Boomtown is Next Door

According to Rich Calder in The New York Post, to find Brooklyn’s newest hot residential area, you need only cross Cadman Plaza or Court Street between Tillary Street and Atlantic Avenue:

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City Plans Pedestrian-Friendly Tillary Street

The future of Tillary and Adams streets would include wider, landscaped medians for both pedestrians and bicyclists, according to plans presented last night at the second public meeting about the impending 2012 renovation. “We want a complete street that doesn’t just function for automobiles,” said Chris Hrones, Downtown Brooklyn’s transportation coordinator. The two-year Department of […]

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This week’s community calendar

The next two weeks are busy for community meetings — there’s the usual Community Board business, as well as updates on the BQE triple cantilever reconstruction project and city Department of Transportation’s ongoing project to rework Tillary Street and surface transit in Downtown. Here’s the calendar: (1) Tonight, Monday, at 6 pm, is Community Board […]

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