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BHA Annual Meeting: P.S.8’s Phillips and Others Honored; Expert Panel Dubious about BQX

Court hearing on Pier 6 towers has been rescheduled–see below. At Monday evening’s annual meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association, BHA President Patrick Killackey (photo) began by asking, rhetorically, what a neighborhood association can do in a time of political turmoil. He answered by arguing that the nature of the times requires more action at […]

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A Sad Anniversary

A year ago, I had just arrived home from my day job when the phone rang. It was Heather Quinlan, fellow BHB staffer. “Did you hear about John?” I knew it wasn’t some ghastly April Fools’ gag. My first thought was of Tracy, his wife, and of Gracie, his daughter whom I had last seen […]

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BHA Annual Meeting Wednesday Evening, February 24; Brooklyn D.A. Thompson to Speak

The Brookyn Heights Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, February 24, starting at 7:00 p.m., at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street. The meeting is open to all. The guest speaker will be Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson (photo), who will speak on “Keeping Brooklyn Safe in an Equal and Just System”. A […]

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Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting Tuesday Evening, February 24

The Brooklyn Heights Association will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting on Tuesday evening, February 24, starting at 7:00, at Grace Church, corner of Hicks Street and Grace Court (between Joralemon and Remsen). We’ll have an annual report from BHA President Alexandra Bowie. Tom Stewart, Channel 13 Announcer will present our Community Service Awards. Justin Davidson, […]

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Sifton Reminisces About Pizzas Past, Looks to Future at BHA Meeting

New York Times National Editor Sam Sifton recalled a rough-and-tumble childhood growing up on Willow Street, learning tricks like heading down Grace Court, which would trick pursuers seeking to “yoke” him into thinking he would be trapped on a dead-end street, then going over the fence and walking above the BQE to safety on Remsen […]

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Riverside Tenants’ Association Receives BHA’s Community Service Award

Naturally, we’ve been kvelling about the Community Service Award the Brooklyn Heights Association gave to BHB at their annual meeting Monday evening. Ours was not, however, the only such award given. The other, very deserving, in our view, recipient was the Riverside Tenants’ Association, honored for its work to preserve the Riverside Apartments, on Columbia […]

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