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Brooklyn Post-Sandy Transit Drama Open Thread

So, how are you dealing with this? Going to work, working from home or hardly working? Comment away!

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VIDEO: #BrooklynSandy in Brooklyn Heights Continued

Karl Junkersfeld files this follow up to his report from earlier today. Footage from Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. Watch it after the jump.

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Jane’s Carousel: Horses Are Fine, Basement Electronics Not So Much

This just in from Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Facebook page about Jane’s Carousel, which was photographed last night surrounded by water (photo: Jen Carlson/Gothamist): This just in from Jane Walentas: The horses are fine! The wooden Carousel & horses as well as the building, are all fine. Unfortunately, the basement that houses all the electronics was […]

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Note from NY State Senator Squadron

Our man in the New York State Senate, Daniel Squadron, has issued this dispatch to his constituency, which includes Brooklyn Heights. His correspondence includes a great deal of useful information…

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Post #BrooklynSandy Rainbow Over New York City As Seen From Brooklyn Heights Promenade

BHB reader “Jay” sent us this video of a rainbow over NYC as seen from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. He says it’s a little “good news on an otherwise gloomy day.” Watch it after the jump.

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Jane’s Carousel Surrounded By Water: Other Photos & Tweets @ #BrooklynSandy

Jane’s Carousel is surrounded by water and many other Tweets and observations of Sandy’s wrath upon Brooklyn are part of the Brooklyn Bugle’s Tale of the Tweets. Updated all day, check it out here. Also check out Homer’s Tour Video diary of the storm which will be updated regularly today, too. (Photo via @dumbonyc)

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Taping Windows for #Sandy is Total Bull

This missive was originally prepared for Hurricane Irene and we thought it was a good idea to republish here:

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There Will Be Garbage Pickup in Brooklyn Heights Monday

This just in from the BHA: CHANGING REPORT: The garbage trucks ARE coming around in all sections of the Heights today. Overnight, the local garage information has changed. As of 8:30 a.m., I’m hearing that our garage will run “full service”, and recycling pick ups will take place as well. I am sorry for the […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park To Close At 5 P.M. Sunday

With the impending storm, Brooklyn Bridge Park will close at 5 p.m. Sunday. The park advisory reads: “Hurricane Sandy is headed our way. For your safety, Brooklyn Bridge Park will close, when the likelihood of high winds will increase the danger of downed limbs.” Obviously, Smorgasburg, scheduled today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., is […]

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Calm Before The Storm: Key Food Aisles Virtually Cleared As Residents Prepare

UPDATE: Key Food will close at 6 p.m. Sunday. As one might expect, hundreds are rushing to neighborhood groceries to scoop up what appears to be enough staples for the remainder of the year. A stop by Key Food on Montague Street around 1 p.m. Sunday revealed a checkout line that more closely resembled the […]

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