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Streetside Call Boxes Functional Again, and “Captain Cleanup” Caught in the Act

We have word from a reader that Verizon has installed new fiber optic communications cable, and that consequently the streetside fire and police call boxes at various locations around Brooklyn Heights (The one in the photo, an obvious recipient of the loving attention of “Captain Cleanup,” a “BHB Ten” honoree for 2013, is located on […]

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Verizon FiOS finally coming to the Heights?

Verizon’s fiber-optic network providing higher speed internet and TV service has been slowly making its way to New York City, but has shown no sign of arriving in Brooklyn Heights — until now. Yesterday, selected houses were left with notices requesting backyard access for Verizon crews to install new telephone polls and replace the existing […]

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Montague Street Featured in New Verizon Ad

BHB reader “Zach” notes the Verizon store on Montague Street and part of Brooklyn Heights is featured in the carrier’s new ad for the HTC Rezound. Can you spot our nabe in the clip? Watch it after the jump.

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Verizon Union Members Terrorize Montague Street Residents

As Verizon and the Communication Workers of America slug it out in their current contract negotiations, the real losers in the battle are the residents of Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights. Video after the jump.

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The Fiiiiiber Coming to Hicks Street

BHB newshound “Lou” writes in with this observation and some photos:

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