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We Don’t Care About No Stinking Snow!

So are you hunkering down or did you get outside and brave the weather?  Check out these die-hards playing touch foot ball on Cadman Plaza! Show us how you are passing the time while Jonas pummels NYC. Post your personal snapshots** in the comments.  Go! *Cover Photo by Mary Kim, published with permission of the […]

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Monday’s Resplendent Sunset… Ooh, La La!

And this, friends, is one of the everlasting joys of living in Brooklyn Heights. Taken from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, 7:50 p.m. (Second view inside.) Oh, sigh… (CT)

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At Last: Sidewalk Seating Signals Spring Has Sprung

Ah, at last! With temps hitting the upper 60s this Monday, the cafes and restaurants along Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights are thrusting open their doors and setting up outdoor seating… including Caffe Buon Gusto, Teresa’s, Heights Cafe, La Pain Quotidien, Starbucks, Connecticut Muffin, Custom House, Grand Canyon and Armando’s. Hopefully, this is a sign […]

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35 MPH Wind Gusts & 39°F? Spring Sure Ain’t Sprung

“What happened? Yesterday was so beautiful,” noted my neighbor this morning walking together along Montague Street, just before a wind gust came from behind and blew poor Mrs. Hinkle skyward. With temps Thursday morning at 28°F and Northwest winds gusting between 30-35 mph, it’s hard to believe it was 50 degrees on Wednesday—or that Spring […]

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Wowsah: Winter Persists With White Wet Blanket

Spring may officially begin on Wednesday, March 20, but 12 days prior you’d never know it. The snowstorm that’s been promised since Wednesday actually delivered formidable accumulation in Brooklyn Heights Friday morning. It’s a beautiful wintry blanket of white, but man, wet and slush-filled. (CT)

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Here It Comes: Fervent February Blizzard Blows Through Heights

It’s gettin’ it’s gettin’ it’s gettin’ kinda hectic… As the season’s first legitimate snowstorm hankers down over the Heights, the early morning rain turned to snow and sleet by late afternoon. Thanks to increasing wind, those little pellets of ice feel like needles blowing sideways. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for […]

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Wednesday’s Wicked Deep Freeze

Winter is showing its true colors this week—with a dusting of snow this morning—while Wednesday is going to be the most frigid day we’ve yet had this season. By midnight, temps will settle at 17 degrees, continuing to dip before reaching their wicked low just before sunrise: 14 degrees. The high during the day Wednesday, […]

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Hazy Shade Of Winter

With temperatures in the mid 50s and light rain on the way, fog has rolled in for the second morning in a row, erasing Manhattan from the landscape. Here’s the view from the Pierrepont entrance to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade at 8 a.m. Monday, as the persistent sound of fog horns pervade the harbor. (Photo: […]

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The Blessing Of Light (Again) Across The Manhattan Skyline

The price tag from Hurricane Sandy’s damages in New York totals $42+ billion, according to the latest tally from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, including $33 billion to repair housing & infrastructure and $9 billion to protect transit systems, the power network and sewage treatment facilities from future storms. While many neighborhoods continue to suffer, there’s solace […]

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Montague Street Walloped By Quick & Dirty Snowstorm

Who’d have believed that Hurricane Sandy would turn out to be the kinder, gentler storm—in Brooklyn Heights, mind you. Wednesday night’s sopping slushy snowstorm took down trees and major branches not only on Remsen, but all along Montague Street, from Hicks to Clinton streets. Heavy brush was also seen on Pierrepont early Friday. Fortunately, as […]

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