Open Thread Wednesday

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Open Letter To An Anti-Vaxxer

On Tuesday, a flyer titled “The Replacement Game,” was taped to a lamppost directly in front of my building. There’s no sugarcoating it. The message was racist, homo/transphobic, and Anti-Semitic. The “designer” relies on a smug false equivalency to plead their case, portraying anger toward anti-vaxxers as bullying and akin to discrimination against the Black, LGBTQ+, and Jewish […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

I’m calling this a “Green Light Weekend” because, apart from the long term closure of the Clark Street Station and the lack of late night 2 trains, which also seems to be an ongoing thing, there are no planned service changes that directly affect service at any local stations. Be aware, though, that Omicron has […]

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Snow Friday; Alternate Side Parking Suspended

Snow is predicted to start falling at about 4:00 AM Friday, January 7 and continue until about 10:00 AM. Accumulation is expected to be fairly heavy – 3 to 4 inches. Alternate side parking rules are suspended Monday to facilitate snow removal, but parking meter rules remain in effect. This time, it looks like it’s […]

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State Senator Kavanagh Co-Hosting A Homeowner Assistance Virtual Town Hall TONIGHT

State Senator Brian Kavanagh, along with State Senator Liz Krueger, will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting on the Homeowner Assistance Fund and what it can do for you tonight, January 6th, from 7pm to 8:30pm. You can register to attend here. The NY Homeowner Assistance Fund is a federally-funded program to help struggling […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind, this New Year? Comment away!

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Snow Monday; Alternate Side Parking Suspended

Update: the latest predictions are that we will see little, if any, snow. Say goodbye to the mild-for-January temperatures; they will be plunging tonight. Tomorrow – Monday, January 3 – they are expected to remain in the 20s all day. Snow is predicted to start falling at about noon and continue until late afternoon. Accumulation […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This New Year’s weekend – Saturday, January 1 and Sunday, January 2 – apart from the continuing closure of Clark Street Station, there will be minimal planned disruptions to service at local stations. C trains will not run overnight, and this will continue through the following week. Midnight Sunday to early Monday morning F trains […]

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Heights Vision Seeks New Location

For many years Heights Vision has been located at 132 Montague Street, between Henry and Clinton. That location was destroyed by fire on December 10. Heights Vision is a family owned and operated optometry office and optician, and is seeking a new home in the neighborhood. They “plan to secure an exam space to provide […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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