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NYC approves demolition of Brooklyn Heights Library, paving way for luxury tower

The city’s Department of Buildings (DOB) gave its official approval on Friday to the much-contested demolition  … Full Article

Five (more) important takeaways from Brooklyn Heights Assn's annual meeting

Another successful Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) annual meeting took place Monday, and the big news was that a panel of experts cast doubts on the proposed BQX ( … Full Article

Prospect Park Zoo debuts wreathed hornbill exhibit

Wreathed hornbills (Rhyticeros undulates) have been on exhibit seasonally at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo since 2014, but recent renovations to the Rotunda Gallery in the zoo’s Animal Lifestyles building included the creation … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association looks at BQX, honors community activists

Experts cast doubts on the proposed BQX (Brooklyn Queens Connector), a streetcar which would connect points along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront, and community members were honored for their service at the annual meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) Monday night. … Full Article

Bitingly funny 'Skin of Our Teeth' at Theatre for a New Audience's Polonsky Shakespeare Center

That's a dinosaur in the Antrobus family's living room, with a woolly mammoth by its side. … Full Article

Panel on BQX lively, biting look at new transportation idea

Is the city on the right track with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed $2.5 billion Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) streetcar? That was the topic of discussion at the Brooklyn Heights Association's (BHA) 2017 Annual Meeting on Monday. … Full Article

Techies ‘Hack the Ban’ for undocumented immigrants in Brooklyn

As home to thousands of immigrants and an increasing number of technology professionals and creatives, it was only a matter of time before the groups got together in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Heights and Hills and BloomAgainBklyn to host event at Heights Casino

On March 9, Heights and Hills and BloomAgainBklyn will team up to host an "An Evening of Flowers and Giving" at The Heights Casino.  The event features two of the city's leading floral designers from Opalia Flowers and FlowerSchool New York — Phoebe Crary and Meghan Riley.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association: New data from city shows Pier 6 development unnecessary

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) says that property valuations released by the city’s Finance Department last month show that two residential towers planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 are not financially necessary. … Full Article

LICH garage, slated for demolition, was built over local objections

In the recent controversy about the Fortis plan for the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) campus, which — among other things —would tear down the LICH garage and put up a 17-story building on the site, little mention has been made of the fact that this very garage, in its day, was also th … Full Article


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