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Brooklyn Heights

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  • All NYC Schools Open; Hundreds Other Schools, Colleges Closed

    All NYC Schools Open; Hundreds Other Schools, Colleges Closed
    All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm. New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
  • Brooklyn Heights Residents Vs. The Junkyard

    Brooklyn Heights Residents Vs. The Junkyard
    A Brooklyn Heights neighborhood claims their parking spaces are being stolen by big rigs and blame a nearby junkyard for the problem.   Trucks usually line Pacific street between Classon and Grand Avenues everyday.  "I can wait up to two hours to park...
  • Jog your way around New York

    Jog your way around New York
    New Yorkers are always on the run. Bankers rush from Wall Street to Midtown; harried shoppers tear through the narrow streets of NoLita and SoHo. Travelers may find it hard to keep up with the pace — unless they bring their running shoes and join...
  • Alt. Side Parking Nightmares In Brooklyn Heights

    Alt. Side Parking Nightmares In Brooklyn Heights
    If you read the signs, parking rules in Brooklyn Heights read as clear as day. Ginger Berman, who lives near Hicks Street, agrees. "That's smart, that makes sense," said Berman. But this former driver said the signs tell drivers very little about the...
  • Thousands March Across Brooklyn Bridge To Protest Firehouse Closings

    Thousands March Across Brooklyn Bridge To Protest Firehouse Closings
    BROOKLYN, NY (PIX11) - An estimated ten to fifteen thousand people came out for a rally in City Hall Park Friday morning to protest New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed $55 million dollar budget cuts, that would shut down 20 area firehouses. ...
  • Brooklynites, Politicians Hold Rally To Save Park Slope FDNY Fire House Slated To Close

    Brooklynites, Politicians Hold Rally To Save Park Slope FDNY Fire House Slated To Close
    On Wednesday, Brooklynites and lawmakers will hold a rally at 11 a.m. in front of Engine 220 in Park Slope, Brooklyn to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to close up to 20 FDNY fire companies due to a budget shortfall. Public Advocate Bill deBlasio'...
  • The God Squad: Celibacy for Catholic priests serves a valid purpose

    Question: There's an increasing debate within the Catholic Church on the issue of mandatory celibacy for priests. I last discussed this subject with my regular group of train commuters: one Catholic (myself), one Jew (whose father and grandfather were...
  • Bloomberg Names 20 Firehouses Facing Closure

    Bloomberg Names 20 Firehouses Facing Closure
    If NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg gets his way, the City will close twenty fire companies in July, and PIX11 News obtained the preliminary list from city officials Wednesday. The closures are not yet final as the city council and the mayor are still...
  • Spray-paint artist arrested at Inner Harbor

    Spray-paint artist arrested at Inner Harbor
    A spray-paint artist who recently won a temporary court order that allows him to create his work along Ocean City's boardwalk without a permit was arrested Sunday at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Mark Chase was arrested about noon when he attempted to set up...
  • 'Sex And Candy' Art Exhibit Opens In Brooklyn

    'Sex And Candy' Art Exhibit Opens In Brooklyn
    A new art exhibit in Prospect Heights claims to have exactly what Brooklynites are looking for: sex and candy. Six store fronts on Classon Avenue, have been converted into a galleries for a new art show called "Food Lust Shock Candy." In the windows,...
  • Cast set for Gabriel Kahane Musical, "February House" at Long Wharf

    Cast set for Gabriel Kahane Musical, "February House" at Long Wharf
    Casting is complete for the world premiere of the Gabriel Kahane musical, "February House" which begins performances Feb. 15 at Stage II New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The show will run through March 18. The show will also platy off-Broadway's Public...