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Brooklyn Heights

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  • Manhole Fire Snarls Subway Service in Brooklyn

    Manhole Fire Snarls Subway Service in Brooklyn
    A manhole fire in Brooklyn Monday temporarily shut down some subway service in the area. The incident occurred around noon on Willow Place, near downtown Brooklyn. The explosion prompted the evacuation of buildings in Brooklyn Heights near Borough Hall...
  • 25 Year In The Making, Brooklyn Bridge Park To Open Monday

    25 Year In The Making, Brooklyn Bridge Park To Open Monday
    After 25 years of planning and delays, the Brooklyn Bridge Park is finally set for its grand opening at Pier 1 Monday morning. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will be joined by Gov. David A. Paterson, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and other...
  • Fortunately, Peter Hedges Decided Against Writing a ¿Serious¿ Book

    Peter Hedges Reading from his new novel, The Heights. 7 p.m., March 16. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. $5. 203-245-3959, rjjulia.com. I was slow to pick up Tom Perrotta’s Little Children; I think the only reason I read it...
  • NYPD Increases Security As Crime Wave Sweeps Central Park

    NYPD Increases Security As Crime Wave Sweeps Central Park
    Central Park has gotten much more dangerous in the past year, having had the highest rise in crime in all of New York City, according to the latest statistics from the NYPD. The police department says it's also showing a commitment to reducing the rising...
  • Proposed Tunnel May Ease City Traffic

    Proposed Tunnel May Ease City Traffic
    State transportation officials are considering building a tunnel. It would stretch from the Prospect Expressway to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. It would bypass all of Downtown and make way for repairs on the crumbling section of the BQE in Brooklyn Heights....
  • Officials Call On City To Cut Down On Helicopter Noise

    Officials Call On City To Cut Down On Helicopter Noise
    Community leaders from both Manhattan and Brooklyn urged city officials Friday to implement rules improving regulation and oversight of tourist helicopter traffic over downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn Heights. The calls -- made from Brooklyn Borough...
  • Chopper Stopper: Brooklyn Closer To A Deal On Helicopter Noise

    Chopper Stopper:  Brooklyn Closer To A Deal On Helicopter Noise
    Business leaders, residents and lawmakers are nearing a compromise to limit the number of noisy helicopters that crowd the skies over New York Harbor. The city's Economic Development Corporation has confirmed it is crafting an Air Tour Management Plan. A...
  • 'Secret' Subway Exit In Decoy Brooklyn Brownstone

    'Secret' Subway Exit In Decoy Brooklyn Brownstone
    Sandwiched between two Brooklyn Heights homes is a curious building that's one of the worst kept secrets in the five boroughs. The NYPD doesn't want you to know the address, but the facade of this faux brownstone is like something out of "The Matrix." On...
  • Firefighters, police toil on despite grief

    At Hook and Ladder Co. 3 of Battalion 6 on East 13th Street, Mike Moran's tired, sad, bloodshot blue eyes only begin to tell the story. Two-fifths of the firefighter's 25-man company was unaccounted for Wednesday, presumed buried under the rubble that...
  • Crime office under probe grew rapidly

    Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend called it a "tiny little office" being picked on by an aggressive U.S. attorney. But the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention, which finds itself tangled in a federal investigation over at least one grant...