Linda Doman. Photo courtesy of John Doman.

Linda Doman, a resident of Brooklyn Heights since 1979, died suddenly following a collapse while visiting her grandchildren in upstate New York on April 26. It is believed that she suffered an aneurism, but the family has not released final details. She and John Doman, her husband, loved the village feeling of Brooklyn Heights and Read More →

The proposed streetcar line would run along the Valentino Pier in Red Hook, pictured here.  AP Photo/Kathy Willens

A proposal for a streetcar line linking waterfront areas in Brooklyn and Queens from Sunset Park to Astoria resembles, in part, a familiar plan by an outspoken Brooklyn rail advocate known for his tenacity. New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman, in his column on April 21, praised city planner Alexander Garvin’s proposal for a “desire line.” Read More →

This “townhouse-style” post-disaster housing prototype was erected Saturday in Downtown Brooklyn. Photo: Mary Frost

Getting Ready For the Next Superstorm Sandy New York City is testing an experimental post-disaster housing prototype in Downtown Brooklyn. If the test is successful, the modular housing could be installed in parking lots, on dead end streets, or on other paved land in neighborhoods hit by a disaster. The idea is to keep residents Read More →

By Dipti Kumar, Brooklyn Daily Eagle Parking in Brooklyn Heights is unlike any other area. It’s a hunt to find parking, even if you are a resident in the area! The Brooklyn Eagle looked into the issue in this video, which is sure to resonate with anyone who deals with the Heights on a daily basis (“Read More” link Read More →