DOT has begun to install speed humps, signs and markings in Brooklyn Heights.  Map courtesy of DOT

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun implementing a Slow Zone in Brooklyn Heights. The Slow Zone will lower the speed limit in the Heights to 20 mph, and install 21 speed humps, according to the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA). The gently-rounded humps, which are just over three inches high, cause drivers to slow Read More →

Rendering courtesy of Oliver's Realty Group

Two influential and key figures related to Brooklyn’s waterfront have spoken out publicly to support the city’s housing plan for Pier 6. Michael O’Keeffe, founder of the world-famous and beloved River Café, and Henrik Krogius, an Emmy-Award winning producer from NBC, now retired, and author of history books about Brooklyn’s waterfront, have written statements to Read More →

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Elected representatives, civic organizations and residents spoke out at a packed five-and-a-half-hour hearing on Thursday regarding two residential towers proposed for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. People waving placards circled on the sidewalk outside St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, and the sound system was turned on in the hall outside the auditorium for those who Read More →