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Save the Promenade (@SavethePromenad) tweeted the cover of this week’s Brooklyn Heights Press, featuring Mary Frost’s coverage of the first organizational “Save the View Now” meeting in the Heights Jan. 3. The grassroots campaign is fighting to save an iconic view once visible from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade — the tower-to-tower arc of the Brooklyn Bridge —  which is now Read More →

In honor of our month-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Brooklyn Heights Press, we went to what we consider the epicenter of The Heights: Montague Street. Our Dipti Kumar walked the streets and reported on how Montague stays so fresh, vibrant and beautiful after three-quarters of a century. Take a look at the video.

Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photo by Julienne Schaer

The continuing fight over the luxury residential buildings planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park—the latest installment of which will be the two towers planned for the Pier 6 area, as covered in an article in this paper yesterday—is sort of missing the point. Among the contentious items, as Brooklyn Eagle reporter Mary Frost has pointed out, are the Read More →

The BEAT Festival for emerging Brooklyn theater artists will bring a number of performances to the Commons in September. Photo courtesy of the BEAT Festival

Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC) has announced the return of Summer@MetroTech, a summer-long cultural and entertainment festival, bringing free music, movies, activities and televised sporting events to Downtown Brooklyn’s MetroTech Commons. This year’s programming will feature an outdoor movie series from Rooftop Films, the return of the BEAT Festival, Bastille Day celebrations, broadcasts of premier sporting Read More →