Newsletter Archive


June 12, A Follow-Up Note on the BHA Statement

June 12, Statement from the BHA on Hateful Acts of Vandalism

June 12, Celebrate Dads on Montague, Blood Drive Success, Poplar Garden Party + More

June 4, Blood Drive, High Street Station Reopens, Last Chance to Submit Helicopter Testimony this Season

May 30, Celebrate Pride on Montague, BQE Closures, Be a Blood Donor, BWE Celebrates 170 Years

May 22, Dogs had their Day, Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Celebrates 170, Weed Shop Closure

May 15, Dog Show this Sunday, Donate Pet Supplies,  Cadman Oval Opens

May 9, Thank you Spring into Service Volunteers + Open Streets Begins!

May 1, May Events: Spring into Service, Open Streets, Dog Show, CBH Talk, Atlantic ArtWalk

April 25, Spring Into Service, BHA Dog Show, Janes Walk in Brooklyn Heights

April 16, BHA Event at Center for Brooklyn History, Earth Day Events, Helicopter Hearing Recap

April 9, Spring into Service, BQE Updates, Testify on Helicopter Noise

April 3, Egg Hunt Recap, Save the Dates in April and May, welcome Le Meraviglie

March 28, New BHA President, Egg Hunt Details, Testify for Stop the Chop + Much More

March 20, Welcome Montague Diner, Join a CSA and Upcoming Events

March 17, The Moth Storytelling, BQE Updates, Easter Bunny Help

March 8, Annual Meeting Recap, Street Lights, Subway Repairs, Stop Signs + Egg Hunt Events

February 26, BHA and Montague BID Annual Meetings, Redesigning Columbus Park and Other Events

February 13, RSVP for our Annual Meeting – March 4th

February 9, Street Safety, Reimagining Boro Hall, PGC Perennuial Party Tickets on Sale 

February 1, Senator Gillibrand to Speak at Annual Meeting, 39 Grace Court Update 

January 26, Historic Preservation, 39 Grace Court, PGC Fundraiser and More

January 17, A Decade of Vision Zero and Other Streets News

January 10, CITIBINS Installed and News to Know

January 4, Welcome to 2024!

December 20, Year in Review

December 14, BQE Named to 2023 Highway Boondoggle List & New Coalition Launches

December 13, Tree Lighting, Save the Date for BHA Annual Meeting

December 6, Happy Hanukkah , Last Chance to Provide Public Realm Feedback + Other Holiday News

November 29, Support the BHA and Others over the Holiday Season

November 21, Thanksgiving Message

November 14, Volunteer this Saturday, BQE News, Help around the Holidays

November 8, Brooklyn Bridge Vendors, NewYork Cares Coat Drive, and More!

November 3, Falling Back and Looking Forward – A Halloween Recap and November Events

October 26, Halloween Weekend!

October 20, BQE Weekend Closure Review, Last 2 Open Streets of the Season

October 12, Blood Drive plus other Weekend News

October 10, BQE Weekend Closure Oct 14-16

October 5, Open Streets is Sunday + other upcoming events

September 29, Reporting Flood Damage

September 28, Open Streets; Curbside Composting, Changing of the Gard-ner 

September 21, Open Streets:  Blood Drive, Pickleball, Dogs Days + BQE Closures and MTA Openings

September 15, Open Streets, Public Realm Survey, Cadman Turf

September 5, Take the DOT Brooklyn Heights Public Realm Survey

August 29, Fall Events!

August 18, Yet Another Senseless Tragedy on Atlantic Avenue

August 17, BQE Open Letter

August 16, BQE Repairs Begin, Careshare Tickets, Atlantic Avenue Safety Update and More

August 10, BQE Weigh-In-Motion, Cadman Turf, Local Crime, Backpack Donation

August 3, Participatory Budget Winners, Sign Stop the Chop Petition, More BQE Delays, Donate Blood

July 28, Park Updates including Dog Waste Composting at Hillside

July 22, Noisy Work on BQE Delayed Until July 31

July 18, BQE Closures update

July 7, Care for our green spaces

June 26, BQE Closures and Sanitation

June 21, BQE Repairs to Begin

June 14, Upcoming Parties and Other Announcements

June 12, June BQE Update

June 2, FAD Market Comes to Montague + Help Stop the Chop (and save our air!)

June 2, What’s Blooming in June

May 24, What’s Returning to the Neighborhood:  Open Streets, Deploy Coffee, Bargemusic

May 19, Be an Engaged New Yorker – Vote, Sign March

May 17, A busy week of events – Open Streets, Willowtown Fair, Atlantic Avenue Artwalk and….Brooklyn Heights Connects

May 11,Weekend Recap + More Neighborhood Happenings

May 5, Open Streets Begins + Subway Station Updates

May 2, Spring into Service this Weekend, BQE Survey, Pedestrian Safety, Photographers Needed

April 25, Important BQE Survey

April 20, Earth Day Activities, Open Streets Calendar, Sign up for Spring into Service

April 18, Atlantic Avenue Tragedy, BQE Updates

April 12, Open Streets 2023 and Ways to Responsibly Dispose

April 10, Spring into Service on May 7th!

March 31, Egg Hunt Moved, Subway Repairs, Smoke Shops and Illegal Weed Sales

March 24, Participatory Voting, Mail Theft, Bake Sale Help Needed!

March 14, Annual Meeting Wrap Up + Spring Events

March 7, Annual Meeting Is Here + New Garbage Rules

March 2, Annual Meeting Panelists, MTA Friends Group, BQE Updates

February 25, BQE Alert, Upcoming BQE Events, Register for BHA Annual Meeting

February 13, Library Events and Community Resources

February 11, BQE Update

February 7, Community News

January 27, Annual Meeting Details, Community Board Applications, Shop the Mansion

January 24, Sanitation Part 2:  Help Clean up our Neighborhood

January 20, Last Chance to Vote, Hope Fellowships, Help at Hillside

January 17, Annual Meeting Survey, PGC Party, Library Help + Heights Pilates our Neighborhood Partner

January 12, BQE Weigh-in-Motion Delayed

January 4, 2023, Cadman Renovations and more

December 28, Our 2022 Year In Review

December 21, Brooklyn Roasting Company and Orange Theory Become Neighborhood Partners

December 19, Preliminary Designs for the BQE Revealed

December 13, Reminder:  BQE Meeting Tonight

December 10, BQE Alert

December 8, Annual Appeal + Holiday Happenings

December 5, Meet our Newest Board Members

December 1, BQE Engagement, Holiday Market and Toy Drive, ASP Day 

November 30, Holidays Events and Opportunities for Feedback (Helicopters and MTA)

November 29, BHA Membership Dues Increase

November 22, Thanksgiving Updates:  Leaf Collection, Subway Work, BQE Workshops, D33 Dog Survey

November 18, Helicopters

November 16, Trees and Holiday Events

November 14, BQE Meetings: 2023 BQE Repairs and Long-Term Visioning

November 10, Deploy Coffee Cart

November 2, Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, Books are Magic, Election Day

October 28,  Halloween Parade, Final Days of Showhouse,E-Recyling

October 17, BQE Meeting, Library Benefit, Community Council Meeting, Cloudy Donut 

October 11, BQE Meeting Details

October 7, Visit the Showhouse, Participatory Budgeting for Climate Change, Recap of Town Hall

October 4, October Events:  BQE Meetings, City of Forestry Day, BH Library Benefit, Halloween Parade

September 26, BQE Update

September 23, The Showhouse is Open (and other news)

September 20, BQE News

September 7, September Open Streets

September 1, Designer Showhouse Opening Night Party

August 13, Talking Trash:  A Newsletter Dedicated to Sanitation

August 3, Magic Comes to Montague
July 29, Prepare to Vote in the August Primaries & Other Events
July 21, Redistricting, Brooklyn Poets Opens, High Street Escalator Repairs
July 8, Summer Open Streets and A Rise in Shoplifting
July 6, BHA Staff
June 22, Designer Showhouse Save the Date
June 14, Adams BQE Plans
June 10, Brooklyn Heights Library Branch Opens
May 27, Stop the Chop
May 19, Redistricting zoom and second Open Street
May 17, Library update
May 13, BQE funding in jeopardy
May 10, Open Streets, Film Crews and Redistricting
May 5, Clark Street opens
April 28, Busy May 1st weekend
April 26, More about Spring into Service
April 14, Spring into Service on May 1
April 8, Pierrepont Playground Egg Hunt on April 16
April 7, Neighborhood Partner Program for BHA members
April 1, Welcome to the New BHA President Koren Volk
March 24, Court Street R station elevators
February 28, Annual meeting recording, dogs in playgrounds and mail theft alert
February 24, Annual meeting tonight
Valentine’s Day, We love you, come watch our annual meeting!
February 4, 2022, How to report quality of Life issues
December 30, 2021, The BHA’s Year in Review
December 22, Tree Project Update
December 16, Fire Fund is Overnight Success
December 15, Launching our Fire Relief fund
December 10, Fire on Montague Street
November 30, Montague Matters in the News
November 15, Volunteer and WIN
November 11, Calls to tear down the BQE
November 9, Montague Rising
October 28, Halloween Parade, Sammy’s 30th Anniversary, Clark St update and Organic Recycling returns
September 24, Walking Tours Announcement
September 10, BQE and Clark Street Update
September 1, Upcoming Fall Events and BQE Update
August 4, Mayor announces measures to shore up BQE
July 8, Is the BQE cantilever the next Surfside condo?
July 1, Bike Lanes on the Brooklyn Bridge, Montague Update and Party on the Promenade on September 23rd
June 10, Celebrate Summer
June 8, BQE update, fan noise on Furman, and Citibikes
May 25, Judy Stanton get Award on May 26, and Property Tax Reform Meeting on May 27
May 13, Montague Street update
April 27, Heights in the Lights and BQE update
April 15, Ranked Choice Voting
April 13, Comment on helicopter noise deadline
April 9, Spring into Service
March 20, Spring Updates: Clarks St Station, Egg Hunt, Promenade Garden Conservancy and Rallying against Hate
February 27, Annual meeting recap
February 12, Party Registration for Election
January 27, Montague Street survey results
January 25, 2021, BHA Annual Meeting Save the Date
December 27, New Years Message
December 9, Promenade Barriers
December 4, Montague Street Survey
December 1, Helicopters are back…
November 24, Giving Thanks to You
November 12, Second Wave
November 6, BHA saves Halloween
October 30, On Voting, the Library and Halloween
October 7, Plans for Halloween and Spring bulb planting
October 3, BQE Hicks St Wall Rehabilitation
September 29, Absentee Ballott Problems
September 17, Tree survey, voting and the census
August 14, Citibike expansion, Hicks St repaving, compost
August 6, Storm Damage, BQE Update & Open Streets
July 10, Subway Update and Report Hate Crimes
July 2, BQE update and remembering Martin Schneider
June 5, George Floyd memorial and statement of solidarity
June 4, Standing Together in Troubled Times
May 22, Thanks to the Community, Voting Absentee during COVID-19, and Alternate Side Parking
May 5, Brooklyn Heights Together
April 20, COVID-19 resources & organic recycling suspended
April 3, COVID 19 Community Update
March 20, Open for Business
March 18, Staying safe, informed, and supporting local businesses
March 13, A Healthy Community
February 29, Annual Meeting Recap
February 26, Public Hearing on the BQE summary
February 20, Press Conference and Public Hearing on the Future of the BQE announced for February 25
February 19, MTA announces they will close Clark St Station for 8 months
February 6, Annual Meeting, Plastic Bags, and Valentine Deadline
January 30, Mayor’s BQE Panel Report has been released
January 27, Upcoming BQE Panel Report, BQX and BWE 
December 20, Happy Holidays from the BHA
December 5, It Pays to Pay Attention: security tips
November 27, Annual Appeal
November 26, The BQE coalition is growing
October 31, Clark St Station Overhaul Survey Results
October 28, Improving Helicopter Safety Act of 2019 legislation announced
October 22, Helicopter Press Conference Rescheduled to Saturday, October 26
October 18, Early voting, Cadman Park call for volunteers, Special Events at the Showhouse, Halloween Parade and Helping the Homeless
October 9, Last Call to Get Tickets for Conversation with Tony Award-Winning Costume Designer Catherine Zuber
October 8, Showhouse press, Special events, BQE and a Call for Youth Policy Council Applicants
October 7, Helicopter noise press conference cancelled
October 6, Helicopter noise press conference
September 18, MTA Town Hall on Clark St station overhaul
September 4, Jail Plan Public Hearing
August 27, BQE update. Elected Officials Ask DOT for Clarity
August 21, Greeting from New Executive Director Lara Birnback
August 7, Join the Benefit Committee for the Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse!
July 15, Trees or Parking lot? Riverside Tenants Need the Help of the Community!
July 11, New Executive Director Announced!
July 2, Sanitation Service Alert
June 27, Mayor’s Panel Tells Community DOT’s Promenade Highway Can’t Get Approval
June 26, July 4th Fireworks
June 18, Protect the Riverside Apartments, and Fight Excess Building Height
June 5, Split two-Way Tolling on Verrazano Bridge Passes Committee
May 20, 2019, Clark St Station May Be Closed for a Year
May 16, 2019, Busy Weekend in the Heights
May 8, 2019, Cadman Crane and other upcoming events
May 6, 2019, Please Support our Continued Advocacy
April 9, 2019, Public Hearing on Borough Jails
April 4, 2019, Huge Turnout for Town Hall
April 3, 2019, Mayor Announces Blue Ribbon Panel 
April 3, 2019, Town Hall Reminder
April 2, 2019, Egg Hunt and Harmful Household Disposal
March 26, Town Hall Flyer
March 22nd, BHS Seeking New Executive Director
March 21, 2019, Town Hall Meeting Information
March 9, 2019, Town Hall Meeting scheduled for April 3rd
March 6, 2019, BHA Annual Meeting Summary
February 19, 2019, The Honorees at our February 26 Annual Meeting
February 8, 2019, Annual Meeting to be Held February 26 on the Theme: “Who is Planning Brooklyn’s Future?”
February 6, 2019, Civics Group Tell DOT Environmental Harm is Too Great
January 24, 2019, Our Fight for a New BQE Reconstruction Plan is Gaining Momentum in the NY Times
January 18, 2019, BHA Featured in CBS Segment on BQE
January 14, 2019, Our Community is United in its opposition to the Promenade Highway
January 11. 2019, Second Rally notification
January 10, 2019, Announcing a Rally on January 12 with Comptroller Scott Stringer
January 7, 2019, BHA Asks DOT to Hire Blue Ribbon Panel of Experts to Devise an Innovative Solution
December 26, 2018, BHA Annual Appeal
December 21, 2018, Elected Officials Demand Answers from DOT on BQE Plan
December 18, 2018, Public Advocate Forum in the Heights
November 20, 2018, DOT Promises to Assess BHA Alternative BQE Plan
November 9, 2018, BHA to Meet with DOT
November 1, 2018, Flurry of Activity on DOT Plan