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Issues relating to motor vehicle travel, as well as use of public transportation, in Prospect Heights.

Councilmember James town hall meeting

Start Date: 
May 26, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Councilmember Letitia James
Location: 
Clara Barton High School
901 Classon Ave. (betw. Union & President)
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

Councilmember Letitia James will host a town hall meeting with representatives from local civic and community-based organizations.
For more information, please call (718) 260-9191.

Open to: 
General public

Charter revision public hearing

Start Date: 
April 20, 2010 - 4:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Sponsored By: 
New York City Charter Revision Commission
Location: 
St. Francis College, Founders Hall
180 Remsen Street
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

The New York City Charter Revision Commission will hold public meetings and hearings in each borough of the City of New York. During hearings, the Commission will receive testimony from members of the public on any aspect of the Charter.

The meetings and hearings are open to the public and anyone may sign-up to speak during the hearing segment of the evening. Individuals who wish to give testimony may begin signing-up one half-hour before the hearing. Everyone wishing to speak will be afforded an opportunity no matter what time they arrive during the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged can be submitted at the hearings or submitted through the Contact the Commission link on the Commission’s website.

Note: Individuals requesting sign language interpreters for the hearing should contact the Charter Revision Commission by visiting the Commission website and clicking on “Contact the Commission” or by calling 311.

Open to: 
General public

Prospect Heights ranked among top ten livable neighborhoods in NYC

Posted: April 12, 2010 - 11:00pm

Although it may not come as a surprise to its residents, Prospect Heights was named by New York magazine among the top ten in its survey of most livable neighborhoods in New York City. The survey profiles fifty neighborhoods in terms of housing cost, transit, shopping, safety, restaurants, schools and diversity, among other factors. The survey found Prospect Heights particularly strong in nightlife (10th) and restaurants (17th), and fifth with respect to diversity of its residents, something most all of us would agree makes ours a great neighborhood and a great community.

Eastern Parkway neighbors demand action on Washinton crossing, launch online survey

Posted: March 10, 2010 - 8:24pm

The intersection of Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue is one of the busiest—and messiest—in Brooklyn. A capital project to reconfigure the intersection and renovate the Eastern Parkway median between Washington and Grand Army Plaza has been in the works for five years, and will finally be breaking ground July 5, 2010.

The groundbreaking will be the beginning of an 18-month, three-phase project that will include water and sewer main upgrades and work on the main Eastern Parkway before the median and the pedestrian crossings at Washington are addressed.

Permanent street closures announced at Atlantic Yards site

Posted: January 11, 2010 - 10:12pm

Today, Forest City Ratner announced the permanent closing of the following streets in Prospect Heights, beginning on or about February 1.

Community Board 8 Housing Committee

Start Date: 
November 5, 2009 - 6:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Traffic and transit
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Board 8
Location: 
Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
727 Classon Avenue (corner of Park Place)
United States
Description: 

A representative from Pequena restaurant located at 601 Vanderbilt Avenue will discuss their plans to install a hood exhaust system. This item will be discussed because Pequena restaurant is located in the Prospect Heights landmark district. The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission will be reviewing this item on November 24, 2009.

Open to: 
General public