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Car Alarm Nuisance

Seen on a car on Waverly Avenue between Mrytle and Willoughby. This pic was taken a few months ago.



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Selfish Drivers

Finding parking in the nabe has got unbearably bad over the past couple of years. And what makes it worse is really selfish drivers. On many an occasion i have seen cars parked a few feet away from the end of the block. Surely no car was parked there earlier that warranted the car to […]



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Today was the first Sunday of the Brooklyn Flea for the year 2008. Brooklyn Flea is a flea market that meets every Sunday at Lafayette Avenue at the corner of Cleremont in Clinton Hill. From the pictures below you will see that the fair was packed today, the gusty winds not withstanding. BrooklynFlea.com is the […]



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Less Street Cleaning Please

Readers of this blog know about my frustration [1] [2] [3] of parking spots in Clinton Hill. Today I came across an article in the Brooklyn Papers that talks about a proposal to get the City to enforce alternate side street cleaning rules only one day a week. Currently, motorists in Fort Greene and Clinton […]



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Image Copyrights: The Gothamist FreshDirect trucks plying all around the city is now a city staple. Like the yellow cab and the hotdog vendor it is part and parcel of New York life. When FreshDirect started out, it served Manhattan initially and slowly spread to the outer boroughs. This inspite of the fact that its […]



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Barnes and Noble Coming on Myrtle ?

Just heard from a broker friend that Barnes and Noble might be signing a lease to open shop on Myrtle Avenue at Carlton Avenue. I tried to find out more but could not get more info out of him. Also nothing shows up on the internet search avenue. Anyone having any more info on this […]



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Best Nails Place

This post is a result of a hot debate that ensued last night at a friend’s place. The missus and some other friends were hotly discussing the best place to get a manicure and pedicure in Clinton Hill. All the women involved traded their war stories. Purple Nails on Myrtle was for most of them […]



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Bank Of America on Myrtle

There have been substantial rumours that Bank Of America is setting up shop in Clinton Hill. The old Adami Hardware store on the corner of Myrtle and Waverly closed down a few months ago, and moved across the street in a smaller reincarnation. The rumour mill has it that a Bank of America is coming […]



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Local Firemen on The Streets

FortGreeneCourier reports… Area residents were criticizing the city last week for turning a crucial neighborhood fire station into a movie set. Residents said that they were quite surprised Friday when they passed Engine Company 280 and Ladder Company 132, located at 489 St. John’s Place, to find the fire trucks in the bays replaced with […]



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No Parking Spots Left in Clinton Hill

Today, as of 9:24 pm, Clinton Hill has become devoid of every single parking spot. I got the last one. That too after going around for close to 35 minutes. As shocking as this statement may sound, let me quantify. Every single parking spot is gone, keeping in mind the alternate side street cleaning rule. […]



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