Brooklyn Heights

Scenes from Brooklyn Heights during Winter Storm Stella

March 14, 2017 By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Angel McClean, an amazing Parks Department worker, takes on the Promenade in the midst of the storm.
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The Brooklyn Eagle took a windy stroll through Brooklyn Heights during Winter Storm Stella on Tuesday. Enterprising shovelers were in action on the streets and sidewalks, and valiant Parks Department employees fought a constant battle to keep the Promenade and its entrances clear.

Some sections of picturesque Montague Street look much the same as they did decades ago, when deep snows were more common.

With sidewalks covered by snow, this man takes the easy path down the middle of Montague Street.

In the snow, these storefronts look much like they did decades ago.

Lassen & Hennings, founded in 1939, was one of the first shops on Montague Street to shovel its sidewalk on Tuesday.

James Weir Floral Company, Brooklyn's oldest florist, was founded in 1853, just across Montague Street.

A Garden of Eden employee knocks snow off the awning.

These flags mark the deserted Montague Street entrance to the Promenade.

This globe statue denotes the northernmost end of the Promenade.

Henry Ward Beecher stands in the snow at Plymouth Church.

Many of the citizens braving the storm were accompanied by their dogs, who seemed blithely unaware of the stinging sleet and sub-freezing temperature.

Weather fit for a husky!

Kudos to the valiant Parks Department workers who braved the worst of Stella to keep the walkways clear on the Promenade.

Parks worker Angel McClean is the definition of dedication.

These folks enjoy a chilly photo shoot on the Promenade.

Heavy equipment from Weeks Marine awaits better weather in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

The crowds, BBQs, basketball players and fun-seekers must wait for another day at Brooklyn Bridge Park.

This couple ignored the blasting wind and sleet to enjoy a nice walk in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

The snow-topped Federal Court House can be seen to the left of Cadman Plaza Park, looking south towards an invisible Borough Hall. State Supreme Court can barely been seen in the distance.

The Office of Emergency Management, its roof white with snow, can be seen to the right, behind Cadman Plaza Park. The Manhattan Bridge is invisible. Photos by Mary Frost

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