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Yarn tootin’! Montague Street puts a sock on it

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This much is clear: Montague Street is knit to be reckoned with these days.

Volunteers sheathed the commercial corridor’s 69 parking meters in colorful custom-made wool booties on Wednesday night in an eagerly awaited public art project organized by the Montague Street Business Improvement District to gussy up the main street of Brooklyn Heights.

Dozens of yarn spinners fanned out to install the sleeves made by volunteers from across the borough and inspired by similar spectacles on parking meters in Paris in 2007 and a bus in Mexico City in 2008.

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