Cats & Mats: Yoga Continues at Brooklyn Cat Cafe Tomorrow

Join Luisa Noelle Howell, a certified personal trainer and yoga guide, at Brooklyn’s own Cat Cafe at 149 Atlantic Avenue, between Henry and Clinton, tomorrow (Sunday, August 28) morning at 9:30. Come stretch your body and your mind while spending some quality time with the residents of the café, all available for adoption. The class […]

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Mothers Who Lost Newborns in Daycare Deliver Paid Leave Petition to Trump and Clinton Headquarters

Former Brooklyn Heights resident, Amber Scorah and Oklahoma native Ali Dodd have something unimaginable in common: their infant sons, Karl and Shepard, each died in day care within the first week of their returning to work.  The two women are from opposite ends of the country and the political spectrum but are bound by their […]

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“The Great Escape”, Commemorating Washington’s Evacuation of Brooklyn, at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This Saturday, August 27 marks the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, also sometimes called the Battle of Long Island because where the fighting took place, in what is now Prospect Park, Park Slope, and Green-Wood Cemetery, wasn’t yet part of Brooklyn. It was the first battle in which regular Patriot troops under the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a repeat of last weekend and the work week following: From 11:45 PM tomorrow (Friday, August 26) to 5:00 AM Monday, August 29 there will be no service in either direction at Clark Street or at the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall, as 2 and 3 trains will not be running to or from […]

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Robber Hits Careland Pharmacy on Clark

According to Brooklyn Paper’s “Police Blotter”, on Sunday a man took nine packs of razors and six packs of headphones from a display case in a store your correspondent has identified as Careland, on Clark Street between Henry and Monroe Place (photo). The Brooklyn Paper story quotes a worker at the store as saying the […]

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Bargemusic this Weekend

On Friday evening, August 27, at 8:00 Bargemusic presents pianist Asiya Kornepova (photo) playing works by Rachmaninoff. On Saturday evening, August 28 at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon, August 29 at 4:00, works by Brahms will be performed by violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwarz, and pianist Maria Bournaki. There are details for each concert and […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Glass Artist Tags Brooklyn Heights (and Beyond) With Colorful Pigeons

About two weeks ago, I made the most delightful discovery at the intersection of Henry and Orange Streets: A glass mosaic pigeon affixed to the base of a street lamp. It instantly made me smile and reminisce about how, as a teen, I would frequently spot similar treasures in downtown Manhattan; the jubilant dancing babies […]

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Get Your Breakfast Tacos Tomorrow at Jalapa Jar in Clark Street Station

Gothamist reports that the long-awaited Jalapa Jar, with its breakfast tacos, will open tomorrow (Tuesday, August 23) at 7:00 AM. The hours, initially will be 7:00 to 7:00 Monday through Friday. Tacos are $4 each, or two for $7, and, Gothamist assures us (as perhaps you can, too, of you’ve patronized them at Smorgasburg, where […]

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Honeygrow Coming to Joralemon between Clinton and Court

The “healthy food chain” (Alexandra Leon in DNA Info) called Honeygrow will be opening its first New York City restaurant at 194 Joralemon Street, between the Starbucks at the corner of Joralemon and Court, and Equinox. It seems like a good neighbor for a health club. According to the company’s website, it is expected to […]

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