Open Thread Wednesday

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Sahadi’s Closed for Shoppers: Take Out and Delivery Only

Sahadi’s on Atlantic Avenue is closed for shoppers because the narrow aisles do not afford space for social distancing. Orders for pickup or delivery can be made here. Update: earliest deliveries are Monday, April 24; pick up times start on Friday, April 17, with limited slots available. See comments below. The new Industry City store remains open for […]

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“Bouncy Bridge” Replacement Appears Near Completion

Today was a pleasant day, and your correspondent decided to take some needed “solitary exercise.” Properly masked and gloved, and carefully maintaining social distance, I walked the length of the Promenade, continued down Columbia Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park, then back up and home. On the way, I saw that the “non-bouncy” replacement of the […]

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Keeping Virus Free While Shopping? The Eagle Has Suggestions From Local Residents

Mary Frost of the Eagle has interviewed local residents about how they do their grocery shopping while avoiding COVID-19 contamination. She got responses from many local residents, including City Council Member Stephen Levin; Lara Birnback, executive director of the Brooklyn Heights Association; Kate Chura, executive director of the Montague Street BID; and Brooklyn Heights residents Beverly Closs, and Will Hasty. Your correspondent, while trying to keep […]

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Noodle Pudding Reopens! (With Limited Hours and Menu)

From Noodle Pudding: “We’re taking it a day at a time. We were open for a couple of hours last night and will be doing about the same tonight. We’ll be posting updates on Instagram.” Phone: (718) 625-3737 Instagram: @noodlepuddingtogo (Lead photo courtesy Noodle Pudding. Poster handmade by Lola.)

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Transit Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The MTA is providing a handy guide to subway and bus service during the coronavirus epidemic, updated on a daily basis. One thing to note: C trains have been added to the list of trains considered non-essential during the crisis. They normally serve High Street and Jay Street-MetroTech stations on the same tracks as A trains, which […]

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Take Out and Delivery Going Strong at Henry’s End

From our friends at Henry’s End: Take Out plus Wine, Beer & Cocktails! We are continuing Take Out, Monday-Saturday, from 4:30- 8:30. The entire menu is available plus nightly specials! Just call us at the restaurant, 718 834 1776, place your order and you can usually pick up within 30 minutes. In addition to our discounted wines, we […]

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Goodbye (For Now) Notes From Montague Street Local Businesses

Even on a sunny and temperate day like today, Montague St. was a near ghost town, making social distancing uneasily too easy. Many, but not all, of our local businesses are closed. Here are the goodbye (for now) notes they left for us. We can’t wait to have them all back in action… To create that […]

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Brooklyn Heights Artist Angela Rizzuti Wishes “Good Health” to All

Angela Rizzuti, a Brooklyn Heights resident artist, graduate of the Parsons School of Design, and now retired Grace Church School teacher who taught your correspondent’s daughter there, made this little poster and displayed it in her window. The pastor of the Zion German Evangelical Lutheran Church has told her he will base his e-sermon this Sunday on it. We at […]

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Park Plaza Diner Closes for Now; Eyebrows Trivia & Karaoke Zooms

The Park Plaza Restaurant was once-bustling with attorneys, courthouse, and Office of Emergency Management employees, college students, and regulars from the neighborhood. For many, the family-run Park Plaza was a second dining room where patrons and staff alike knew one another’s names. Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams frequently held meetings with constituents at a coveted corner table. Children […]

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