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The Montague Street Piazza Experiment Begins July 6th

Every Sunday for the month of July, between 10am and 5pm, the Montague BID will transform Montague Street into a “pedestrian piazza” — which they stress will NOT be a street fair. Between Clinton Street and Montague Terrace, tables and chairs will be set up in the middle of the street, and the local merchants […]

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Montague Street BID: Piazza Successful on Second Sunday

The Montague Street Piazza appears to have been a success on its second Sunday, according to Chelsea Mauldin, Executive DIrector of the Montague Street Business Improvement District.

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Report: Mauldin Exits Montague BID

Montague Business Improvent District executive director Chelsea Mauldin (BHB Ten 2009) will be leaving the organization this fall, the Brooklyn Heights Press reports.   The paper cites an e-mail sent to the group’s board of directors on August 6 announcing her plans to leave in pursuit of “other opportunities”.   A successor to Mauldin could […]

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Montague “Piazza” Days Scheduled for September

According to The Brooklyn Paper, this year’s “piazza” days on Montague Street, when it is closed to automobiles and made a pedestrian concourse with tables and chairs for relaxing or al fresco dining, will be in September instead of July. They will be on three Sundays: September 13 (which coincides with the Brooklyn Book Festival […]

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Montague BID Stresses Service to Merchants, Community

The Montague Street Business Improvement District (“BID”) held its annual meeting at Eamonn’s yesterday evening. BID Executive Director Chelsea Mauldin (photo at left) said the BID must respond to the economic crisis by providing more services to businesses on Montague in, among other things, marketing and technology. As an example of marketing assistance, she cited […]

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Adopt a Pet Sunday at Montague Piazza

Our pal Chelsea Mauldin of Montague BID sends this dispatch regarding this Sunday’s FINAL Montague Street Piazza: A quick update regarding our upcoming — and final — Summer Space Sunday. Once again, Montague Street businesses will be offering free outdoor yoga (11 am, in front of Yoga People, 160 Montague) and free kids’ arts activities (3 pm, […]

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Eddie the Eagle on the Piazza

The Brooklyn Eagle’s mascot, Eddie, was on the scene Sunday for the second weekly Montague Street Piazza. Mrs. Fink reports that Eddie got just a little too frisky with her as she passed by. Luckily, she was able to make a quick getaway. Who knew the ol’ bird was such a cock of the walk?

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Second Week in the Piazza, Will it be Better?

Last Sunday’s launch of a car-free summer piazza on Montague Street was under-whelming for many. In this week’s Brooklyn Paper, the BHA’s Judy Stanton blames the city for not supplying enough chairs, while Montage BID’s Chelsea Mauldin says everything went according to plan. The paper also mentions that Heights Books doubled its usual Sunday business […]

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A More Better Piazza

Using the magical BHB Photoshop utility, we’ve come up with a shore-fire way to make the Montague Street Piazza‘s second week a smash.  All Montague BID needs to do is add the following:

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Brooklyn Heights History: Urban Renewal Part 2

The postwar brought the great era of modernism and social engineering. A nation flush with victory and wealth thought it could solve any problem and enthusiastically looked forward to, and even worshipped, the future (probably because the immediate past had been so bad). A bright, modernist future beckoned. At the same time there was a […]

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