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New York Wine Country Road Trip: “Vinitrek” Visits Millbrook in Hudson County

Brooklyn Heights blogger and fledgling wine video producer Mark Joyella made a day trip to Millbrook, New York (straight up the Taconic) and dropped in on the Millbrook Vineyards and Winery, makers of hand-crafted New York wines that have won awards and earned a local following even on this side of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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New Brooklyn Heights Blogger: “Tiger in the Kitchen” Cheryl Tan

A Tiger in the Kitchen: A Conversation with Cheryl Tan from Mark Joyella on Vimeo. The BHB’s Mark Joyella interviews Brooklyn blogger and author Cheryl Tan, whose food and photo blog and upcoming book–both titled “A Tiger in the Kitchen”–chronicle her adventures in eating, from Cardemom cookies in Brooklyn Heights, to offbeat eats in Asia, […]

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A New Home for The Chas

“Orange Blob” and “Cuddle Butt” Get Their “Happily Ever After” Ending

Last week we told you about a desperate search to find homes for two Brooklyn Heights cats–pets of Ernie Salvi, the longtime caretaker at a Heights church who’s recently retired and fallen seriously ill. Ernie’s about to move into an assisted living facility and was trying to find loving homes for his furkids, Orange-cha and […]

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Brooklyn Group Seeks Homes for “Orange Blob” and “Cuddle Butt”

Ernie Salvi served as groundskeeper at First Presbyterian Church on Henry Street for thirty years until his recent retirement.  His health failing, Salvi’s about to move into a care facility in Manhattan and his two cats need homes.  “He is a really wonderful person, and we’re so impressed with how positive and upbeat this man […]

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