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Rocco & Jezebel is Here to Stay: Welcome New Owners Jo Batista and Steve Perez

You might remember that Rocco & Jezebel for Pets on Pineapple Walk was set to close with owners Andrea Demetropoulos and John Marcolini retiring. Great news for their clients and the community: Jo Batista and Steve Perez are here to save the business. Jo worked for Andrea and John for six years and when a potential buyer […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Clark St. Station to Close from Nov. 2nd to Spring 2022

All the hemming and hawing over when and how to repair the Clark St. station’s three elevators is over. The February 2020 decision to close the station for eight months to replace all three elevators at once, rather than one at a time, was derailed by the pandemic. Now, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that the station will close starting Nov. 2nd “until […]

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Le French Tart Deli To Open in Brooklyn Heights

Le French Tart Deli, a Franco-focused bakery/bodega, will open at 44 Henry St. next month, taking over the space vacated by Cardinal Mkt which opened and quickly closed during the pandemic. The deli promises to offer French imported products, fresh baked goods, fromage, and charcuterie. This is owner Laurent Chavenet’s third French Tart in Brooklyn, […]

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Rocco & Jezebel for Pets to Close for Good

After 13 years in business on Pineapple Walk, Rocco & Jezebel for Pets will close for good at the end of July. The blog spoke to owners Andrea Demetropoulos and John Marcolini about their decision to call it quits. Was it the pandemic? “That was part of it,” said Andrea, “but it was my daughter […]

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Movies With A View + Smorgasburg! Every Thursday in August at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Movies With A View is officially back! Thursdays, August 5–August 26, 6:00 PM, Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for a 4-week limited run on Thursday evenings this August 2021! This season will return for its 21st season with the theme “Grit,” featuring heartwarming, irreverent, hilarious, and uplifting underdog stories that celebrate human perseverance […]

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Farewell to Jack the Horse Tavern: An Interview with Tim Oltmans and Micki Schubert

On 6/6/2006, at 66 Hicks St., a new restaurant opened in Brooklyn Heights. Jack the Horse Tavern was its name. Tim Oltmans was its chef and owner, along with his wife and business partner Micki Schubert. Soon after opening, locals crowded the bar at happy hour and sipped cocktails called long bottom bramble and behind […]

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Brooklyn Heights Community Fridge: Take What You Need, Leave What You Don’t

The Brooklyn Heights Community Fridge is up and running to feed the hungry and serve as a hub of giving and caring in the neighborhood. We spoke with Rev. Adriene Thorne of the First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, whose outreach to the community made it all possible. The idea for the community fridge came from […]

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Fireworks Tonight to Celebrate 70% Vaccination Rate – Tuesday 6/15 at 9:15 p.m.

To celebrate the milestone of 70% of New York adults receiving at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, the Governor’s office announced a fireworks display in 10 locations throughout the state tonight, including the New York Harbor. According to the New York Post, the fireworks will be visible from the Promenade starting at 9:15 […]

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Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar Reopens!

Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar reopened today after a hiatus during the frigid months. Early in the evening, the sun was shining and sidewalk seats were bustling. Inside, a few tables were occupied by patrons who all happened to be silver foxes with their silver-locked dates. Fully vaxxed life is good! The Wine Bar’s hours will be […]

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