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Updated: Housing Works Opens Saturday on Montague St.!

Go shop for treasures or drop off gently used goods. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. at 150 Montague St. For all your questions about what donations they do or don’t accept, click here. Update – From Housing Works (Oct. 21, 2019): Housing Works, a NYC non-profit organization that provides advocacy, support, and lifesaving services to those […]

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Squibb Bridge Demolished, RIP Squibb Bridge

What would we do without Mary Frost and her superb local reporting? In this post, we link to her report in the Brooklyn Eagle that Squibb Bridge has gone the way of the Tappan Zee. Demolished. After years of gestation and labor that cost $5 million, Squibb Bridge was born on March 21, 2013 to the delight […]

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An Evening with Bestselling Author of ‘Pachinko,’ Min Jin Lee, at First Presbyterian – Nov. 13 at 7:00 p.m.

NY Times best-selling author, Min Jin Lee, will be in conversation with Rev. Adriene Thorne on Wednesday, November 13th at 7:00 PM. Ms. Lee is a recipient of fellowships in Fiction from the Guggenheim Foundation (2018), the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard (2018-2019), and the New York Foundation for the Arts (2000). Her […]

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Housing Works Thrift Shops Coming Back to Montague St.!

Who says there’s no good news anymore? The tip came from a friend and neighbor via text tonight. Housing Works is coming back to Montague St.! You may recall, to the dismay of the entire neighborhood, Housing Works closed shop at the location on Montague off Henry St. in March 2017, and was replaced by Halstead Real Estate. […]

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Honoring Our Heroes of Middagh Street Ladder 118/Engine 205 – Never Forgotten

The following is courtesy of Bonnie Burke who shared the vignettes she wrote shortly after 9/11 about the firefighters from Ladder 118/Engine 205 who sacrificed their lives on that day. May our heroes never be forgotten. Captain Martin Egan  Captain Marty Egan, a 15-year veteran of the department, was only 36 years-old when he died […]

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Silver Alert: Missing Person Last Seen at Clinton St. and Cadman Plaza West

From Notify NYC: Silver Alert issued 08-28-2019 at 11:00 AM. A Silver Alert has been issued for Eufemia Patrikios, a 79-year-old Hispanic female from the area of Clinton Street and Cadman Plaza West in Brooklyn. The missing has dementia and may be in need of medical attention. Description: 5’1″ tall, 140 lbs, with black hair […]

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Battle of Brooklyn Events: August 17 – August 27

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle features the full line-up and schedule for this year’s Battle of Brooklyn events. The festivities start this weekend and will continue until August 27th, which is the 243rd anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, “the first major engagement of the Revolutionary War to take place after the U.S. declared its independence in 1776.” […]

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Montague Street Is Crowned “Greenest Commercial Block in Brooklyn”

Mary Frost of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that the Montague Street Business Improvement District was once again named the Greenest Block in Brooklyn, commercial category, in the annual borough-wide contest sponsored by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. In its 25th year, the “friendly but fierce” competition drew 160 blocks across 30 neighborhoods vying for the greenest title in […]

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New Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director: Lara Birnback

You may recall that back in March, Peter Bray resigned as Executive Director of the Brooklyn Heights Association to tend to a serious family health issue. Mary Frost at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that Brooklyn Heights resident Lara Birnback has been chosen as his successor. Ms. Birnback’s past experience includes 15 years of experience in the public, […]

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Heights Prime Meats Says Goodbye to Brooklyn Heights

If you’ve noticed that the doors have been dark at Heights Prime Meats on Clark St. since last week and wondered what happened, BHB is sad to report that the neighborhood stalwart has shut down for good. After much hand-ringing and asking around the neighborhood over the past week, we finally tracked down owner Frank […]

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