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New York Times: Inga’s Bar’s Celery Victor One of the Best Things to Eat in NYC

In the New York Times‘ What to Cook This Week column, Sam Sifton named Inga’s Bar’s celery Victor one of the best things to eat in the City right now. Sifton says, “Our own Pete Wells, who reviewed Inga’s in May, raved about it. As has most everyone I’ve sent to the restaurant, where invariably they take time […]

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Curbed Eats Its Words About Montague St.

In a piece entitled Get in Losers, We’re Moving to Montague St., New York Magazine’s Curbed takes it all back. With the Books Are Magic announcement this week, the opening of Brooklyn Poets, and the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange opening soon, “Montague Street used to be drab, and now it is less so,” says Curbed. Also mentioned are this year’s […]

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Volunteer for Community Clean Up with BHA and Lincoln Restler This Sunday

Volunteer with your neighbors to improve the cleanliness of our sidewalks and streets. Meet at the corner of Henry Street and Hunts Lane at 10am on Sunday July 31st. Great opportunity to volunteer with your kids! Sign up at this link. This event is co-sponsored by the BHA and City Council Member Lincoln Restler. Share this Story: […]

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BOOKS ARE MAGIC Coming to Montague St.!!!

Books Are Magic, the second coming, is opening on Montague St.! Owner Emma Straub announced via social media today that the wildly popular Cobble Hill book shop is opening a second location at 122 Montague St. (between Kiehl’s and Haagan-Dazs). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Books Are Magic (@booksaremagicbk) You might remember […]

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The End of Civilization or Just an “Abandoned Vehicle” on Montague St.?

From a neighborhood tipster: This is on the corner of Montague and Henry Sts. at 5:45 p.m. No police barriers or anything. Is this the end of civilization? I tried to report it to 311 but they kept saying they were going to report it as an ‘abandoned vehicle.’ I was trying to impress on […]

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Brooklyn Poets Grand Opening This Saturday: Free Writing Class, Food, Drinks, Music, and Poetry Readings Featuring Poet Laureate of Brooklyn Tina Chang and Others

Brooklyn Poets is hosting a grand opening and tenth anniversary party this Saturday at 144 Montague St. All are invited. The celebration includes a ribbon cutting at 1:00 p.m., followed by a free drop-in writing class led by Founder & Executive Director Jason Koo at 1:30 p.m. Starting at 3:00 p.m., there will be a series of […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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Brooklyn Poets Finds Its Home at 144 Montague St. to Welcome All to Writing Workshops, Open Mikes and More

Montague Street is about to get a lot more interesting, thanks to an enterprising… poet? That’s right. Brooklyn Poets, started right here in Brooklyn Heights by Jason Koo, is making 144 Montague St. its home. Think poetry readings, writing workshops, open mikes, and more. We talked to Jason about the genesis of Brooklyn Poets, inspired […]

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“The Worst Escalators in Brooklyn” at High Street Station to be Replaced

This news comes from a tweet sent by Council Member Lincoln Restler. No further details could be found yet. 🚇The worst escalators in BK are finally getting replaced at High St A/C! No more seniors or parents with strollers struggling up the stairs of super deep station! In early August, escalators at Adams St will […]

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Free Concert: “Fandango at the Wall” Featuring Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, Sat., July 9, 7:00 pm at Brooklyn Bridge Park

From Brooklyn Bridge Park + AfroLatin Jazz Alliance: St. Ann’s Warehouse presents a free concert, Fandango at the Wall, this Saturday at 7:00 p.m. at Pier 1. With the Statue of Liberty as its backdrop, 30 musicians from the U.S., Mexico and beyond will reunite to celebrate a lush blend of jazz big-band and the 300-year old Son Jarocho sound of Mexico. Fandango […]

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