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Noodle Pudding Goes Online!

Talk about unprecedented times! Noodle Pudding has famously and proudly never had a website, social media presence, or even a sign on their facade. Because why would it bother? It’s still the neighborhood’s favorite restaurant according to our readers, and packed nightly. But, with all NYC restaurants closed to dining in, Noodle Pudding now has an Instagram […]

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The New Reality at Henry Street Ale House

This interview was conducted at a safe distance, by phone and text, with Jerry Scott, Bar Manager of Henry Street Ale House for the past 5 years. How long has Henry Street Ale House been in business? The owner, Eugene, opened the Ale House about 25 years ago. It was originally called Park Slope Brewing […]

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The Night That Brooklyn Heights Closed (Until Further Notice)

Not much to say here. Just sharing some photos taken tonight. The night that Henry Street Ale House was forced to close by 8:00 p.m. until further notice. The night that Fortune House expressed its gratitude to customers. The night that CVS was sold out of all paper goods, despite a limit of one per […]

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Dog Poop Vigilante Redux 2020

[Warning: Do not read this while eating, or if you generally have a weak stomach.] Long time readers may recall the dog poop vigilante of 2011 who took matters into her own hands and taped signs around two lumps of dog feces left on Hicks St. reading, “Pick up your sh*t or don’t have a dog” and “What […]

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Brooklyn Historical Society and Brooklyn Public Library To Merge

The New York Times reports that the boards of Brooklyn Historical Society and Brooklyn Public Library have voted to merge. Under the plan, the library will become the parent institution of the society. The society will remain at its location in Brooklyn Heights and house the library’s Brooklyn Collection, “a trove of more than 200,000 books, photographs, manuscripts, […]

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FDNY Honors Ladder 118’s Robert Thomas and His Three Sons

In celebration of Black History Month, the FDNY is honoring Robert Thomas of Ladder 118/Engine 205, and his sons Nathan, Jason, and Stephen. Robert is a 38-year veteran of the department who raised not one, not two, but three brave men who followed in his footsteps to become firefighting heroes. It’s an incredible feeling as a parent […]

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Robberies Reported at Sidney Place and Joralemon St.

The 84th Precinct tweeted a warning earlier this evening to put the cellphones away and pay attention when walking, as there have been robberies (plural) reported at Sidney Place and Joralemon St. Another tweet warns pedestrians to put away all electronics, including wireless headphones. Let’s all stay safe. Share this Story: Tweet

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We’re Number 2! “Most Livable Areas in NYC”

According to a study by RentHop.com, as reported by am New York, Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill is the second most “livable area” in the city, based on “neighborhood safety, quietness, transportation, greenness and overall quality of life during the first quarter of 2020.” The rankings were based on a score of 100. Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill with a […]

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MLK Day Events This Sunday

On Sunday, Jan. 19, 11:00 a.m., two local churches will hold services to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. From Rev. Adriene Thorne at First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn: This Sunday will be a very special one in the life of our community of faith. We are celebrating the life and witness of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther […]

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Sneak Peak at New Restaurant at Old Henry’s End Space

According to what looks to be a live but work-in-progress website, Cardinal Mkt is coming soon to 44 Henry St. and will be serving “modern dishes that capture the flavors of the season.”  The menu, which might not be permanent, features entrees such as crab ravioli, wood-fired sea bream, fried quail, and lamb stew. Desserts will […]

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