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Coming up at the Cat Cafe

Tonight! Every Thursday, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe offers some kid-free kitten time, with admission limited to those 14 and older. 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Every other Saturday, including this one (Sept. 24) is also an “adults only kitten happy hour,” from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Admission to the cafe (149 Atlantic Avenue) is $5, supporting the […]

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Our Neighborhood Pizza Nightmare Is Over

Because this was posted in Fascati’s window tonight.   And throughout the nabe, there was rejoicing. Share this Story: Tweet

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Cats and Crafts at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe on Saturday morning

Looking for something to do with the little ones on Saturday morning? Hands-on, for a good cause? Head on over the Brooklyn Cat Cafe at 149 Atlantic Avenue for an hour of Cats and Crafts with our neighborhood adoptable felines. This art class for children 3-7 years of age will provide the opportunity to create simple, […]

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Adoption Ambassadors And Struttin’ Your Mutt

Infinite Hope animal rescue is offering two ways to improve the lives of Brooklyn’s rescue animals. On Wednesday, Sept. 14th at 7 pm, join Infinite Hope at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe at 149 Atlantic Avenue to learn about becoming a foster home for pets that will be up for adoption. This is also a great opportunity to […]

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Plymouth Underground Thrift Store Returns This Weekend

After a summer hiatus, the thrift store at Plymouth Church re-opens this summer, on Sunday, September 11 at 12:30 pm. Stocked with fall clothing, designer, and vintage bargains for women, men, and children, the thrift store is open every Sunday from 12:30 to 4:00 pm.  From Plymouth: Following a rush of summer donations, our clothing […]

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Cats & Mats: Yoga at Brooklyn Cat Cafe on Sunday

What better way to start your Sunday than with stretching and yoga surrounded by felines? Join Luisa Noelle Howell at Brooklyn’s own cat cafe on Atlantic Avenue this Sunday morning at 9:30. A certified personal trainer and yoga guide, Howell makes her cat café debut.  Come stretch your body and your mind while spending some […]

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Rehabilitating the BQE: “It’s going to be a mess.”

Residents of Brooklyn Heights have long complained about the trucks and vehicles that have used the neighborhood’s quiet streets as a detour to avoid the traffic on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. In five years, that traffic might get a whole lot worse. On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the neighborhood may well see an […]

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Trouble And Intolerance: Voices From Brooklyn Bridge Park

In an article titled “In Brooklyn Bridge Park Conflict, Neighbors See Trouble. Players See Intolerance,” the Times‘ Sarah Maslin Nir reports from our neighborhood and Brooklyn Bridge Park, talking to park users and neighborhood representatives about the issues that have arisen in recent weeks. “Sometimes I try and avoid going on Joralemon,” said Aaliyah Johnson, 17, […]

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A Literary Evening At The Brooklyn Cat Cafe

It hasn’t been open for very long, but the Brooklyn Cat Cafe has already found its place in the fabric of our neighborhood. Widely covered by local and national media, it was most recently featured in Condé Nast Traveler, and its schedule of events for the neighborhood is in full swing. Next Wednesday, June 22, […]

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Unauthorized Movie Shoot on Columbia Heights

As she is wont to do of a Tuesday afternoon, your correspondent was cruising the neighborhood yesterday, looking for a Tuesday spot to park., when she came across an unusual sight on Columbia Heights between Clark and Pineapple. (I will now cease talking about myself in the third person.) There were several vintage cars parked […]

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