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Henry’s End Gets New Digs

According to a message posted on the restaurant’s Instagram account, neighborhood stalwart Henry’s End is leaving its current long-time location and moving to the space currently (but not for long) occupied by Sociale at 72 Henry Street. Titled “A New Beginning for Henry’s End,” the post reads in part: After 46 years at 44 Henry […]

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What Super Bowl? Head To The Cat Café For the Kitten Bowl

Not into the big game this Sunday? The Brooklyn Cat Café is offering an alternative: the chance to watch Hallmark’s Kitten Bowl on a 10-foot screen while enjoying a real live Kitten Bowl with the Café’s resident. The Café has procured props and toys from the real Kitten Bowl set, and light snacks and drinks […]

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“A Kill To A View”: Will The New BQE Block Views From The Brooklyn Bridge?

The lede is a killer indeed, and some readers are no doubt murderously angry at the prospect of losing the stunning views of Manhattan from the iconic Bridge. The Post reports that BQE rehabilitation plans call for “an unsightly roadway over and perpendicular to the Brooklyn Bridge — obscuring the stunning Manhattan skyline from its […]

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Local News Round-Up: Kushner Gives Refunds; Changes At Brooklyn Bridge Park

One need only look the towers rising all around us to know that the little guy doesn’t often survive a battle with Big Real Estate…but at 89 Hicks Street, that’s what happened. Crain’s reports that after a class-action lawuit by five tenants, Kushner Cos. re-paid $100,000 that it had overcharged them in “skirting” rent regulation laws. […]

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Clark Street Elevator Hell

Thanks to newly-revived Gothamist, we get this bit of NYC nightmare-come-to-true: I hope that none of you happened to be on the far right Clark Street station elevator around 10 am this morning. Because, despite what seems like endless repairs and replacements and closures, that elevator stopped and wouldn’t budge for an hour, to the […]

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DOT/BQE Meeting: New Location

According to the BHA, Thursday’s meeting has been moved  to the Ingersoll Houses Community Center at 177 Myrtle Avenue at the corner of Prince Street.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 and doors open at 5:30 PM.   Share this Story: Tweet

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BQE Rehab: Promenading No More?

New buildings, endless construction, and the opening of Brooklyn Bridge Park have led many Brooklyn Heights residents to wring their hands and gnash their teeth about “progress” in the neighborhood. They ain’t seen nothing yet. Scrolling through my Twitter timeline yesterday, I came across this horrifying news: The city may have to shutter the Brooklyn Heights […]

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Squibb Bridge: The Saga Continues

The saga might continue, but the bridge as a path to Brooklyn Bridge Park won’t…not for the foreseeable future. As reported in Brooklyn Paper, the minor problem that led to the bridge being closed in July is, in fact, “a far bigger structural flaw.” This comes, of course, after $3 million in repairs after the bridge was […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Swimming in Ideas For New Pool

Brooklyn Paper won the aquatic pun contest, while the Eagle  doused readers with details about recent public meetings for the pool planned for Squibb Park, slated to open in 2020. Brooklyn Bridge Park President Eric Landau was joined at PS 8 by Kristina Drury, founder of Tythe Design, the community engagement firm hired by the Park, at gatherings […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

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