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Violent Robbery of Court Street Jeweler

Your correspondent apologizes for the delay in posting this, but violence came to Court Street during rush hour on Thursday when robbers hit Court Jeweler at 60 Court St., reports the Brooklyn Eagle.  A group of four men made off with cash, jewelry, and gold reportedly valued at half a million dollars and attacked the […]

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Wellness Happy Hour at Brooklyn Cat Cafe

This Wednesday, May 10th, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe will hold a Spring Wellness and Happy Hour from 7:15 to 10 pm. All proceeds from this event will benefit Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition and their rescue work. Luisa Noelle of New York New You will lead a one-hour Vinyasa yoga class, which will be followed by […]

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Brooklyn Cat Cafe Seeks Donations Of Linens, Auction Items

The Brooklyn Cat Cafe seeks donations of clean blankets, towels, and sheets to deliver to Animal Care Centers of New York City as the city’s municipal animal welfare organization deals with the onset of kitten season. Linens can be dropped at the Cafe at 149 Atlantic Avenue during opening hours on Thursday, May 4 to […]

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This Weekend at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe

On Friday evening, head down to the Brooklyn Cat Cafe for Mewvie Night and enjoy a screening of The Lion King while hanging out with a bevy of adoptable local felines. Tickets are $20 and include soda and snack. The film starts at 7:30. Tickets can be purchased at the Cat Cafe site or at the door […]

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Meow Mixer to Benefit Infinite Hope Rescue

Join local animal rescue group Infinite Hope on Thursday, April 27th at Industry City Distillery for a fundraiser to support its work improving the lives of Brooklyn’s animals. An all-volunteer group, Infinite Hope was founded in 2004 and has placed over 1,500 animals in permanent and loving homes and has provided care to hundreds more cats through TNR […]

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Welcome back to Squibb Park Bridge

Brooklyn Paper reported today that just in time for spring, the Squibb Park Bridge will re-open. Repairs on the long-shuttered, trampoline-like walkway that connects the Brooklyn Heights Promenade to the Brooklyn Bridge Park are finally finished, and park officials say they are just waiting on the paperwork so it can reopen, according to a rep for […]

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Local Hero Saves BQE Cat

Our very own Anne Levin of Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition and the Brooklyn Cat Cafe sprang into action Tuesday to save an injured, stranded cat on the BQE, reports the Daily News. After learning about the cat from from an animal rescue Facebook post, Levin made her way to the highway where the cat was crouched […]

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Weekend Activities for Animal Lovers

Atlantic Avenue is Animal Central this weekend, with three events for folks of all ages, starting tonight. This evening at the Cat Cafe, enjoy a screening of Harry and Tonto. The Cat Cafe is run by Brooklyn Heights Animal Welfare Coalition, and proceeds from its events support the adoptable cats at the cafe and the organization’s […]

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“Area” Woman Arrested for Shoplifting

As reported by DNA Info, the woman who owns the chain of children’s stores Area Kids (located in our fair neighborhood on Montague Street, was arrested last month along with a partner for stealing more than $1,000 of merchandise from the Whole Foods in Gowanus. Among the items stolen were beauty supplies, clothing, food, healthcare items […]

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Plymouth Church Underground Thrift Store Re-Opens March 5

The Underground Thrift Store at Plymouth Church re-opens for the spring on Sunday, March 5. Spring merchandise will be featured, with women’s clothing by Tory Burch, Diane von Furstenberg, Theory, Marni, Miu Miu, Polo et al. and men’s clothing by Brooks Brothers, Charles Tyrwhitt, J. Crew, and Banana Republic et al. The store also has a […]

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