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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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Stuff-A-Sack Sale at Plymouth Church Thrift Store

The Underground Thrift Store at Plymouth Church is holding its semi-annual “stuff-a-sack” sale for the next two Sundays, February 19 and 26. For $25 per sack, you can fill your sack with winter designer clothing for men, women, and children. Sales support anti-slavery and human trafficking causes. For fiscal year 2016-2017, the Underground Thrift Shop […]

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Kids’ Day at the Cat Cafe

This Saturday, February 18th, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe will welcome kids (and of course kits) for a reading with author Max Goodman from 11 am to 3 pm. Goodman will read from his book The Secret Life of Lilykins at noon and at 2 pm, and other activities will include cat-themed crafts, games, and pictures with […]

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Heads Up, Straphangers: Clark Street Tunnel To Close On Weekends

The MTA has announced that in order to make Sandy-related repairs on the 2/3 line, service to the neighborhood will be suspended on weekends beginning this spring, through 2018. The MTA expects the work to take 56 weekends. “The Clark St project is the next phase in what is the most extensive reconstruction and fortification effort […]

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Congratulations to the Brooklyn Cat Cafe!

These kittens are more than just pretty faces: they’re also award winners! Congratulations to the Brooklyn Cat Café on Atlantic Avenue, winner of this year’s Atlantic Avenue LDC Annual Holiday Window Design contest. Windows on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue were eligible, and these cool cats netted a $500 prize for the […]

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Friday: Classic Mewvie Night at Brooklyn Cat Cafe.

On Friday night, join the felines at Brooklyn Cat Cafe for a screening of the 1938 comedy Bringing Up Baby starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. Tickets are $20 and include a soda and a snack; proceeds contribute to the rescue, TNR, and adoption work of Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition. The show starts at […]

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