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Happy update: Fidget’s home!

A welcome report from Fidget’s owner: “She’s home!!! She’s an old lady and I’m so happy that she’s safe and warm. I have no clue where she went for 2 days!” Here she is, sleeping on her owner’s chest minutes after returning.   This feline beauty has been missing since earlier today. Fidget is gray […]

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East and West Wellness Heads South

I can’t remember who wrote in the comments a while back about the good experience that they had at East and West Wellness on Clark Street, but based on the signs on the door, I hope that person is doing OK… Seen on Wednesday evening: Seen on Thursday morning:   Share this Story: Tweet

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Gage & Tollner Returns on March 15

The PR blitz is on as the new owners of Gage and Tollner prepare for its re-opening on March 15. Stories have appeared in the Times and on NY1, both emphasizing nostalgia and innovation, as the 1879 restaurant re-creates itself for a 2020 clientele. The new G&T is brought to you by the owners of Red […]

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Breaking: Clark St. Station To Close For Eight Months

Just reported by José Martinez, transit reporter for The City NEW: The @MTA will close the Clark St. (2/3) stop in Brooklyn Heights for 8 months to replace three aged elevators prone to breakdowns (see chart from my colleague @annjychoi). Other options would have stretched repair work anywhere from 22 to 24 months. pic.twitter.com/aBjHzCqjoA — […]

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Kitten Bowl 2020!

Are you ready for some…kittens? Head to the Cat Café on Sunday afternoon to catch the felines in action during Kitten Bowl VII. This furocious competition returns to the Hallmark Channel, celebrating cat adoption and advocacy. Beth Stern returns to host. Each year Kitten Bowl puts the spotlight on a handful of rescues, and this […]

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Get to the Cat Café Right Meow!

Yuk it up this Thursday, November 14, when the Cat Café on Montague Street hosts a comedy night from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Tickets are $20. Comedy not your thing? Then join those flexible felines on Wednesday nights for a yoga/stretch/snuggle session, in which you’ll learn how to use active stretching to help lengthen and […]

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And the Clark St. Elevator Survey Says…

Earlier this fall, the Brooklyn Heights Association solicited opinions about the upcoming elevator replacement at the Clark Street subway station. This week, the BHA shared the results. OF the 687 responses received, 62% preferred replacing the elevators one at a time over the course of about two years. Thirty-eight per-cent preferred an eight-month, full-closure of […]

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Bossert Blues

Like the refugees in Casablanca, those eagerly awaiting the re-opening of the Hotel Bossert must wait…and wait…and wait… As Brooklyn Eagle reported last week, the scheduled soft opening last month didn’t happen (again). Reporter Lore Crohan couldn’t track down anyone willing to offer any explanations, trying to contact a variety of people associated with the Chetrit Group, which […]

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Holiday Preview Party at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange is throwing open its doors to summon the holiday spirit on Thursday, November 7. From 5:30 – 7:30pm, the shop will be open to celebrate its 165th anniversary and inspire some early holiday shopping, including handmade ornaments, decorations, and greeting cards, set amid a trimmed Christmas tree, Christmas lights, and homemade […]

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Escaped Prisoner Leads to Neighborhood Hubbub

Standing at the northeast corner of Remsen and Clinton this morning, three NYPD vehicles, one of them a fire truck (with NYPD livery, not FDNY) roared up Clinton and turned left onto Remsen, causing no small amount of confusion and chaos at a busy time in the neighborhood. A short time later, as I walked […]

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