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We’re Number 2! “Most Livable Areas in NYC”

According to a study by RentHop.com, as reported by am New York, Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill is the second most “livable area” in the city, based on “neighborhood safety, quietness, transportation, greenness and overall quality of life during the first quarter of 2020.” The rankings were based on a score of 100. Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill with a […]

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MLK Day Events This Sunday

On Sunday, Jan. 19, 11:00 a.m., two local churches will hold services to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. From Rev. Adriene Thorne at First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn: This Sunday will be a very special one in the life of our community of faith. We are celebrating the life and witness of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther […]

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Sneak Peak at New Restaurant at Old Henry’s End Space

According to what looks to be a live but work-in-progress website, Cardinal Mkt is coming soon to 44 Henry St. and will be serving “modern dishes that capture the flavors of the season.”  The menu, which might not be permanent, features entrees such as crab ravioli, wood-fired sea bream, fried quail, and lamb stew. Desserts will […]

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Best of Brooklyn Heights: The Winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for the Best of Brooklyn Heights! Exactly 100 readers responded and the votes have been carefully tabulated. Without further ado, here are the results: Best Fine Dining Jack the Horse Tavern and Colonie in a tie. Yes, there is fine dining in Brooklyn Heights. These two are the […]

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UPDATE! JENNA FOUND! Brooklyn Tech Student, Jenna Hospedales, Missing Since Thursday

UPDATE: The teen’s mom confirmed to PIX 11 Jenna was found on Tuesday evening and is safe at home. It has not been made public where the teen was during the time she was missing. URGENT! The 77th Police precinct, CB2 and, numerous news outlets are seeking help in finding Jenna Hospedales, a Brooklyn Tech High […]

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New Restaurant, Cloverhill, Opens on Columbia Place

Your correspondent took a stroll through Willowtown yesterday, and got this photo of Cloverhill, the new restaurant that has recently opened at 20 Columbia Place, the space previously occupied by Iris Cafe. I examined the two menus in the window, which were limited to breakfast, lunch and brunch. I went in the door, and was […]

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Will the BQE Panel Defer to Another Panel?

The issue of repairing the cantilevered stretch of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Brooklyn Heights is one that those in authority have, for some years, as the saying goes, “kicked down the road.”  Any solution was bound to raise problems, whether for drivers and truckers who use the BQE, Brooklyn Heights […]

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Goodbye, Teresa’s.

After months of speculation, it has happened. Teresa’s is closed for business. There’s not much more to say, but here’s a lovely article in the Brooklyn Eagle by Mary Frost and Franscesca N. Tate. A goodbye note posted on the shut doors says: To Our Valued Customers: After 31 years in Brooklyn Heights, Teresa’s Restaurant will […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns with Birth of Pop Music Next Wednesday

The Repast Baroque Ensemble – in photo above, clockwise from top right: Amelia Roosevelt, violin; Sarah Stone, viola da gamba and cello; Gabe Shuford, harpsichord; and Stephanie Corwin, bassoon – return to McKinney Chapel, First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street, next Wednesday evening, January 15, starting at 7:30 p.m. Their concert will be: A musical […]

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Reminder: Nominate Best of Brooklyn Heights!

We’ve received a decent response since the original post went up (thanks all!), but we can use more. Take a few minutes now to nominate your favorite Brooklyn Heights businesses. Tell your family, friends, and neighbors to vote too. Here are the Survey Monkeys, in two parts (don’t forget Part 2!): Part 1 Part 2 […]

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