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Kogane Ramen Closed by Health Department

Kogane Ramen, 76 Henry Street, has been closed by the City Health Department, having been assessed a total of 106 violation points following its last inspection. You can read the whole, quite disturbing, list here (click on “Read full story” for link).

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Grace Church Winterfair This Saturday, February 3

This coming Saturday, February 3, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Grace Court, between Joralemon and Remsen) will present its annual Winterfair from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Items for sale at the fair include clothing (adults’ and kids’), toys, books, CDs and DVDs, household goods and tchotchkes, sporting goods, flowers and plants, baked […]

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Heather Wolf Leads Bird Walk Sunday; “Warbler Wednesday” Happy Hour at Estuary with Repast Baroque Ensemble

Heather Wolf, author of Find More Birds and Birding at the Bridge, will lead a bird tour in Brooklyn Bridge Park this Sunday morning, January 14. There are many species wintering in the Park. Ms. Wolf has recently seen these: Cooper’s Hawk, Gadwall, American Woodcock, American Kestrel, White-throated Sparrow, and Great Blue Heron. The tour […]

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The BHB Ten 2023: The Most Notable People of Brooklyn Heights This Year

It’s that time, for our annual list of ten people or groups of people living or working in Brooklyn Heights, who made an impact on our neighborhood, the city, the country, or the world this year. With input from everyone at BHB, here in no particular order (actually after the first three groups, alphabetically listed), are The […]

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Vacant Happy Days Diner Space Has New Tenant: Owner of Fort Greene’s Margot Restaurant

Brooklyn Paper reports that the Happy Days Diner space at 148 Montague St. will be taken over by the owner of Fort Greene’s Margot, Kip Green. Margot serves entrées such as “branzino, broccoli di ciccio, pimentón” for $38 and “skirt steak, miso, black trumpets” for $47. “If the new venue is anything like Green’s other restaurants, it’s […]

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Poppy’s Soft Opening Through This Weekend and Grand Opening on Tuesday!

The wait is over! Poppy’s is open in the old Cranberry’s space at 48 Henry Street. Soft opening is this weekend: Friday 8 am – 2 pm Saturday and Sunday 8 am – 4 pm. Grand opening is Tuesday, Nov. 7th, 8 am – 7 pm to start. About opening her second location in Brooklyn Heights, Poppy’s […]

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Pre-Halloween Events Make For Lively Saturday in Brooklyn Heights

Things got going at 11:00 a.m. Saturday with the start of the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual Halloween Parade on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade (photo above; “Read full story” for more photos). Oscar the Grouch offered some wisdom to passers-by in the parade. Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair featured a pumpkin patch, along with many activities for […]

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Halloween Memories in Brooklyn Heights, the return of Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair and a Plan for Saturday’s Packed Community Calendar

I suppose we could have a debate, but I’d win: there’s really nothing more Fall than Halloween in Brooklyn Heights. And with a world going sideways, we need community, small humans and canines in costumes, Fall lovers and spectators, pumpkins, homemade treats and gratitude in this harvest home. This Saturday, October 28th, is shaping up for a […]

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Cloudy Donuts, Brooklyn Heights’ First Black-Owned Food Business, Celebrates One Year in Willowtown

Cloudy Donuts, the first Black-owned food business in Brooklyn Heights, celebrated its one year anniversary today at 14 Columbia Place. Since opening its doors in Willowtown, Cloudy Donuts has turned a quiet, off-the-beaten-path block into a sensational, buzzy, Instagram and Tik Tok-worthy destination, where people from all over the City and beyond come for the […]

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Plymouth Church Hosts Panel on Food Justice Tomorrow; Yankee Fair Saturday, October 28

Tomorrow (Sunday, October 15) from 12:30 until 2:00 PM Plymouth Church will present a panel discussion on Food Justice in recognition of World Hunger Sunday. [W]e will gather in our Reception Room to share a simple lunch of rice and beans and talk about food insecurity in our own city. Last year, the mayor’s office […]

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