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Manhattan Based Blogger Likes Iris Cafe in Willowtown

Upper West Side based blogger Tracy Kaler recently visited Iris Cafe in Willowtown. After schlepping all the way here, she posted a positive review. She liked it! She really liked it! Take that, Manhattan!

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Eamonn’s on Montague Street Blacks Out Its Windows

The new Eamonn’s, which replaced Taperia virtually overnight two weeks ago, has added an interesting feature — blacked out windows. What the what? Here’s what Eamonn’s with clear windows looked like: Maybe it’s the fact that we remember the bad ol’ days when a place with blacked out glass like this meant something other than […]

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Siggy’s Good Food Closes for Good in Brooklyn Heights

Earlier this week, Henry Street’s Siggy’s Good Food closed its doors forever. As previously reported, the health food establishment – where “aliens ate free” – announced it would be shutting down at the end of February.

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Purim Carnival at Congregation Mount Sinai Sunday, March 1

On Sunday, March 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Congregation Mount Sinai, 250 Cadman Plaza West, will have a Purim Carnival featuring rides, games, prizes, and food (including hamantaschen). All are invited (as the bread ads say…). Wear your costumes. Tickets will be sold at the door. For more information email or call 718-875-9124. […]

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Eamonn’s Re-opens in Taperia’s Old Spot

It’s back for another round. Eamonn’s, the beloved Irish pub that closed in 2012 after serving Brooklyn Heights for 17 years has re-opened in its new location, 132 Montague Street, effective as of Wednesday lunch hour. The hours of the new Eamonn’s run from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. weeknights, with kitchen open till 1 […]

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Siggy’s for the Soul

For the second time this week, a BHB reader has been so moved by the closing of a neighborhood establishment that they’ve submitted a heartfelt guest post. Read it after the jump.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend the Heights Players premiere their production of Neil Simon’s Fools. Performances are Friday, February 6 and Saturday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday matinee, February 8 at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. The play will continue through the succeeding two weekends on the same schedule. You may make […]

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Siggy’s Good Food in Brooklyn Heights Will Close on March 1

For those of you already mourning the loss of Taperia and Connecticut Muffin, read no further. For the rest: I received a tip today that Siggy’s Good Food, the beloved organic eatery of Henry Street where aliens eat free, is closing. I spoke to a waitress at Siggy’s who said she couldn’t comment, but gave […]

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Taperia Closed Indefinitely As Eamonn’s Promises Comeback In Its Place

The shake-up of the Montague Street restaurant scene continues. Taperia, the Spanish tapas restaurant and bar located at 132 Montague Street that opened in October 2013 to much fanfare appears to have closed indefinitely. A handwritten sign taped to the door reads: “Closed until further notice. Sorry for the inconvenience.” Meanwhile, a large banner hanging […]

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Grace Church Winterfair Next Saturday

This coming Saturday, February 7, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Hicks and Grace Court) will hold its annual Winterfair. From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., you may shop for children’s clothes and toys (there will also be a kids’ cafe), men’s and women’s clothing, books, CDs and DVDs, sports equipment, flowers and plants, […]

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