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Here They Are: The Best Eats in Brooklyn Heights 2016

Your nominations have been tabulated, and after due consideration by the BHB Food Editorial Board, here are the Best Eats in Brooklyn Heights 2016: Best Restaurant:  Jack the Horse Tavern Close Runners-Up:  Henry’s End and Noodle Pudding (So good, it doesn’t need a website or a sign outside.) Honorable Mentions:  Colonie and Chez Moi Best Newcomer:  Pinto Close […]

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OPA! The 39th Annual Greek Festival is in Full Swing on Schermerhorn St.

Nobody parties like the Greeks, and this year’s Annual Greek Festival of the Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Brooklyn is proving it again. The church’s 39th annual festival has been in full swing all week and Saturday is your last chance this year to sample the delicious home-made Greek food and pastries, […]

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Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos and More Coming to the Clark St. Station

This is Steve Smith and Tommy Byrnes. They’re cousins and business partners. They’re great guys, down-to-earth, full of hope, with big dreams. If you met them, you’d want to have a Brooklyn Lager with them. Steve and Tommy, along with Joel Nearing, are co-founders of Jalapa Jar, and they want you to “Do Breakfast Like […]

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Scenes and Music From Willowtown Fair

The weather forecast for Saturday afternoon was threatening, but the rain held off for the duration of this year’s Willowtown Fair. Artists were busy painting young faces and arms. Iris Cafe sold tacos and roasted corn on the cob, and kids frolicked on a bouncy castle. Video and more photos after the jump. Under overcast […]

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Free Cone Day at Haagen-Dazs

If you don’t mind waiting in a line that will stretch down Montague Street and snake onto Henry, today’s the day you get one free kiddie size ice cream in either a cup, sugar cone, or cake cone at our Haagen-Dazs shop. As the Brooklyn Paper points out, Free Cone Day is also something of […]

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Willowtown Fair Next Saturday

The annual spring Willowtown Fair will take place on Saturday, May 14 on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets) from noon to 5:00 p.m. This year’s event will feature food for sale from Iris Cafe, home baked goods and plants for sale, a Willowtown Bluegrass Band, Fire Engine Co. 224, face painters, games, rides, […]

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“Beasts & Bottles” Coming To Ex-Red Gravy Site On Atlantic

According to the signs in the windows, the former site of Red Gravy, at 151 Atlantic Avenue (between Clinton and Henry streets) is soon to become “Beasts & Bottles”. The TimeOut New York write-up is encouraging. It will be owned by “the Provence, France–bred duo of Leslie Affre and Laurent Kalkotour along with Alexander LaPratt”, […]

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Farewell Garden Of Eden, Hello Fresh Start

A few days ago I heard reports that the interior layout of the Garden Of Eden store, on Montague between Clinton and Court, had been changed, with the fresh meat, poultry, and fish offerings reduced greatly in size, replaced by much more extensive offerings of ready-made meals. Then a neighbor pointed out the awning, proclaiming […]

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Grace Church Spring Gala Saturday

This coming Saturday evening, April 23, starting at 6:30 p.m., Grace Church will present its annual Gala and Silent Auction. The Gala, for which “festive attire” is appropriate, will feature food and drink and an opportunity to bid on items in the silent auction which, in previous years, have included fine clothing; jewelry; artwork; china […]

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Paella Bake-Off in Red Hook Sunday Evening, April 17

This coming Sunday, April 17, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. there will be a Paella Bake-Off in Red Hook, and you are invited to be one of the judges. The contestants are Kevin’s Restaurant, 277 Van Brunt Street, and the galley of the preserved coastal tanker Mary A. Whalen, docked at the south side of […]

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