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Willowtown Fair Coming Saturday, May 16

The annual spring Willowtown Fair will take place on Saturday, May 16 on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets) from noon to 5:00 p.m. Past events have included a bouncy castle and athletic events–such as sack and three legged (see photo) races–for kids, food from Iris Cafe, live music, a silent auction, and others. […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s lots of music in and around Brooklyn Heights this coming weekend (Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26). On Friday evening, starting at 8:00, Bargemusic will present pianists Timo Andres and David Kaplan playing works by Mr. Andres, Beethoven, and Brahms. On Saturday evening at 8:00 and again on Sunday afternoon at 4:00 the […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players continue their season with Christopher Durang’s Beyond Therapy, which will be showing Friday and Saturday evenings, April 10 and 11, starting at 8:00, and Sunday, April 12 starting at 2:00. The play’s run will continue on the same schedule through the following two weekends. More information here. On Sunday the Brooklyn Historical […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Smorgasburg returns to the Pier 5 uplands (foot of Joralemon Street) in Brooklyn Bridge Park this Sunday, April 5. It will be open every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. until November. There’s more information here. On Friday evening, April 3 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present a “Here and Now” concert featuring the works […]

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Brooklyn Heights Man Has Had It With Henry Street Gristedes

Today, BHB was pinged by Twitter user Jeremy Greenfield. He’s fed up with the Henry Street (technically 101 Clark Street) Gristedes. Heck, who isn’t? What we’ve found over the years of cultivating a hate-on for the place is that the staff is dedicated and hard working but the ownership is perfectly content squeezing every possible […]

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Crowds Squeeze Into New Juice Press In Brooklyn Heights

True to their word, the new Juice Press at 124 Montague St. (behind Kiehl’s) was up and running as of 10 a.m. this morning. There was even a small crowd outside when your intrepid BHB correspondent visited about an hour later. “It’s been going very well so far,” said Caitlin Brisson, a Juice Press PR […]

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Landmarks Application Reveals Chez Moi Wants To Expand To Cellar

The cellar at Chez Moi is just used for storage, but they want to use it as either an expansion of the current restaurant or as a different restaurant operation. Either way, they are charged with improving egress if they change the use of the cellar. That led them to the Landmarks Preservation Commission on […]

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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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