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Take Out and Delivery Going Strong at Henry’s End

From our friends at Henry’s End: Take Out plus Wine, Beer & Cocktails! We are continuing Take Out, Monday-Saturday, from 4:30- 8:30. The entire menu is available plus nightly specials! Just call us at the restaurant, 718 834 1776, place your order and you can usually pick up within 30 minutes. In addition to our discounted wines, we […]

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Park Plaza Diner Closes for Now; Eyebrows Trivia & Karaoke Zooms

The Park Plaza Restaurant was once-bustling with attorneys, courthouse, and Office of Emergency Management employees, college students, and regulars from the neighborhood. For many, the family-run Park Plaza was a second dining room where patrons and staff alike knew one another’s names. Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams frequently held meetings with constituents at a coveted corner table. Children […]

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Nick Birnback’s Love Letter to Noodle Pudding

Yesterday, Noodle Pudding announced on Instagram: “We have made the very difficult decision to close the restaurant for the foreseeable future. We will be posting any updates here. Thanks to everyone who came in to support us this past week. Everyone stay healthy.” This seems like the perfect time to share Brooklyn Heights resident Nick […]

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Juliana’s Now Delivering to Brooklyn Heights

A walk down to BBP yesterday was jarring to say the least. Case in point: No lineup outside Juliana’s. Fear not, Juliana’s notified the blog that it is open for business and will be delivering to Brooklyn Heights and beyond. BHB is happy to share info from any other local restaurants and bars. Please email […]

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Noodle Pudding Goes Online!

Talk about unprecedented times! Noodle Pudding has famously and proudly never had a website, social media presence, or even a sign on their facade. Because why would it bother? It’s still the neighborhood’s favorite restaurant according to our readers, and packed nightly. But, with all NYC restaurants closed to dining in, Noodle Pudding now has an Instagram […]

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The New Reality at Henry Street Ale House

This interview was conducted at a safe distance, by phone and text, with Jerry Scott, Bar Manager of Henry Street Ale House for the past 5 years. How long has Henry Street Ale House been in business? The owner, Eugene, opened the Ale House about 25 years ago. It was originally called Park Slope Brewing […]

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Vineapple to Return in Spring

According to the sign, “Vineapple will be returning this spring” at its location on Pineapple Street between Henry and Hicks. It will feature “a fresh new concept” and serve “breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.” (Kudos for the Oxford comma.) It will have “a currated [sic] menu of wine, beer, and cocktails.” Those seeking “employment opportunities” […]

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Chip Shop Space To Go Italian, With “Natural Wines”

The New York Times, in today’s Restaurant Review by Florence Fabricant, reveals that the space next door to Colonie, on Atlantic Avenue, previously occupied by your correspondent’s beloved Chip Shop, will become Ping, a “natural wine” bar – that is, one serving “wines that are made with minimal intervention, like chemical additives or commercial yeast.” […]

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Latest Montague Street Restaurant Closure and Relocation

Walking past Cafe Buon Gusto this afternoon, I saw this sign in a window: “To all our customers we are moving to a new location 132 Montague starting Sept. 3.” Of course I had to find 132 Montague. It wasn’t hard; it’s on the same block, between Clinton and Henry, on the opposite (north) side. […]

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Brooklyn Heights Vies in Greenery, Ties in Drinking Contest (with Help from Fort Greene)

The Eagle’s Mary Frost reports that the Greenest Block in Brooklyn Contest, conducted by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, is close to its conclusion. Montague Street, she reports, is a finalist in the Greenest Commercial Block division. Montague was nominated by the Montague Street BID and its entry is being effected by “[t]he talented and passionate […]

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