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Brooklyn Barbeque Launches on Pineapple Walk Tonight!

Besides fireworks, what’s synonymous with summer and the Fourth of July? Barbeque!  Tonight Chef Dimitri Likourentzos and General Manager of Park Plaza Diner is thrilled to host a “soft launch” of Brooklyn Barbeque. “We’ll be having a limited menu starting from 5:00 pm until closing, 10:00 pm. Full bar available. And we have an exciting, brand […]

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Open Streets Montague – Saturday, June 18

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, June 18 from noon to 7:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before then; an emergency lane will be open during the event. There will be music (see photo from last Saturday’s Open Streets), games and […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday, June 11 — Open Street on Remsen Monday-Friday

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, June 11 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before then; an emergency lane will be open during the event. There will be music, dancing, games and activities for kids, and a […]

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Open Streets Montague Returns Saturday

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, June 4 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before then; an emergency lane will be open during the event. There will be music, dancing, games and activities for kids, and a […]

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Inga’s Bar Rates Rave Times Review

Inga’s Bar, at 66 Hicks Street (corner of Cranberry) opened in March and has already received a glowing review from New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells, who praises the innovative and delicious dishes emerging from its kitchen. He even lauds the cheeseburger, which your correspondent has enjoyed, calling it “a very good and unpretentious […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday

After last week’s cancellation because of rain, Open Streets Montague is back for this Saturday, May 14. Rain is expected, mostly from early morning until about 1:00 PM, but it shouldn’t be anything like last Saturday’s washout. Fortunately, the events don’t start until about 1:00, as shown on this schedule provided by the Montague Street […]

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EEK! IT’S A GHOST… Kitchen

DoorDash, the food delivery service, opened a “Ghost Kitchen” in Downtown Brooklyn that will be used by a number of restaurants for dine-in, delivery and pickup in the area. What’s a “Ghost Kitchen“? It’s basically a shared kitchen facility that is used by multiple restaurant brands to make their food without having to set up […]

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For $25 You Can Stand on a Freezing Roof Sipping a Cocktail from a Glass Carved from Ice

According to TimeOut the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, which we know as the building that blighted the view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Promenade until One Manhattan Square, aka “The Cheese Grater” (someone once commented on BHB, “It gives Pecorino Romano a bad name”) utterly trashed it, has found a way to make money […]

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Felice Opens at Former Giulia/Heights Cafe Site

Once again your correspondent’s wife has been busy surveying the ‘hood while he can’t. Today she found Felice, the restaurant that took over the site of the former Giulia/Heights Café (and for those with long memories, the Promenade Restaurant) at 84 Montague Street (corner of Hicks), open for business, and got this shot of its […]

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Two New Cafés With “An Asian Twist” in Brooklyn Heights

Your neighborhood blog is always excited to announce new local businesses. Here are two new cafés, one open and one soon to be open. Sippy Café, “your neighborhood coffee shop with an Asian twist,” is now open at 153 Remsen St., the space formerly occupied by Blossom Poke Bowl. On the menu are all of […]

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