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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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Local Chanukah Celebrations

Chanukah, or Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on sundown Sunday, November 28. Two local ceremonies will note its beginning. On Wednesday, December 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Chabad of DUMBO will carve an ice menorah, with lighting at 5:30. There will also be “arts and […]

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Danish Christmas Fair This Weekend

The Danish Christmas Fair, or Julemarked, is back this weekend! It takes place at the Danish Seamen’s Church, 102 Willow Street, just south of Clark, on Saturday, November 20 and Sunday, November 21, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on both days. We will serve our delicious homemade spherical Danish Pancakes, known as “aebleskiver” and […]

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Arrivederci, Giulia!

We hardly knew you! Word is that the restaurant, formerly the Heights Café, has been sold, though we don’t yet know to whom. It opened just under three months ago, and will close at the end of this week. We’re told that Dellarocco’s, which has the same ownership as Giulia, has not been been sold […]

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Le French Tart Deli To Open in Brooklyn Heights

Le French Tart Deli, a Franco-focused bakery/bodega, will open at 44 Henry St. next month, taking over the space vacated by Cardinal Mkt which opened and quickly closed during the pandemic. The deli promises to offer French imported products, fresh baked goods, fromage, and charcuterie. This is owner Laurent Chavenet’s third French Tart in Brooklyn, […]

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Movies With A View + Smorgasburg! Every Thursday in August at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Movies With A View is officially back! Thursdays, August 5–August 26, 6:00 PM, Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for a 4-week limited run on Thursday evenings this August 2021! This season will return for its 21st season with the theme “Grit,” featuring heartwarming, irreverent, hilarious, and uplifting underdog stories that celebrate human perseverance […]

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