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Support Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar And Henry’s End GoFundMe Campaigns

Sharing two more local restaurants’ GoFundMe campaigns to help staff who have suffered a sudden loss of income. Two more neighborhood institutions that deserve our support. Let’s keep them afloat until we can meet again to wine and dine there! From Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar’s: Dear Friends & Neighbors, We miss you all and can’t wait to […]

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Support Jack the Horse Tavern’s GoFundMe Campaign

Chef Tim and Micki at Jack the Horse Tavern have started a GoFundMe campaign to support the staff who have been laid off during this terrible time. Hello Friends and Neighbors! We know you missed us during the past weeks but sadly we have had to close our restaurant doors until further notice. During this time we […]

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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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No GreenMarket Tomorrow; May Resume Thursday

Alert reader Ann of Orange advises us there will be no Borough Hall GreenMarket tomorrow, Tuesday, March 24 (and none at Union Square in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 25) “while officials work out further containment steps,” but that they are “[e]xpected to reopen after that.” We’ll keep you posted. Update: reader KBells40 says the GrowNYC Blog indicates the Borough […]

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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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The Night That Brooklyn Heights Closed (Until Further Notice)

Not much to say here. Just sharing some photos taken tonight. The night that Henry Street Ale House was forced to close by 8:00 p.m. until further notice. The night that Fortune House expressed its gratitude to customers. The night that CVS was sold out of all paper goods, despite a limit of one per […]

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Gage & Tollner Re-Opening Delayed

Those of us who have been eagerly awaiting the re-opening of Gage & Tollner are going to have to wait a little longer. Covid-19 strikes. Photo: Steven J via Wikimedia Commons. Used with permission. View this post on Instagram It’s with heavy hearts that we share the news that Gage & Tollner will not re-open […]

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Gage & Tollner Returns on March 15

The PR blitz is on as the new owners of Gage and Tollner prepare for its re-opening on March 15. Stories have appeared in the Times and on NY1, both emphasizing nostalgia and innovation, as the 1879 restaurant re-creates itself for a 2020 clientele. The new G&T is brought to you by the owners of Red […]

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