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Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar Opens for Takeout

Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar is back! Check for updates on the daily menu on Instagram @brooklynheightswinebar, or call (718) 855-5595. Hours for now are 12 pm – 9 pm.    

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Park Plaza Diner, Asya, and Curry Heights Reopen for Delivery and Pickup

Three tried and true Brooklyn Heights restaurants reopened for delivery and pickup in the last week. Let’s support our local restaurants. Calling the restaurants directly to order is encouraged to help them avoid the hefty fees that third-party ordering services charge. Park Plaza Diner is back with Chef Dimitri’s excellent barbeque menu, as well as […]

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Mother’s Day Dining and Gift Ideas

Are you ready? Mother’s Day is this Sunday. Today is Friday in case you were wondering, which means you have two days. A global pandemic is no excuse! Show the mom(s) in your life how much you appreciate her. Here are some local neighborhood options for dining (at home) and for gifts. From James Weir […]

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Mystery Sailboat at ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina Houses Healthcare Workers

Those of you who, like me, have taken solitary, or with spouse/partner, exercise on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade may have noticed a single white hulled sailboat docked at the ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina, located between piers 4 and 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This New York Magazine “Intelligencer” Article by Laura Van Straaten explains how it came and what […]

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Pinto Offers Happy Hour All Day Menu

Pinto, a modern Thai restaurant on Montague St., is offering a happy hour menu all day if you call (929) 337-7732 to order. Choose an appetizer and an entree for only $17. Pinto explains, “Please help small business get through this by calling in. We have been charged from third party companies 25-30% during this […]

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You Can Help Estuary Feed Local Frontline Workers

Estuary, the recently opened restaurant in One Brooklyn Bridge Park, near Pier Five, is providing free, hot meals to healthcare and other frontline COVID-19 workers in Brooklyn. They have a GoFundMe page.

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River Deli Has Fundraiser for Staff

Thanks to alert reader Jorale-man we know that River Deli, long a favorite of your correspondent, his wife and daughter, and several friends, which has been closed because of the pandemic, has established a GoFundMe site to take donations to help support their kitchen and floor staff during what may be a long closure. While the GoFundMe […]

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Noodle Pudding Reopens! (With Limited Hours and Menu)

From Noodle Pudding: “We’re taking it a day at a time. We were open for a couple of hours last night and will be doing about the same tonight. We’ll be posting updates on Instagram.” Phone: (718) 625-3737 Instagram: @noodlepuddingtogo (Lead photo courtesy Noodle Pudding. Poster handmade by Lola.)

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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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