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BOOKS ARE MAGIC Coming to Montague St.!!!

Books Are Magic, the second coming, is opening on Montague St.! Owner Emma Straub announced via social media today that the wildly popular Cobble Hill book shop is opening a second location at 122 Montague St. (between Kiehl’s and Haagan-Dazs). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Books Are Magic (@booksaremagicbk) You might remember […]

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Open Streets Montague, Saturday, July 9

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, June 25 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, games and activities for kids, and the grand opening […]

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New Arts Center for Kids, Le Meraviglie, Opens on Montague St.

A new arts center for kids, Le Meraviglie (The Wonders in English), will open next week at 108 Montague St. on the second floor. The center will offer a summer program starting on June 28 through July for 5 to 11 year olds. In the fall, a morning program for 2 to 4 year olds […]

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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 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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L’Appartement 4F is Open on Montague

Update: See comments on this week’s Open Thread Wednesday by readers “Karateca2000″ who found the croissants “delicious” and “KD Hicks” whose baguette was “amazing — piping hot, perfect crunch on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Highly recommend!” Your correspondent was in a hurry today walking on Montague between Henry and Hicks when he […]

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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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PS8 And Jeweler Alexis Bittar Holiday Fundraising Sale This Saturday!

Hey, looking to do some early holiday shopping but worried about those supply chains? Or, (and purely hypothetical here) just looking to get something nice for your wife’s birthday? World famous jewelry designer (and local yocal) Alexis Bittar is hosting a PS8 fundraising/shopping event this Saturday, November 20, from 3pm to 7pm, at his newly […]

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Storefront Developments Around Brooklyn Heights

It appears that the space formerly occupied by Nanatori, above Lichee Nut on Montague near Clinton, will be taken by another Chinese restaurant, Din; this one specializing in soup dumplings, noodle dishes, and dim sum. Thinking it might be part of a chain, I did a web search for “Din soup dumplings.” This yielded a […]

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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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