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BQE Panel to Announce Recommendations to BHA, Other Community Groups Thursday

The Brooklyn Heights Association has announced that the Mayor’s panel to study the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway has finished its report and recommendations, and will brief the BHA and other interested community groups this Thursday evening, January 30. This is not a public event. According to the BHA: We look forward to learning firsthand what conclusions the Panel has […]

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Grace Church Winterfair Saturday, February 1

This coming Saturday, February 1, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Grace Court, between Joralemon and Remsen) will present its annual Winterfair from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Items for sale at the fair include clothing (adults’ and kids’), toys, books, CDs and DVDs, household goods and tchotchkes, sporting goods, flowers and plants, and […]

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We’re Number 2! “Most Livable Areas in NYC”

According to a study by RentHop.com, as reported by am New York, Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill is the second most “livable area” in the city, based on “neighborhood safety, quietness, transportation, greenness and overall quality of life during the first quarter of 2020.” The rankings were based on a score of 100. Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill with a […]

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Sneak Peak at New Restaurant at Old Henry’s End Space

According to what looks to be a live but work-in-progress website, Cardinal Mkt is coming soon to 44 Henry St. and will be serving “modern dishes that capture the flavors of the season.”  The menu, which might not be permanent, features entrees such as crab ravioli, wood-fired sea bream, fried quail, and lamb stew. Desserts will […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!  

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Best of Brooklyn Heights: The Winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for the Best of Brooklyn Heights! Exactly 100 readers responded and the votes have been carefully tabulated. Without further ado, here are the results: Best Fine Dining Jack the Horse Tavern and Colonie in a tie. Yes, there is fine dining in Brooklyn Heights. These two are the […]

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UPDATE! JENNA FOUND! Brooklyn Tech Student, Jenna Hospedales, Missing Since Thursday

UPDATE: The teen’s mom confirmed to PIX 11 Jenna was found on Tuesday evening and is safe at home. It has not been made public where the teen was during the time she was missing. URGENT! The 77th Police precinct, CB2 and, numerous news outlets are seeking help in finding Jenna Hospedales, a Brooklyn Tech High […]

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Will the BQE Panel Defer to Another Panel?

The issue of repairing the cantilevered stretch of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Brooklyn Heights is one that those in authority have, for some years, as the saying goes, “kicked down the road.”  Any solution was bound to raise problems, whether for drivers and truckers who use the BQE, Brooklyn Heights […]

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Goodbye, Teresa’s.

After months of speculation, it has happened. Teresa’s is closed for business. There’s not much more to say, but here’s a lovely article in the Brooklyn Eagle by Mary Frost and Franscesca N. Tate. A goodbye note posted on the shut doors says: To Our Valued Customers: After 31 years in Brooklyn Heights, Teresa’s Restaurant will […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns with Birth of Pop Music Next Wednesday

The Repast Baroque Ensemble – in photo above, clockwise from top right: Amelia Roosevelt, violin; Sarah Stone, viola da gamba and cello; Gabe Shuford, harpsichord; and Stephanie Corwin, bassoon – return to McKinney Chapel, First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street, next Wednesday evening, January 15, starting at 7:30 p.m. Their concert will be: A musical […]

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