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Christmas Tree Stand Controversy Apparently Resolved

If you’ve been following the local news or listening to the latest chat in the neighborhood, you’re probably aware of the controversy over a Christmas tree vendor doing business on the sidewalk in front of the now vacant space previously occupied by a Loft store. This Channel 4 video (there’s an ad at the beginning) […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Open on Montague

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange is open for business in its new location at 137 Montague Street, below the UPS Store, between Henry and Clinton (see photo above). The interior has plenty of room for the Exchange’s inventory of handcrafted items, including housewares and decorative items, children’s and adults’ clothing, toys, greeting cards, and condiments, as […]

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Bossert on the Block

The auction block, that is. After many projected opening dates, the last of which we noted here, we now have word from Raanan Geberer in The Eagle that because of its owner’s default on a mortgage. Thanks to reader Cassie Von Montague for the link to the story. As the Eagle story notes, the building […]

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Brooklyn Poets Finds Its Home at 144 Montague St. to Welcome All to Writing Workshops, Open Mikes and More

Montague Street is about to get a lot more interesting, thanks to an enterprising… poet? That’s right. Brooklyn Poets, started right here in Brooklyn Heights by Jason Koo, is making 144 Montague St. its home. Think poetry readings, writing workshops, open mikes, and more. We talked to Jason about the genesis of Brooklyn Poets, inspired […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Announces Move to 137 Montague Street This Fall

Brooklyn Women’s Exchange is relocating from 55 Pierrepont St. to 137 Montague St., the ground level space below the UPS Store, last occupied by Heights Cleaners. The stars aligned as BWE searched for a new space due to its lease expiring, and the Calfa brothers (owners of Lassen & Hennigs) sought a new tenant for […]

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Restler Launches “Go Fund Me” Page for Deceased Construction Worker’s Family

The Brooklyn Paper reports that City Council Member Lincoln Restler (photo), in conjunction with the Worker’s Justice Project, yesterday launched a Go Fund Me page to raise money for the family of Angel Pilataxi, who died last Friday after a fall at the construction site at 124 Columbia Heights. Mr. Pilataxi, an Ecuadorian immigrant, was […]

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Construction Worker Killed In Fall from 124 Columbia Heights

The Brooklyn Paper reports that a construction worker, whose name has not been released pending notification to his family, died Friday morning, February 11 after falling several floors at the construction site at 124 Columbia Heights (the address is not given in the Brooklyn Paper story, but is available from the NYC Buildings site, which […]

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Bye, Bye Rite Aid

Update: If you have prescriptions to pick up, starting Friday, February 11 you can pick them up at Duane Reade, at the corner of Court and Montague, unless you’ve made other arrangements. It’s already been noted on this week’s OTW, but today your correspondent’s wife paid a visit to Rite Aid at 101 Clinton Street, […]

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Court Street Regal Cinema Movie Theater CLOSED

It’s official: Court Street Regal Cinema at the corner of State Street is closed. According to the Brooklyn Paper, signs were posted on the doors indicating it is closed (with the nearest theater in Sheepshead Bay!), and there are no showtimes listed on the Court Street Regal Cinema. It’s still not clear if this location […]

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State Senator Kavanagh Co-Hosting A Homeowner Assistance Virtual Town Hall TONIGHT

State Senator Brian Kavanagh, along with State Senator Liz Krueger, will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting on the Homeowner Assistance Fund and what it can do for you tonight, January 6th, from 7pm to 8:30pm. You can register to attend here. The NY Homeowner Assistance Fund is a federally-funded program to help struggling […]

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