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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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Special Hours for Seniors Only at Local Grocery Stores [EDITED WITH MORE STORES]

Of course, the best thing for everyone would be to stay inside as much as possible. But for people over 60 and others more vulnerable to COVID-19 who must shop for themselves, the following local grocery stores will provide special hours for those folks only at: Key Food, 169 Atlantic Avenue (Brooklyn Heights): 7:00 am-9:00 am (unable […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange to Close Until March 24; Will Take Email Orders

As a precaution because of COVID-19 the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange will close its store at 55 Pierrepont Street until Tuesday, March 24. At that time, the Exchange will evaluate the situation, and may, if necessary, continue to close on a week by week basis. At all times, while the brick-and-mortar store is closed, the Exchange will gladly […]

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City Says, Report Price Gouging

We’ve received the following from Notify NYC: If you see price increases for items in short supply due to COVID-19, report it by calling 311 or visiting NYC.gov/dcwp. Photo: Claude Scales for BHB.

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BHA Annual Meeting: BQE, Clark Street Station, Empty Storefronts, and More

Wednesday’s Brooklyn Heights Association annual meeting began with a summary, by BHA President Martha Bakos Dietz, of BHA’s accomplishments during the previous year.  First among these was the apparent elimination of the city Department of Transportation’s plan to demolish the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and replace it with a temporary six lane highway. Both the expert panel appointed by […]

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Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting Wednesday Evening, February 26

The Brooklyn Heights Association will have its 2020 Annual Meeting this coming Wednesday evening, February 26 at Founders Hall, St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Court).  The meeting starts at 7:00, but you’re advised to come early. Last year’s meeting was standing room only for later arrivals. All are invited; you need not be […]

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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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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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Reminder: Nominate Best of Brooklyn Heights!

We’ve received a decent response since the original post went up (thanks all!), but we can use more. Take a few minutes now to nominate your favorite Brooklyn Heights businesses. Tell your family, friends, and neighbors to vote too. Here are the Survey Monkeys, in two parts (don’t forget Part 2!): Part 1 Part 2 […]

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Nominate Neighborhood Bests! (2020) Updated with Survey Monkey

Happy New Year from BHB to all! A new decade calls for a poll of neighborhood bests. In fact, some of our dedicated readers have gone rogue and started an informal poll in the open threads. Let’s make it official then. Nominate your favorite tried and trues. Keep it within the Brooklyn Heights boundaries – […]

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