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Farewell, J. McLaughlin in Brooklyn Heights

Conventional wisdom has it that people in Brooklyn Heights who wear “preppy,” “WASPy,” “Ivy League” clothing all work in Manhattan and do their clothes shopping at Brooks Brothers or Paul Stuart or by mail order from L.L. Bean. C.W. has again been proved right. Just over four years ago we welcomed J. McLaughlin to a [...]

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Crumbs Bake Shop Might Be Saved

CNBC is reporting that Crumbs Bake Shop, which closed all its stores including its Montague Street outlet on Monday, may be getting a bailout from “an investor group that includes the Fischer Family and Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises and star of CNBC’s “The Profit.”

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Underground Thrift Store Stuff-a-Sack Clearance Sale This Sunday

The semi-annual Underground “Stuff-a-Sack” Summer Clearance Sale at Plymouth Church continues this Sunday, June 29, 12:30pm-4:00pm. You can buy as many $25 Underground Thrift Store totes as you like and stuff them with summer clothing and housewares. The Underground Thrift Store features a collection of upscale and designer clothing and accessories and collectibles for the [...]

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Stuff-a-Sack This Sunday and Next at the Underground Thrift Store in Brooklyn Heights

The Underground Thrift Store at Plymouth Church is having a summer clearance sales this Sunday (6/22) and next (6/29). Here’s the details in a dispatch from Orange Street:

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Chocolate Works Set to Open in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday June 12

For those of you who love chocolate and couldn’t care less that Radio Shack is gone — rejoice! Chocolate Works is set to open at 110 Montague Street on Thursday(6/18). How do we know? A press release of course!! Enjoy the details and crackling prose with us now, won’t you?: We are so excited to [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

PS 8′s annual Paddlewheeler Block Party is this Saturday, June 7, from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Poplar Street between Henry and Hicks streets. It’s your, and your kids’, chance to meet Elsa the Snow Queen and Anna from Frozen. There will be a bouncy castle, a magic show, face and hair painting, an obstacle [...]

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Pharmacy to Replace Mr Video III

Work has begun at 84 Clark St in the space formerly occupied by Mr Video III. This promotional copy was in the window. Not the easiest to read due to the glare, but it appears that the business is called Careland Pharmacy. (At least that’s what I think it says, with the typeface I also [...]

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Willowtown Spring Fair Coming Saturday, May 17

We have word from Ben Bankson (in striped shirt in photo, at last year’s Fair) that this year’s Willowtown Spring Fair will be Saturday, May 17 from noon to 5:00 p.m., on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets). This year’s Fair will feature a pet parade. Participants and pets should assemble in Adam Yauch [...]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Hosts Exchange Federation Meeting

Over the next three days–Sunday, May 4 through Tuesday, May 6, the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street, will play host to the annual meeting of the Federation of Woman’s Exchanges, an organization that …follows in the footsteps of women in the 19th century who began Exchanges to help other women who had fallen on [...]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This (Friday, March 14) evening, starting at 7:00, Bargemusic will present a “Here and Now” concert of piano works by composer David Del Tredici {photo}, whom Aareon Copland called “a creator with a truly original gift,” performed by Mr. Del Tredici and by Marc Peloquin. On Saturday evening at 7:00 there will be a “Masterworks” [...]

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Plymouth’s Underground Thrift Store “Spring Fever” This Weekend

Plymouth Church’s popular Underground Thrift Store this weekend will celebrate the impending (official) arrival of spring by opening on Saturday, March 15 as well as Sunday. Saturday hours will be the same as Sunday’s: 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. “Our racks are bursting with the first look at Spring items for men, women and children. [...]

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Heights-Based Jeweler Saves Valentine’s Day

If you want to give your sweetie more than Godiva chocolates this Valentine’s Day but don’t know where to turn, a great jewelry line from Salt + Stone—created by a designer who perfected her craft at Tiffany’s—will have you feeling the love. Just in time for Feb. 14th, Jacqueline Stone has created an affordable collection [...]

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Pour One Out For: Atlantic Avenue’s Module-R

Two BHB readers alerted us that Module-R will be closing its store at 141 Atlantic Avenue. Andrew Porter offers this comment:

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Watch Karl Cover Kiehl’s Kickoff On Montague Street In Brooklyn Heights

Mr. J. was on hand with cam Friday for the grand opening of Kiehl’s Montague Street store. Video after the jump.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players premiere their production of John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt: a Parable this weekend, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00, and a Sunday matinee at 2:00. There’s more information here. The Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing Inside Llewyn Davis (its run ends on Thursday, February 6), and Nebraska, and the [...]

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Kiehl’s Grand Opening Friday

Fashion site Racked has the details on the grand opening of the Kiehl’s skin care products shop at the corner of Montague and Henry this Friday, January 31, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. You can have your skincare products needs determined by Kiehl’s SkinProfile diagnostic device, have your photo taken in the store’s permanent photo [...]

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