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Willowtown Fair This Saturday

The annual Willowtown Spring Fair will be this Saturday, May 20 from noon until 5:00 PM on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets, one block west — downhill, that is — from Hicks Street. As always there will be lots of activities for adults and kids, local food and baked goods, music by Papa […]

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Mom’s the Star at Open Streets Montague Tomorrow

Click on “Read full story” for link. This being Mother’s Day Weekend, Open Streets Montague (Montague Street between Clinton and Hicks, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM) will feature opportunities to shop for or make Mother’s Day gifts, and have mom’s photo portrait taken. There will also be lots of games, activities, and entertainment for adults […]

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Books Are Magic Celebrates Independent Bookstore Day Saturday

This Saturday, April 29 is Independent Bookstore Day, and Books Are Magic, 122 Montague Street, will be celebrating from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM with visits by authors at various times throughout the day.

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Silhouette Event at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

Deborah O’Connor will be at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 137 Montague Street (between Henry and Clinton, below UPS), April 21 through 23, to work her scissors magic and create silhouette portraits. Children of all ages, pets, adults…everyone is a suitable subject for Deb’s keen eye and sharp scissors. You’ll be amazed at the results—in only five […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Celebrates Black History Month

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 137 Montague Street, is celebrating Black History Month by featuring the works of Black artisans that are available at the Exchange. Among these are the brightly screen printed zippered pouches made by Alicia Noelle Jones (photo), owner of ANoelleJay. Alicia’s art is largely inspired by her kayaking experiences with Brooklyn and […]

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Grace Church WinterFair This Saturday

This coming Saturday, February 4, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Grace Court, between Joralemon and Remsen) will present its 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 more. […]

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Sahadi’s Recognized as a “Historic Business”

As reported by Kirstyn Brendlen in The Brooklyn Paper, Brooklyn Heights’ mecca for Middle Eastern and other delicacies, Sahadi’s, 187-189 Atlantic Avenue, has been included in New York State’s Historic Business Preservation Registry. What effect this might have on Sahadi’s future isn’t clear, but as of now all seems to be going well. The Brooklyn […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Open Late for Festivities Wednesday

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 137 Montague Street (below Fed Ex) will stay open until 8:00 p.m. this Wednesday, December 14. After the 5:30 p.m. official lighting of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade tree at the Montague Street entrance, carolers from the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will be stopping there to sing, and the Exchange will serve […]

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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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Danish Seamen’s Church’s Christmas Fair This Coming Weekend

Want to get a jump on Black Friday shopping, and enjoy some Danish delicacies and drinks as well? The Danish Seamen’s Church, 102 Willow Street (near Clark) will hold its annual Christmas Fair this coming weekend, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20. You may try “homemade ‘æbleskiver’ and […]

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