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Reminders: BHA Annual Meeting Monday; Plymouth Stuff-A-Sack Sale Continues Sunday

As we previously reported, the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual meeting, to which all are invited, is this coming Monday evening, February 27, at St. Francis College, starting at 6:30. It will feature awards to those who have contributed significantly to the Heights community, as well as a discussion of the proposed Brooklyn-Queens Connector light rail […]

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Stuff-A-Sack Sale at Plymouth Church Thrift Store

The Underground Thrift Store at Plymouth Church is holding its semi-annual “stuff-a-sack” sale for the next two Sundays, February 19 and 26. For $25 per sack, you can fill your sack with winter designer clothing for men, women, and children. Sales support anti-slavery and human trafficking causes. For fiscal year 2016-2017, the Underground Thrift Shop […]

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Sahadi’s Wins James Beard Award

The Brooklyn Paper reports that venerable neighborhood institution Sahadi’s has won the James Beard “American Classics” award. The Brooklyn Paper story quotes proprietor Christine Whelan, daughter of Charlie Sahadi (photo), who managed the store for fifty years before retiring just a year ago, as saying the award is perhaps the most prestigious for a neighborhood […]

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Elves on Montague

These two very cheerful elves greeted my wife and me on Montague near Henry as we headed for the Greenmarket this morning. They were there as part of the Selfies with Elves promotion, part of the Montague BID’s “Small Business Saturday”. They were handing out “Shop Small” shopping bags; the cardboard bins were for donations […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Holiday Preview Party This Thursday

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street, will hold its annual Holiday Preview Party this Thursday evening, November 3, from 5:00 to 7:30. It’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner! Come to the Exchange on Thursday, November 3rd to get yourself in the spirit! The lights will be up, the tree […]

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Atlantic Antic This Sunday

The 42nd annual Atlantic Antic will be this Sunday, September 25 from noon to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine, on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and 4th Avenue. There will be live and DJ’d music, food, vendors, activities for kids, and special deals from merchants along Atlantic. More information here.

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Re-Opens After Summer Break

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange (photo), 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) has re-opened from its annual summer closure. The Exchange offers a wide variety of hand-crafted goods, including infants’ and children’s clothing, toys, jewelry, and household items, along with books of local interest and children’s books. See examples here. Store hours are 11:00 a.m. […]

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Montague Street BID Block Party Sunday Sept 18th

On Sunday, September 18th Montague street between Court and Hicks will close to traffic from 12-5pm for the The Montague Street Business Improvement District (BID)’s Make It Montague block party.  The event promises larger than life games of Connect 4, Jenga and Cornhole, jugglers and vintage cars along with live entertainment, DJs, activities, giveaways, gifts […]

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Plymouth Underground Thrift Store Returns This Weekend

After a summer hiatus, the thrift store at Plymouth Church re-opens this summer, on Sunday, September 11 at 12:30 pm. Stocked with fall clothing, designer, and vintage bargains for women, men, and children, the thrift store is open every Sunday from 12:30 to 4:00 pm.  From Plymouth: Following a rush of summer donations, our clothing […]

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Willowtown Fair Next Saturday

The annual spring Willowtown Fair will take place on Saturday, May 14 on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets) from noon to 5:00 p.m. This year’s event will feature food for sale from Iris Cafe, home baked goods and plants for sale, a Willowtown Bluegrass Band, Fire Engine Co. 224, face painters, games, rides, […]

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