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AM New York Goes Shopping on Montague Street

AM New York’s Alison Fox visited Montague Street to write the paper’s first installment of an “Explore a Block” series. Ms. Fox noted that Brooklyn Heights is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, having been first settled in 1636 by a group of Dutch farmers who were unhappy with the rocky soil of lower Manhattan […]

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New Neighbor Hillary Clinton Shops and Dines in Brooklyn Heights

Presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton (center, in green) visited the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange today, and posed for this photo with, left to right: volunteers Lisa, Vanessa and Cindy and manager Elizabeth. Another volunteer, Kristin, gave her a tour of the shop, and said, “She loved our shop and what we do here. She used the term […]

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Crowds Squeeze Into New Juice Press In Brooklyn Heights

True to their word, the new Juice Press at 124 Montague St. (behind Kiehl’s) was up and running as of 10 a.m. this morning. There was even a small crowd outside when your intrepid BHB correspondent visited about an hour later. “It’s been going very well so far,” said Caitlin Brisson, a Juice Press PR […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Friday evening, February 20 starting at 7:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will host a performance by the Brooklyn Art Song Society of works by the French composer Francis Poulenc (photo) (1899-1963), whose compositions are known for “bright colors, strong, clear rhythms, and gorgeous and novel diatonic harmonies” and who was part of Les Six, […]

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Plymouth’s Underground Thrift Store “Stuff a Sack” Sale This Sunday and Next

Plymouth Church’s Underground Thrift Store (despite its name, located upstairs at the Church; enter at 65 Hicks Street, between Orange and Cranberry) will have its winter clearance “stuff a sack” sale this Sunday, February 15, and the following Sunday. February 22. It’s $25 per sack stuffed with clothing. The store is open from 12:30 p.m. […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend the Heights Players premiere their production of Neil Simon’s Fools. Performances are Friday, February 6 and Saturday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday matinee, February 8 at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. The play will continue through the succeeding two weekends on the same schedule. You may make […]

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Grace Church Winterfair Next Saturday

This coming Saturday, February 7, Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (corner of Hicks and Grace Court) will hold its annual Winterfair. From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., you may shop for children’s clothes and toys (there will also be a kids’ cafe), men’s and women’s clothing, books, CDs and DVDs, sports equipment, flowers and plants, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Plymouth Church’s Underground Thrift Store will be having a winter clothing sale starting this Sunday, January 25. From the Church: Join us at the Underground Thrift on Sunday, January 25 for a special “bin sale” on kids’ winter clothes. Items are $1, $2 and $5 in the Plymouth Gym. And, upstairs in the Thrift Store, […]

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Plymouth’s Underground Thrift Store Sale This Sunday

Plymouth Church’s Underground Thrift Store (despite its name, located upstairs at the Church; enter at 65 Hicks Street, between Orange and Cranberry) will have a special sale this Sunday, December 7, with prices of many items reduced by 50%, including on some items previously marked down. In addition to the store’s wide selection of men’s, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Having gone through Black Friday and Cyber Monday and all the seasonal commercial hype that now doesn’t even have the decency to wait until after Thanksgiving to start, you may want to settle back and enjoy a classic tale that gets to the heart of the matter, no matter what holiday, if any, you’re celebrating. […]

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