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Gotham SideWalks’ Bike Tours Examine Brooklyn’s Glorious Baseball Past

With the Mets’ and Yankees’ seasons in full swing, and thousands of Brooklyn children experiencing the joys of Little League, this Saturday—and again on May 10—Gotham SideWalks will present Bike Brooklyn Baseball Tour, an intimate journey through the formative century of 1850 to 1950 when professional baseball was dominated by New York teams and our […]

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Bike Brooklyn Baseball Tour Dates Announced

Our pals at Gotham Side Walks have a full slate of tours scheduled for this season, including their very popular Bike Brooklyn Baseball history tour on April 26 and May 10.

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Bikelyn: Bike Tours through Brooklyn

Looking for something to do with your summertime guests? Or want to see Brooklyn from two wheels instead of four? Dutch transplant Frank Muller has just the thing—Bikelyn, a series of tours given Mondays and Tuesdays each week (with private tours available upon request). Muller has taken to his new city rather quickly—after moving here […]

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OMG! Hot Dog Cart at Montague and Montague Terrace

This enterprising chap no doubt is poised to do business with the hordes headed to the Promenade later in vain hope of seeing the Macy’s fireworks. (As they say those who don’t remember history repeat it. – Homer)

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Curbed’s Historic Brooklyn Bike Tour Includes Eugene Boisselet House

Curbed has assembled a nifty bike tour of Brooklyn’s best 100 year old plus buildings – all located near Citi Bike docking stations. So after you take in Homer Fink’s Hidden Brooklyn Heights Walking Tour Saturday (6/1) morning, hop on a bike and hit those other historic sites. Stops in the Heights include the Brooklyn Historical Society (also part of our walking tour), the Hotel St. George and 24 Middagh Street aka the Eugene Boisselet House which is currently in the midst of an exterior renovation:

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Walking Tour: Homer Fink’s OTHER Hidden Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Bugle kingpin Homer Fink announces his next super-awesome walking tour of our beloved neighborhood: Homer Fink’s OTHER Hidden Brooklyn Heights. First tour date will be announced soon. This tour is planned to start at Adam Yauch Park in Willowtown and cover some of the Brooklyn Heights’ “hidden history” from the other side of Montague […]

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Reminder: Homer Fink’s Hidden Brooklyn Heights Walking Tour This Saturday April 27

The tour is on for this Saturday (4/27) and there are a limited number of tickets left. Join us for a fun 90 minutes of some of our neighborhood’s “hidden” history.

BUY TICKETS HERE.

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Update: Brooklyn Heights’ Montague Street Remains Rousing Retail Success Story

In May 2012, BHB wrote about an appreciable renaissance taking place along the Montague Street retail corridor, during which a dozen new businesses moved in along the avenue over the year preceding. Another snapshot of Brooklyn Heights “Main Street” this week reveals that Montague remains a bustling success story, with restaurants, spas, bodegas, bakeries and […]

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Downtown Brooklyn Sprouts Another New Hotel Property

A Hampton Inn is coming to 125 Flatbush Avenue Extension, according to a sign posted on the construction fence there.

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Controversy Continues Over Brooklyn Bridge Park Fieldhouse

Design for the 115,000-square-foot cycling & recreational Fieldhouse planned near Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5 has been tweaked, with additional space for sports other than cycling and fewer spectator seats for cycling events, but critics still want to apply the brakes to the controversial project. Greg Brooks, executive director of New York City Fieldhouse Inc., […]

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