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Heights History: 1940s’ Mammy’s Pantry, 122 Montague Street

Long before there was a Housing Works Thrift Shop or a Fish’s Eddy—or for that matter, a Brooklyn Heights Promenade—122 Montague Street was the location of beloved Southern-style restaurant Mammy’s Pantry. In the 1940s, the eatery served up a lunch and dinner menu of such goodies as Maryland Crab Cakes, Southern Fried Chicken, Shrimps Creole […]

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Montague Street Crisis: Housing Works

Housing Works works! Jennifer Jinks, store manager of the Brooklyn Housing Works Thrift, said people are still swarming the store, but regulars aren’t coming in as often. That said, during our interview, she was interrupted at least twice by customers bringing in their gently-used wares, and many others snatching up best-sellers (and an old baseball […]

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