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Heights Vision Seeks New Location

For many years Heights Vision has been located at 132 Montague Street, between Henry and Clinton. That location was destroyed by fire on December 10. Heights Vision is a family owned and operated optometry office and optician, and is seeking a new home in the neighborhood. They “plan to secure an exam space to provide […]

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Brooklyn Heights Association Raising Money for Victims of 132 Montague Fire

The Brooklyn Heights Association is asking the community to help out the victims of the fire that devastated 132 Montague Street: The BHA has been in touch with the Red Cross and we have determined that two of the apartments were occupied at the time of the fire. We know that our wonderful community wants […]

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4 Alarm Fire at 132 Montague Street (Updated With Pictures)

We’re hearing (and seeing the smoke!) of a big fire at 132 Montague Street. We will post more info when we get it. UPDATE: Reports are that it is now a four alarm at 132 Montague St. where Heights Vision is located. All people got out safely. Heavy smoke seems to be drifting north to […]

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Caffe Buon Gusto Closed? It’s Probably Just Temporary

Update: reader Andrew Porter has confirmed that Caffe Buon Gusto is moving to 72 Clark Street, evidently to the space previously occupied by Tazza. It seems the owner did decide that one Italian restaurant on Montague was enough. A neighbor alerted me to paper covering the windows at Caffe Buon Gusto, so I rushed to […]

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Latest Montague Street Restaurant Closure and Relocation

Walking past Cafe Buon Gusto this afternoon, I saw this sign in a window: “To all our customers we are moving to a new location 132 Montague starting Sept. 3.” Of course I had to find 132 Montague. It wasn’t hard; it’s on the same block, between Clinton and Henry, on the opposite (north) side. […]

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Make Music New York to Present Free Outdoor Performances in and around Brooklyn Heights Tuesday, June 21

On Tuesday, June 21 Make Music New York will present hundreds of free outdoor (the events will be cancelled in case of rain) musical performances all around New York City. In our neighborhood, the music will start in Cadman Plaza Park with a concert by Dominion (“experimental”) from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., followed by Brightfully […]

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Eamonn’s Re-opens in Taperia’s Old Spot

It’s back for another round. Eamonn’s, the beloved Irish pub that closed in 2012 after serving Brooklyn Heights for 17 years has re-opened in its new location, 132 Montague Street, effective as of Wednesday lunch hour. The hours of the new Eamonn’s run from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. weeknights, with kitchen open till 1 […]

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Taperia Opens On Montague Street [Video]

Karl Junkersfeld was on the scene today as Taperia opened for business at 132 Montague Street. BHB reported in January (!) that the eatery would be opening in March. So much for target dates, eh?

Video after the jump.

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BHB Contributor Marc Hermann Wins Photo Award for Montague Fire Shot

Frequent BHB contributor and ace photojournalist Marc Hermann, aka “Weegee”, has been awarded second place in the spot news category of the annual “Year in Pictures” contest held by the New York Press Photographers Association. Marc won the award for a photo, “The Devil Comes Out to Play”, taken during a fire at 132 Montague […]

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After the Fire: Laundry Free-For-All

The Brooklyn Eagle rounds up comments from neighbors and laundry owners regarding the state of the sudsy biz after a fire destroyed the Brooklyn Heights Laundromat on February 1.   The saddest news of it all: Brooklyn Eagle: After Fire..: George Tu, owner of the burned-out laundry at 132 Montague Street, seems unlikely to be able […]

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