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Selfies with Elves at the Bossert – Yes, the Bossert – on Saturday

If you’re in town over the Thanksgiving weekend, the Montague BID and its member merchants are sponsoring another “Selfies with Elves” event on Saturday, November 30 from noon until 2:00 p.m. A receipt from any Montague Street business gets you and your child admission to “Selfies with Elves” and Balloon Artistry at – and this […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This (Friday, March 14) evening, starting at 7:00, Bargemusic will present a “Here and Now” concert of piano works by composer David Del Tredici {photo}, whom Aaron Copland called “a creator with a truly original gift,” performed by Mr. Del Tredici and by Marc Peloquin. On Saturday evening at 7:00 there will be a “Masterworks” […]

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Board of Standards & Appeals Unanimously Approves Bossert Hotel Conversion

On Tuesday January 8, the Board of Standards & Appeals unanimously ruled to approve a request for variance to change the Certificate of Occupancy at the Bossert Hotel for transient hotel use, accessory hotel use and commercial use at 98 Montague Street. That means that following its sale last year by the Jehovah’s Witnesses to […]

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Is The Bossert Being Converted Back To The ‘Waldorf Astoria of Brooklyn’?

Consider this a potential game-changer for Brooklyn Heights: The magnificent Bossert at 98 Montague Street, owned & maintained by the Jehovah’s Witnesses, is apparently returning to its original domain as a hotel. Brownstoner reported Tuesday that according to a Public Hearing notice sent out by Community Board Two, a variance application has been filed to […]

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Bossert Sale Falls Through

Brownstoner reports that the Watchtower Tract and Bible Society’s deal with developer Robert Levine to buy the historic Bossert Hotel has fallen through.  Levine’s RAL Companies had agreed to buy 98 Montague Street $92 million in May. It was reported that the group planned to flip the hotel to student housing.  Brownstoner suggests the deal […]

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Hotel Bossert To Become Dorm Bossert

A tipster alerted us to this news item on The Real Deal blog about the imminent sale of Hotel Bossert: R.A.L. Companies & Affiliates is expected to buy the former Hotel Bossert at 98 Montague Street for $92 million and turn it into student housing, according to Robert Levine, president and CEO of R.A.L. Companies […]

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