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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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Calling All Woodland Nymphs!

Like me, you enjoy dressing as Stevie Nicks and casting spells. So why not add some “rich, earthy, and tribal” eyeliner to complete the look? This Saturday from 12-6, City Chemist will help you find that spellbinding style with the “Laura Mercier Folklore Look.” And I’m hoping after we get dolled up we can do […]

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City Chemist Welcomes Estee Lauder With Ribbon Cutting & Champagne, 10/5

Brooklyn Heights beauty and wellness boutique City Chemist, at 129 Montague Street and Henry, is launching inclusion of the Estee Lauder brand in its store with the tagline: “Classic Neighborhood, Classic Beauty.” That has a nice ring to it. The retailer will celebrate the brand’s arrival with a Pink Ribbon cutting ceremony & champagne on […]

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Bang! Bang! Another Weekend Of Montague Street Mayhem

Last weekend, Montague was blocked as crews work on the street’s subterranean infrastructure. Ditto this weekend, as vehicles were re-routed from motoring down Montague between Hicks and Henry streets. The predominant construction is taking place in front of the Bossert Hotel at 97 Montague, where a peek inward reveals a cavalcade of wires, pipes and […]

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Ornamental Kale: The Cabbage That’s Eating Brooklyn Heights

Brassica oleracea is showing up everywhere in the neighborhood, as a survey by your correspondent today indicates. With its mix of white and colors and variety of leaf shapes (see photo, taken in the courtyard of Grace Church) it’s an eye-catching addition to gardens and window boxes. More photos after the jump.

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Karl and his Cam are Back

Mr. J. returns with video from some weekend events and locales: the Danish Christmas Fair; the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, where he watched potter Drew Montgomery at work; the perhaps suddenly chic Cranberry’s; the now-padlocked Tobacco Warehouse; Brooklyn Bridge Park and Jane’s Carousel. He finishes with an extended, annotated clip from Sweet November, a 1968 movie […]

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City Chemist Beauty Bonanza Features Special Guest

There’s still time to get gussied up at City Chemist’s Beauty Bonanza, featuring facials, massages, hairstyling tips and, as you’ll see from the video, Real Housewives’ Dina Manzo, who’s lending marquee value to help raise money for her organization, Project Ladybug. Ms. Manzo—who actually hails from Cobble Hill—was lovely and charming and even interrupted our […]

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Marty Markowitz at City Chemist

Brooklyn’s Marty Markowitz and the City Chemist Opening from Heather Quinlan on Vimeo. City Chemist opened its doors today, and who should swing by but Marty Markowitz. Marty’s enthusiasm enhances any party, press conference or store opening, and this was no exception. I could go on but I’ll hand it over to Mr. Markowitz, the […]

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City Chemist Opens Friday at Noon

While taking a stroll to Häagen-Dazs, I saw that there was great activity in the City Chemist shop on the corner of Henry and Montague. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity for a sneak peek, so I dropped Homer Fink’s name and was promptly led inside. City Chemist was nothing like I’d imagined; it was […]

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