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Looks Like Clark Street In Brooklyn Heights Is About To Get A Tavern

After halving the space of Tazza at 72 Clark Street, operators 151 Montague LLC are planning to open a tavern in the vacant part of the store. Plans were presented at last night’s CB2 meeting. Update: CB2 tells us that the owners are seeking a full liquor license for this location. The CB2 health committee […]

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A Tour of Pier 5 and Unfinished Parts of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sunday at noon I joined a group of architecture and park enthusiasts for a tour of the completed Pier 5 and the still under construction uplands of Piers 4 and 3. We were led to Pier 5 by Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Senior Project Manager, Leigh Trucks (photo). More photos and text after the jump. As […]

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I’m Calling It “Fort Myer”

I’m not sure what this new structure is [Update: I am now; it’s a new granite prospect. See here and scroll down to “Pier 3 Uplands”; thanks to Nancy Webster] that’s being built on the uplands of Pier 3 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, between Clark and Pierrepont streets, and the interactive map is no help. […]

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Thugs Rob 12-Year-Old Kid On 2 Train As It Departs Clark Street Station

Man, this’ll hurt your feelings. Two thugs robbed a 12-year-old boy on the 3 subway train departing the Clark Street station (heading to Hoyt Street) on March 1, according to police. The victim told cops he was on the train at 7:25 p.m. when one of the thieves alleged that he had a firearm. The […]

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More Morning Walk Scenes: Still Some Color

Winter doesn’t arrive until December 21, so we’re still in the waning days of autumn. Peak foliage time has passed, but there’s yet some color to be found, and the muted tones of late fall have their charm. Here are some scenes from a walk on Saturday, December 1. These are rose hips and leaves […]

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Fallen Limb Blocking Hotel St. George 2/3 Subway Entrance

A formidable tree limb is down right in front of the 2/3 entrance at the Hotel St. George on Clark Street, as well as some other fairly significant broken limbs along Clark to the Promenade. In addition, a fallen limb is blocking the Remsen Street Promenade entrance. CBS 2 is reporting that winds reached 65 […]

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The High Life: Collegiate Room & Board At St. George’s Weller Residence

Ever wonder how much it costs for college students to stay in the St. George Hotel? Kaplan International Centers is offering an end-of-summer residence special at the Weller Residence on 100 Henry Street for the bargain basement price through August 25 of… $320 a week! Included with a furnished room & private bath are a […]

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Mountain of Garbage at Clark and Hicks Streets in Brooklyn Heights

At about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, we spotted this mountain of garbage surrounding the mailbox on the southwest corner of Hicks and Clark Streets. Another passerby was already on the phone with 311 to report the pileup which was made up of some household items and mattresses. What happened? Someone moved and just got tired of […]

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Collegiate Housing At The St. George: Deluxe Living

If you’ve walked past the St. George Hotel outside the 2/3 subway stop on Clark or Henry streets and been curious about what the EHS collegiate residences there offer today’s poor, starving, overworked college students, I’ve got two words to describe it: luxe living. “You’ll have the time of your life,” EHS suggests. “Our all-inclusive […]

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Image Of The Day: Brooklyn Heights Shoe Master, 100 Henry Street

The Brooklyn Heights Shoe Master at 100 Henry Street, inside the St. George Hotel 2/3 subway entrance, sure looks like it’s been in place for decades. One factoid: A phone number in a lighted box above the store is no longer relevant: 852-2016. Has the joint been there long enough to have had a 212 […]

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