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Iris Cafe Celebrates 4th Anniversary with “Willowtown Bazaar” Saturday

This Saturday, September 28, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Iris Cafe will celebrate its fourth anniversary with a “Willowtown Bazaar” on closed off Columbia Place. “In appreciation, come join us for food, drinks and games for all ages,” says the announcement flyer. The food, drinks, and games are all free.

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Willowtown’s Iris Cafe ‘Take Away’ Ready To Serve (And Deliver)

Willowtown’s beloved Iris Cafe at 20 Columbia Place, announces that its “Take Away” is now in full swing, according to owner Rachel Graville. She informed BHB today that the secondary location a couple doors down at 16 Columbia Place, is ramped up and ready to sell beer and deliver food and groceries. In addition, Iris […]

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Film Shoot This Week: Joralemon Street From Hicks To Columbia Place

Signs are posted for a film shoot Monday and Tuesday June 18-19, that runs along the cobble-stoned Joralemon Street from Hicks down to Columbia Place. Cars must vacate the street from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. on those days. The shoot is for a project called “Treasures.”

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NYT on Long Time Riverside Apartments Resident

The New York Times writes about long time Riverside Apartments resident Brad Smith: New York Times: Mr. Smith, who turned 79 on Thanksgiving, has lived at Riverside since 1960, when he rented a three-room apartment for $68.33 a month. His quarters, for which he now pays about $365, are extremely modest in size. Yet he […]

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Buh-Bye: Envy Looks Salon

As a few commenters noted last week, Envy Looks Salon on Columbia Place in Willowtown is no more. It’s seems they really never endeared themselves to the neighborhood as “Willowtown Cop” noted on an OTW last August:

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Loss of Iris Cafe Sidewalk Seating Lamented

Willowtown’s Iris Cafe has dismantled its outdoor seating, reportedly after neighbors complained about noise. Our man with a cam Karl “this upsets my routine greatly” Junkersfeld documents the simple joys of alfresco dining, and decries their demise. Video after the jump.

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Has Anyone Seen “Bee-Bop”?

Another feline friend has taken French leave.

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Willowtown Fair Saturday, May 14, to Celebrate Maritime Heritage

This in from Ben Bankson, President of the Willowtown Association: A treasure hunt with a historic focus and lobster rolls served by Iris Café are among ways this year’s Spring Fair sponsored by the Willowtown Association will celebrate the maritime heritage of Willowtown in Brooklyn Heights. The fair will take place Saturday, May 14, from […]

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Squadron Urges Extension and Strengthening of Rent Regulations, End of Vacancy Decontrol

The Emergency Tenant Protection Act, the state statute under which residential rent regulation in New York City is authorized, expires on June 15. Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget amendments released earlier this month do not provide for its renewal. This is a matter of concern for many Brooklyn Heights residents who rent instead of own, including […]

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Five Daytime Burglaries in Brooklyn Heights in Last Four Days

Judy Stanton, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Heights Association, tells us that the 84th Precinct has advised her of five burglaries in the Heights in the past four days, all taking place during daytime. Three were in the same building, on Willow Street between Cranberry and Orange; one was on Remsen Street between Clinton and […]

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