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Cloudy Donuts, Brooklyn Heights’ First Black-Owned Food Business, Celebrates One Year in Willowtown

Cloudy Donuts, the first Black-owned food business in Brooklyn Heights, celebrated its one year anniversary today at 14 Columbia Place. Since opening its doors in Willowtown, Cloudy Donuts has turned a quiet, off-the-beaten-path block into a sensational, buzzy, Instagram and Tik Tok-worthy destination, where people from all over the City and beyond come for the […]

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Suspect Arrested in Joralemon Street Stabbing and Robbery

As reported by Mary Frost in the Eagle, police have arrested Nicolas Giraldo, 25, who is suspected of having robbed and stabbed a 55 year old man on Joralemon Street near Columbia Place at 6:33 AM on Tuesday, June 13. The suspect, a Queens resident, was arrested in Manhattan, where he is suspected of having […]

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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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