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Is Sephora Coming To Brooklyn Heights?

The New York Post story that revealed Whole Foods is coming to Williamsburg also had a buried item claiming that make-up and fragrance superstore Sephora is reportedly “close to signing a lease” in the Brooklyn Municipal Building—the first we’ve heard of this. The location of Brooklyn’s first Sephora: Joralemon and Court Street, right at the […]

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Muni-Mall at Court and Joralemon?

Mayor Bloomberg and Borough President Markowitz today announced that the City is issuing a Request for Proposal to develop 37,000 square feet of space on the ground and second floors of the Brooklyn Municipal Building (photo above), at the corner of Court and Joralemon Streets, for commercial retail use. The space will become available when […]

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Farewell Danny’s, We (Really) Hardly Knew Ye

CHB’s @ejcory sends in the photo of the now defunct Danny’s on Court and State Streets.  Danny’s continued the “magic” of F. Martinella, which lasted a mighty 10 months – a huge accomplishment compared to Danny’s land speed record of less than 45 days.

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Get Off the Sidewalk T-Mobile Vehicle Thing!

A BHB reader sent in the photo above with this comment: Enough with the cars in the bike lanes. I want them off my sidewalks! This photo is from March 10, 2010 and was in front of the T-Mobile store on the west side of Court Street. It, advertises, of course, T-Mobile, as if the […]

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Brooklyn’s Next Boomtown is Next Door

According to Rich Calder in The New York Post, to find Brooklyn’s newest hot residential area, you need only cross Cadman Plaza or Court Street between Tillary Street and Atlantic Avenue:

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Trolleys: Our Past; Our Future?

As reported in The Brooklyn Paper last week, workers installing new water and sewer lines near the foot of Old Fulton Street encountered some trolley tracks that had been buried under asphalt for many years. After consulting with city officials and an archaeologist, the contractor “ripped up the tracks and threw them in the trash.” […]

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Manager Steve LoCastro in happier times.

The “F” is for FAIL: F. Martinella Kaput

Two BHB tipsters have alerted us that F. Martinella, the “old style New York deli”  from Boar’s Head [119 Court Street]  is down and out for the count.   “Chris” emails us and says: “I walked by F. Martinella on court and there was paper in the windows and employees not answering if they were closing, […]

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Yassky – Pesky Vendors Must Gosky

Our man in the City Council, David Yassky is calling for the bannation of vendors from Court Street, saying they are illegal and are unfair competition to local businesses: NY Daily News: Vendors are…: City Councilman David Yassky (D-Brooklyn Heights) has proposed a ban on vending along Court St., and wants cops to confiscate merchandise […]

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Scandal! Boobies, Butts on Court Street

While many folks here have voiced that they’re not offended by the “Aesthetic Crimes of Henry Street” some Brooklyn Heights residents are FREAKING OUT over “explicit” images on display at a Court Street newsstand: NY Times Blogs: At Newsstands…: It was the kind of explicit image that used to be at home in adult bookstores […]

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Book Says Brooklyn Inspires the World

Brooklyn Beep Marty Markowitz and other famous Brooklynites are scheduled to attend author Peter Golenbock’s reading of his In the Country of Brooklyn: Inspiration to the World at Barnes and Noble [106 Court Street] Tuesday (10/21) night at 7PM.  The collection includes interviews with Pete Hamill, Marvin Miller, Monte Irvin, Curtis Sliwa, John Hope Franklin, […]

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