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Cranberry’s Hands Over the Keys to Poppy’s: It Was Kismet!

It’s been three years since Cranberry’s said farewell to Brooklyn Heights after 42 years in business. Ever since, the neighborhood has been in mourning and wondering, “what could possibly replace Cranberry’s?” The answer is, “Poppy’s!” As you read on, you’ll agree that it’s the answer that was meant to be and the perfect fit for the space […]

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Permanently Closed: Brooklyn Heights Businesses Lost To The Pandemic

Seven months into the pandemic, most of our local small businesses are hanging on. With pure grit and ingenuity, restaurants turned parking spots into dining spaces, and retail stores went online until their doors could open again. Tragically, not all of the businesses survived the long shutdown, not to mention the loss of tourists and […]

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Cranberry’s Says So Long to Brooklyn Heights After 42 Years in Business

After 42 years in business, the Montemarano family and Cranberry’s say so long to Brooklyn Heights. Cranberry’s posted the announcement yesterday on its doors, along with loving messages to its customers and employees, and photographs from its decades in business. The message to customers reads: Since 1977, Cranberry’s has served the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood with […]

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Cranberry Street Fair Saturday

The 45th annual Cranberry Street Fair will take place on Cranberry between Hicks and Willow streets this Saturday, October 1 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. As the Eagle reports, there will be live jazz, belly dancing, a bakeoff, fortune tellers, and many things, from books to tchatchkes, for sale. Free coffee and tea, to […]

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Rachel Antonoff on Brooklyn Heights: “[T]erminally casual. A little kooky.”

Fashion designer and Heights resident Rachel Antonoff, interviewed for Vice and asked how she would “[d]escribe the Brooklyn Heights style” answered: “Relaxed. Extremely casual, terminally casual. A little kooky.” Despite this ambiguous description, she says that, having lived here for one year, she considers it “the friendliest place on earth” and says “the weirdest thing” […]

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Snow Day Activities for Kids on Pier 1

This from Bococaland: It seems a foregone conclusion that tomorrow is going to be a snow day here in Brooklyn (though I still don’t fully trust any weatherman). So if your kids do end up staying home, and you’re in walking distance of Pier 1 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, come join the fun from 1pm […]

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“English Sunrises” in Brooklyn Heights

A few days ago I noticed workmen cleaning a rectangular wooden panel that decorates the space above Cranberry’s storefront, at 43 Henry Street. I recognized the design, with a small semicircle at the bottom center and beams radiating from the semicircle to the edges of the rectangle as a motif sometimes called the “English Sunrise.” […]

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Brunch in Brooklyn Heights

Brunch could be the most important meal of the week and our Karl Junkersfeld documents North Heights brunch options.

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Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar’s Liquor License Up for CB2 Review

The new joint venture between Henry’s End and Cranberry’s located at the space formerly known as the Wine Bar at 50 Henry Street will be called Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar.  The new owners will be pitching their case for a liquor license at this Wednesday’s (1/7) CB2 meeting according a public notice posted in its […]

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Mark Lahm of Henrys End. Photo by gastrodamus via Flickr

50 Henry Will Continue as Wine Bar from Owners of Henry’s End and Cranberry’s

BHB has confirmation that the space at 50 Henry Street will be a joint venture from the owners of Henry’s End (44 Henry Street) and Cranberry’s (48 Henry Street). The space will continue as a wine bar, and will also serve breakfast and lunch according to Mark Lahm at Henry’s End. The new place will […]

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