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Gage & Tollner Re-Opening Delayed

Those of us who have been eagerly awaiting the re-opening of Gage & Tollner are going to have to wait a little longer. Covid-19 strikes. Photo: Steven J via Wikimedia Commons. Used with permission. View this post on Instagram It’s with heavy hearts that we share the news that Gage & Tollner will not re-open […]

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Gage & Tollner Returns on March 15

The PR blitz is on as the new owners of Gage and Tollner prepare for its re-opening on March 15. Stories have appeared in the Times and on NY1, both emphasizing nostalgia and innovation, as the 1879 restaurant re-creates itself for a 2020 clientele. The new G&T is brought to you by the owners of Red […]

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LinkNYC Kiosks Coming to Brooklyn Heights

Wi-fi communication kiosks–which earlier this year gained notoriety as hubs for porn watching–are coming to the neighborhood. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported last week that 13 sites in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn are currently under review for kiosk placement, and a Community Board meeting on Oct. 18 was held to discuss the matter. The Brooklyn […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Prez, Regina Myer Tapped as Head of Brooklyn Bridge Partnership

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports via re-printed press release Regina Meyer, current President of Brooklyn Bridge Park has been named the new President of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership. Meyer will take the helm in November. She replaces Tucker Reed who stepped down from DPP in August after an almost five year run. “This was an […]

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Tell Us, Daily News, When Did Johnson Street Become Part of Brooklyn Heights?

Rocco Parascandola and Thomas Tracy in today’s Daily News, report that a 14 year old boy who had earlier been involved in ” a brutal attack on another teen while riding a Brooklyn bus” was, on Monday charged with illegal weapons possession for trying to bring a pistol into school (the chronology of the Daily […]

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Tale of the Tweets: Grove Alley Nite Market Opens Downtown

Attendees were encouraged to wear “proper shoes to navigate this gritty alleyway are recommended” for Downtown Brooklyn’s Grove Alley Nite Market Friday night. The little known street nestled near Hanover Place between Fulton and Livingston Streets hosted an event featuring many trendy vendors including The Morris Truck, Rickshaw Dumplings, Thanatos Candles & Beauty and more.

The Tale of the Tweets after the jump.

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Hill Country Barbecue Slated To Bring Down-Home Country To Adams Street

Hill Country Barbecue is slated to open this fall at 345 Adams Street, alongside the Downtown Brooklyn border’s other recently opened eateries: Shake Shack, Potbelly and Panera Bread. Muss Development is converting the former government offices into new retail and condo space. According to developer Joshua L. Muss: “Adding a restaurant of this caliber to […]

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Shake Shack’s Downtown Brooklyn Success Inspires Second BK Locale

Downtown Brooklyn’s Shake Shake inarguably changed the face & fortunes of the once-sagging Fulton Mall, convincing many Heights residents to cross Court Street for the first time in years (decades?). Since its December 2011 opening, the burger joint has led to a renaissance, bringing the likes of Starbucks, Brooklyn Industries, H&M, Century 21, Gap, Seattle’s […]

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Shooting at MetroTech

NY1’s Dean Meminger has just tweeted that a shooting occurred in front of One Metrotech Plaza. More after the jump.

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Upcoming City Point ‘Alamo Drafthouse Cinema’ Offers Booze & Food With Flicks

The UA Court Street Stadium 12 movie theater in Brooklyn Heights is about to lose its lock on the cineplex monopoly around town. Plans are confirmed for the 900-seat, seven-screen Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to open in 2015 in Downtown Brooklyn’s City Point. The upscale Austin-based biz is known for serving food & booze to theatergoers […]

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