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Your Days of Perelandra Lunch Deprivation Are Over

After several months of renovation, Perelandra is back to serving lunch–and maybe more importantly, coffee–to the neighborhood. The new space will include a hot buffet, made-to-order sandwiches, and prepared meals, in addition to old standbys like a fresh juice and smoothie bar. Among the new items on the vegan menu: Smoky pulled jackfruit with red cabbage […]

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DUMBO Gets A Lassen and Hennigs

To those commenters recently remarking on the empty storefronts and impatiently waiting for new food options to open: Here you go. Brooklyn Paper reports that the Montague Street deli is expanding to DUMBO, with plans to open on Water Street between Jay and Pearl. The new spot will have tables for eating in and a liquor […]

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Reminder: 3 Brooklyn Heights CSAs Accepting Applicants For Summer Season

Deadlines are approaching for the upcoming season at three CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture) serving Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Bridge CSA @ Congregation Mt. Sinai, 250 Cadman Plaza West; Sweet Pea CSA @ First Unitarian Universalist Church, 50 Monroe Place; and the Cobble Hill CSA @ Brooklyn Heights’ Church of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity, 157 […]

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Montague Street’s Taperia Slated For Grand Opening First Week Of May

Spanish tapas & wine bar Taperia at 132 Montague Street, is getting closer to its grand opening. Manager Bobby Cruz told BHB Saturday that the space has just completed building code approvals, with final interior finishes in the works. The goal: Doors opening in the first week of May. The renovation of the space below […]

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Update: Brooklyn Heights’ Montague Street Remains Rousing Retail Success Story

In May 2012, BHB wrote about an appreciable renaissance taking place along the Montague Street retail corridor, during which a dozen new businesses moved in along the avenue over the year preceding. Another snapshot of Brooklyn Heights “Main Street” this week reveals that Montague remains a bustling success story, with restaurants, spas, bodegas, bakeries and […]

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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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Mmm Mmm Good: Dellcarocco’s Of Brooklyn Updates Pizzeria Menu

Locally owned brick-oven pizzeria Dellcarocco’s Of Brooklyn at 214 Hicks Street has updated its menu with two new appetizers and three entre items. The restaurant has enjoyed consistent success since it opened in July 2012—just take a walk through the Heights before trash pick-up and its signature pizza boxes are lovingly laid to rest by […]

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Update: Brooklyn Bridge Park Summer Concession Round-Up

Nature is nice, but more foodie concessions are coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park this summer! In February, BHB reported on a burgeoning line-up that includes: Brooklyn Bridge Wine Bar and Blue Marble Ice Cream at Pier 1; Calexico Carne Asada at the Main & Plymouth streets entrance in DUMBO; Fornino-The Art & Science of Pizza […]

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I’ll Drink To That: Red Gravy’s Cocktail Specialties Perused

Serious Eats peruses the cocktail specialties at Red Gravy, Saul Bolton’s acclaimed restaurant at 151 Atlantic Avenue that opened in December. In Eats’ “First Look” column, beverage director Jesse Cason notes: “Italians have thirsts that match their appetite. They believe wine and spirits are integral to their enjoyment of their native cuisine. We like 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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