If you’ve been following the local news or listening to the latest chat in the neighborhood, you’re probably aware of the controversy over a Christmas tree vendor doing business on the sidewalk in front of the now vacant space previously occupied by a Loft store. This Channel 4 video (there’s an ad at the beginning) […]
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Christmas Tree Stand Controversy Apparently Resolved
Montague Street BID Wins “Greenest Block” Award
The Montague Street Business Improvement District (BID) won this year’s “Greenest Commercial Block in Brooklyn” award, given by management of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Presumably the specific block in question is that between Clinton and Henry streets (see photo). Accepting the award, BID Executive Director Brigit Pinnell thanked BID Vice President Estela Johannesen, of James […]
Fall Colors in Brooklyn Heights
The deciduous trees in the Catskills are already bare, but here in the Heights the peak of foliage season comes later. As I walked around the neighborhood this past weekend, I photographed some examples. Above (click on photo to enlarge) is a portion of the Promenade gardens between Clark and Pierrepont streets. More photos and […]
Montague Street BID Suggests Window Shopping
The Montague Street Business Improvement District calls our attention to Emily Krohn’s artwork adorning windows of many local businesses:
Brooklyn Heights Rings in the Holidays
Small businesses in Brooklyn Heights are ringing in the holiday season with creative gift specials that are sure to please your loved ones. While large chain stores may offer discounts on mass-marketed items, some of the top seasonal specialties are available just around the corner, many of which are hand-crafted by locals.
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- Montague Between Henry & Hicks Closed Tomorrow 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM May 29, 2023
- Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns Wednesday with “Music for a While” May 29, 2023