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Custom House On Montague Opens Saturday 6/9: First Look Inside

The spanking new Custom House Irish pub and restaurant at 139 Montague Street, in the former La Traviata Italian restaurant space between Henry and Clinton, is opening its doors Saturday June 9. The locale invited friends & family for a pre-opening Friday evening, allowing BHB to take a first glance at the shiny new space. […]

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Custom House Rises on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights

The Irish pub moving into the old La Traviata space at 139 Montague Street will be call the Custom House. BHB contributor Heather Quinlan snapped this shot of its new sign being raised there this morning. We reported earlier this week about the “hidden history” of number 139 that was revealed in the sign changing […]

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Sign Of The (Past) Times: Hebrew National At 139 Montague Street

The former La Traviata cafe, which is en route to becoming an Irish pub and restaurant, has revealed its roots, as the shuttered eatery’s signage came down today. Before La T took over 139 Montague Street (between Henry and Clinton) some 30 years ago, a full-frontal sign heralded “Hebrew National.” Sure enough, our precious 1976 […]

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Irish Pub Coming To Montague’s La Traviata Space

The former La Traviata cafe at 139 Montague Street, between Henry and Clinton, is going to be replaced by an Irish pub and restaurant. The 30-year-old Italian eatery along Brooklyn Heights’ primary retail enclave shuttered suddenly in November 2011, and BHB reported in February that a sign in the window alerted us then that “RDR […]

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Montague Street’s La Traviata To Be Replaced By… Another Eatery?

After La Traviata at 139 Montague Street shuttered in the middle of the night November 9, 2011, it would be logical enough to suspect the 30-year-old Italian eatery along Brooklyn Heights’ primary retail enclave will be replaced by 1) Montague’s eighth nail salon 2) T-Mobile, to join neighbors Verizon Wireless, Sprint and AT&T or 3) […]

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La Traviata in Brooklyn Heights – Kaput?

BHB reader “Jeff” send us this observation: Comments: Looks like La Traviata on Montague Street closed suddenly — lights are out, “Closed” sign in window, menu gone from street board, some fixtures (flat-screen TV) gone from front wall, phone disconnected. Can you guys check it out? Indeed, the phone is disconnected and they are no […]

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Hey! This is MY Slice

Sparrow outside La Traviata, Montague Street.

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Don’t Like Sidewalk Cafe Seating? Now’s the Time to Whine

This note just in from Community Board 2: The Department of Consumer Affairs has informed Community Board 2 that the following sidewalk cafés have submitted applications to renew their licences: Moulina LLC dba Bar Tabac — 128 Smith Street P.J. Coffee Shop Inc. dba Clark’s Restaurant — 80 Clark Street 662 Fulton St Restaurant Corp […]

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Eater Gives La Traviata Some Love

Foodie blog Eater quotes writer Brooks of Sheffield of Lost City on La Traviata on Montague Street, reviewed as part of the Who goes there? series of posts about unprepossessing establishments that have managed to survive for many years (in Traviata’s instance, thirty three). Brooks had this to say: The menu at La Traviata is […]

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