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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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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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Mr. J. Checks Out Le Pain Quotidien on Montague

How does Karl love LPQ? Let him count the ways…. Video after the jump.

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First Look Inside! Le Pain Quotidien Opening Next Week

The new Le Pain Quotidien at 121 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights is scheduled to open its doors Monday, April 16, according to a conversation BHB had with the “bakery and communal table” manager this afternoon. He’s a local who lives in Carroll Gardens, and says in his five years with the company, he has […]

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Le Pain Quotidien: A ‘Sign’ Of Things To Come

It was back in January when we first caught a whiff of Le Pain Quotidien opening at 121 Montague Street in the long-deserted former location of Jennifer Convertibles. As of the first week of February, framing for new front windows was in the works and a month later promotions appeared in the windows. Today, workers […]

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C’est Officiel

Window of the former Jennnifer Convertibles space, at 121 Montague Street between Henry and Hicks, where Le Pain Quotidien is on its way, as of Friday morning, March 9. Want to know the difference between yeast and levain? Pick up an employment application.

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Le Pain Quotidien Taking Shape

The soon-to-be Le Pain Quotidien “bakery and communal table” at 121 Montague Street in the long-deserted former location of Jennifer Convertibles, is moving along faster than you can knead a loaf of bread. As of Tuesday, February 7, framing for new front windows was in the works.

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The Best Laid Plans – Proof of Le Pain Quotidien Coming to Montague Street

BHB reader “Jesse” sent us this photo of architectural plans clearly for a Le Pain Quotidien at 121 Montague Street.  Our earlier report on the former Jennifer Convertibles space included an observation from another reader who also spied the plans.

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Le Pain Quotidien Coming to Montague Street?

A reader was walking by the long vacant former Jennifer Convertibles space at 121 Montague between Henry and Hicks, looked in the window, and saw this: Table with some tools, a bottle of coke and a set of architectural drawings in the westmost vitrine. Title block legible enough to make out Le Pain Quotidien. The […]

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