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Vacant Happy Days Diner Space Has New Tenant: Owner of Fort Greene’s Margot Restaurant

Brooklyn Paper reports that the Happy Days Diner space at 148 Montague St. will be taken over by the owner of Fort Greene’s Margot, Kip Green. Margot serves entrées such as “branzino, broccoli di ciccio, pimentón” for $38 and “skirt steak, miso, black trumpets” for $47. “If the new venue is anything like Green’s other restaurants, it’s […]

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Take the Survey: DOT’s Brooklyn Heights Public Realm Community Planning

From the New York City Department of Transportation: NYC DOT is collecting community feedback and ideas to improve the public realm for pedestrians and cyclists in Brooklyn Heights, from Clark Street to State Street, and Furman Street to Court Street. This survey also asks questions about active Open Streets in Brooklyn Heights: Montague St. Open […]

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Curbed Eats Its Words About Montague St.

In a piece entitled Get in Losers, We’re Moving to Montague St., New York Magazine’s Curbed takes it all back. With the Books Are Magic announcement this week, the opening of Brooklyn Poets, and the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange opening soon, “Montague Street used to be drab, and now it is less so,” says Curbed. Also mentioned are this year’s […]

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BOOKS ARE MAGIC Coming to Montague St.!!!

Books Are Magic, the second coming, is opening on Montague St.! Owner Emma Straub announced via social media today that the wildly popular Cobble Hill book shop is opening a second location at 122 Montague St. (between Kiehl’s and Haagan-Dazs). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Books Are Magic (@booksaremagicbk) You might remember […]

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The End of Civilization or Just an “Abandoned Vehicle” on Montague St.?

From a neighborhood tipster: This is on the corner of Montague and Henry Sts. at 5:45 p.m. No police barriers or anything. Is this the end of civilization? I tried to report it to 311 but they kept saying they were going to report it as an ‘abandoned vehicle.’ I was trying to impress on […]

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Brooklyn Poets Finds Its Home at 144 Montague St. to Welcome All to Writing Workshops, Open Mikes and More

Montague Street is about to get a lot more interesting, thanks to an enterprising… poet? That’s right. Brooklyn Poets, started right here in Brooklyn Heights by Jason Koo, is making 144 Montague St. its home. Think poetry readings, writing workshops, open mikes, and more. We talked to Jason about the genesis of Brooklyn Poets, inspired […]

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New Arts Center for Kids, Le Meraviglie, Opens on Montague St.

A new arts center for kids, Le Meraviglie (The Wonders in English), will open next week at 108 Montague St. on the second floor. The center will offer a summer program starting on June 28 through July for 5 to 11 year olds. In the fall, a morning program for 2 to 4 year olds […]

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Champions Martial Arts Grand Opening on Montague St.

A martial arts studio is now open at 151 Montague St. (previously occupied by Plaza Nails). Led by Master Jay Park, with years of Tae Kwon Do training under his Black belt, Champions Martial Arts offers classes for tots as young as 3 to teens and older. For more information or a free trial class, email cgmasterjaypark@gmail.com.

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Goodbye (For Now) Notes From Montague Street Local Businesses

Even on a sunny and temperate day like today, Montague St. was a near ghost town, making social distancing uneasily too easy. Many, but not all, of our local businesses are closed. Here are the goodbye (for now) notes they left for us. We can’t wait to have them all back in action… To create that […]

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Housing Works Thrift Shops Coming Back to Montague St.!

Who says there’s no good news anymore? The tip came from a friend and neighbor via text tonight. Housing Works is coming back to Montague St.! You may recall, to the dismay of the entire neighborhood, Housing Works closed shop at the location on Montague off Henry St. in March 2017, and was replaced by Halstead Real Estate. […]

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