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AM New York Goes Shopping on Montague Street

AM New York’s Alison Fox visited Montague Street to write the paper’s first installment of an “Explore a Block” series. Ms. Fox noted that Brooklyn Heights is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, having been first settled in 1636 by a group of Dutch farmers who were unhappy with the rocky soil of lower Manhattan […]

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New Neighbor Hillary Clinton Shops and Dines in Brooklyn Heights

Presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton (center, in green) visited the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange today, and posed for this photo with, left to right: volunteers Lisa, Vanessa and Cindy and manager Elizabeth. Another volunteer, Kristin, gave her a tour of the shop, and said, “She loved our shop and what we do here. She used the term […]

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Are There Ospreys in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Future?

On Saturday afternoon your correspondent joined a group of bird and park enthusiasts for a lecture and tour conducted by Bart Chezar, an engineer by training with an educational background in marine science, who has taken up several projects relating to that subject. One is re-establishing oysters in New York Harbor, and another is luring […]

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Juice Press is Coming to Henry Street in Brooklyn Heights

Juice Press, purveyors of cold-pressed juices and a favorite of celebrities, is coming to Henry Street (technically part of 124 Montague Street, next to Kiehl’s). The company announced last year that it would be in five new locations including the one here and another in Connecticut. Now, the brown paper is up and the permits […]

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What’s The Deal With Small Business in Brooklyn Heights Lately?

It’s been a tumultuous few months for businesses in Brooklyn Heights. Brooklyn Heights Cinema, Crumbs, Taperia, Connecticut Muffin, and Siggy’s have all closed or announced closures recently. Meanwhile, a handful of new businesses have begun to inhabit the area: there’s the new Clean Bedroom showroom, Gramercy Park restaurant Friend of a Farmer is busy setting up […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park States Its Case in Pierhouse View Dispute

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation has provided us with a link to part of the visual presentation that accompanied Park Corporation VP for Real Estate David Lowin’s talk at last Wednesday’s Community Advisory Council meeting. The presentation shows comparative views (scroll to the bottom) in photos taken in 2008, before the National Cold Storage Warehouse […]

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Taperia Closed Indefinitely As Eamonn’s Promises Comeback In Its Place

The shake-up of the Montague Street restaurant scene continues. Taperia, the Spanish tapas restaurant and bar located at 132 Montague Street that opened in October 2013 to much fanfare appears to have closed indefinitely. A handwritten sign taped to the door reads: “Closed until further notice. Sorry for the inconvenience.” Meanwhile, a large banner hanging […]

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Downtown for the Holidays on Montague Street This Weekend

This Friday and Saturday, December 5 and 6, the Montague Street Business Improvement District (“BID”) will present the first annual Downtown for the Holidays on Montague Street event. According to the BID: The two-day event kicks off with caroling, a holiday concert, warm refreshments and tasty treats, a photo with Santa, dozens of store promotions, […]

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Montague Street Photo Contest Deadline Extended

The deadline for entries in the Montague Street BID’s photo contest has been extended until November 28. There’s more information here, the official rules are here and you can

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Photos From Montague Street Summer Space and BHA Dog Show

Bugle/BHB publisher Homer Fink (seated, in loud shirt) chats with EJ, Beth, and future BHB commenter Calvin, who will celebrate his first birthday soon. More photos and text after the jump. Adorbs kits Charlotte and Fritz chow down while awaiting adoption at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition tent. Brooklyn Heights Association President and Bugle […]

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