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An All Too Common Sight in Brooklyn Heights

This had traffic tied up and pedestrians re-routing at Hicks and Montague streets for some time early this afternoon.

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Open Streets Montague Saturday

After last week’s cancellation because of rain, Open Streets Montague is back for this Saturday, May 14. Rain is expected, mostly from early morning until about 1:00 PM, but it shouldn’t be anything like last Saturday’s washout. Fortunately, the events don’t start until about 1:00, as shown on this schedule provided by the Montague Street […]

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L’Appartement 4F is Open on Montague

Update: See comments on this week’s Open Thread Wednesday by readers “Karateca2000″ who found the croissants “delicious” and “KD Hicks” whose baguette was “amazing — piping hot, perfect crunch on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Highly recommend!” Your correspondent was in a hurry today walking on Montague between Henry and Hicks when he […]

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Koren Volk Becomes President of Brooklyn Heights Association

The Eagle reports that Koren Volk has become the new president of the Brooklyn Heights Association, succeeding Erika Belsey Worth, who led the community efforts to organize an alternative BQE plan and supported initiatives such as the ‘Brooklyn Heights Together’ fund which supported workers in need during the COVID lockdown in 2020. Ms. Volk and […]

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Court Street Station Elevators to be Replaced

Thanks to our friends at the Brooklyn Heights Association we know that the MTA plans to replace the two aging elevators at the Court Street (N/R) subway station. Work is expected to start sometime in May, presumably once the new elevators at the Clark Street (2/3) station are in service. Unlike Clark Street, which has […]

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Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting Highlights

Because of a long standing conflict your correspondent was unable to attend Thursday evening’s Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting. Fortunately, The Eagle’s Mary Frost was there to provide an excellent summary. As always for the past several years, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway was a prominent topic. The Eagle story quotes BHA President Erika Belsey Worth: The […]

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Free Covid Testing Sites Near Brooklyn Heights

On December 22nd, The NY Times reported CityMD closed 19 clinics, 13 of them in NYC, due to staffing shortages. As of this writing, there’s still no indication of reopenings. So, while Omicron IS surging, don’t panic if you see longer than usual lines at Montague Street clinic. Cobble Hill residents have been directed to visit the […]

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The “Mystery of Montague Street” Featured on Curbed

Curbed published an interesting article on “The Mystery of Montague Street” — why does it suck? There are the usual reasons given — business owners blame the high rent, landlords blame the high taxes, the BHA and the Montague BID don’t want to blame anyone. Incoming city council member (and neighborhood son!) Lincoln Restler puts […]

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Storefront Developments Around Brooklyn Heights

It appears that the space formerly occupied by Nanatori, above Lichee Nut on Montague near Clinton, will be taken by another Chinese restaurant, Din; this one specializing in soup dumplings, noodle dishes, and dim sum. Thinking it might be part of a chain, I did a web search for “Din soup dumplings.” This yielded a […]

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Get Social IRL at the Montague BID’s Sunday Social This Weekend

After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, The Montague BID’s 5th Annual Sunday Social is this Sunday, September 19th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm on Montague Street between Clinton Street and the Promenade. This free outdoor, family-friendly event will feature an Entertainment Zone full of music and dance, more than 25 free activities in […]

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