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Heights Artist John Tebeau Illustrates and Chronicles the City’s Bar Scene

Brooklyn Heights resident artist John Tebeau has, in common with your correspondent, a love for good drinking spots. Several years ago he started to do drawings of some of his favorite places. With some encouragement, he expanded this to a tour of Bars, Taverns, and Dives throughout the Five Boroughs, and accompanied each drawing with […]

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Long Island Bar opening “In the next week or so”

New York Magazine‘s Grub Street has this story about the formerly shuttered Long Island Bar and Restaurant, and how through diligence and luck, Toby Cecchini (who apparently invented the Cosmopolitan) and his partner Joel Tompkins have joined forces with owner Emma Sullivan to reopen the storied joint “in the next week or so.” I hear […]

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NY Times Reports On Montero’s Life Preserver Theft

The theft of a bespoke life preserver from Atlantic Avenue’s legendary Montero’s Bar and Grill has caught the eye of the New York Times. Last week, owner Pepe Montero told the NY Post that the ring, created by his nephew Andy, probably was taken by someone who “walked off with it on a busy night.” […]

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Montero Bar & Grill Looking for Life Preserver

No, it’s not in danger of closing. Montero Bar & Grill on Atlantic Ave is now without its famous life preserver, reports the New York Post. “Somebody must have walked off with it on a busy night,” owner Pepe Montero told the Post. “S.S. Montero” and “Brooklyn, NY” were painted on it by Montero’s nephew, […]

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One-Eye Jimmy Re-Release Party at Montero’s Monday

Former Heights resident and still loyal BHB reader and commenter Nabeguy alerts us to the pending release of DVD and BluRay recordings of The Search for One-Eye Jimmy, a Brooklyn-made cult classic movie. The release will be celebrated at an invitation-only (but tell them Nabeguy sent you) event at

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