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Could the Missing Anchor Return to Brooklyn Heights?

Could the historic anchor that once graced the sidewalk in front of 76 Montague, but was removed last spring and put in storage at a Staten Island shipyard, be returned to Brooklyn Heights? This Brooklyn Paper story suggests it may happen. It quotes Taylor Morbito co-owner of Friend of a Farmer, which recently opened its […]

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Anchor Away at 76 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights

The news I had feared and knew inevitable came with this Eagle story confirming that the owner of Friend of a Farmer, the restaurant that is moving into the space at 76 Montague formerly occupied by Design Within Reach, will remove the antique anchor (photo) that has been displayed in front of the building since […]

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Names of Park Hotel/Condo Complex Review Team Revealed

Giving in to demands by local residents and elected officials, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation has disclosed the names of the people who will decide which of the seven proposed hotel and residential complexes will be built next to Pier 1. The Brooklyn Paper: On Monday, park staff revealed the four members on the heretofore […]

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Volunteer Gardeners: Ready to Grow

Have you a green thumb yearning to be used? Want to spend some time outdoors, in the company of like-minded people, while getting good exercise? The Promenade Partners have a deal for you:

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