In Sunday’s New York Times Metropolitan Section, Ginia Bellafante’s Big City column has the title “The Empty Storefront Crisis and the End of the American Dream”. She begins by telling the story of Sam I-Rumi, proprietor of Pet’s Emporium on Montague Street (photo, by C. Scales), who immigrated to New York in 1980 at the […]
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Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal published a story about the effects of shopping online vs. shopping in our neighborhoods. The story focuses on our own Sammy Atef of Pet’s Emporium on Montague Street; the writer is, like many of us are or were, a loyal customer, one who had so far resisted, unlike many […]
It’s been a while since we’ve posted a “People in Your Neighborhood” story. So this adorable missive, written by our celebrity neighbor Lena Dunham is worth a re-post. Sammy at Pet’s Emporium on Montague Street appeared in the October 24th edition of New York Magazine’s The Cut. Enjoy!
Here, in no particular order, are the people you, the readers, and we nominated for the Brooklyn Heights Ten for the past year, 2015. Tracy (“Mrs. Fink”) Zamot and daughter Gracie: The sudden and unexpected loss of BHB’s founder, publisher, contributor, and guiding light John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo last April left all of us on […]
Fashion designer and Heights resident Rachel Antonoff, interviewed for Vice and asked how she would “[d]escribe the Brooklyn Heights style” answered: “Relaxed. Extremely casual, terminally casual. A little kooky.” Despite this ambiguous description, she says that, having lived here for one year, she considers it “the friendliest place on earth” and says “the weirdest thing” […]
We’ve received this notice from the Brooklyn Heights Association: Is Your Dog A Winner? The BHA Annual Dog Show (this Sunday afternoon!) has spots available. There are more spots available for the Talented Tricksters, Fashionistas (Costume), Teachers Pets (aka Most Obedient), Sweet Talkers (Most talkative/ Best Bark),Lovable Large Dogs (over 40 lbs). The show is […]
Dog owners and lovers: the Brooklyn Heights Association will have its annual Dog Show on Sunday, September 21 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in front of Pet’s Emporium (Sami’s place) on Montague Street between Henry and Hicks. There will be many contests and prizes; you must pre-register your dog to participate. More details and link […]
This in from Brooklyn Heights Association President Alexandra Bowie: Registration for the Fourth Annual BHA Dog Show, to be held Sunday, September 22 at 3 pm on Montague Street in front of Pets Emporium, is now open. This year the categories include Best Kisser, Cutest Couple or Duo, and Sweetest Big Dog, among others. Entry […]
This is another big weekend for furry friends. You can adopt a kitty at the BBAWC event in front of Pet’s Emporium, 105 Montague (between Hicks and Henry) between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Then you can take it, or your already long-standing pet, to St. Ann & the Holy Trinity […]
The Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition sponsored Kittenpalooza this weekend, hosted at Brooklyn Heights’ beloved Pet’s Emporium, run by wonderfully warm owner Sammy.
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