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BBC America News Covers Brooklyn Heights Businesses’ COVID-19 Travails

BBC America Reporter Laura Trevelyan (see video clip below) interviewed James Weir Floral’s (photo C.Scales for BHB) Estela Johannessen and River Deli’s Andrea Mocci about the challenges they are facing and their concerns — and hopes — about the future. At 2:49 you can see your correspondent crossing Hicks Street at Montague.

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River Deli Has Fundraiser for Staff

Thanks to alert reader Jorale-man we know that River Deli, long a favorite of your correspondent, his wife and daughter, and several friends, which has been closed because of the pandemic, has established a GoFundMe site to take donations to help support their kitchen and floor staff during what may be a long closure. While the GoFundMe […]

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Willowtown Fair Saturday, May 14, to Celebrate Maritime Heritage

This in from Ben Bankson, President of the Willowtown Association: A treasure hunt with a historic focus and lobster rolls served by Iris Café are among ways this year’s Spring Fair sponsored by the Willowtown Association will celebrate the maritime heritage of Willowtown in Brooklyn Heights. The fair will take place Saturday, May 14, from […]

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Village Voice Hearts River Deli in Willowtown

The Village Voice joins the legion of River Deli [32 Joralemon Street] lovers: Village Voice: River Deli sits on a bucolic stretch of Joralemon Street just a block from the East River, where leafy trees obscure the rush of the nearby BQE. Last night the new restaurant was bustling with a steady stream of neighbors stopping […]

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Opening Night at the River Deli in Willowtown

BHB’s Karl Junkersfeld stopped by the River Deli’s Opening Night and returned with this video report.

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River Deli Now Open in Brooklyn Heights

The River Deli’s opening night looks like a huge success, with people lining the window seats and antipasti for all.

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River Deli: Nearly Open for Business?

It’s been quite a week for Joralemon St., what with the secret subway entrances and all. But almost flying under the radar is news that the kraft paper in the widows of Joralemon and Columbia will finally be torn down and a new River Deli may be open for business soon. This morning I happened […]

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New restaurant on Columbia Place

BHB caught up with Andrea Mocci and Giovanna Fadda yesterday, who are the new leaseholders at the former River Deli at 34 Columbia Place, at the base of Joralemon Street. The couple, who moved to New York from Sardinia nearly three years ago, hopes to open an Italian restaurant or café in the spot by […]

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