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The Results Are In: Montague Street BID 2012 Survey

Results are in from the Montague Street Business Improvement District‘s May 2012 Survey regarding local programs and services, asking the likes of: What business would you like to see on Montague Street? What do you shop for on Montague? What are the most important services? Nearly 450 folks responded to the online questionnaire, comprising Brooklyn […]

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MODULE R Founder Donald Rattner Talks Modern Design

Donald Rattner, founder of MODULE R—which opened a year ago at 141 Atlantic Avenue—is profiled in the latest issue of Brooklyn’s The L Magazine. Writer Kristin Iversen offers, “How can we exert some control over our spaces in the absence of oneiric home renovation? Enter MODULE R, a high-concept, modern design store.”

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Atlantic Avenue BID Wants Input About Best Potential Retail Tenants

The Brooklyn Heights Association is circulating a poll on behalf of the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (BID), asking area residents about the kind of businesses Atlantic Avenue needs “to be an even better neighborhood shopping street. The BID aims to bring in new businesses that will further enhance the mix of retail and variety […]

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Is Apple Finally Gonna Take A Bite Out Of Brooklyn?

Flanking Barclays Center? 1 Hanson Place? Downtown Brooklyn’s Fulton Mall? DUMBO or Williamsburg? The Brooklyn Paper addresses the latest rumors that an Apple store is really, truly, finally coming to Brooklyn. Reports have been actively swirling since 2007, while Marty Markowitz has been making the case that Apple belongs in the newly scrubbed Downtown shopping […]

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Housing Works Hosts ‘Best Of Fall’ Saturday, 9/8

The Brooklyn Heights Housing Works at 122 Montague Street will host its “Best Of Fall” sales event Saturday, September 8, from noon to 8 p.m., offering the thrift’s best selection of fashion, furniture, artwork, books and accessories. The annual affair takes place at 12 of the shop’s New York locations, from August 30 through September […]

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Fulton Mall Welcomes Another Major Retailer: Say Hello To Express

A shiny new Express store at 490 Fulton Street along Fulton Mall has opened in the rapidly gentrifying Downtown Brooklyn shopping destination. Michael Weiss, CEO of the men’s and women’s clothier and a Brooklyn native, was present for the festive “block party” opening last Wednesday. He tells the New York Observer that he began his […]

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Atlantic Avenue’s MODULE-R Gets Gilt.com Props

Local toy & home curiosity boutique MODULE R, dedicated to “modular, reconfigurable & customizable modern design,” which opened last December at 141 Atlantic Avenue, got some props from Melissa Liebling-Goldberg, women’s editorial director at high-end clothier & home website Gilt.com (and former style director at People). Racked.com has been asking New York shopping & fashion […]

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Racked Names A Cook’s Companion Among Nine Best NYC Kitchen Suppliers

Shopping website Racked offers its take on “Nine Cooking Supply Stores for a Well-Stocked Kitchen,” and includes A Cook’s Companion at 197 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Heights as a pick for “shops catering to the adventurous home cook.” The site says of the popular destination: “A foodie’s dream, this Brooklyn shop offers quality goods, often […]

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Plymouth Church Underground Thrift Extends “Stuff-A-Sack” Clearance

Thanks to the success of its “$25 Stuff-A-Sack” event last weekend, the Underground Thrift Store at Plymouth Church has extended its Winter Clearance Sale on Sunday, March 4. Hours are 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Location: 65 Hicks Street, between Orange and Cranberry. Shoppers can purchase as many $25 Underground Thrift Store Totes (a $5 value) […]

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Damascus Bakery getting some competition

Apparently hookah pipes don’t pay the rent; a new middle eastern bakery is promised on Atlantic Avenue in a basement store under MOCHA, the hookah lounge / cafe / ice cream parlor in the former FOUNTAIN CAFE space.

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