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The World at Your Service at the Hotel St. George

Immigrants: They get the job done. Nowhere more so than at the St. George. Is there anything you can’t get done at the St. George? You can get your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And get your hair cut, your shoes shined, your pants cuffed, and yours nails did. And who does all that work for […]

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Fallen Limb Blocking Hotel St. George 2/3 Subway Entrance

A formidable tree limb is down right in front of the 2/3 entrance at the Hotel St. George on Clark Street, as well as some other fairly significant broken limbs along Clark to the Promenade. In addition, a fallen limb is blocking the Remsen Street Promenade entrance. CBS 2 is reporting that winds reached 65 […]

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The High Life: Collegiate Room & Board At St. George’s Weller Residence

Ever wonder how much it costs for college students to stay in the St. George Hotel? Kaplan International Centers is offering an end-of-summer residence special at the Weller Residence on 100 Henry Street for the bargain basement price through August 25 of… $320 a week! Included with a furnished room & private bath are a […]

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Heights History: A Room At The Hotel St. George, $10 A Week… In 1880

After going back in time to 1902 last month, we’ve given the Brooklyn Daily Eagle archives another spin into the past. This time we transport back to July 10, 1880, 132 years ago today… What a deal! The Hotel St. George is offering special summer rates, for $10 a week. Your offer includes a bedroom, […]

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Collegiate Housing At The St. George: Deluxe Living

If you’ve walked past the St. George Hotel outside the 2/3 subway stop on Clark or Henry streets and been curious about what the EHS collegiate residences there offer today’s poor, starving, overworked college students, I’ve got two words to describe it: luxe living. “You’ll have the time of your life,” EHS suggests. “Our all-inclusive […]

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Image Of The Day: Brooklyn Heights Shoe Master, 100 Henry Street

The Brooklyn Heights Shoe Master at 100 Henry Street, inside the St. George Hotel 2/3 subway entrance, sure looks like it’s been in place for decades. One factoid: A phone number in a lighted box above the store is no longer relevant: 852-2016. Has the joint been there long enough to have had a 212 […]

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St. George Hotel Fire 16 Years Ago Today

BHB contributor Weegee points out to us that today is the 16th anniversary of St. George Hotel fire. The 18 alarm blaze devastated the building, which in its early days was touted as being “absolutely fire-proof“. FDNY chief Steven DeRosa wrote about the blaze on FDNewYork.com:

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St. George Dorm Gets Makeover, NY Times Coverage

The NY Times writes about the super-tony million dollar makeover completed earlier this year at the St. George Hotel Dorm at 55 Clark Street. Educational Housing Services hired starchitect Wid Chapman to redo the space. More photos after the jump.

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Eagle: St. George Students “Good Neighbors”; “Club Wild Fyre” to be Resurrected?

Clark Street residents have recently endured “turnover season” at the St. George student residences, as summer residents (the rooms are typically almost full during the summer with students on internships or taking summer classes) give way to those moving in for the fall, meaning lots of traffic loading and unloading on the block between Henry […]

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Former Brooklyn Heights Resident Talks St. George Hotel, Mobsters and Music

My old pal and Brooklyn Heights native Binky Phillips writes about playing with his band The Planets at the old (and mobbed up…allegedly) Coventry Club in Sunnyside, Queens.  While telling that story of rocking out in my old stomping grounds, Binky remembers seeing a show at the St. George Hotel:

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