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Vacant Retail Spaces: Why? What, If Anything, Can Be Done?

You would have to have been in Brooklyn Heights for over five years to remember when the last tenant, Starbucks, moved out of 112 Montague Street (photo) to a smaller space a block away. Since then, apart from being used as storage space for Lassen & Hennigs next door, the space has lain fallow. While […]

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Apparently Folks Are Having Bathroom Sex at the Court Street Starbucks in Brooklyn Heights

Well, maybe this is an opportunity for the community to help the managers of one of our the Court Street Starbucks with a slight problem. According to a tweet from Crains New York writer Andrew J. Hawkins, they’re looking for ways to stop customers from having sex in the bathroom. So faster than you can […]

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Buddhist Monks Visit Montague Street Starbucks

A BHB reader sends us a couple of photos of Buddhist monks from Thailand enjoying lovely beverages at the Montague Street Starbucks. What did our tipster talk to them about? The weather, of course. One monk observed that Thailand is “hotter and stickier” than New York City. No word on if they planned to visit […]

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Update On Starbucks’ Former Digs At 112 Montague Street

The Brooklyn Eagle reported over the holiday weekend on the progress, or lack thereof, in renting out the former Starbucks space at 112 Montague Street. The chain moved to 134 Montague Street over a year ago. The paper reports it’s been slow going and as a BHB commenter noted when we reported on the spot’s […]

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Venti Pimpin': Brooklyn Heights Starbucks Employees Sport Nets Apparel

Gothamist reports today that employees of some Brooklyn Starbucks stores, including the Montague Street branch, are being asked to wear Brooklyn Nets hats to promote the team who are now playing at the controversial Barclays Center: Gothamist: One employee at the Montague Street outpost told us the Nets advertising “started a couple of months ago […]

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Former Starbucks Locale @ 112 Montague Street: What’s The Deal?

Back in May, we wrote about Montague Street’s “resurrection, revitalization, renaissance or recovery,” pointing to the fact that the retail corridor is healthier than it’s been in three-plus years, with a dozen new businesses opening their doors in the past year or so. In all, Montague has seen the coming of: Custom House, Dellarocco’s on […]

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Brooklyn Heights’ Starbucks Features Fancy ‘Clover’ Brewer

Fans of Starbucks in Brooklyn Heights may be interested to know that you’ve got the fanciest java in the borough. According to Gothamist, the store at 134 Montague Street has been employing the ooh la la “Clover” brewing system since May. The machine is described as an upside-down French press, with coffee brewed one cup […]

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Downtown’s Starbucks Booming; Seattle’s Best A Bust?

Have you ever met a Starbucks that didn’t do boffo business? The recent move of the Brooklyn Heights’ locale from the open & airy 134 Montague Street to the long & narrow 112 Montague doesn’t appear to have cut down on the number of Caffè Vanilla Frappuccino Blendeds being served in the neighborhood. (More photos […]

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A Peek Inside Montague Street’s New Starbucks

The new Starbucks location at 134 Montague Street, which opened May 12, was a concern for some residents because the new space was apparently so narrow that the mommy crowd was going to have difficulty pushing strollers to the back counter (opposing viewpoint: moms were going to be ramming strollers into customers on either side). […]

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Starbucks’ New Montague Street Locale Opens Saturday

The new Starbucks location at 134 Montague Street opens for business Saturday May 12, as the windows at the previous store at 112 Montague were covered in brown paper Friday night, with an arrow pointing up the street. As previously reported, the new space at the former Nine West shoe store will sacrifice major window […]

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