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HBO’s ‘Newsroom’ Filming In The Heights Sunday 4/28

HBO’s sophomore season of “The Newsroom” is filming in New York on Sunday, April 28, including Court Street between Joralemon & Schermerhorn on the border of Brooklyn Heights, according to website On Location. The new season of the Aaron Sorkin political drama series, which stars Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer, launches July 14. The Heights […]

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Update: Brooklyn Heights’ Montague Street Remains Rousing Retail Success Story

In May 2012, BHB wrote about an appreciable renaissance taking place along the Montague Street retail corridor, during which a dozen new businesses moved in along the avenue over the year preceding. Another snapshot of Brooklyn Heights “Main Street” this week reveals that Montague remains a bustling success story, with restaurants, spas, bodegas, bakeries and […]

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Spelling Lesson: Bentley’s Retires ‘Liquadition’ Sign!

A week after BHB played the shame game with Bentley’s at 144 Montague Street for posting the same sign misspelling for three years running, it appears staff decided it was worth investing in a new sign—and better use of those pesky letters of the alphabet. Obviously, the women’s shoe store is excited, too: They added […]

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Profile: Brooklyn Heights’ 16 Court Street @ Montague

In its continuing series of in-depth profiles of some of Brooklyn’s most historic buildings, Brownstoner explores the Montague-Court Building at 16 Court Street at the corner of Montague. Writer “Montrose Morris” shares that the 35-story Neo-Romanesque building, completed in 1927, was the second skyscraper built on Court during a period of rapid development. The commercial […]

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Open Thread: The Most Beautiful Building In Brooklyn Heights

If you thought Best Burger in Brooklyn Heights was a tough choice, we continue the Brooklyn Heights Blog’s Best Of The Heights Open Thread with a category that I, for one, find next to impossible—thanks to an embarrassment of neighborhood riches… What do you regard as the Most Beautiful Building in the Heights? Church, residential, […]

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The Big Reveal: 62 Montague Street, Uh, But…

It took a week to methodically deconstruct scaffolding from the rooftop & 10th floor down to street level, but as of late Thursday afternoon, it was all good & done at 62 Montague Street, between Hicks and Montague Terrace. The 1880s’ Queen Anne coop, originally known as The Arlington, not only has the distinction of […]

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