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Cursed Corners?

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: “Is it poor management, bad timing, or just a terrible location?” When a commercial corner location in toney Brooklyn Heights remains perpetually empty, or even when occupied it is home to short-lived enterprises, one might ask that question.One of these unfortunate corners (photo above) is at Clark and Hicks, in the St. […]

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Despite Setbacks, Tea Lounge Owner Not Giving Up on Brooklyn

With the back-to-back announcements that the Court Street Tea Lounge will close and the planned Brooklyn Heights branch isn’t happening because of disagreements over the lease, it’s easy to call owner Jonathan Spiel down for the count. But Spiel said that the down economy hasn’t discouraged him and it won’t stop his plans for future […]

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B’Paper: 111 Hicks Coop Rules Nix Brooklyn Heights Tea Lounge

At the end of the day, the 111 Hicks coop board’s demands upon Tea Lounge owner Jonathan Spiel were just too much to make the business work in the former Palmira’s space: Brooklyn Paper: Tea Lounge owner Jonathan Spiel said the long-awaited Heights branch of the popular writers hangout will not open inside the St. […]

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CB2 Meeting Recap – Tea Lounge Liquor License Approved

We’re reporting live from the Community Board 2 meeting tonight, and so far the executive committee has unanimously approved a liquor license for the potential Tea Lounge at 41 Clark St. and new facade designs within the Heights Historical District for the new Armando’s and a new Japanese restaurant at 78 Clark Street, in the […]

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Tea Lounge Owner’s Vision for Brooklyn Heights

BHB’s Sarah Portlock visits with Tea Lounge owner Jonathan Spiel at his Park Slope location. Plans for a Tea Lounge at 41 Clark Street are moving along – their application for a liquor license is up for public review at next week’s CB2 meeting. The North Heights is beginning to bubble up as a “go […]

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A Tea Lounge in Brooklyn Heights!

The hip café and music venue Tea Lounge could come to Brooklyn Heights later this year, pending building permit and liquor license approval, its owner told the Brooklyn Heights Blog today. Jonathan Spiel, who also owns Tea Lounge cafés in Park Slope and Cobble Hill, has his eye on a 4,000-square-foot hotspot at in the […]

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