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Secrets of Brooklyn Heights’ Key Food, Gristedes Revealed in Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Kadet recently moved to Brooklyn Heights, and has written a story about the supermrket scene. She likes Key Food on Montague Street, which is handy to her new digs–she even likes Gregory the Mannequin–but is put off by the high prices. She is even more dismayed by Gristede’s prices, which […]

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Brownstoner Comparison-Shops: How does Gristede’s measure up?

Another Trader Joe’s is headed to the area, so Brownstoner decided to take a look at prices at some of Brooklyn’s most popular grocery stores, including our very own Gristede’s: The produce section isn’t magnificent, but offers a decent selection of basic fruits and veggies. When Brownstoner visited on an early Sunday afternoon, the store […]

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Buyer Beware: Rash Of Thefts Reported At Atlantic Ave. Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s on Atlantic Avenue at the border of Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill has reported five thefts over the past several months from unattended shopping carts. Capt. Jeffrey Schiff, who commands the 76th Precinct, recently informed the community council that the store has no surveillance cameras installed in the crowded grocery, despite pleading with […]

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L Magazine Names Three Brooklyn Heights Blocks Among Borough’s 50 Best

L Magazine has surveyed Brooklyn’s multitude of blocks, and named its fifty best in various categories. Two blocks completely, and one partially, in the Heights made the cut. The winner in the “Best Block for Historical Significance” class is Montague Terrace (see photo above). It was here, way back in 1776 at the “Battle” of […]

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Washington Was Here, 234 Years Ago

On this day in 1776, what would prove to be the largest battle of the Revolutionary War happened just to the east of Brooklyn Heights, which was then the site of the principal encampment of the Continental Army on Long Island. The battle was originally called the Battle of Long Island, as much of it […]

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The Language Cop on the Supermarket Beat

Montague Street Key Food: wrong. Trader Joe’s: right.

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Municipal Art Society Asks: Why Do We Hate WalMart and Love Trader Joe’s?

Last week, the Municipal Art Society presented a panel discussion on a topic of interest to many Heights residents: the preservation of neighborhood businesses. Below is an edited video of the proceedings, in which the captioned question is asked: Solutions for Preserving Neighborhood Businesses from MAS on Vimeo.

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Trader Joe’s @ 12:50 P.M., Opening Day.

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No Two Buck Chuck at TJ’s

For those of you who are stoked about the Court Street Trader Joe’s Grand Opening next Friday,  we hope you’re not pinning all your dreams on chugging a bottle of the chain’s famous Two Buck Chuck selection of wines.  The Brooklyn Paper reports that the Brooklyn location will not be stocking alcohol including the award […]

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Flash: Trader Joe’s to Open Friday, September 26

Breaking news from The Brooklyn Paper: the long-awaited Trader Joe’s at Court and Atlantic will open for business one week from this coming Friday, at 9:00 A.M. Update: BHB tipster “Stephanie” sent us a photo of the new sign!

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