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Weeniegate Raises Question: Why Can’t We Have Nice Things?

The recent imbroglio over the Montague Terrace Hot Dog Dude (aka Weeniegate) has made the fact that it’s illegal for ANY mobile food vendor to set up shop on Montague Street from Court to the Promenade a hot topic. While we’re sure the regulation was well-thought out by the “olds” backintheday, many things have changed […]

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BHB Guest Post: ‘A Fan’s Open Letter to the Wiener Whiners’

BHB received this guest post Monday. The neighborhood wiener roast gets one more grilling…  (Editor’s note: Please check update of this story here.) I am a Washington, D.C., native who is lucky enough to spend quite a bit of time in beautiful Brooklyn Heights. Consequently, I read the local blogs and am following with bemusement […]

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Post Piles on Brooklyn Heights Hot Dog Vendor Bender

BHB pal/NY Post scribe Kate Briquelet takes Chuck Taylor’s BHB post about the hot dog vendor who dared to set up shop on Montague Terrace to a wider audience today in the tabloid’s online and print editions. (Editor’s note: The Brooklyn Eagle reports that the vendor – or any vendors – are not permitted by […]

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Lower Montague Gets Summer Street Vendor

In the decade-plus that I’ve lived in Brooklyn Heights, I never recall seeing a street vendor on the lower side of Montague Street. On Saturday, a licensed vendor had set up shop at the corner of Montague and Montague Terrace, near the Promenade. Said seller tells BHB that if business is brisk, he will be […]

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