Support Jack the Horse Tavern’s GoFundMe Campaign

Chef Tim and Micki at Jack the Horse Tavern have started a GoFundMe campaign to support the staff who have been laid off during this terrible time. Hello Friends and Neighbors! We know you missed us during the past weeks but sadly we have had to close our restaurant doors until further notice. During this time we […]

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Open Thread Wednesday

What’s on your mind? Comment away!

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Nick Birnback’s Love Letter to Noodle Pudding

Yesterday, Noodle Pudding announced on Instagram: “We have made the very difficult decision to close the restaurant for the foreseeable future. We will be posting any updates here. Thanks to everyone who came in to support us this past week. Everyone stay healthy.” This seems like the perfect time to share Brooklyn Heights resident Nick […]

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A MESSAGE FROM THE MONTAGUE BID

“Thanks again to EVERYONE who has been sharing information and resources with us. Keep the information coming! Here’s a list of businesses on Montague Street that are OPEN as of right now. Click the business name to go to their website. Things are changing so quickly, so be sure to check the business website and follow […]

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No GreenMarket Tomorrow; May Resume Thursday

Alert reader Ann of Orange advises us there will be no Borough Hall GreenMarket tomorrow, Tuesday, March 24 (and none at Union Square in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 25) “while officials work out further containment steps,” but that they are “[e]xpected to reopen after that.” We’ll keep you posted. Update: reader KBells40 says the GrowNYC Blog indicates the Borough […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park During PAUSE

Brooklyn Bridge Park President Eric Landau has issued the following guidance for use of the park while New York is on PAUSE: The health and safety of our staff, visitors, and community is our top priority. While the Park is open, please note that it is open for passive use and solitary recreation only. We encourage people to […]

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COVID-19 Open Thread

This is a special thread for the neighborhood to share information specific to Brooklyn Heights as we enter the “New York State on PAUSE” phase starting on Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Let us use this thread to be helpful or to ask for help only. Other general comments, complaints, musings, and ventings can stay on the Wednesday […]

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A Brooklyn Heights Without Tourists

A walk along the waterfront yesterday (while practicing social distancing) was eerie to say the least. New Yorkers love to complain about tourists, don’t we? We may want fewer blocking our path while they’re gazing up at, what, the sky? We may wish they would walk faster, come on, we have some place to go! […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Subway usage is way down because of COVID-19, and there are no planned service changes this weekend that seriously affect availability of service at local stations.  2 trains will be running every 12 minutes because of track work in the Bronx. There will be no late night R service, which only runs between 95th Street […]

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Juliana’s Now Delivering to Brooklyn Heights

A walk down to BBP yesterday was jarring to say the least. Case in point: No lineup outside Juliana’s. Fear not, Juliana’s notified the blog that it is open for business and will be delivering to Brooklyn Heights and beyond. BHB is happy to share info from any other local restaurants and bars. Please email […]

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