Pool Plan at Squibb Park and Community Input Meeting

Just as we are exiting the season of hot summer days we learn that Brooklyn Bridge Park is planning ahead for future summers. They are considering putting a permanent public pool in Squibb Park in the Brooklyn Heights/Dumbo area. They also want community input on how to design the space and whether Squibb is the […]

Mark Your Calendars for Atlantic Antic.

Another fall festival to look forward to is the huge street fair stretching several blocks down Atlantic Avenue. The Atlantic Antic always sneaks up one us but it’s one we don’t want to miss because it always proves to be a great time with tons of food, activities and live music. This year will be […]

New Dental Office opening on Court Street.

Dental offices are opening up on Court Street between Douglass and Degraw right next to the K & Y Fruit and Vegetable market. From the sign it looks like it will be called Court Street Smiles. A few family dental offices have opened up over the years in the neighborhoods of Cobble Hill and Carroll […]

A Visit to Devoción Cafe by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

Devoción Cafe recently opened its second outpost in Downtown Brooklyn in the lobby of 33 Bond, a residential building. Offering organic & sustainable coffee from Colombia, Devoción prides itself in serving the freshest & finest coffee in a beautiful setting that almost feels like a indoor mini garden/jungle oasis within a cityscape. Besides coffee, there are […]

Fast Food Chain Closed and New Tenants Plan Opening on Atlantic.

We are very accustomed, although saddened, to seeing small businesses close up shop only to be replaced with a Dunkin Donuts or some other chain fast food restaurant. We were not surprised to see Subway open up at 75 Atlantic years ago but still upset as we feel a chain shop puts a dent in […]

Twisted Lily on Atlantic by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

I am a huge perfume lover myself so I am always on the look out for that perfect yet different scent. And especially with Spring right around the corner, it may be the time to get that bottle of special fragrance to welcome this season. Twisted Lilly is a boutique specializing in imported bespoke perfumes […]

‘Motherless Brooklyn’ Film Adaptation Shooting in Brooklyn Heights by Arthur Mallett

Brooklyn born writer Jonathan Lethem first achieved major acclaim with the 1999 neo-noir comedic thriller ‘Motherless Brooklyn’, the story of an orphan with Tourette syndrome trying to solve the murder of his boss at a small time detective agency. In the wake of the book’s success, actor and director Edward Norton acquired movie rights to the […]

Sahadi’s Will Expand to Industry City.

Sahadi’s market has not only been a neighborhood favorite in the Brooklyn Heights/Cobble Hill area for several decades (since 1948!), it was written up last year by Epicurious as being the “best grocery store in America“. Wow, that is amazing! Known for their baskets of delicious fresh and dried fruits, nuts, and spices (see photos […]

Small Business Saturday Selfies with Elves

We have so much to think about with the holidays coming. Between cooking, shopping, and holiday parties we all have a lot of plans to consider.  Let’s not forget, though, that it’s the season of giving!  Many of us will be going out this Saturday to support our local boutiques and small businesses on “Small […]

Spotlight on Beasts and Bottles.

The restaurant Beasts and Bottles Rotisserie at 151 Atlantic Avenue has been open for about a year and a half now and we wanted to write-up a little piece on it because it’s both a tasty and unique spot on Atlantic that some of you may not have discovered yet.  Located right on the border […]