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Friday, July 30, 2010

The Heights has the right spirits next week

Nightlife: What better way to celebrate a 100th birthday than to bounce into four of Brooklyn Heights’s best bars and drink a special cocktail designed just for the occasion? Comment

A great cocktail recipe

Nightlife: One of the bar owners involved in next week’s Brooklyn Heights Association’s 100th anniversary pub crawl, Jason Furlani, shares his special summer-time concoction, the Brooklyn Bridge Buzz, so you too can enjoy this Roebling Inn exclusive. Comment

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Have you robbed the Muffin Man, the Muffin Man, the Muffin Man?

DUMBO: A creep broke into the Dumbo Muffin coffee shop on Pearl Street and stole a stunning amount of stuff worth over $17,000 on July 18. Comment

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Planet Fitness is a crime den

Brooklyn Heights: Yet another burglary at the Duffield Street gym. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Calexico’s new cart serves a burrito muy bueno

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Most burritos end up igniting a Mexican Revolution in your stomach — but the pollo asado burrito ($7) from the Calexico food cart in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 is as wonderful as un beso from Salma Hayek herself. Comment

Friday, July 23, 2010

Today, you can start your wining at Brooklyn Bridge Park!

Bridge ‘Park’: Public boozing in Brooklyn Bridge Park becomes a reality today, as the café on Pier 1 gets to make use of its newly acquired beer and wine license. Comments (2)

Man cave outfitter to open in DUMBO

Shopping: Animal bones, magnifying glasses, and leather satchels: a new DUMBO shop stocks everything you would find in your grandpa’s den, if your grandpa hunted game and discovered evolution. Comment