Latest in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn loses Martin Schneider, 91, ardent activist for historic preservation of Brooklyn streetscapes

July 13 | Elizabeth Kuster

Martin Schneider, an ardent Brooklyn historian, warrior for urban quality of life and preservationist, died June 30 following complications from heart surgery. He was 91. Schneider was an active leader in quality of life issues, particularly in his beloved Brooklyn Heights, since the 1950s. Dedicated to protecting quality of life in the Heights since moving there […]

This walkway juts out of Penn Pier in Shirley Chisholm State Park. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

Around Brooklyn: Cranberry’s closes in Brooklyn Heights

July 7 | Editorial Staff

Cranberry’s closes in Brooklyn Heights Well-known Brooklyn Heights take-out bakery and coffee shop Cranberry’s has closed after 42 years in the North Heights. Owner Jim Montemarano, who also owned the wine bar next door, told the Brooklyn Heights Blog that “it’s been an emotional quarantine deciding Cranberry’s future.” The pandemic would not have been a […]

News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond