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Haley Fox, co-owner of Alice's Tea Cup, opened her first Brooklyn location on Tuesday. Eagle photos by Paul Frangipane

Down the rabbit hole: Alice’s Tea Cup brews in Brooklyn

June 24 | Scott Enman

Sunlight floods into Alice’s Tea Cup’s newest location, an intimate café at the corner of Hicks and Middagh streets. Wooden stools shaped like mushrooms adorn the room. A playful turquoise couch sits below wallpaper covered with keys. A mischievous grin from the Cheshire Cat greets customers. The popular chain opened its first location in the […]

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Conservancy provides popular cultural, educational and recreational events including movies, concerts and more. Photo by Mary Frost

Your guide to summer in Brooklyn Bridge Park

June 21 | Mary Frost

You don’t have to go far to take advantage of Brooklyn’s own little riviera: Brooklyn Bridge Park. (Unless you don’t live in Brooklyn — in which case, a) Too bad and b) It’s worth the trip.) Sun, nature, river breezes and dozens of activities and sports make the 85-acre waterfront park an ideal place to […]

Here’s the revised design for 186 Remsen St., which will be turned into a hotel. Rendering by HOK via the Landmarks Preservation Commission

Remsen Manor hotel cleared to open in historic Franklin Building

June 19 | Lore Croghan

After sitting vacant since 1998, a landmarked Brooklyn Heights office building will be turned into a hotel. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve revised plans for the renovation and adaptive reuse of 1880s Romanesque Revival-style 186 Remsen St.  Commission Chairperson Sarah Carroll called the project “a great opportunity for restoration […]

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