Join us in welcoming a new birria truck, several new pizzerias, and a new Brooklyn home for a Manhattan favorite. Sadly, we say goodbye to two Park Slope spots this week. As always, let us know if we’ve missed anything [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHXqIQrTLCPeA3dvDaAHHsm5HeU8F7gfZnscBK337wqaY6Xg/viewform?
Pierogies at Pierozek. Courtesy of STUNTMANpr.Earlier this week, the Michelin Guide announced their Bib Gourmand list, which this year includes 37 Brooklyn spots. Bib Gourmand is the group’s designation that recognizes restaurants that allow you to enjoy two courses and a drink or dessert for $40 or less.
Mugshots of the 18 alleged gang members. Courtesy of Brooklyn DA’s office. Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced this morning that 18 members of the Bed-Stuy based Hoolies gang have been indicted on numerous charges. The most high profile case involved was the shooting and killing of 22-month-old Davell
Greenpoint has two new coffee shops, there’s a new tlayuda spot in Prospect Heights, and lots of sweet treats across the borough. As always, let us know if we’ve missed anything [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHXqIQrTLCPeA3dvDaAHHsm5HeU8F7gfZnscBK337wqaY6Xg/viewform?usp=sf_link] , and stay safe. You can
The Mayor cut the ribbon at Nanotronics this morning. Photo courtesy of Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Twitter.Mayor Bill de Blasio cut the ribbon at the Brooklyn Navy Yard today to celebrate the opening of a new, multi-million dollar manufacturing center for Nanotronics [https://nanotronics.co/]. The new center,
Nasri Mujalli (center left) and Danny Hamdan (center right) cut the ribbon on their new South Slope grocery. Ellie Plass/ Bklyner.Park Slope’s 5th Avenue welcomed a brand-new grocery store this morning. By the time the ribbon at Key Food Urban Market [https://urbanmarketparkslope.com/] (509 5th Avenue between
Skal Cafe was also awarded the grant. Photo Courtesy of VH1 and Black-Owned Brooklyn.Black-Owned Brooklyn, run by the husband and wife duo Tayo Giwa and Cynthia Gordy Giwa, has been featuring businesses on their Instagram and online publication since 2018 [/black-owned-brooklyn/]. The pandemic highlighted issues and inequalities that have
Outdoor dining on Park Slope’s 5th Avenue. Photo courtesy of @theother5th on Instagram.On Wednesday morning, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted an online seminar for business owners and community leaders about the future of business, looking forward to a post-COVID world. The pandemic ravaged Brooklyn’s local businesses,
For some Brooklyn residents, being laid-off, furloughed, or underemployed was a blessing in disguise. It gave a unique opportunity to try out a business model or plan that they had always dreamed of doing, at relatively low risk when compared to a more traditional brick and mortar experience. Several local
Darland, left, and Hankinson, the founders of Talea. Photo by Sydney ButlerLeAnn Darland and Tara Hankinson, the co-founders of Talea Beer Co [https://www.taleabeer.com/], famous for its unique vision and easy-to-drink beers, always knew that they’d want to open a taproom. The two met while working at
Our next holiday is right around the corner, and we have suggestions for everything from chocolate eggs and bunnies to marzipan lambs, and classic Easter brunch or dinner. Also, check out our list [/easter-egg-hunt-brooklyn-2020/] of the traditional Easter Egg Hunts happening around the borough this week. Candy and Pastries Buttermilk
The CEO Prem Premsrirut in the lab. Courtesy of Mirimus.Brooklyn-based company Mirimus, Inc. [http://mirimus.com/] was recently named one of five winners in the XPRIZE Rapid Covid Testing competition, a national competition for those who are working to advance COVID-19 testing. Mirimus has been awarded a $500,000
This week we welcome a new Italian eatery with a great happy hour, a coffee shop with a cause, and a pop-up at a gone-but-not-forgotten favorite. We say goodbye to Crown Height’s Associate Supermarket after a long road, which you can read more about here [/associated-supermarket-given-30-days-to-vacate-crown-heights-site/]. As always, let
This morning local politicians, community leaders, and what appeared to be hundreds of supporters marched over and blocked the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges to protest the lack of federal and state support given to undocumented workers during the pandemic. Marchers played drums and held aloft signs saying things like “Fondos
Brooklyn Heights recently became home to a new type of maternity care center, Oula [https://oulahealth.com/]. The clinic aims to combine in-person and telehealth style appointments to provide a more comprehensive and holistic approach to pre and postnatal support. Adrianne Nickerson, and CEO and Co-Founder of Oula, says that