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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Meet The New ‘Established Gallery’ In Prospect Heights

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - A leg, truncated from the knee up, nervously treads. Disembodied hands point and prod. Gears spin, colorful lightbulbs blink, and a hammer slowly taps away. This odd assortment of moving parts...

Gowanus Gardens Hopes To Have Something For Everyone

GOWANUS - The space at Gowanus Gardens is fairly large, with a big, rainbow-colored patio in the back. There are whimsical details aplenty - a jukebox, faux flowers on the ceiling, and eccentric light...

Bakers Fulfill Brooklyn Dream With Simple Loaf Bakehouse

PARK SLOPE- Shari Call has been working as a baker for over 13 years. She’s been all around the country helping to open bakeries and perfecting her craft - California, Cape Cod, Key West,...

Sephora Is Coming To Atlantic Terminal Mall

ATLANTIC/BARCLAYS - Children's Place spot at the Atlantic Shopping mall will become Sephora in October. The company has leased 5,500 square feet, Madison International Realty confirmed. The new store is planned to open in October, and...

Bensonhurst’s 18th Avenue Bakeries

BENSONHURST - 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst is home to a uniquely wonderful pairing of cultures. These cultures, Chinese and Italian primarily, manifest themselves in a sweet, flaky, and delicious way at the bakeries that line...

Lips Cafe: Family, Community and Coffee in East Flatbush

EAST FLATBUSH - On December 15th, 2018, Jamane Weekes needed a haircut. It was late, around 7:00 pm, his regular barber was closed, so he decided he’d visit his old neighborhood, East Flatbush, where...

No New Gas – National Grid Holds Brooklyn Restaurants Hostage

Sibte Hassan’s halal burger has been described by some as the best in New York City, halal or otherwise. BK JANI, boasts two locations, at 276 Knickerbocker Ave in Bushwick and in DeKalb Market....

Policano’s Italian Sausage – Simply Perfect

EAST NEW YORK/LINDEN MALL - The best lunch around Linden Mall is at Policano's Italian Sausage truck. Doug Policano has been parking his truck on the north side of Linden Boulevard at 79th Street since...

Di Fara Pizzeria in Midwood Vows To Re-Open

MIDWOOD - The state came for the dough, but the owners of famed Di Fara pizzeria in Midwood were only half baked. So New York State served them with a large “SEIZED” sticker and...

Di Fara’s Pizza Shut Down For Non-Payment Of Taxes

MIDWOOD - Only death and taxes ... Looks like the taxman caught up. DiFara's pizzeria on Ave J was shut down today by the New York State Tax Department for failure to pay taxes. DOW JONES:...

Lindenwood Diner: History and Crab Legs on Linden Boulevard

EAST NEW YORK/THE HOLE - The Lindenwood Diner lies on the border of several things. To the front side, it overlooks the slightly-forgotten Brooklyn neighborhood The Hole. To the right, Queens, to the left,...

90s Dance Party To Close Out Myrtle Avenue Summer Series

CLINTON HILL - The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership will close out this year's Myrtle Avenue Summer Series with a 90s hip-hop dance party, street dance battle, and live art installation next Friday, August 23. Along...

DCP Study Says Reasons For Storefront Vacancies Are “Complex and Varied”

As the mayor pushes for a storefront vacancy tax, the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) last week released "Assessing Storefront Vacancy in NYC," a report examining retail trends and storefront vacancies across the...

Brooklyn Baklava Sets Up Shop in Boerum Hill

BOERUM HILL - Brooklyn Baklava has set up a brick and mortar shop on 4th Avenue in Boerum Hill. The big “Coming Soon!” sign in the window is hard to miss, but don’t let...

San Blas Brings New Latin Cuisine to Brooklyn Heights

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - San Blas Latin Cuisine and Cocktails is named for a sad song about a sad story. Panama’s San Blas Islands are involved, as well as tragic love lost and shipwrecked sailors....
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