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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Shore Hotel Green-lighted by Landmarks Preservation Commission

CONEY ISLAND - At its Tuesday, March 12, meeting, the City's Landmarks Preservation Commission greenlighted the way to the redevelopment of the long boarded up Shore Theater. The commission had sent the developer back...

Old Carriage Inn Says Goodbye On St. Patrick’s Day

PARK SLOPE - Another 7th Avenue favorite will be closing this weekend. The Old Carriage Inn (312 7th Avenue) will be saying farewell on St. Patrick's Day after 35 years. "For years it was Farrell’s...

International Women’s Day: Support Women-Owned Businesses on 5th Avenue

PARK SLOPE - In celebration of International Women's Day (March 8) the Park Slope 5th Avenue BID's Joanna Tallantire and Mark Caserta are tying red ribbons in front of women-owned businesses along the corridor. Bklyner...

Openings & Closings: Thai, Ice Cream, Wine & A Few Goodbyes

There's been lots of activity during the first quarter of 2019, with new businesses opening up, a couple of shops moving into new homes, and a few closing down. See our roundup below and...
Soda Bar & Lounge

DJ And Live Music a No-Go For Soda Bar

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Community Board 8's permits and licenses committee on Monday voted against recommending to support a "change of operations"  to allow live music and backyard entertaining at Soda Bar in Prospect Heights. According to the New...

Russ & Daughters Opens In Brooklyn With Space For The Next Four Generations

NAVY YARD - Russ & Daughters, the defining Lower East Side appetizing joint -- and an old New York Jewish standby that has managed to keep up with the times -- opened its doors...

A Purr-fect New Home For Brooklyn Cat Cafe

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - The borough's first feline cafe, Brooklyn Cat Cafe, held an official grand opening on Wednesday at its new home at 76 Montague Street. Having moved in December into the landmarked building that previously housed...

Community Board Votes Against Boozy Taco Bell In Brooklyn Heights

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - The Brooklyn Community Board 2 Executive Committee voted against a liquor license for a boozy Taco Bell planned for 58 Court Street in Brooklyn Heights. The national chain is pushing to open...

Popular Fruit Stand May Be Demolished For New 4-Story Building

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - A popular produce market housed in a one-story building at 181 Atlantic Avenue may soon be demolished to make way for a new four-story mixed-use development. On Monday evening, the Community Board...

Public Records: New Music & Performance Space Coming To Gowanus

GOWANUS - A new music venue/bar/café will open next month at the historic ASPCA headquarters building at 233 Butler Street. Public Records will feature an all-day vegan café and magazine shop as well as two...

Scam Artist Swindles Thousands From Local Bay Ridge Restaurant

BAY RIDGE — A Bay Ridge man scammed thousands of dollars from a local restaurant in his neighborhood, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney's office. Vincent Tropepe, 36, was arraigned on a 41-count indictment Friday for...

After 50 Years, The Clay Pot Is Leaving 7th Avenue

PARK SLOPE - Popular gift shop and neighborhood fixture, The Clay Pot, will be shuttering next month after 50 years on 7th Avenue. Waning sales—due to online shopping—and rising property taxes are the primary reasons...

CAVA Mediterranean Eatery Opens Today With Free Meals For First 100 Guests

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - CAVA, a Washington, DC-based fast-casual Mediterranean eatery will celebrate its grand opening Thursday, February 21 at 345 Adams Street (north of Willoughby Plaza) by offering free meals to the first 100 guests starting...

It’s Tea Time In Bed Stuy

BEDFORD STUYVESANT — These two entrepreneurs are "serving tea" in Brooklyn, but not the gossipy kind.  Amid a high-caffeinated corridor in Bedford Stuyvesant, steps away from the busiest train station in the borough, owners Ali Wright...

City Point News: Dekalb Stage Opens, Alamo Drafthouse Plans Expansion

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Big changes are happening at City Point! Dine-in movie theater Alamo Drafthouse is planning a major expansion at its Downtown Brooklyn home. The Austin-based cinema chain will add 25,000 square feet, 9...
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