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Friday, March 22, 2019

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...

Briefly Noted: The Best of Brooklyn Chinatowns, Industry City Rezoning, Measles and More

Eater put out its Ultimate Guide to Chinese Food in NYC - Everything to know about the Chinese food renaissance in the city right now - and it is soooo good. Here are...

It’s “Meatless Mondays” – Now Served At All City Schools

KENSINGTON - "I want to say, I enjoyed my grilled cheese a lot–and the barbecue beans, I was impressed. Yeah, so, this is change I can believe in.” This was what Mayor de Blasio said...

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...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...

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...

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...

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...

New & Coming Soon To Downtown Brooklyn: McNally Jackson, Hank’s Saloon & More

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Beloved independent bookshop McNally Jackson is headed to Brooklyn! Store owner, Sarah McNally, recently announced that she will open an outpost at City Point (445 Albee Square West). McNally Jackson’s flagship store almost had...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: David Stark Design

Most of the products being created by the tenants of Sunset Park’s Industry City are made to last (with the obvious exception of food). But one company there trades in the ephemeral. What they...

La Napa, A Tapas Restaurant Is Coming to Crown Heights In Spring

CROWN HEIGHTS — The owner of a tapas restaurant in Miami is taking over the shuttered bodega at the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Bergen Street. Francisco Anton is bringing his Latin American cuisine to Crown Heights...
Rosalia's Cafe replaces the Nostrand Avenue Connecticut Muffin in Crown Heights. (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Openings & Closings in Crown Heights & Prospect Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Here's a listing of what's opening & closing in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights. To start, here are some retail scoops: Good news for those on the CB9 side of Franklin Avenue...
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