PARK SLOPE – Although actually in business for a month, L’Arte della Pizza [https://lartedellapizzabrooklyn.com/] made it official on Monday, June 3. Under sunny skies, the grand opening celebration at 172 5th Avenue began with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by complimentary tastings. L’Arte della Pizza, 172 5th
PARK SLOPE – Many locals were surprised to learn that “neighborhood institution” George de Boissiere, the gruff, enigmatic, cigarette-smoking owner of Mailboxes on 5th, passed away over the holidays. De Boissiere died of natural causes the evening of December 23rd, his sister Helene de Boissiere told Bklyner last week. He was
PARK SLOPE – George de Boissiere, the owner of longtime mail service shop, Mailboxes on 5th [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mailboxes-On-Fifth-Ave/135877773128291?__tn__=%2CdkC-R-R&eid=ARCdfsU1jdJRSuq5F7SerhRetxvtHzVjuiWDZ5HquppreABfzwOQuHyyenkaia0xScVwn6le-BWgLaV8&hc_ref=ARQ33wpyjilmYCCPNVDKNyxYnt0ZNBauqCiAsWmIg7c-r3KJ8eVB6_TzqljlRQeBv_4&fref=tag] , passed away recently. Though details surrounding his death have not been made public, family members have announced
PARK SLOPE – A charming new Italian eatery has opened up at 172 5th Avenue in the former The Perfect Potato space. La Vellutata, 172 5th Avenue (Photo: Pamela Wong/BKLYNER)According to its menu, La Vellutata [https://www.instagram.com/lavellutatanyc/] “represents the spirit” and the “quality of Italian tradition,
BROOKLYN – Here’s a list of nine new restaurants recently opened or coming soon around northwest Brooklyn. Bon appétit! Celestine [https://www.celestinebk.com/] One John Street, DUMBO (Now Open) Opened last Thursday, this new Mediterranean-inspired eatery situated on the DUMBO waterfront boasts an all-star team including Julian Brizzi (Rucola,
Mushroom Poutine at Perfect PotatoPerfect Potato [https://www.facebook.com/PerfectPotatoNYC] opened their doors at 172 5th Avenue [/blog/business/perfect-potato-soft-opening-on-saturday] a couple of weeks ago and we decided it was time to find out how perfect their potatoes really are. The small shop, which barely has room for a
Photo by Perfect Potato [https://www.facebook.com/PerfectPotatoNYC/photos/pb.421512684692443.-2207520000.1426713995./421525268024518/?type=3&theater] Fries, fries, and more fries are coming soon to 5th Avenue. Signage recently went up at 172 5th Avenue, between Degraw and Sackett, for Perfect Potato [https://www.facebook.com/PerfectPotatoNYC/info?