(Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)One thousand Yemeni-owned bodegas across the city are on strike today to protest Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. And a few of the shops are on your morning commute in Ditmas Park. Participating
A new WNYC video series [http://www.wnyc.org/story/bodega-cats-their-own-words-tiger-and-nushi-sunset-park-brooklyn/] , Bodega Cats, is giving voices to our neighborhood’s furriest bodega workers. These feline Brooklynites talk about cat life, how their neighborhoods are changing, and local cuisines. Take Tiger, an orange cat, who just sleeps and eats all day.
The corner of 6th Avenue and 10th Street has lost another deli, as the one that replaced another has closed after less than a year in the space. The Sunset Park Deli, which opened at 461 6th Avenue at 10th Street last July [/blog/business/sunset-park-deli-opens-on-6th-avenue-at-10th-street], is now closed, the
The future site of 7-ElevenTwo gas station/food mart combos are opening one week apart, one block apart, in Bath Beach. The first, a 7-Eleven/Shell Gas Station, at 20th Avenue and Cropsey Avenue [/7-eleven-coming-to-cropsey-avenue-20th-avenue/] is scheduled to open in one week. The second, an A-Plus/Sunoco, standing at 19th
There has been a lot of construction going on along Sheepshead Bay Road these past few months. We’re not talking about the private stuff, like the hulking cinder block mess [/70-foot-building-on-sheepshead-bay-road-takes-shape/] in the footprint of the old Bay News building; we’re talking about city projects. The streets were