Kim Meyer waits for customers in her new Cobble Hill restaurant, Kimpanadas. | Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITYBy Ann Choi, THE CITY. This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/economy/2021/5/19/22444882/brooklyn-restaurant-renaissance-cooking-manhattan] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] [https://www.thecity.nyc/economy/2021/5/
A lot on 6th Street in Gowanus, where food refrigeration trucks operated Reef Technology and Fresh Direct are generating noise complaints from neighbors living in adjacent buildings. (Image: Billy Richling/Bklyner)A tech company’s effort to get into the food delivery game is delivering nothing but headaches to some
Join us in welcoming a new birria truck, several new pizzerias, and a new Brooklyn home for a Manhattan favorite. Sadly, we say goodbye to two Park Slope spots this week. As always, let us know if we’ve missed anything [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHXqIQrTLCPeA3dvDaAHHsm5HeU8F7gfZnscBK337wqaY6Xg/viewform?
Pierogies at Pierozek. Courtesy of STUNTMANpr.Earlier this week, the Michelin Guide announced their Bib Gourmand list, which this year includes 37 Brooklyn spots. Bib Gourmand is the group’s designation that recognizes restaurants that allow you to enjoy two courses and a drink or dessert for $40 or less.
Greenpoint has two new coffee shops, there’s a new tlayuda spot in Prospect Heights, and lots of sweet treats across the borough. As always, let us know if we’ve missed anything [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHXqIQrTLCPeA3dvDaAHHsm5HeU8F7gfZnscBK337wqaY6Xg/viewform?usp=sf_link] , and stay safe. You can
Greenpoint Terminal Market during its inaugural season in 2020. Courtesy of Greenpoint Terminal Market.Greenpoint Terminal Market [https://greenpointterminalmarket.com/], the outdoor flea market that opened on the Greenpoint waterfront last summer, returns this weekend with around 100 vendors as well as live music, food, and ample room – over four
The Mayor cut the ribbon at Nanotronics this morning. Photo courtesy of Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Twitter.Mayor Bill de Blasio cut the ribbon at the Brooklyn Navy Yard today to celebrate the opening of a new, multi-million dollar manufacturing center for Nanotronics [https://nanotronics.co/]. The new center,
Wilensky Hardware at 2126 Mermaid Avenue, in Coney Island, prides itself on being the oldest family-owned business in the neighborhood, dating back to 1920. A hundred years later, both the building and possibly the business, are up for sale. Steve Feinstein, owner of Wilensky Hardware. Photo by Kouichi Shiranayagi/BklynerThe
Nasri Mujalli (center left) and Danny Hamdan (center right) cut the ribbon on their new South Slope grocery. Ellie Plass/ Bklyner.Park Slope’s 5th Avenue welcomed a brand-new grocery store this morning. By the time the ribbon at Key Food Urban Market [https://urbanmarketparkslope.com/] (509 5th Avenue between
Skal Cafe was also awarded the grant. Photo Courtesy of VH1 and Black-Owned Brooklyn.Black-Owned Brooklyn, run by the husband and wife duo Tayo Giwa and Cynthia Gordy Giwa, has been featuring businesses on their Instagram and online publication since 2018 [/black-owned-brooklyn/]. The pandemic highlighted issues and inequalities that have
Outdoor dining on Park Slope’s 5th Avenue. Photo courtesy of @theother5th on Instagram.On Wednesday morning, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted an online seminar for business owners and community leaders about the future of business, looking forward to a post-COVID world. The pandemic ravaged Brooklyn’s local businesses,
Flatbush Junction (Image: Google Maps)Flatbush is getting a new supermarket. The discount supermarket chain Aldi has signed a lease for a 20,110-square-foot space at 2201 Nostrand Avenue in the Flatbush Junction area. The store will take over space previously occupied by The Children’s Place and David’s
For some Brooklyn residents, being laid-off, furloughed, or underemployed was a blessing in disguise. It gave a unique opportunity to try out a business model or plan that they had always dreamed of doing, at relatively low risk when compared to a more traditional brick and mortar experience. Several local
A two-part panel on low-income entrepreneurship in Brooklyn organized by the Center for an Urban Future included LaToya Meaders from Collective Fare, Camille Newman from the Brooklyn Women’s Business Center, Chymeka Olfonse from BUILD NYC, La-Shawn Allen-Muhammad from the Central Brooklyn EDC and Ras Omeil Morgan from iaRas iTal.
Darland, left, and Hankinson, the founders of Talea. Photo by Sydney ButlerLeAnn Darland and Tara Hankinson, the co-founders of Talea Beer Co [https://www.taleabeer.com/], famous for its unique vision and easy-to-drink beers, always knew that they’d want to open a taproom. The two met while working at