Welcome to the Neighborhood, Velvette Brew! by Sandra Manley

Long-awaited Velvette Brew opened last week and it was worth the wait. I stopped by and met Keirell, who told me they’re doing a soft open with coffee, tea, and pastries, and plan to expand the menu with light snacks soon. After trying dozens of brands, Velvette Brew went with organic Intelligentsia beans for all their […]

New Wine Bar and Restaurant in Carroll Gardens.

A new wine bar and restaurant just opened at 244 Smith Street called Big Tiny.  You may be able to guess that it’s named after the size of dishes it offers. On the menu, which you can view photos of in our gallery below, they have a section for “big bites” and “tiny bites”.  They […]

Spotlight on Nunez Bar in Cobble Hill.

We were walking by this Tapas Bar the other day and thought it may be new to the area.  Smith street has so many spots coming and going that it sometimes hard to keep up.  Well, it’s been at 247 Smith Street for about a year now, replacing People’s Republic of Brooklyn.  The menu looks […]