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New Tenants of 412 Court Street

This expansive space has gone through some changes in the last several years and the newest change is a familiar face. Brooklyn Bread, which has been just a handful of shops down at 436 Court Street, is moving into the large corner storefront plus patio. Formerly Dover, a delicious and critically acclaimed upscale restaurant, the […]

Neighborhood Restaurant Purbird Closes on Henry Street.

Purbird was a lovely spot in the neighborhood of Carroll Gardens with grilled chicken and other healthy options for dine in or take out, and it was good! Before them the space housed another neighborhood favorite restaurant, Maybelle’s. We blogged about their opening a few years back and are so sorry to see them go. Walking […]

Eating Al Fresco in Brooklyn.

Tis the season for eating outdoors! Though the days lately have been sweltering, the evenings are perfect for sitting outside and enjoying dinner or drinks. There are so many options for this in Brooklyn. Even some spots you may not suspect would have outdoor seating may have a back garden to park yourself for the […]

The Green Bottle Coming to Columbia Street

The space at 257 Columbia Street was formerly Sebastianos Italian Cuisine for a fairly short time and it’s been closed now for a little while. We saw signage up for a new tenant opening up in the space. The name of the tenant is Cleaver Co and it looks like the new restaurant, cafe or […]

Spotlight on Fare and Folk Cafe.

Walking down the quieter streets in the Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens neighborhoods can make any quick-paced New Yorker slow down and enjoy simply strolling while enjoying the scenery. Every once in a while we’ll come across a space we haven’t noticed before. A little cozy hidden gem. Fare an Folk is our latest find […]

Spotlight on Dolce Brooklyn Artisanal Gelato

  Red Hook WiFi, a project of the Red Hook Initiative, has a YouTube channel featuring short videos of different businesses in Red Hook. We thought it would be nice to go through and share some of these on our blog spotlighting each business. We chose Dolce Brooklyn first because yesterday was 74 degrees and it’s […]

Red Hook Tavern Opening Soon!

Slated to open this month, Red Hook Tavern on Van Brunt Street is looking very inviting and nearly ready as you walk by and peer int heir windows. Residents have been very eager to welcome this new restaurant into the neighborhood. We’ve got high hopes since the spot’s owner, Bill Durney, has already opened an […]

New Burger Chain Coming to Court Street.

You may not have heard of Burgerim, but you probably will soon because this franchise, which has restaurants mostly on the West Coast, in Texas and Florida, has opened some spots in New York. One of their latest is coming soon to 187 Court Street. The concept of Burgerim that sets it apart from other […]

New Sweetgreen on Court and Atlantic.

There are dozens of these healthful casual eat-in or take-out restaurants around Manhattan but they just started expanding in Brooklyn. The newest addition is at 127 Court Street near Atlantic Avenue. The menu is self-described as “simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning”. It’s a […]

Hill Country Food Park Now Open.

Just in time for the blustering cold months, another indoor food market has opened it’s doors! Hill Country Food Park is located in Downtown Brooklyn at 345 Adams Street. With a mixture of Tex-Mex and Barbecue cuisine, this hall is inspired by Texas and specifically Austin’s food truck scene. Eater wrote a piece about this […]