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Art & Music So Yoon Lym via Ground Floor Gallery
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When Ground Floor Gallery opened at 353 5th Street in April of last year, curators Krista Saunders and Jill Benson hoped to connect the Park Slope community to emerging artists from all over Brooklyn. Now, on their first anniversary — which they’re celebrating with the Ground Floor Gala on Thursday, April 17 — the pair say they’re proud of
Business Ume Ume music class via FB
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A brother and sister with backgrounds in music and arts are hoping to inspire those passions in neighborhood kids with their new children’s enrichment program at Ume Ume Music & Arts, which recently opened at 319 4th Avenue, just off 3rd Street. Sotiria and Christos Stavropoulos, the siblings and co-founders, have both had a love of music
Business El Gran Castillo De Jagua coming soon to 355 Flatbush
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El Gran Castillo De Jagua, the Dominican restaurant that’s been on the corner of Park Place and Flatbush Avenue for nearly 40 years, is getting closer to moving around the corner to a new space at 355 Flatbush Avenue. We’ve seen work going on inside lately in the new space that was most recently home
Business Level2 Kids clothes
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Level2 Kids, the children’s clothing boutique that closed up its space on Bergen Street in February, is now open in its new location not too far away, at 252 Flatbush Avenue. They’ve been in the new space for a few weeks, and they’re currently stocked with cool clothes for spring and summer for the tweens and
Business A Taste Of Fifth Video Still with Du Jour
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The restaurants and bars of 5th Avenue brought their A game to A Taste of Fifth 2014 from the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID on Wednesday night, and as a sold out crowd descended on The Grand Prospect Hall, it quickly became apparent that organizers knocked this year’s event out of the park. We spent the evening catching up
Business Now Closed: Atomic Wings
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When one door closes, another door opens. Pitas and Sticks, a “fast casual Greek grill” is on its way to the former Atomic Wings space at 321 9th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues). Owner John Stamos (no, not that one) tells us that, in addition to a selection of draught beers, the new restaurant will feature “a fresh
Business Now Open: Bella Gioia, 209 4th Avenue
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“When people think of Italian food, they think of spaghetti and meatballs or chicken parmigiana,” says Nico Daniele, chef and owner of Bella Gioia, which just opened at 209 4th Avenue near the corner of Union Street. “I really want to remove that stigma and show that Italy, specifically Sicily, has a lot more to
Business Closed and Under Construction: Anthony's on 4th
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Anthony’s on 4th, the family-run pizzeria that was listed for rent about a year ago, is closed, with Department of Building signs up in the windows about a new renovation in the space at 400 4th Avenue, on the corner of 6th Street. We tried calling Anthony’s, which opened back in 2012, to see if it’s
Business Jerry, Christopher, Richard at Uncle Arthur's Cafe
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Uncle Arthur’s Cafe, the new venture from The Soup Bowl’s Richard Gussoff, opened last week at 237 9th Street, just off 4th Avenue. Named for his uncle Arthur Klein, an attorney who negotiated the leases for his restaurants, Richard hopes to channel the unpretentious attitude that helped make Arthur such a success. “I chose the name Uncle
Business Now closed: E Lingerie, 140 5th Avenue
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E Lingerie by Enelra, the boutique lingerie shop located at 140 5th Avenue between Douglass and Baltic Streets, is now officially closed after first announcing they were going out of business back in January. The shop is cleared out, and a sign posted on the door says the space is for rent through Brownstone Homes. A
Business Coming Soon: Om Gift Shop, 152 5th Ave
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The storefront at 152 5th Avenue, which was most recently home to A. Cheng before the boutique moved to its new space at 622 Bergen Street, didn’t stay empty for too long. The windows have been papered over, and signs recently went up announcing that Om Gift Shop will be opening soon. Unfortunately, that’s all
Business Coming Soon: Eric Shoes on Fifth
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The shoe store Eric New York, which neighbors will know from their Girl on Seventh location which opened in 2008 at 202 7th Avenue, is opening a second location on 5th Avenue. The new Girl on Fifth spot will be located in the newly remodeled space at 234 5th Avenue, which previously held a residential
Business Shake Shack Construction on Flatbush Ave
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We’re getting closer and closer to Shake Shack. The burger mini-chain that has outposts across the city and some other states (even international locations — did you know you can get a Double ShackBurger in Moscow?) has begun construction on its location at 170 Flatbush Avenue, between Pacific Street and 5th Avenue. Though there appears
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