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Business Brooklyn Porridge Co: Sausage & Grits
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It’s starting to get a little chilly, which means our seasonal shops are beginning to turn over — and this year, a porridge-centric restaurant returns to take the place of an ice cream shop for the winter. The second season of Brooklyn Porridge Co begins on Friday, October 10 in the Uncle Louie G’s space
Business YogurBerry Closed at 77 5th Avenue
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Have we finally reached frozen yogurt market saturation? YogurBerry, a fro-yo franchise with locations around the world, recently closed its spot at 77 5th Avenue, on the corner of Prospect. The business is essentially cleared out, and “for rent” signs hang in the windows. Opened in the spring of 2012, it became one of many
Business Lisa Polansky closing, 121 7th Avenue
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The clothing and shoe store Lisa Polansky, located at 121 7th Avenue between Carroll and President, will be closing at the end of the year after 40 years in business. A sign reading “Retirement Sale – Everything Must Go – Thanks For 40 Great Years” recently went up in the window, and, as FiPS first
Business Coming Soon: Pure Barre, 178 5th Avenue
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Pure Barre, a fitness studio chain focused on the trend of using a ballet barre in a workout, will take over the space at 178 5th Avenue, between Sackett and Degraw, that was most recently home to Guvnor’s, the vintage shop that closed earlier this year. Though there’s no indication of the incoming studio at
Business Now Closed: Razor, 329 5th Avenue
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Razor, the clothing store at 329 5th Avenue, between 3rd and 4th Streets, has closed up shop, and the space is completely empty. The store previously had a sister shop, SeRene Rose, next door (now home to Culture, the frozen yogurt shop), before consolidating with this space. We’ve reached out to the owners to see
Business Now Open: Hair Craft Beauty Salon, 176 Lincoln Place
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Hair Craft, a new hair salon, has opened at 176 Lincoln Place, just off 7th Avenue, in the space most recently home to Leaf & Bean, which closed earlier this year after 41 years in business. The salon opened this week, and they’re ready to cut, color, and more. They tell me the owner is
Business via Luke's Lobster
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Get ready to put on a bib and [clam]belly up to the bar when the Park Slope location of Luke’s Lobster opens this Friday, September 26 at noon, bringing draft beer and a backyard with it. The new space, located at 237 5th Avenue between Carroll and President, will serve its standby lobster roll — prepared
Business Ghost Sign: Henrietta's, 334 9th St
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The 9st Laundrette Cleaners recently closed at 334 9th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, after nearly 20 years in business, and now that the awning has been removed, it’s revealed an old ghost sign for a long-gone business. The outline of the letters are for Henrietta’s, a bridal gown boutique, which we know was there, but
Business Salon coming soon to 240 7th Avenue
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The former home of Butter Lane Cupcakes is one of the few storefronts on 7th Avenue to be vacant only briefly — a sign recently went up in the window announcing a new salon for the space. The sign says we’ll soon have a “beauty center and spa” at 240 7th Avenue, between 4th and
Business Closing: Met Food, 185 7th Avenue
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The commercial real estate situation on 7th Avenue continues to grow more and more bleak, with additional vacancies and no signs of new businesses coming in to replace the old. This week: The owners of the Met at 185 7th Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets, have announced they will close the market in October.
Business Photo via Baba's Pierogies
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If you’re a fan of the wonderful Eastern European dumplings know as pierogies, you’re going to be excited about a new restaurant coming to 295 3rd Avenue, between 1st and Carroll Streets. The awning for Baba’s Pierogies went up recently above the storefront, which has been vacant for some time. Their Facebook page notes their
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