Browsing: Food & Drink

Business Photo by Shannon Geis / Park Slope Stoop
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The relatively new bagel and coffee shop on at 242 5th Avenue, between President and Carroll Streets, has been closed by the Heath Department. The cafe, which took over the former Bageltique location in February, was hard to classify, but we loved their house-made gravlax. As Here’s Park Slope reported in June, “The space never really…

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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Wallabout. Check out…

Events Prospect Park, Lakeside, Whisper Island
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Curious about the plants in Prospect Park? Ever wonder what vegetation might be edible? You can find out this Saturday, August 1 from 12 to 2pm with Foraging For Wellness in Prospect Park. Colette Ellis, author and wellness coach, and Tim Keating, forager and naturalist, will discuss the benefits of foraging and eating local, wild plants –…

Food & Drink Ice Cream Cone
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The summer heat is here and if you are looking for a sweet treat to help you cool down, have we got the roundup for you. Here are some of our favorite places to grab a cold snack in the 90 degree heat! SkyIce 63 5th Avenue This northern Thai spot on 5th Avenue and St.…

Business BKLYN Juice Company (Photo by Shannon Geis/Park Slope Stoop)
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A new juice bar is coming to the former location of LuLu’s Then and Now, which relocated to 4th Avenue, at 75A 5th Avenue. The BKLYN Juice Company plans to serve organic cold pressed juices, smoothies, and healthy desserts and is scheduled to open August 15, according to the juice shop’s Facebook page. With Jumble Juice…

Food & Drink El Paso Mexican Grill
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El Paso Mexican Grill is now open at 387 Flatbush Avenue, between Sterling Place and Plaza Street East, for people craving tasty, authentic Mexican and American food. Branching off from their first location on Newkirk Avenue in Ditmas Park, they are bringing their delicious food and excellent customer service to our area. Serving diverse and…

Business namaste indian
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A new sign is up for Namaste Indian at the former location of Zito’s Sandwich Shoppe at 195 5th Avenue, which closed its doors last month. The new location of this popular Astoria, Queens joint already has a Yelp page up.  It looks like they plan to offer a lunch buffet for $12 from 11am-4pm…

Food & Drink kiwiana breakfast
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With so many places in the neighborhood to grab a mimosa and a plate of eggs on the weekend, how can you decide which is the best spot to take your visiting in-laws or where you’ll want to sit quietly for a couple hours with the hair of the dog? The Park Slope Brunch Beat…

Business Photo via Blue Bottle Coffee
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It looks like Blue Bottle Coffee is finally getting ready to open their new 7th Avenue location! The coffee roaster has listed Park Slope barista jobs on their website. The California-based company will open its Park Slope shop at 203 7th Avenue, at the corner of 3rd Street, in the space left vacant when Ocean…

Business new sign at Olieng thai
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A neighbor tipped us off to this new sign in front of the former Olieng Thai spot at 52 7th Avenue between St. John’s and Lincoln Place. It looks like Ramen Yebisu, the popular Sapporo-style ramen shop on North 6th Street in Williamsburg, will be opening its second location in our neighborhood. Here’s Park Slope talked…

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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Bensonhurst and its oceanside annex Bath Beach. Check…

Business aarpan taj mahal
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A neighbor tipped us off to New Aarpan at 396 5th Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets being closed for renovations a few weeks ago, but also noted that there was a sign being covered up in the door. The sign in the window which was covered up by a restaurant napkin states that the restaurant has been…

Food & Drink Mushroom Poutine at Perfect Potato
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Perfect Potato opened their doors at 172 5th Avenue a couple of weeks ago and we decided it was time to find out how perfect their potatoes really are. The small shop, which barely has room for a counter, serves traditional Belgian fries with a variety of free and specialty sauces and four different types of…

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