REAL ESTATE: Am New York recently profiled Bay Ridge for their City Living section. Author Dan Rivoli highlighted our hood’s ethnic diversity, restaurants, bars, and small town feel, reminding readers that this “haven” of ours lay just one [gruelingly slow but convenient] subway ride away from office jobs in Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn.
FOOD & DRINK: According to Brooklyn Paper’s Will Bredderman, neighborhood institution Hinsch’s, which was expected to close March 1, has dodged the figurative bullet and will in fact remain on 5th Avenue for the foreseeable future, with owner Roger Desmond re-tooling the place for the nighttime date crowd.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: The 28-minute segment from Bk Independent Television features a nice cross section of the Bay Ridge universe.
Given the state of the economy, hopefully we didn’t speak too soon about Bay Ridge restaurants doing so exceptionally well. According to paperwork filed last Friday with the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, Wall Street Restaurant, LLC [7110 3rd Ave] – which is listed as the corporate name for Cafe Remy [...]
The Village Voice’s Robert Sietsema just introduced readers to what could be Yemen’s answer to Apple Brown Betty. Fatah. Fantastic layers of oven-roasted flatbreads, honey, nigella seeds, cardamom, and… did somebody say melted butter? Oh yeah, they did. This wonderfully warm concoction can be found at the new Yemen Cafe [7130 5th Ave], which is [...]
Public advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio weighed in on the 5th Avenue food cart fight during a recent meeting of the Bay Ridge Democrats – stating that the carts are hurting restaurants on the strip and may have to go, writes Will Bredderman for Brooklyn Daily. “The fact is right now that the [...]