Browsing: Food & Drink

Food & Drink Watermelon Drop
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If the news of JuceLand’s impending arrival has you craving something fresh and fruity, Green Kitchen (486 5th Avenue, between 11th and 12th Streets) has a tasty treat with your name on it. The refreshing Watermelon Drop ($6.50 for a 20 ounce serving) is made with sliced watermelon, strawberries, and lemon. It’s naturally sweet enough to
Food & Drink Free Slurpees
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There are so many wonderful things to look forward to during the summer months, like flip flops, Fourth of July barbecues, and the beach. The most sacred of all summer celebrations, though, might be Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven. On Friday, July 11, stores across the country, including our South Slope location on 5th Avenue (between 13th
Business Breadfruit Tree Cafe
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Caribbean cuisine returns to 4th Avenue and 10th Street, thanks to the new Breadfruit Tree Cafe, which opened its doors on Wednesday. Employees tell us that the restaurant, like its predecessor Slope Cafe, will serve “island comfort food,” along with a number of traditional American cafe options like burgers, fries, and coffees. Breadfruit Tree’s website is
Food & Drink buttermilk bakeshop ice cream.jpg
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Have you been outside today? It’s hot. Really hot. Like stepping outside and immediately dissolving into a giant puddle of sweat type of hot. Thankfully, for those that have been forced to venture beyond the the blow of an air conditioner, the good folks at Buttermilk Bakeshop (339 7th Avenue, between 9th and 10th Streets)
Food & Drink Jalapeno King Tacos
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There are a number of reasons why this neighborhood is the greatest neighborhood in all of Brooklyn, but our proximity to tacos ranks pretty high on the list. We’ve got some of the best tacos around, and the offerings from Jalapeño King (719 5th Avenue, between 22nd and 23rd Streets) are no exception. We stopped
Business Eagle-Provisions
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Is the end nigh for neighborhood staple Eagle Provisions? A recent post from Commercial Observer reports that 626-630 Fifth Avenue, a 17,000-square-foot retail and residential building located at the corner of 18th Street, is officially on the market for $9 million, and according to brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap, Eagle owners are willing to move out if the
Food & Drink via Parkside Coffee Roasters
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Here in the Slope, there’s no shortage of places to get coffee. But what if you want a cup that’s a little more tailored to your specific preferences? Parkside Coffee Roasters, a new business located in a small production space on Prospect Avenue overlooking the Expressway, wants to help with that — and to lighten
Food & Drink tatsoi via PS 295 Farmers Market
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Do you know the wonders of tatsoi? If you’re not familiar with the mustardy, leafy green, you can pick some up on Thursday from the PS 295 Farmers Market, and give it a try at home! It’s back this week for the first time this season, and it’s good in salads, sautéed, or anywhere you might use
Education greenmarket strawberries
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After a break last week to honor the most sacred of public school holidays, Brooklyn/Queens Day, the PS 295 Farmers Market is back on Thursday with farm fresh treats galore. The market, run by the teachers, parents, and students of PS 295, was launched in 2013 and offers a vast array of produce grown in the school’s garden, but
Food & Drink Pearl Gate Frozen Yogurt.jpg
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This warmer weather had us craving something frozen and sweet, so we made our way to Pearl Gate Frozen Yogurt (482 5th Avenue, between 11th and 12th Streets) for a little snack. The self-serve shop features 16 flavors that change on a weekly basis. All you have to do is choose your cup and start filling
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Coffee is back at 410 7th Avenue (between 13th and 14th Streets) after Espresso 77 opened their doors on May 29. The new cafe has a warm and friendly atmosphere, much like its predecessor De Luxe, and co-owner Julie Nymann tells us that she and her husband Afzal Hossain, who also own a cafe of the same name
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