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A new Capital One Bank is coming to 1521 Avenue U, at the corner of East 16th Street… and half a block away from another Capital One Bank, which is expected to close as this one opens. A diagram of the new location is posted on the construction fencing, which went up about two weeks…

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THE BITE: It’s been a while since we’ve written about Pho Hoai Restaurant at 1906 Avenue U. We last explored the grilled beef and crispy fried spring rolls. I’ve probably put more than 100 visits under my (growing) belt since then, and today we return once more for a look at lighter fare: the Banh Mi (a.k.a. Vietnamese sandwich)…

Business Photo by Rachel Silberstein

Women’s clothing store Mandee, at 2945 Avenue U, is having a “flood sale” to get rid of merchandise after a pipe burst and doused the storefront. The shop, near Nostrand Avenue, had signs up this past weekend declaring that “Everything must go,” with the price for each item set at $10. It’s not clear when…

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La Trattoria, a staple of Italian dining on Avenue U, has served its last meal after more than a quarter of a century in business. A “For Rent” sign appeared in the restaurant’s 2811 Avenue U window earlier this month, as seen in the above photo by tipster Bruce Brodinsky. The restaurant’s phone has been disconnected. The landlord…

News The are affected by today's outage.

Update (11:54am): Con Edison informed Sheepshead Bites that all power has been restored. Original post: More than 800 households near the Marine Park – Sheepshead Bay border are currently without power, as Con Edison investigates the cause and works to make repairs. A transformer in the affected area blew at approximately 9:25am, according to a spokesperson. Approximately 825…

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