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Business golden-gourmet-new
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Things are moving along at 1501-A Sheepshead Bay Road, where we previously announced an organic kitchenette would be moving in. Signage went up this week, revealing the name: Golden Gourmet Deli and Grill. We reported the planned business in early April, saying that it would serve coffee, breakfast and organic foods like granola bars. The…

Business snowimage
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If you passed by Snowimage at 1214 Kings Highway recently, you’d think it was closing down. Who could blame you? There’s a big “STORE CLOSING” sign, and another “For Rent” sign below it. In reality, it looks like it will continue to be a clothing and accessory store, just under new management and a different…

News & Features Source: j. reed via wikimedia commons
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Call it a case of the student outshining the teacher. While Nathan’s Famous hot dogs have become synonymous with Coney Island, it wasn’t invented by the restaurant’s namesake. Instead, the hot dog is believed to have been invented by a German man named Charles Feltman, who started peddling his sausages around the amusement district by pushcart in 1867. Eventually the…

Business Source: Commercial Acquisitions
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VIVA Department Store at 1644 Sheepshead Bay Road doesn’t just slash prices, now it’s slashing square-footage. The business is putting half of its 7,000 square foot storefront on the rental market as it looks to shrink its footprint. VIVA sells everything from the sort of fare you’d find in a 99-cent store, to discount furniture,…

News & Features portokali
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It looks like “organic” is the business trend of the season, as a second organic-minded store is popping up a few doors down from an organic kitchenette that we revealed last week. Signs went up over the weekend for Portokali, an organic gourmet market at 1509 Sheepshead Bay Road. The business will replace the short-lived 7-Eleven that never reopened…

Business eat-n-run-cafe
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Eat ‘N Run Cafe is now open at 2574 Coney Island Avenue, serving a variety of hot and cold kosher treats. The luncheonette-style cafe will serve up pizza, salad, sandwiches and, yes, sushi, among other things, all deemed kosher under the supervision of Kehilas Hashrus. The small eatery’s storefront, formerly a mechanic’s garage, has been…

Business The shuttered Shell gas station at Knapp Street. Photo by Vinnie Mazzone.
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The Shell gas station at Knapp Street and Avenue Y is now closed. The gas station and service center shuttered approximately two weeks ago, according to our tipster Vinnie Mazzone. Following the closure of the gas station at Knapp Street and Harkness Avenue approximately five years ago, this leaves just two stations left on Knapp Street…

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