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Business Photo by Erica Sherman
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Brighton Beauty Supply closed down its 1724 Sheepshead Bay Road location this week, citing continued losses since Superstorm Sandy. The business shuttered the storefront on March 15 after approximately seven years in business, according to a manager with the company. “It’s not recovered, this area. It’s not making money,” said Victoria, a manager who gave…

Business la-trattoria
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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…

Business mimino
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After 23 years in the neighborhood, Eleseevsky Gastronom at 2969 Ocean Avenue is becoming Mimino International Food. Eleseevsky Gastronom opened in 1992, serving Eastern European goods alongside freshly butchered meats. The all-Russian signs came down a couple of weeks ago, and we spotted the new one shortly after. The windows are tinted, but renovation work…

Business Little Angel Children's Boutique at 1605 Avenue Z
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Children’s clothing and accessory store Little Angel is expanding, taking over the neighboring storefront. The business has been at 1605 Avenue Z for five years, ever since they moved off Sheepshead Bay Road in 2010, where they operated under the name “Socks & More…”. Apparently, business has been good, because they’ve now taken over Art-3…

Business LA Diva at 1621 Jerome Avenue
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Women’s clothing store La Diva Boutique is now closed. The business, located at 1621 Jerome Avenue, shuttered in recent weeks and a “For Rent” sign was slapped onto the window. It’s not clear how long the business has been around for, or why it closed. La Diva is not to be confused with Gift Diva, a business…

Real Estate 3027 Avenue V, the address of one of the shell companies affiliated with the alleged scam. (Source: Google Maps)
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It looks like the fraud charges against a Homecrest medical center have forced the facility to close up shop for good, with the Avenue V space now up for lease. Avenue V Medical Center popped up for lease on real estate websites last week. The listing says the 4,000-square-foot medical space is available immediately, and…

Real Estate Photo by Erica Sherman
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Say antío to the sight of El Greco Diner, now surrounded by construction fencing. Passersby got their last view of the storied eatery last week, right before the fencing was erected on Thursday. Permits for the fencing were issued on December 19, just days after the property was bought by Rybak Development for $13 million…

Business cellphone-repar
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CPR Cell Phone Repair at 1732 Sheepshead Bay Road has closed its doors for good after one year in operation. The gates were shuttered and a “For rent” sign was placed on the storefront this week. The store opened in December 2013, replacing the long-lived Bay Sports, which never reopened following Superstorm Sandy. Best of luck…

Business bally
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Big changes are coming to the borough’s Bally Total Fitness gyms, including the ones at 1720 Sheepshead Bay Road and 945 Kings Highway, following a corporate buyout. The California-based 24 Hour Fitness purchased 32 clubs owned by the beleaguered Bally chain in December, including the four remaining clubs in Brooklyn. Little has changed in staffing at the…

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