Browsing: grocery stores

Food & Nightlife
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THE BITE: Ah, the bourek, an unsung culinary character of Sheepshead Bay that’s probably as prevalent in this neighborhood as beef patties are to Flatbush, or roasted pork buns are to Sunset Park. We owe thanks largely to the area’s dense population of Turkish Americans living in the area, but also to those whose cultures historically…

Business
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BrightFarms, Inc and The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (that’s A&P to you) have announced a partnership to deliver fresh local produce to A&P stores throughout New York. BrightFarms is a 100,000 square foot Brooklyn rooftop farm operation located in Sunset park, and happens to be the largest rooftop farm in the world. The…

Business
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Here’s some hard-hitting news for you: Waldbaum’s at 3100 Ocean Avenue now requires a 25-cent deposit to use their shopping cart, reports reader nolastname. Nolastname asked management about the development, and they said that too many shopping carts have been stolen recently. But nolastname has her own thoughts on the topic: “$.25 is not going…

Real Estate
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More than one year after Pathmark made its last sale from its 3795 Nostrand Avenue location, the building remains vacant, political leadership to bring a new supermarket to the site appears to have dried up, and residents are fuming about the lack of nearby options to shop for their families. The business closed its doors…

Business
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The short-lived Walgreens at 1721 Avenue U – which closed as a casualty of redundancy after the company bought up Duane Reade – is finally coming back to life, now as a Chinese market. Signs went up in just the last few days showing that it will be a New York Mart, a business with…

Business
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The International Food market at 2899 Ocean Avenue has reopened under new management. The market has been closed for months as the new owners sought to renovate the space. I can’t say I was very familiar with the place before, but I can say that it’s very well-lit compared to how it used to be.…

Business
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A new market serving halal products has opened at 2705 Avenue Z, off East 27th Street… you know, just a block away from the 2812 Voorhies Avenue mosque, an area that opponents claimed has no Muslim residents. Well, regardless, the Sheepshead Bay Halal Market has been open for a few weeks and looks well stocked.…

Business
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The not-so-long-rumored 7-Eleven on Sheepshead Bay Road is now open, serving up sugary frozen drinks and greasy taquitos to the commuter crowd. Sheepshead Bites was the first to report the closing of McDonalds at 1509 Sheepshead Bay Road in September. The closing gave way to rumors that it would be a 7-Eleven, which turned out…

Real Estate
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The 88,000-square-foot lot that houses Super Stop & Shop (1710 Avenue Y) has sold for $28.5 million, netting the largest price tag for real estate in the history of Sheepshead Bay. The property was sold by Connecticut-based real estate firm Feldco Development to a Florida-based LLC named Sands Brook, according to a report in The Real…