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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…

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Local businesses in Sheepshead Bay don’t often go all out with holiday decorations, unfortunately. The exception is Coffee Spot Cafe at 1617 Jerome Avenue, which usually has something up for every major holiday. And this year you could say they’re Putin up a hell of a show. Eh? Ehhh? The business put up a a…

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A new hair salon for men is slated to open at 1629 Jerome Avenue, just off of Sheepshead Bay Road. Signs for Bosphorus Hair Salon for Men went up at the storefront over the weekend, according to our super tipster Robert Fernandez. It replaces Merin Corsetiere, the long-lived women’s apparel business that went out of business earlier this…

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Pizza by the Bay, the only kosher pizzeria near Sheepshead Bay Road, has closed for good, with equipment and furnishings up for auction today. The business owner said that business has been slow, with not much demand for a kosher eatery in the area. Located at 1730 Jerome Avenue, Pizza by the Bay opened just…

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Merin Corsetiere, the long-lived women’s apparel business, is set to close soon according to signs posted in the window. The business, located at 1629 Jerome Avenue, just off Sheepshead Bay Road, posted the signs late last week. We can’t recall how long it has been there – which is usually a strong indicator that it’s…

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Bill Brown Square just got a whole lot browner. One of only two green spaces near Sheepshead Bay Road has had all of the green plucked from it. Bill Brown Square, named after the World War I hero who made the ultimate sacrifice on the battlefields of France,  boasted a tree and several sizable shrubs…

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Just 21 months after replacing another pizzeria at the same location, it appears Pizza Cardo at 1730 Jerome Avenue has itself been replaced, this time by Pizza by the Bay. We noticed the sign switch earlier this week, but are unsure of when it actually changed hands. Pizza Cardo opened in September 2011, months after…

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When it snows every year, we LOVE when our readers send us pictures of the neighborhood covered in all that fun white fluffy stuff. Well, last weekend it snowed, barely, and the lovely Katherine V. was the only one who sent in a picture documenting the unforgettable events of “Blizzard ’13.” I love this scrappy…

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