Browsing: new york mart


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…

Food & Drink

Welcome back to The Bite, Sheepshead Bites’ weekly column where we explore the foodstuffs of Sheepshead Bay. Each week we check out a different offering from one of the many restaurants, delis, food carts, bakeries, butchers, fish mongers, or grocers in our neighborhood. If it’s edible, we’ll take a bite. Take a moment to re-read…


Century Mart of Avenue U, which closed in August, is now becoming New York Mart. The 2309 Avenue U storefront doesn’t yet appear to be open. If there were a way to truly express a shrug in text, that would fill up the remainder of this post. Photo and tip courtesy of Arthur Borko.