Browsing: roll-n-roaster

Food & Nightlife
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THE BITE: Roll n Roaster (2901 Emmons Avenue, just west of Nostrand Avenue) is well known for its roast beef sandwiches, late night crowds and its 1970s television commercials. But it also sells Cheez burgers, fries and “freshly squeezed orangeade,” all of which are prominently touted on their take-out bags. Talking with friends, it seems that most folks…

Police & Fire
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Several sections of power lines exploded on East 29th Street and Emmons Avenue this morning, sparking a small garbage fire near Roll-N-Roaster restaurant, and leaving as many as 100 Con Edison customers without power. “Four sections of overhead wire were involved. There’s 50 to 100 customers affected. It’s going to be six to 12 hours…

News & Features
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“Bullet Points” is our format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Neighbors Demand Board Rescind Support For Drug Counseling Center: Residents of East 17th Street near Kings Highway rallied…

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Here’s some happy news. Roll ‘n Roaster proved to be one of the luckier establishments that faced Hurricane Sandy’s fury along Emmons Avenue, as the venerable cheez whiz paradise has rebounded quickly with minimal damage. “We got lucky,” Roll ‘n Roaster General Manager Ayet Karce told Brooklyn Daily. “There was mud and sand so we had some heavy mopping…

News & Features
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This just in from Notify NYC: UPDATE: 10/29/12 09:21 PM. Go indooors immediately and remain inside. DO NOT DRIVE. Call 9-1-1 for emergencies only. Alert issued 10/29/12 08:00 PM. Due to severe storm conditions, all NYC residents are being instructed to go indoors immediately and to remain indoors until further notice. Go indoors, and stay…

News & Features
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Renowned chef, author, and Travel Channel superstar Anthony Bourdain is wrapping up his 50th tour of Planet Earth by landing in Sheepshead Bay. The Travel Channel just released a preview of the hotly anticipated No Reservations series finale by showing Anthony ordering extra “cheez” for his roast beef sandwich at Roll-N-Roaster (2901 Emmons Avenue). The…

Food & Nightlife
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The Village Voice chose Roll-N-Roaster (2901 Emmons Avenue)as the subject for the inaugural post of “Gears ‘n’Grub,” their new illustrated series about foodstuffs found while the author bikes through the city. The writer, L. Nichols, took a ride over to “Bottle Beach” – the name hipsters have given to what we know better as Dead…

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