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Prime Meats in Carroll Gardens is closing this weekend

November 28 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Carroll Gardens eatery Prime Meats, a German restaurant known for its steaks, is closing on Sunday, Dec. 2. The owners Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli plan to expand their next-door Italian restaurant, Frankies 457 Spuntino, into the space, as well as establish a new wine bar, according to Eater. From now until Sunday, the restaurant […]

Andrew Cotto reads the first chapter of his new novel at a book-release party in Gowanus on Saturday. Photo Sabrina Samone

Brooklyn author’s third book takes readers on a wine-soaked, food-filled Italian adventure

October 25 | By Scott Enman Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Do not read this book on an empty stomach. “Cucina Tipica: An Italian Adventure,” the third novel from Brooklyn author Andrew Cotto, is a travel-laden voyage that features wonderfully crafted visceral descriptions of food and wine that will leave readers salivating. The romantic page-turner tells the story of Jacoby Pines, a Brooklynite searching for an […]

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Overflowing trash plagues Carroll Gardens’ streets

October 18 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Trash is everywhere in Carroll Gardens, from litter on the streets to overflowing garbage cans, and people are complaining. Katia Kelly, the author of the blog Pardon Me for Asking, said that when she moved into the then-working class neighborhood in 1985, “many residents regularly swept in front of their homes and kept an eye […]